Alessandro Curtoni graduated with full marks from the “G. Nicolini” conservatory in Piacenza under maestro Wim Janssen. He went on to specialise with P. Jüdt and A. Farulli at the music school in Fiesole and took master classes with L. Ranieri, B. Giuranna, M. Veeze and J. Kussmaul. In 2013 he won a scholarship in the G.B. Guadagnini competition in Piacenza. He has played with the Leonore orchestra in Pistoia, the Valle d’Aosta orchestra, the Stefano Tempia orchestra in Turin, the Fiorentina chamber orchestra, the Sanremo Symphony orchestra and he currently plays with the Curtain’s Strings Orchestra. He has played first viola with the Italian Youth Orchestra. In 2011 he launched the TAAG Quartet with which he won a number of national and international prizes such as the Primo Premio Crescendo - Premio Speciale P.Farulli and the Svìrel first prize. With the TAAG Quartet he studied with H. Müller at the Musickhochschule Lübeck and with Miguel Da Silva and A. Nannoni at the Accademia del Quartetto in Fiesole. He has also taken master classes with H. Beyerle, C. Coin and the Quartetto Belcea. He has also played at the Festival MiTo, the Mantua Festival, the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, the Lucca Festival and for the Concert Society of Milan. He has given concerts in Germany, Switzerland, Tunisia and Slovenia.