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Alessandro Carbonare -  Solo Clarinetist Santa Cecilia Orchestra in Rome, Solo Clarinetist in Lucerne Festival Orchestra



            Alessandro Carbonare was born in Desenzano del Garda ( Northen Italy ). He is presently principal clarinetist with the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia in Rome since 2004.

            For 15 years he lived in Paris where he was the principal clarinet with the Orchestre National de France.

Mr. Carbonare won many international competitions around the world as  Geneve 1990, Prague 1991 , Toulon 1991, ARD Munich  1991 and 1992 and  Paris  1992.

          His concerto appearances include the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, National Orchestra of Spain, Oslo Philarmonic Orchestra, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester, Bayerischer Rundfunk Munich, Wien Sinfonietta, Orchestre National de France, Berlin Radio Orchestra and all major italian orchestras .

         As principal clarinet he played also with the  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
         With a personal invitation from Claudio Abbado he plays now in his Lucerne Festival Orchestra and has recorded-live recently the Mozart basset-clarinet concerto K622 for Deutsche Gramophon.
On 2010 will be available his new CD for DECCA   “The Art of the Clarinet
         Recently he won the audition for Principal Clarinet in Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Soon he begin with the trial period.
Present position:

         Principal clarinet with Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia-Roma ( Antonio Pappano  )

       Principal clarinet with Lucerne Festival Orchestra  ( Claudio Abbado )

Past positions :

-        from 1990 to 1994   Co-principal with Orchestre de l’Operà de Lyon ( J.E.Gardiner - K.Nagano )

         from 1994 to 2003  Principal clarinette super-soliste with Orchestre National de France- Paris (    L-  Mazeel – Ch.Dutoit – Kurt Masur )
Collaborations as principal clarinetist with :

         Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra ( 2001 )

   Symphonie Orchestre der Bayerischer Rundfunk- Munich ( 2001 – 2002 ) ( Maris Jansons )

   Mahler Chamber Orchestra ( 2003-2004 ) ( Daniel Harding )

         London Symphony Orchestra  ( exp. March 2010 )

         Chicago Symphony Orchestra  ( trial period )

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