Alexandra is an international relations and cultural affairs professional with 17+ years experience in CCIs. High-profile positions, in public and private sectors, have rounded out her senior arts administration expertise, allowing collaborations with international top-level institutions in arts management and international cultural affairs, including: China Shanghai International Arts Festival, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, “George Enescu” International Festival and Competition (Bucharest), Teatro dell’Opera “La Fenice” (Venice), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome), Youth Music of the World (USA), BOZAR (Brussels), Sadler’s Wells (UK), U.S. Embassy to Italy, European Parliament, European Commission (representation to Italy), Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Diplomatic Institute - D.G.R.O.).
She has earned her PhD from “La Sapienza” University of Rome, and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Musicology, Piano, Music Management and Management of Artistic and Cultural Heritage (summa cum laude) from the National University of Music in Bucharest, “Santa Cecilia” Music Conservatory in Rome and IULM University of Milan (Italy), double-majoring in the study of Italian Baroque music and Eastern European music in the Twentieth Century. Moreover, she has earned her PG Certificates in Teaching in Higher Education from Harvard University and Entrepreneurship from Harvard Business School.
In order to shape the future generation of cultural leaders and managers, Alexandra lectures at leading cultural institutions and universities about arts and cultural management including: Royal Conservatoire The Hague, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, “Tor Vergata” 2 University of Rome, Teatro dell’Opera “La Fenice” Venice, Accademia Nazionale di “Santa Cecilia” Rome, Auditorium RAI Turin, “Benedetto Marcello” Music Conservatoire in Venice, “Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco” Music Conservatoire in Verona, “Santa Cecilia” Music Conservatoire in Rome. Moreover, as education expert, she has been appointed in various examination boards by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and Italian National Committee for the Practical Learning of Music - “Claudio Abbado” National Music Award, under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.