Duccio Ceccanti graduated from the Florence Conservatoire when he was very young and then continued his studies with Ştefan Gheorghiu, Boris Belkin and Salvatore Accardo. As a soloist and chamber musician he has performed in festivals including the Venice Biennale, the Ravello Festival, “Mittelfest” di Cividale del Friuli, Gog of Genova, the International Festival of Prague, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Festival “Music08” at Cincinnati University, “Flâneries Musicales d’été”, Reims, and in concert series held at major opera houses and theatres in Italy, Cairo Opera House, the Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires, the Teatro Municipal, Santiago, and the Sala Vaz Ferreira, Montevideo, among many others. He has been a soloist with several orchestras and in chamber music groups with Boris Belkin, Alain Meunier, Bruno Canino, Moni Ovadia, Domenico Nordio, Pietro De Maria, Boris Petrushansky, Roberto Prosseda, and Emanuele Arciuli. He has given first performances of many works by composers such as Sylvano Bussotti, Mauricio Sotelo, Peter Maxwell Davies, Henri Pousseur, Luca Mosca, Azio Corghi, Goffredo Petrassi, Adriano Guarnieri, Luciano Berio and Fabio Vacchi. His recordings for Amadeus, Arts, Brilliant Classics and Naxos have been acclaimed internationally.