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Alberto Bocini

Écrit par Thierry Barbé. Posted in Classique

boccini.jpgALBERTO BOCINI was born in Prato, Italy. He took his Diploma at Conservatorio “L. Cherubini” in Florence, and continued his studies under the guidance of M° F. Petracchi.
After being Principal Double Bass of a number of Iternational Orchestras ( La Scala in Milan; Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome; London Symphony Orchestra in London) he is now Principal Double Bass in Florence, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino – Teatro Comunale di Firenze.
At the mean time he started his soloist career, performing in Europe, United States, Canada, South America, Japan, and  recording for Nippon/DENON, Velut Luna,NBBrecords. This last brand was born from an idea of A.B. focused on double bass and its  literature. He also founded Xbass.org and Xbass.tv, on-line magazine and tv.
Since 2003 he is  part of “the Bass Gang”, a double bass quartet, recording two CDs and a DVD
As a keen teacher is holding Courses at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Italy) and from next Academic Year 2008/09  at the al Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve / Master of Arts (Switzerland).