The Gnu Quartet is a group composed of Francesca Rapetti (flute), Roberto Izzo (violin), Raffaele Rebaudengo (viola) and Stefano Cabrera (cello).
Born in 2006 under the star of PFM and from there gets under way an uninterrupted series of valuable collaborations and original projects. They have participated in numerous television and radio programs including "Che tempo che fa", "Quelli che il calcio", "X Factor", "Domenica in", Caterpillare, at major international festivals such as the Festival of Sanremo 2011, European Jazz Expo, May Day 2009 Afterhours, 2010 Baustelle , 2012 as soloists accompanied by the Roma Sinfonietta, 2013 a rock orchestra, a project of Vittorio Cosma.
In the summer of 2013 were guests Negramaro San Siro and Stadio Olimpico. In 2014 they started a new collaboration record with Raphael Gualazzi, Zibba, Tiromancino, Antonio Diodato and Arisa. She was born with a lucky summer tour with the band and an acoustic project. In September of that have made the first turn of the world with stops in Mexico, California and South Korea.
Collaborated with, among others: Gino Paoli, Simone Cristicchi, New Trolls, PFM, Niccolò Fabi, Celeste, Baustelle, Nina Zilli, Roberto Vecchioni, Tiromancino, Arisa, Raphael Gualazzi, Zibba, Negramaro, Afterhours, Giorgio Conte, Dolcenera, Morgan, Antonella Ruggiero, Samuele Bersani, Maurizio Lauzi, Sarah Jane Morris, Jovanotti, Mario Venuti, Pacifco, Malika Ayane.