Maurizio D’Alessandro

Maurizio D’Alessandro  got a degree in clarinet at the S. Cecilia Conservatory of music in Rome. Later, he first gains a degree in chamber music with the Consortium Classicum in Fribourg, then he gets a master degree with Dieter Klocher and Karl Leister of the Berlin Philharmonic and with Peter Schimdl of the Vienna Philharmonic.
He studies basset horn with the great Hans Rudolf Stalder who describes D’Alessandro as a specialist of this instrument and this makes him one of the few clarinet players playing it as a virtuoso in public events.
D’Alessandro also approaches the study of musical practice of ancient instruments and attends seminars on ancient clarinet at the Civic Music School of Milan.
Later, he completes his education by graduating in Philosophy and Literature at the University Tor Vergata in Rome, with Claudia Colombati and a thesis in Music aesthetics and philosophy.

In 1988 he founds the “A. Stadler Quartet” which gains some important results: they win the 4th Musical Interpretation competition in Turin (1989) and they also win the 4th International Competition in Capri Isle (1990). He took part in some TV programs by recording his music for the Radiotelevisione Italiana and he has often been guest in some programs broadcast by Swiss National Radio, Radio France, Argentine Radio-Television and by Vatican Radio. He has developed a great experience in chamber music with different instrumental groups. As soloist, he performs in the whole national territory and he has taken part as a guest in some important festivals in Italy and abroad as well, such as the important Pablo Casals festival in Prades (France) and the Wilhelm Kempf in Juteborg (Germany). He has made concerts in Austria, France, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, Canada, Argentine, Cuba, Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Kazakhstan, Cuba.

D’Alessandro has collaborated along his career with many musicians, such as: Richard Galliano, Bruno Canino, Jeremy Menhuin, Fernando Suarez Paz, Hugo Aisemberg, Michel Lethiec, Fausto Di Cesare, Roberto Cappello, Paolo Restani, Marcelo Nisinman, Kasimierz Morskj, Denis Weber, Amaury Wallez, Andre Cazalet, Cristian Ivaldi, Benoit Fromanger, Jean Louis Capezzali, Manfred Reuthe, Janos Acs; he has also collaborated with the directors Matyas Antal, Marco Angius, Kazimierz Morski, Nicola Samale. He has been principal clarinet in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Rome and in the Mozart Sinfonietta. He has given concerts with Philharmonia Chamber Players London, Venezia Quartet, Bernini Quartet, Budapest  Chamber orchestra,   Venezia Chamber Orchestra , MAV Symphony Orchestra Budapest, Orchestra of the Theater  of Craiova, the Strings Philharmonic of Aachen, the Chamber Orchestra of Oradea and the Orchestra of Kiev.

He has made for the first time in Italy some concerts for basset horn and the orchestra of Rolla and Stamitz directed by Francesco Fanna and he has also made some concerts for clarinet and the orchestra of Sussmayr and Eybler at the 1700 Museum of Ca Rezzonico with the chamber orchestra of Venice.
In 2002 he met the clarinet player Micheil Lethiec who calls him to give some master classes and concerts in France.
The beauty of his sound and his interpretations were underlined in 2006 during the Mozart year by Gernot Gruber of the Mozarteum of Salzburg.

In 2007 he was invited by the Presidency of the Italian Republic to give a very important concert at the Quirinale; the concert was broadcast live by RAI Radio Tre in Italy and by Euroradio in Europe.