ARTISTS / DIEGO CHENNA – FAGOTTO
Reto Bieri, Diego Chenna, Ilya Gringolts, Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Regamey
June 4, 2022 – 5.30 pm
Diego Chenna studied with V. Menghini at the Turin Conservatory and with Sergio Azzolini at the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart.
In those same years he played with the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester and the European Union Youth Orchestra under the direction of Claudio Abbado, who later invited him as first bassoon, teacher and soloist at the “Mozart Orchestra” of Bologna and at the Lucerne Festival. As a first bassoon he collaborated, among others, with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev.
In 1998 he won the first prize at the “Fernand Gilet” International Competition in the United States. Appreciated interpreter of the chamber repertoire, his name appears on the billboards of the most important international festivals.
He is currently a professor at the Freiburg Musikhochschule.