Alessandro Carbonare


The clarinetist Alessandro Carbonare, who was born in Desenzano del Garda, studied at the Conservatory of Verona and has won six international competitions. He started out as principal clarinetist with the Orchestre National de France before being appointed to the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in 2003. In 2008 Claudio Abbado additionally appointed him principal clarinetist of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA. Together with Abbado and the Orchestra Mozart, Carbonare has recorded such works as Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, for which he won the Record Academy Award in 2013. As a chamber musician he collaborates with such partners as Leonidas Kavakos, Lang Lang, Alexander Lonquich, and Martha Argerich, as well as with jazz musicians like Louis Sclavis and Stefano Bollani. He is a professor at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena.

August 2014