Laura Masotto is a classically-trained Italian violinist in a state of constant exploration. She started studying violin at the age of five and launched her career at fifteen, performing concerts in chamber and symphony orchestras across Europe.

Over the years Laura has worked on theatre projects and as a session musician and performed live with internationally renowned artists. In 2019 she released her first solo album “Fireflies”, composed and performed entirely by her. The album was presented in Los Angeles with Sofar Sounds. She has contributed pieces to several label compilations: “Before the Rising Sun”, part of Strings Layers of 7K!; “Quantica” and “To Learn and Grow” (in Collaboration with American pianist and composer Philip G Anderson) part of the Scale Compilation of Bigo & Twigetti; “Waves” (in collaboration with Anderson) and “Mirage” for Mediterraneo by Lady Blunt Records). She composed a soundtrack violin album titled “Here and Now” (Flipper Music) during her six months Artist Residency at Fabra I Coats in Barcelona.

In 2021 she signed with Berlin-based label 7K! and released her album WE, which blends strings with electronica and includes collaborations with Roger Goula, Hior Chronik and Atōmi.

In 2022 started her collaboration with Deutsche Grammophon: she composed a piece called “Sol Levante” for Mari Samuelsen’s album Lys and contributed with a rework of the classical composition “Shéhérazede” to the Collection Summer Tales. She collaborated with her music to the dance show “Miss LaLa” with Pina Bausch Tanztheater dancer Marigia Maggipinto. Laura has contributed pieces to several label compilations, including Duet Layers (featuring artists such as Hania Rani, Colin Stetson, Niklas Paschburg and more) curated by 7K!. She played as opening act of artists such Hania Rani, Joep Beving and Federico Albanese. 7K! has released her new album “The Spirit of Things” on March 1st, 2024.

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