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First Clarinet in the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale of Santa Cecilia since 2003, Alessandro Carbonare has lived in Paris, where he was First Clarinet soloist in the Orchestre National de France, the same position he held in the Berliner Philharmoniker, the New York Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony. He holds Master Classes at the Accademia of Santa Cecilia in Roma and has been invited to perform at the most important Conservatories, including the Royal College of London, the Juilliard School of New York, the Paris Conservatiore Superieur, the Tokyo School of Arts and the DePaul University of Chicago. He has been a member of the jury in the most important prize contests for his instrument: Geneva, Munich ARD, Prague, Beijing, the “K. Nielsen” in Denmark and the “B. Crusell” in Finland. At the invitation of Claudio Abbado, Carbonare accepted the position of First Clarinet in the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and in the Mozart Orchestra. With the latter, under the directing of Abbado, he recently performed and recorded Mozart’s K. 622 for Deutsche Grammophon.
He has been teaching at the Accademia Chigiana since 2011.