Lorenzo Coppola

Lorenzo Coppola

Lorenzo Coppola

From 1991 to 1995 he was a student of  historical clarinet of Eric Hoeprich at The Hague Royal Conservatory (The Netherlands).

He plays with several groups playing on historical instruments as: Les Arts Florissants (W. Christie),La Petite Bande(S. Kuijken), XVIII Century Orchestra (F. Brüggen), Freiburger Barockorchester (G. von der Goltz),La Grande Ecurieetla Chambredu Roy (J.C. Malgoire), Libera Classica (Hidemi Suzuki), Bach Collegium Japan (Maasaki Suzuki) and with chamber music groups and musicians as: Kuijken Quartet (S. Kuijken), Ensemble Zefiro (A. Bernardini), Manon Quartett (A. Daskalakis), Quatuor Terpsycordes (G. Bottiglieri), Isabelle Faust, Sergiu Luca (Context), L’arte dell’arco (H.Suzuki). From 2004 he is  professor of historical clarinet at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona(Spain).

His experience with Freiburger Barockorchester (orchestra without conductor, specialized in classical and early romantic repertoire) brought him to be often asked to participate to orchestra workshops where he shares with students and colleagues codes and historical strategies focused to handle rehearsals and concerts without conductor.

He recorded some of the most significant pieces of the clarinet repertoire, as: Mozart Serenades KV 375&388, Gran Partita KV 370a, Quintet KV 581, Concerto KV622, Divertimenti KV 439b for 3 basset-horns, Beethoven Octet op.103 and Rondino op. Posth., Vivaldi Concertos with clarinets, with groups as Ensemble Zefiro, Ensemble Philidor, Kuijken Quartett, Freiburger Barockorchester, per case discografiche quali : Harmonia Mundi, Callyope, Astrée-Auvidis, Challenge, Sony.


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