Born in Sion, Switzerland, Madeleine Carruzzo started the violin at the age of seven, before studying at the Academie of Detmold, in Tibor Varga’s class.
In 1980, she achieved her Concert Licence with mention “Excellent”.
In 1982, she is the first woman to be selected to enter the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the conductor Herbert von Karajan.
From 1978 to 1981, she is the Konzertmeister of the “Orchestre de chamber Tibor Varga”.
Madeleine Carruzzo performs also as soloist and in several chamber music Ensembles, such as the philharmonische Streichersolisten, Hayden Ensemble, etc.
Since 2006, she is the violist of the Erlenbusch quartet.
She has appeared at many well known chamber music festivals around the world (Salzburg, Lockenhaus, Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein, Jerusalem,…)
She has performed chamber music with the pianists Elena Bashkirova, Jonathan Bliss, Yefim Bronfman, Andras Shif, the violinists Nikolaj Znaider, Renault Capucon, Guy Braunstein, Kolja Blacher, the violists Nobuko Imai, Michel Tree, Gérard Caussé, the cellists Gauthier Capucon, Boris Pergamenshikov, Franz Elmerson, and the flutist Emmanuel Pahud etc.
In 2001, she won the prize of the Fondation Rünzi.
In 2012, she won the Prize of the Ville de Sion.