Enrico Casazza Conductor
With the recent "Choc de Musique" award received for the recording of the fourth volume of the Boccherini Quintets, Enrico Casazza confirms his place as one of the most important performers of the early music movement. In addition to this important recognition from the world renowned magazine Le Monde de la Musique, he has received enthusiastic reviews and prizes from magazines and websites such as Diapason, Amadeus, Scherzo, Musica, Fanfare
magazine and Musicweb.
Enrico Casazza completed his studies at the Academy of Music " A.Buzzola " in his native Adria, obtaining a violin diploma with highest honors. He continued his studies with Carlo Chiarappa, Pavel Vernikof, Dino Asciolla, Franco Gulli and Giuliano Carmignola. Subsequently he embarked on an outstanding career as a concert artist that led him to perform with many famous musicians and in many of the world's most important concert halls as well as at numerous international festivals. He has appeared at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, Teatro Carignano in Turin, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Opera House di Sydney, Berliner Philharmonie/Kammermusiksaal Berlin. Teatro de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Metropolitan museo Ney York, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Teatro della Pergola in Florence, Théâtre de Toulouse, Noga Theater in Tel Aviv, Henry Crown Hall in Jerusalem, Chapelle Royale in Versailles, Academia de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Salle Paderewski in Lausanne, Brahms Festival Philipszaal in
The Hague, Grote Zaal in Utrecht and the Hoji Hall in Tokyo, New DelhiTheatre.
He has played duo concerts with the world famous violist Dino Asciolla, who expressed his admiration for
Mr. Casazza's playing in the important Italian magazine Piano Time. As first violinist and director of the
ensemble "La Magnifica Communità," he is in the process of recording the complete Boccherini Quintets
for the BRILLIANT label. He has performed as soloist and director with numerous chamber orchestras
and early music ensembles such as the "Accademia Bizantina" (with whom he recorded for Italian radio
and television), l'Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Modo Antiquo directed Federico Maria Sardelli, I Virtuosi
Italiani, Orchestra da Camera Milano Classica and Europa Galante directed by Fabio Biondi (with
whom he recorded numerous CDs for the labels OPUS 111 and EMI Virgin.) He is professor of baroque chamber music at the Conservatorio "G.Donizetti" in Bergamo and violin
at the Conservatorio “G.Verdi” in Como.