Renato Bizzotto Oboe, artistic director
Leonardo Bizzotto Bassoon
Leonardo Bizzotto (born in 1999 in Switzerland), started to play violin and piano at the age of 5, and bassoon at 11 with professor Matthias Racz. At the age of 12 he played his first concert with Renato Bizzotto, his father. Leonardo Bizzotto is playing in several youth orchestras and was winning the first price at the Swiss youth Competiton for the Best Chamber music performance and also the Best Solo Performance.
Leonardo Bizzotto played solo with several Orchestras such as the Kammerorchester K65, the Izmir State Symphony Orchestra.
At the moment, Leonardo Bizzotto is studying the bassoon at the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester).
Dimitri Ashkenazy Clarinet
Dimitri Ashkenazy, son of the famous pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy, began playing the piano at the age of six and then switched to the clarinet under the tuition of Giambattista Sisini, with whom he continued studying when he entered the Conservatory of Lucerne in 1989. Since completing his studies, he has gone on to perform widely, both as soloist and chamber musician. On tour, he has appeared at the Royal Festival Hall in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Hollywood Bowl, at the Sydney Opera House … In addition to his concert activity, Dimitri Ashkenazy has made numerous CD (paladino, Orlando, Pan Classics, Decca, DUX, Ondine), radio (Radio Nacional de España, France Musiques, Radio della Svizzera Italiana, DeutschlandRadio) and television recordings, and been invited to give master classes in Australia, Spain, Romania, New Zealand, Singapore, Iceland, Switzerland and the U.S.