Gaining her violin diploma with maximum marks at the Trento “F. A. Bonporti” Conservatoire and graduating magna cum laude in High Artistic and Musical formation at the Florence “L. Cherubini” Conservatoire; she further studied with Corrado Romano, Zinaida Gilels e Pavel Vernikov. She attended a course for ‘Principal Violin’ held by M° Giulio Franzetti at the Fiesole Music School.
She performs as soloist and in chamber music with Bruno Canino, Alessandro Specchi, Fabrizio Meloni, Gary Karr, Patrick Gallois, Konstantin Bogino, Angelo Stefanato, Anatol Liebermann, Giovanni Adamo, Franca Bruni, Radovan Vlatkovic, Anahi Carfi, Stefano Pagliani, Andrea Tacchi, Judith Liber, Gemma Bertagnolli and in ensembles such as Carme – Società Italiana di Musica da Camera, Virtuosi Italiani, Archi della Scala, Cameristi dell’ORT, OrtEnsemble, European Music Project, Roma Camerata Strumentale di Santa Cecilia. As a guest in important musical seasons and festivals such as: Biennale di Venezia, Concerti del Quirinale dalla Cappella Paolina (live RADIO3RAI Italian Radio Television), New York Carnegie Hall, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Tuscan Sun Festival (Teatro La Pergola), Florence Festival Festival Play it, Performing Art Center di Pechino, Tanzania Republic Precidency, Menuhin Festival Musiksommer, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Bellas Artes Festival Mexico, Festival Avignon, Bologna Musica Insieme, Trentino I Suoni delle Dolomiti, Opatija Kvarner Festival.
She has collaborated as solo violin with, Giorgio Barberio Corsetti and Mario Martone in a production of “Histoire du Soldat” di Igor Strawinsky in the Festival di Avignone with Ninetto Davoli; principal violin in 'Medea' di Benda with Maddalena Crippa; she has worked with Ennio Morricone, Nicola Piovani, Tan Dun, Nanni Moretti, Luis Bacalov, Franco Battiato, Lucio Dalla, Stefano Bollani, Riz Ortolani, Mauro Pagani, Tullio Solenghi, Stefania Rocca, Uri Caine e Noa.
She won an audition for principal violin in the Orchestra Mozart e Milano, and covers the same role in the following groups: I Cameristi, Carme Milano - Società Italiana di Musica da Camera, Nouvel Ensemble Europèen di Liegi, Archi Italiani, Gli Archi dell'ORT, Orchestra da Camera di Bologna, Orchestra Città di Ferrara, Accademia Filarmonica Trentina, Orchestra del Concorso “A. Pedrotti” e Orchestra del Festival “Grandi Interpreti”.
As principal violin she has collaborated with important soloists such as Radovan Vlatkovic, Michele Campanella, Fabrizio Meloni, Judith Liber, Alirio Diaz, Maxim Vengerov, James Galway, Luis Bacalov, Andrea Tacchi, Maddalena Crippa, Bin Huang, Angelo Stefanato, Augusto Vismara.
She has won auditions and collaborated with the ’Orchestra Sinfonica della Rai di Roma, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra da Camera di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra Sinfonica “A. Toscanini”, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, covering also the role of principal.
Founder of "Trio d'archi di Firenze" with the violist Pierpaolo Ricci and the cellist Lucio Danzi Labella.
She performs in duo violin-piano with Andrea Dindo.
She has been on tour in Japan, China, USA (New York Carnegie Hall), Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Chile, Tanzania, Austria, Croatia, Belgium, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Monaco and Switzerland.
She has recorded for the RAI (Radio Televisione Italiana) and recorded records for Fonit Cetra, Sony Classical, Ricordi, Arts-Pilz, Phoenix Classics and Naxos as soloist, as first violins leader and in chamber ensembles, achieving prizes and acknowledgment from the critics.
She is currently recording all Viotti Violin Duets with Franco Mezzena for Luna Rossa Classic/Corrado Productions.
She has played ‘premier performances' of contemporary composers.
She has been Violin Professor at the Milano “G. Verdi” Conservatoire, at the Bologna “G.B. Martini” Conservatoire, she currently teaches at the Modena “Vecchi-Tonelli” High Institute of Musical Studies.
Ranked first at the 2000 Orchestra della Toscana Violin Prize (ORT - orchestradellatoscana.it); she is a permanent member since 2000, she also covers the role of Second Violins leader.
Patrizia Bettotti plays a beautiful Josef Klotz and a valuable Antonio Pandolfi from 1730.
"With their execution Patrizia Bettotti, Pier Paolo Ricci e Lucio Labella Danzi fascinated and emotionally upset the audience who was overwhelmed by the beauty of the music so that they couldn’t refrain from exploding in an applause before it was due."
"The performance is of very high level"
"At the end, an endless applause, bringing naturally to an extraordinary bis…"
- Fabio Montemurro “La Platea” -
"Once more they confirmed their remarkable artistic qualities. The duo have found a spontaneous balance, however their musical personalities are different…Patrizia Bettotti shows a concrete personality and full of a clear and genuine life force. The duo, through this exchange, achieved a result of undoubted stylistic adherence…"
- Stefano Fogliardi "L' Adige" -