Claude Costa was born in 1984 in Marseille. She joined the CNR “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille at the age of seven. She won the « Premier prix de Formation Musicale » 1st classified at thirteen, the « Premier Prix de Musique de Chambre » at fifteen and the « Premier Prix de Violon » at sixteen. She received the « Prix de perfectionnement » in the class of Jean Ter Merguerian and simultaneously pursued her university studies. After a degree in Applied Foreign Languages, she graduated in 2005 with a Master in Performing Arts Management at the L. Bocconi Business School in Milan.
She is passionate about the work of Astor Piazzolla and performs as a duo with accordionist Jean-Marc Fabiano in France and abroad (Germany: Frankfurt Music Messe, Italy: Internazionale di Fisarmonica di Castelfidardo Festival, Festival Internazionale del Val Tidone, USA: Michigan Catholic Radio). In 2007, she plays in small formation the works of the Maestro Ennio Morricone during a concert in honor of the composer organized by the City of Milan after his Oscar to the career awarded the same year.
In the field of pop-music, she appears in live broadcasts with Andrea Boccelli, Eros Ramazzotti and Laura Pausini, JJ Goldman, Patrick Bruel, Catherine Lara and she is the first violin of Daniel Levi’s latest album.
With a year-long live experience in string quartet on Rai 2 in 2010, during which she arranges for the band classical pieces, jazz standards and songs of international variety, she creates in 2013 the different groups Botticelli’S with his closest colleagues.
Since 2003, she has collaborated with various symphonic and philharmonic orchestras including the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Marseille, the Orchestre Lyrique de Region Avignon-Provence the Pays d’Aix Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Toulon. Within these orchestras, she performs at numerous festivals in France (Chorégies d’Orange, La Roque d’Anthéron Festival, Printemps des Arts in Monte-Carlo) and during tours abroad (India, China, George Enescu Festival in Bucharest).
In February 2015, at the end of the violin recruitment competition of the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra where she came in second place, she was offered a one-year contract in the first violin section of the orchestra. This allows her to play directed by Maestros Guergiev, Tate, Sladkowsky, Krivine, Steinberg, Yamada etc.
In December 2016, she created under Marine Rodallec’s impetus the quartet Alètheia, of which she is the first violin alongside Marie Hafiz, second violin, Pascale Guerin, viola and Marine Rodallec, cello.
In September 2017, she joined the Orchestre Philharmonique de l’Opéra de Marseille as a tutti violin.