9 year old Rising Violin Solo Antonio Piculeata

Antonio Nicholas Piculeata is an  American 9 year old boy from Romanian musical family, was born in New York.He started his musical studies at the age of 6.


His talent and skills of interpretations resulted in winning competitions as:

  • National Competition Tinere Talente 2015, 1st prize
  • National Contest ( Victor Giuleanu ) 2015 2nd place
  • International Contest ( Paul Polidor ) 2015 & 2016 1st place


The 9 year old Antonio was the first rising star for solo violin guest hosted by maestro Samer Hatoum to play meditation music composed by  Massenet with the Ploeisti Philharmonic Orchestra strings, accompanied by the concert pianist Ioana Lupascu and conducted by Samer Hatoum