ARTONOV in the Villa Carpentier (second part)
Vincenzo Casale (1981) is an Italian clarinet player and conductor, who has specialized in historical performance practice with original instruments. He is much in demand throughout Europe and North America both as a soloist and a chamber music player, and in recent years has been invited to take part in several projects as a guest conductor and artistic director. He has performed in solo and chamber music concerts with artists such as forte-pianists Claire Chevallier, Boyan Vodenitcharov and Viviana Sofronisky, as well as playing chamber music with Sergei Istomin, Roel Dieltiens, Paul Dombrecht, Marcel Ponseele and Genevieve Soly.
Besides collaborating on tours throughout Europe and America in recent years, one can cite those with the Orchestre des Champs Elysées, the Chambre Philharmonique, the Orchestra of the 18th century, Freiburger Barockorchester, Concerto Köln, Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, Les Agremens, Concert Spirituel, Il Fondamento, Das Neue Orchester,Kölner academie, Opera Fuoco, Philidor, Harmony of Nations, Ecurie et Chambre du Roi, Anima Eterna, Les talens lyrique, Bachorchester Hannover, Camerata Silesia, Cercle dell’ Harmonie…
He also owns a remarkable collection of historical clarinets with many romantic French and German originals (Pöschl, Osterried, Guerre, Simiot, Greve, Widman, Lefevre…).
He is Professor of historical clarinet at the Gent Royal Conservatory and also teaches at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
Vincenzo Casale is founder and artistic director of the ARTONOV Festival.