Ottavia Rausa

Photo Ottavia Rausa


She studied violin and viola at the Novara Conservatory and followed courses at the Menuhin Academia of Alberto Lysi in Blonay (Switzerland). Later she studied baroque viola and violin with Carlo De Martini and Enrico Gatti. She graduated on baroque violin with Luigi Mangiocavallo at the Academia Santa Cecilia of Rome.

She plays regularly with groups as Academia Montis Regalis, Ensemble Baroque de Nice, La Venexiana, Ensemble Aurora, Harmonices Mundi, Teatro Litta, Musica Rara, Accademia del Santo Spirito and has been directed by some personalities as JC. Malgoire, S. Preston, G. Murray, C. Astronio, A. Beyer, F. Fernandez, E. Onofri, D. Laurin, E. Gatti, L.Mangiocavallo or T. Koopman.

She recorded for numerous labels and since 2010, she collaborates with the labels Amadeus, Dynamic and Brillant as artistic director and editor.