Alessandro Saraconi

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Began studying the French horn at the age of 8 and graduated, in the same instrument in 1993 and in Chamber Music in 1999 at the S. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome.

As a child he studied with Luciano Giuliani and Gianfranco Dini and then continued his studies and attended masterclasses with Alessio Allegrini, Andrea Albori, Dale Clevenger, Gail Williams, David Pyatt, Jonathan Lipton, Radovan Vlatkovich, Andre Cazalet, Luca Benucci, Markus Maskuniity, Radek Baborak, David Johnson, Rex Martin …
As an orchestral, he performed from 2003 to 2014 as FIRST HORN with the Symphony Orchestra of Rome.

He collaborated also with: Teatro Massimo V. Bellini Orchestra in Catania, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, Maggio Musicale Opera of Florence, RAI National Orchestra, Abruzzese Symphony Orchestra, Aquilani Soloists, San Carlo Theater of Naples, Regional Orchestra of Tuscany, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and many others, under the direction of J. Pretre, F. De Burgos, E. Inbal, M.W. Chung, S. Bychkov, G. Sinopoli, J. Valcuha, J. Conlon, K. Petrenko, R. Trevino, A. Pappano, D. Rustioni, J. Axelrod, Z. Mehta, F. Luisi.

He has performed in the most important concert hall in the world, including: Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Musikverein, Royal Albert Hall in London, New York Carnagie Hall, Apollo Theatre in London, Salzburg Mozarteum, Beijing National Theater, Oriental Art Center in Shanghai, Cadogan Hall in London, Philharmonic in Krakow, Barbican Hall in London, Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater, Kennedy Center in Washington, Verizon Hall in Philadelphia, Teatro National de Madrid, Glazunov Hall in St. Petersburg, Auditorium Nacional in Brasilia, Schubert Theater in Boston, Megaron Musiki in Aten, Sava Centar in Belgrade.

Starting from the age of 17 also collaborated with E. Morricone and N. Piovani playing in lot of recordings of soundtracks and tours around the world.

As an orchestral player he worked in more than 40 recordings for famous labels such as Naxos, Brilliant, Sony, Philips.

From 2014 to 2019 he has been teacher of “horn execution and interpretation” at the “Santa Rosa da Viterbo” High School.

He has been a founding member of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma Wind Quintet, of the Monesis wind Quintet, of the Momus Ensemble wind Quintet, of the Horner Bros Quartet and of the Abbrassh brass ensemble.

Since july 2019, after winning the competition, he holds the position of principal french horn with the Orchestra of HNK in Rijeka.