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Emanuele Giovanni Urso (Horn)

 Born in Conversano (BA) in 1990, Emanuele Giovanni Urso studied French horn at the “N. Rota ”– Monopoli (BA) in the class of M ° Musio, graduating with full marks in 2009.

In 2014 he obtained the Master’s Diploma in French Horn at the “B. Maderna “under the guidance of M’ L. Benucci. He later perfected himself at the prestigious Buchmann – Mehta School of Music in Tel Aviv with M ° Abadi and in 2019 at the high specialization courses of the Fondazione Scuola di Musica di Fiesole O.N.L.U.S.

Over the years, great professionals of his instrument have also contributed to his training such as: Dale Clevenger, Sarah Willis, Stefan de Leval Jezierski, Stefan Dohr, Hermann Baumann, Will Sanders, William VerMulen, Radovan Vlatkovic, David Bonet, Giovanni Hoffer, Luca Benucci, Jonathan Williams, Frank Lloyd, R. Miele, U. Favaro, Roger Bobo, Frøydis Ree Wekre, Markus Maskuniitty, André Cazalet, Elies Moncholì Cervero, Giuliano Sommerhalder, Daniel Perantoni, Johannes Hinterholzer, David Cooper, Rodolfo Epelde.

He has been trialing and performing as a First Horn in many professional Orchestras such as: RAI National Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra and Opera House of Tel Aviv, Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Academy Orchestra of the Jugend Gustav Mahler Orchestra, Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Girona Orchestra, Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, LaFil Orchestra, Leonora Orchestra, Municipal Orchestra Teatro Verdi of Salerno, Orchestra Lyric symphonic foundation Petruzzelli Theater of Bari, in which he held the role permanently until 2019, Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, ICO Tito Schipa Orchestra of Lecce, National Orchestra of the Conservatories of Italy, International Orchestra of Italy, Orchestra of the “Carlo Felice” Theater of Genoa, Orchestra “B. Maderna ”of Cesena, Orchestra of the Experimental Lyric Theater of Spoleto, J-futura Orchestra of Trento, Ensemble“ 05 ”, Ico Tito Schipa Orchestra of Lecce, Orchester der Tiroler Festspiele Erl.

Winner of a long list of solo prizes and national and international competitions in chamber ensembles, he has been a soloist in concerts and festivals such as, recently, the Ravenna Festival, Ravello Festival, Petruzzelli Concert Season in Altamura (Ba). Despite his young age, part of his activity is also passionately dedicated to teaching: he held Master Classes in Orchestral Practice and Solo Repertoire in Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Lima (Perú); holding as a Coaching/Tutor of the Wind and Brass Section for Orchestracademy and the Apulian Youth Symphony Orchestra since 2018. He recently won the audition as Principal Solo Horn at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the guide of the M’ Z. Mehta.