“A young guitarist of enormous talent.” ~ Critica Classica

"Great versatility, a clear and flawless sound, a remarkable technique” ~ Marco Del Vaglio

Family gatherings of music-making were special for Eleonora Perretta. Banging on drums at the age of two accompanied by her uncle playing the guitar and her aunt singing and dancing is still a beautiful memory for her. Whether she is playing Bach, Jobim, Scarlatti or Joe Pass, it is still the spontaneity and sharing of music-making that is at very heart of her being.

Although young, the talented Italian classical guitarist Eleonora Perretta has already performed in concert halls across Europe, including the Vienna Musikverein Concert Hall (Austria), the Tallinn Philharmonic Concert Hall (Estonia) and the Brussels Royal Conservatory Concert Hall (Belgium). She has also performed in major music festivals including the Guitart Festival (Bulgaria), the Segovia Guitar Festival (Italia), the Mottola International Guitar Festival (Italy), the Ravello Festival (Italy), the Volterra Project (Italy), the Italian Guitar Campus (Italy) and the Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola (Italy).

Eleonora Perretta performed as a recitalist in some of the most important international theaters including Vienna Musikverein Concert Hall (Austria), Tallinn Philharmonic ConcertHall (Estonia), Guitart Festival (Bulgaria), Segovia Guitar Festival (Italia), Mottola International Guitar Festival (Italy), Ravello Festival (Italy), Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola (Italy).

In 2018 she graduated from the Conservatory of Music San Pietro a Majella of Naples with Summa cum Laude, led by M° Vincenzo Amabile (Bachelor's Degree in Classical Guitar). In 2022 she graduated from the Conservatory of Music Domenico Cimarosa of Avellino with Summa cum Laude, led by M° Aniello Desiderio (Master’s Degree in Classical Guitar). She attended an Advance Course with M° Aniello Desiderio at Stefano Strata Academy in Pisa and Advanced Courses at Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone (Italy) with M° Paolo Pegoraro.

Eleonora has won prizes in National and International Guitar Competitions, including First Price at at Uppsala International Guitar Competition, the Mottola Festival International Competition and the Eduguitar International Guitar Competition; the Second price at Fiuggi Guitar Festival Competition; the Third Price at Forum Gitarre Wien and Altamira Gorizia International Guitar Competition; the Special Edition Price at Koblenz International Guitar Competition.

Eleonora is currently enrolled on a Master Degree at the Conservatory of Music Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel, under the direction of M° Antigoni Goni.