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Guido Corti

Italia | Corno

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Biography

He is considered one of the best Italian musicians. Its activity takes place on the stages of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, from the Metropolitan of New York, to the Musikverein of Vienna, La Scala of Milan, The Paris Opera, the Covent Garden of London etc. In Italy he is regularly guest of the most important concert companies such as the RAI, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Orchestra Regionale Toscana, the Orchestra da camera di Padova, the Accademia Chigiana, the Estate Fiesolana, the Associazione Scarlatti, the Veneti Soloists, the Roman Philharmonic, the Aquilan Concert Society, etc.

After completing his studies in Italy, he studied in Chicago with Dale Clevenger and Arnold Jacobs. Winner in 1976 of the international competition in Colmar (France), he then made radio and television recordings for various European and US networks. In 1977 he represented Italy at the International Seminar held in East Lansing, United States, then embarked on a solo activity that led him to perform, as well as in Italy and USA, in Austria, Canada, England, Germany, Israel, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Morocco, Brazil, Russia, etc.

He is currently a professor at the Conservatory of Music “L. Cherubini” in Florence and at the “School of Music of Fiesole”, he also holds seminars and master classes around the world, concerning his instrument and chamber music for fi-ed instruments. A member of various chamber ensembles, including the prestigious “Mullova Ensemble”, he has collaborated on the recording of a large part of the musical repertoire including his instrument, recording as a soloist for the record labels that “RCA”, Philips, “New Era” and “Chandos” from London.

He was awarded the “Gino Tani” prize for the Performing Arts at the Teatro dell’Opera of Rome and the “Walter Boccaccini 2001, gli strumenti dell’orchestra” prize on the occasion of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He is the author of the book “Il Corno” (“The Horn” published by Zecchini), a unique historical and technical essay.

He holds workshops and master courses worldwide regarding his instrument and chamber music for wind instruments. Over fifty professionals currently performing in the most important orchestras took his classes and he is a member of the juries of the major international festivals.

 

 

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