Musica in Villa 2016
Mitteleuropa Wind Quintet

Friday 05 August 2016,  ore 21:00
Mortegliano, Villa Conti di Varmo
  • Fosca Briante
  • Enrico Cossio
  • Davide Argentiero
  • Giorgio Bellò
  • Mauro Verona
The wind quintet of the Mitteleuropa Orchestra, made up of the first parts of the Friuli Venezia Giulia regional Orchestra, offers a necessary comparison of Latin and Germanic cultures, into two distinct periods: the classical period and the 20th century.
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The exuberance of Rossini contrasts with the formal sobriety of Danzi, the transparency and composition of  the style of Rota with a “nostalgia” of Hindemith.

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Biography Performers

Fosca Briante

She completed with the highest marks a Bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance (Biennio Superiore Specialistico interpretativo) at the Conservatory ” J. Tomadini ” of Udine and the first level Master Degree in Piccolo, soloist / orchestra at the Conservatory ” G. Verdi” in Milan.
She attended several courses and master classes with Maestros Giorgio Di Giorgi , Marco Zoni , Vilnis Strautiņš , Daniele Ruggieri , Franco Massaglia , Jean – Louis Beaumadier , Janos Balint , Pierre – Yves Artaud , Maurizio Simeoli , Nicola Mazzanti , Giovanni Paciello .
She has collaborated with the “Fondazione Teatro Lirico G. Verdi” Orchestra of Trieste , the “San Marco” Orchestra and Chorus of Pordenone , the “Società Filarmonica di Udine” Orchestra and the “La Fenice” Philarmonic Orchestra of Venice .
As a member of the piccolo quartet ” Alt(r)e frequenze piccolo quartet “, she received the Special Award “Concerto al Falaut Campus 2016 ” at the IV Flute Competition ” Severino Gazzelloni ” .
She currently plays as principal flute in the “FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra” .

Enrico Cossio

After graduating in Oboe, he completed his studies with Diego Dini Ciacci, Alberto Negroni and Paolo Pollastri.
In 2001 he obtained the Konzertdiplom in Oboe from “Musikhochschule” in Lugano (CH), after attending the class of the famous Hans Elhorst.
In 2007 he graduated cum laude in Musical Disciplines – Oboe performance, respectively with Pier Luigi Fabretti for baroque oboe and Luca Vignali for modern oboe.
He has won several awards , including First Prize at the ” AlpeAdria ” Music Biennale, the special prize for best interpretation of Musica per Fiati del Novecento ( twentieth century music for Winds ) (1996 ) and the Second Prize at the “Concorso Internazionale di Musica” of Acqui Terme (1998 ) .
He collaborates with numerous orchestras and opera houses, including “La Fenice” theatre in Venice, the Orchestra of Italian Swiss Radio, the ” A. Toscanini ” Symphony Orchestra of Emilia – Romagna, the Symphony Orchestra of the city of San Remo, ” I Virtuosi Italiani ,” the ” Verdi” Theatre of Trieste and has recorded several CDs with chamber music and symphonic ensembles, for the record labels Bongiovanni, Pilz, Ars Musica, Arts, Agorá, Rivo Alto and Real Sound. He has also recorded for RAI, RTV-Slovenija, ORF-Österreich, Rtsi-Radiotelevisione of Italian Switzerland.
He was first oboe in the “Orchestra Sinfonica Regionale del Friuli Venezia Giulia” uninterruptedly from 2000 to its closure in 2009 .
Currently he plays as first oboe in the “FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra” .

Davide Argentiero


Giorgio Bellò

Born in Bassano del Grappa in 1990, he studied music at the Conservatory “A. Steffani” in Castelfranco Veneto under the guidance of Maestros S. Canuti, A.
Santi ed A. Bressan. He is currently continuing his studies at the Università of Music and Figurative Arts in Vienna, in the class of Prof. Richard Galler.

He took part in master classes held by Maestros Carlo Colombo, Ole Kristian Dahl, Marc Engelhardt, Roberto Giaccaglia, Marco Postinghel, Lyndon Watts.

He was a member of “Orchestra Giovanile Italiana” and of “Orchestra Giovanile dell’ Unione
Europea” (EUYO); he also collaborated with ensembles and orchestras like the “Wiener Symphoniker”, “Kaerntner Symphonie Orchester”, “Sinfonietta Baden”, “Orchester der Buehne Baden”, “Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta”, the chambre orchestra “Lorenzo da Ponte”, under the direction of important conductors like David Afkahm, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Andrey Boreyko, Semyon Bychkov, Gabriele Ferro, Eliahu Inbal, Riccardo Muti, Gianandrea Noseda, Thomas Rösner, Thomas Søndergård, Krzysztof Urbański.

In 2007 he was awarded the “Premio Giovani Artisti” from the Rotary Club of Bassano del Grappa and in 2009 he won the scholarship “Davide Zambon” from the Conservatorio “A. Steffani” of Castelfranco V.To.

Since October 2015 he has been First Bassoon in the “FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra”.

Mauro Verona

Mauro Verona, after  receiving his artistic high school diploma, field of study music, he graduated , with honors , in Horn from the Conservatory “J.Tomadini” in Udine, under the guidance of Maestro Giorgio Arvati. He completed his studies with Maestros Andrea Corsini, Russell Bonifede, Hunter Hogner, Hans Van Der Zanden, Corrado Saglietti, Michael Holtzel. He studied composition with Maestro Daniele Zanettovich  and score reading with Maestro Giuliana Pastore.

In 1998 he played section horn in “Orchestra Filarmonica di Udine”, from 2000 to 2010 he played second horn in “Orchestra Sinfonica del Friuli Venezia Giulia”. From 2010 to 2014 he palyed second horn in “Orchestra Regionale del Friuli Venezia Giulia- Mitteleuropa”, where he is currently playing first horn.

Friday 05 August 2016,  ore 21:00
Mortegliano, Villa Conti di Varmo

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