Carlo Torlontano, alphorn | MENGINO - artists management unlimited: opera singers, conductors, directors, orchestras and vocal ensembles
 

Carlo Torlontano, alphorn

Guest soloist worldwide on the Alphorn, the Italian musician Carlo Torlontano dedicated most of his time promoting the Alphorn and its traditions as well as repertoire, introducing in the Concert-Hall this instrument mainly known for its use in sending signals throughout the Alpine valley.

On several occasions Mr. Torlontano has performed as a soloist with numerous symphony and chamber orchestras in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and he had been invitated to play in some of the world most prestigious Concert-Hall and International Festival from St. Petersburg Philharmonic to Mainly Mozart Festival (USA), from Philharmonie Berlin to Brisbane Music Festival, from Proms Prague Festival to Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, from Warsaw Philharmonia to Salle de Concert Pollak de Montréal, from Tokyo Muza Symphony Hall to California Center for the Arts, from Casa da Música do Porto to Newport Music Festival (USA), etc.

Furthermore, in occasion of the 250th Anniversary of Mozart's Birth, he has been invited to play the Alphorn Concert by Leopold Mozart at the historic Grosser Saal des Salzburger Mozarteums. He also broadcasted for Italian Radio-TV, RTHK Radio Television Hong Kong, RTV Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Dayton Public Radio and The Lounge San Diego Radio Program.

Carlo Torlontano has been also for many years the Principal and Solo Horn player with RAIItalian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra (1986-1992), Teatro di San Carlo in Napoli (1993-1997) and the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari (1998-2000). He also has collaborated with many of the most prestigious conductors among them: Abbado, Accardo, Ahronovitch, Berio, Bonynge, Gatti, Gavazzeni, Harding, Koopman, Kuhn, Maag, Maazel, Oren and Semkow.

In 2003 Mr. Torlontano was invited to the "Martha Argerich & Friends", where he had the pleasure to play with Martha Argerich the "Andante und Variations" by Robert Schumann for two pianos, two cellos and horn. He participated in the 50th anniversary of the Italian Republic in Rome and at the "G 7" meeting in Reggia di Caserta in the presence of Head of State from the USA, Germany, Britain, France and Japan on 9 July 1994 (Clinton, Kohl, Major, Eltsin, Mitterand, Murayama).

Mr. Torlontano is currently Horn Professor at the Music University in Salerno-Italy, at the Orchestral Stage "F. Fenaroli" in Lanciano and at the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale "A. Belli" in Spoleto (2002-2004). Carlo Torlontano is also the Artistic Director at the "Domenico Ceccarossi" International Horn Competition.

 

 

Most Prestigious Concert Hall and International Festival

CARLO TORLONTANO alphorn soloist

Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, The Netherlands, USA

~Mozartuem Salzburg (Austria)

~Newport Music Festival (USA)

~Philharmonie Berlin (Germany)

~Warszawa Philharmonia (Poland)

~St. Petersburg Philharmonic (Russia)

~Casa da Música do Porto (Portugal)

~Mainly Mozart Festival (USA)

~Tokyo Muza Symphony Hall (Japan)

~Proms Prague International Festival (Czech Republic)

~Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival (Finland)

~Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (China)

~Salle de Concert Pollak de Montréal (Canada)

~Tallinn Organ Festival (Estonia)

~Brisbane International Music Festival (Australia)

~Gran Teatro de Cordoba (Spain)

~Al Bustan Festival (Beirut-Lebanon)

~Teatro Universitario (Monterrey-Mexico)

~Auditorium Vatroslav Lisinski (Zagreb-Croatia)

~Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Den Haag (The Netherlands)

~Custom House (Brisbane-Australia)

~Cankarjev Dom (Ljubljana-Slovenia)

~The Breaker's Stables (Newport-USA)

~Festival Mitte Europa (Czech Republic)

~Festival de Musica da Madeira (Portugal)

~St. Petersburg International Music Festival (Russia)

~California Center for the Arts (USA)

~Kammermusiktage Schloss Elmau (Germany)

~Leopold Mozart Zentrum (Augsburg-Germany)

~Agder Teater (Kristiansand-Norway)

~Glasperlenspiel Festival (Estonia)

~Mikaelin Martti Talvela-Sali (Finland)

~The Catherine Palace (St. Petersburg-Russia)

~Spreckels Theatre (SanDiego-USA)

~Pirano Chamber Music Festival (Slovenia)

~Luosto Classic (Finland)

~Gustar Ethno Music Festival (Moldova)

~Viljandi XXV Vanamuusika Festival (Estonia)

~Festival Européen d'Orgues d'Aubenas (France)

~Praha Smetana Hall (Czech Republic)

ITALY:

Ala, Agrigento, Ancona, Asiago, Bari, Campobasso, Carloforte, Carrara, Caserta, Catania, Chieti, Ferrazzano, Gressoney, Isernia, Lanciano, Larino, L'Aquila, La Spezia, Latina, Milano, Mogliano Veneto, Montecatini, Montepulciano, Napoli, Orosei, Palermo, Palestrina, Palau, Pavia, Pompei, Pomposa, Porto Rotondo, Proves, Ravello, Roma, Rovereto, Sanremo, Serralunga d'Alba, Sirmione, Sondrio, Taranto,Tempio, Teramo,Termoli, Trento, Voghera

REPERTOIRE

Alphorn and Orchestra

 

Peter Aderhold (b.1966) - "Meditation" (2011) for alphorn and orchestra

 

Alessandro Bonanno (b. 1959) - "Hornizon" (2001) for alphorn and string orchestra

Jean Daetwyler (1907-1994) - "Concerto nr. 1" (1972) for alphorn and orchestra

Giovanni D'Aquila (b.1960) - "Rohan" (2006) for alphorn and string orchestra

Giovanni D'Aquila (b. 1960) - "The great Horn of Helm" (2003) for alphorn and string orchestra

Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000) - "Concertino Rustico" (1977) for alphorn and string orchestra

Antonio Fraioli (b. 1966) - "Jazz in the Alp...horn" (2007) for alphorn and string orchestra

Nicola Hansalik Samale (b. 1941) - "Walpurgis Nacht" (2003) for alphorn and string orchestra

Antonio Iafigliola (b.1954) - "Un suono notturno" (1999) for alphorn and string orchestra

Claudio Leonardi (b. 1951) - "Kunftiges Edelweiss" (1996) for alphorn and string orchestra

Leopold Mozart (1719-1787) - "Sinfonia Pastorella" (1755) for alphorn and string orchestra

Antonio Piovano (b. 1938) - "Concertino Campestre" (2002) for alphorn and string orchestra

 

 

ALPHORN, FLUTE AND ORCHESTRA

Luis Bacalov (b. 1933) - "Concerto Pastorale" (2011) for alphorn, flute and string orchestra

Nicola Hansalik Samale (b. 1941) - "Aulos" (2006) for alphorn, flute and string orchestra

 

Repertoire

 

Anonimo - "In den Alpen" for solo alphorn

Alessandro Bonanno (b. 1959) - "Hornizon"(1959) for alphorn and organ

Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000) - "Echo des Carpates" (1990) for alphorn and organ

Ferenc Farkas - "Andante" (1977) for alphorn and organ

Jean Daetwyler (1907-1994) - "Betruf, Appel à la priere" (1972) for alphorn and organ

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) - Largo from "New World Symphony" for alphorn and organ

Nicola Hansalik (b. 1941) - "Samale Meditation II" (2003) for alphorn and organ

Antonio Iafigliola (b. 1954) - "Un suono notturno" (1999) for alphorn and organ

Etienne Isoz (1905-1986) - "Récitatif et Prière" for alphorn and organ

Leopold Mozart (1719-1787) - Sinfonia Pastorella (1755) for alphorn and organ

Antonio Piovano (b. 1938) - "Concertino Campestre" (2002) for alphorn and organ

Traditional "Le Ranz des Vaches" for alphorn and organ

Anton Wicky (b. 1938) - "Alphorn und Orgel 1988" for alphorn and organ

 

Contacts

 

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