Tommaso Rossi
Was born in Naples in 1973. He studied both flute and recorder. As for the former, he got his diploma...
Was born in Naples in 1973. He studied both flute and recorder. As for the former, he got his diploma in flute from the Conservatory of Naples. He then specialized with Mario Ancillotti at the School of Music at Fiesole, obtaining his final diploma with full marks. As for the latter he got his diploma in recorder with first class honours and special mention from the Conservatory of Latina under the direction of Paolo Capirci. He also got a specialisation with Pedro Memelssdorff in Bologna. He then attended a course in chamber music held by Jesper Christensen at the Schola Cantorum af Basel, and attended courses and seminars in flauto traversiere held by Marcello Gatti. He is a permanent member of the Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini directed by Antonio Florio and takes part in their concert activity and disc recording for OPUS 111 and has played as a soloist in many international festivals (Utrecht, Barcelona, Schleswig-Holstein, Seville, Bremen, Ambronnay, Lisboa, Halle, Mexico City, Paris, Cairo, Rabat, Madrid, Bergen, Vienna, Bruxells, Settembre Musica of Turin, St. Cecilia Academy, Amici della Musica of Palermo, St. Carlo?s Theatre, Associazione A. Scarlatti, GOG, Amici della Musica of Perugia, Festival of Zagabria, Philarmonica Academy of Verona). He also collaborated with Alan Curtis? Baroque Ensemble, with Carlo Chiarappa?s Risonanze Ensemble and with the Aglaia Ensemble, with which he has recently performed the IV Brandenburg Concert with the recorder and the V Brandenburg Concert with the flauto traversiere. He has recorded for Agorà the integral performance of Giuseppe Sammartini?s sonatas for two recorders. With the flauto traversiere he has recently performed Cimarosa?s double concert for two flauto traversiere at the Arsenal in Metz and at the Megaròn Theatre in Athens, togother with Marcello Gatti. With the flute he has been for many years the first flute of the Naples New Scarlatti Orchestra, with which he has also performed as soloist. He is particularly interested in contemporary music, both in connection with written repertory and improvisation. He is one of the founder members of the Dissonanzen Association of Naples. With the Dissonanzen Ensemble he has performed for important Italian and international musical institutions such as Amici della Musica of Trapani, Amici della Musica of Bologna, Ravello Festival, Maratea Festival, Time Zones Festival, Traiettorie of Parma, Ravenna Festival, Amici della Musica of Modena, Associazione Scarlatti of Napoli, GOG of Genova, Guggenheim Museum of New York, Sorrento Festival, Festival del Cinema italiano at Annecy. He has worked with important composers and musicians like Michel Godard, Jim Pugliese, Cristina Zavalloni, Michel Godard, Enrico Baiano, Markus Stockhausen, Alvin Curran, Stefano Scodanibbio, Giorgio Battistelli. With the Dissonanzen Ensemble he recorded for Niccolò and for Mode Records of New York. He teaches recorder at the Conservatory of Cosenza. He teaches recorder at specialization courses at Padula. In the 2006/7 season he played soloist flauto traversiere at the first Italian performance of Giorgio Battistelli?s “Globe Theatre” at the Teatro Comunale of Modena for the Amici della Music Association; the Salzburg Festival invited him with the Dissonnzen Ensemble where he performed musics by Giacinto Scelzi and Marc Ribot, which were broadcast by the Austrian Radio; while, with the Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini Ensemble, in the 2006/7 season he played for the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, the Chigiana Accademy of Siena, the lyric Theatre of Cagliari, the Petruzzelli Foundation.