Gabriele Falcioni

Gabriele Falcioni

Horn

Biography

A solidly trained cornist among the most appreciated of his generation. Umbrian by birth, chosen at a very young age by Riccardo Muti in the Cherubini Orchestra, he collaborated with Claudio Abbado’s Mozart orchestra. Winner of numerous national and international competitions including the audition for the first horn at La Scala, he holds this role in the orchestra of the Theater and of the Milanese Philharmonic for 3 seasons directed by the greatest conductors such as Barenboim, Chailly, Gergiev, Maazel, Dudamel, Pretre, Catti, Luisi, etc. Already the first stable horn of the Petruzzelli Theater in Bari, first eligible in the competition for the third horn at the Lyric Theater of Cagliari and winner of the audition for principal horn at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, Gabriele collaborates with the most important orchestras on the international scene such as the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Orchester de Chambre de Lausanne, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, RSI Lugano, the Camerata Bern, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Innsbruck, Salzburg Chamber Soloists, as well as having recorded a large part of the horn and orchestral repertoire for RAI, EMI, Decca, Deutsche Grammophone, Sony Classical, Brillant, BBC Proms and Warner Classic. Graduated from the “B. Marcello” Conservatory of Venice with M. Venturi, he perfected with H. Baumann and R.Baborak at the “Toscanini” Foundation, resulting the best student of the three-year courses. He attended the annual course at the Accademia di S. Cecilia with A.Allegrini and various master classes with S.Dohr, R.Vlatkovic, M. Hoeltzel, B. Schneider, W. Tomboeck, S.Pignatelli. From the desire to live and communicate the beauty of music, his indefatigable educational commitment as a teacher at the “G.B.Pergolesi” Institute of Ancona, the conservatories of Padua, Castelfranco Veneto and Monopoli was born. He is currently a horn teacher at the “R.Franci” Conservatory of Siena and at courses and master classes of various Italian and foreign institutions.

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