Biography I Cavalieri del Cornetto

I Cavalieri del Cornetto
The Tuscany based ensemble I Cavalieri del Cornetto was founded by Andrea Inghisciano with the aim of exploring mainly the music of the 16th and 17th century. Despite the constant presence of cornetto, the group is extremely versatile and can include all sorts of instruments and voices. Sharing their passion for the art of improvisation, the musicians of the group donate a special vitality and freedom during the performances.

Andrea Inghisciano
After his studies in trumpet and jazz at the Istituto Musicale “P.Mascagni” in Livorno with Marco Nesi and Mauro Grossi, Andrea Inghisciano turns to the cornetto and obtains the Master in Performance of Ancient Music at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis under the guidance of Bruce Dickey.

He leads his ensemble I Cavalieri del Cornetto and beyond the concert activity he is also a cornetto maker.

He performs with ensembles such as Il Giardino Armonico, Concerto Italiano, Accademia Bizantina, La Venexiana, Concerto Romano, Ensemble Daimonion, I Barocchisti, Freiburger Barockorchester, Collegium Vocale Gent, The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, Nederlandse Bachvereniging, La Pifarescha, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Claudiana, Academy of Ancient Music, La Reverdie, Anthonello, Cantar Lontano, Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Il Gusto Barocco, Les Talens Lyriques, La Cetra Barockorchester Basel, Odhecaton and others.

He recorded for Archiv Produktion, Alpha, Arcana, Naive, Emi, O-live music, Glossa, Concerto classics, Ricercar, Decca, Tactus, Brilliant, Et’Cetera, Arts, Christophorus, Amadeus.

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