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fiati-parma.jpgI Fiati di Parma is the only permanent Italian chamber winds Orchestra; founded in 1990 at the initiative of its director Claudio Paradiso, prides itself on having players with solid chamber music experience from the most important symphony orchestras and national chamber groups (Orchestra Nazionale della Rai di Torino, Wiener Symphoniker Orkester, Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Teatro C.arlo Felice of Genoa, Orchestre de Paris, I Solisti Veneti) and one of the most complete repertoires in Europe as well as some of the best instrumentalists in Italian concert life today.
The repertoire of one hundred-fifty original works by about 100 composers includes familiar works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Brahms, Strauss, Reger, Stravinsky and contemporary composers as well as new commissions by Joseph Vella (Sinfonietta op. 100), Emilio Ghezzi (Suite Antica, 2001), Teresa Procaccini (Piccolo Concerto, 1996), Luigi Verdi, Stefano Nanni, Luigi Abbate, Ferdinando Nazzaro, Antonio Fraioli and others.
I Fiati di Parma held concerts in the most prestigious concert halls, including hundreds of Italian venues and in national festivals in Italy, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Switzerland. The orchestra has broadcast on RAI-Italian Radio-television and the Radio Vaticana. I Fiati di Parma recorded the complete works for wind instruments by the Italian composer Teresa Procaccini (EdiPan, 1998); The Great Romantic Wind Serenades (Strauss, Dvořák and Brahms) recorded in 1999 in the Monumental Library of the S. Giovanni Evangelista’s Monastery in Parma (Amadeus, 2000); Serenade n. 10 KV 361 “Gran Partita” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Symphonie “Fröliche Werkstatt” by Richard Strauss, recorded for the first time by an Italian group, performed in 2000 at the church S. Pietro al Carmine in Siracusa and released in December 2002 by The Classic Voice.
I Fiati di Parma presents itself in various instrumental formations, collaborating frequently with strings (violas, violoncellos, double basses) exceeding twenty musicians.