Photo: Mirjam Bon

“Matilda Colliard is highly gifted, she’s very musical and very promising young musician with an absolutely professional approach to classical music”
F. Berthold - Cellist and Artistic Director od International Chamber Music Festival Lago di Garda
"Matilda Colliard has the talent to make us listen to very famous music again as if it were the first time

with an often new point of view"
Luca Ciammarughi - Musicologist, Radio conductor and Pianist

“from the sphere of sweet beauty to that of a wise sound (...) the step is short: a wisdom that understands how to "hint" the sound."
Andrea Bedetti - Journalist and Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music at the UniTre in Milan


Born in 1987 into a musicians family, Matilda began studying cello at the age of 4. She graduated at Novara Conservatory with highest honors.

Winner of many chamber music competitions (European Music Competition – Moncalieri, National Music Competition “Riviera della Verisilia” - Tuscany, “International Competion Anemos – Rome, International Music Competition “Grand Prize Virtuoso” – London. Thanks to the award “Grand Prize Virtuoso” she performs in the prestigious “Royal Albert Hall” in London. The year after she will invited to hold a concert at the Italian Culture Institute in London and in the Church of St. Martin in the Fields.

In 2016 she receives the “Arts and Culture Award” for the Music section.

Matilda is a regular guest artists in the main Festivals and Concert Institutions of Italy and she has performed in Europe (France, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Great Britain) and in China (Beijing, Tianjn, Yangzhou, Chengdu and Harbin).

She recorded The Arensky Piano Trios for Brilliant Classics Label (Trio Carducci 2018).

One of her most important record release is the complete recording of compositions for cello and piano by L. v. Beethoven for Da Vinci Classics’s label. (Stefano Ligoratti – pianist).

Matilda is the first Italian woman to have recorded the integral of the J. S. Bach's 6 Suites for Solo Cello  (Da Vinci Classics 2021).
The recording has obtained excellent critical consents and her executions are regularly transmitted by Radio Tre, Radio Marconi, Classic Radio, Radio Popolare and RSI (Italian Swiss radio).