ARTISTS / ENSEMBLE ZEFIRO
Zefiro Ensemble - Devienne, Rasetti
June 4, 2022 – 6.00 pm
Palazzo d’Arco, Sala degli Antenati
Enzemble Zefiro - Beethoven
June 5, 2022 – 6 pm
Palazzo Ducale, Sala dei Fiumi
Zefiro, founded by Alfredo Bernardini and Alberto Grazzi, is a complex with variable staff, an international reference for the wind repertoire of the ‘700 /’ 800 with period instruments.
Its founders, teachers at the Conservatories of Music in Amsterdam, Salzburg, Mantua, Verona, Milan, are considered among the most valid performers in the field of ancient music and make use of the collaboration of the best instrumentalists in Europe.
Zefiro is present in the main European festivals, in Israel, Egypt, South America, Japan, Canada, Korea, United States and New Zealand.
It has to his credit the recording of 30 CDs, including Zelenka’s sonatas, Mozart’s music for wind and amusements for strings and winds, Beethoven’s wind music, Handel’s Water Music and Telemann’s Wassermusik, arrangements for wind instruments from Mozart’s operas and Vivaldi’s “Concerts for various instruments” and “Concerts for Oboe”, Mozart’s concertos for oboe, bassoon and Concertone, two CDs by Handel, Vivaldi’s bassoon concertos, Telemann’s Ouvertures , the Venetian Concerts for oboe and the orchestral works of JSBach: Ouvertures / Suites and Brandenburg Concerts.
Some of these CDs have received international awards, including the “Grand Prix du Disque”, Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice, the “Choc du Monde de la Musique de l’année”, the “Diapason d’Or de l’année” ”, The” Franco Abbiati Prize “.