Tommaso Rossi, recorder
Tommaso Rossi graduated in flute at the Conservatory of Naples, under the guidance of Pasquale Esposito, and then perfected with Mario Ancillotti at the Fiesole School of Music, where he received his diploma with honors. He received his flute diploma with honors, and honorable mention under the guidance of Paolo Capirci at the Conservatory of Latina, specializing with Pedro Memelsdorff in recorder and Jesper Christensen in Chamber Music at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.
He participates regularly to concerts and recordings of I Turchini directed by Antonio Florio (now Cappella Neapolitana) with whom he recorded for Opus 111, Naïve, Eloquentia, Dynamic, gloss and has performed as a soloist in many international festivals (Utrecht, Barcelona, Schleswig-Holstein, Seville, Bremen, Ambronay, Lisbon, Halle, Brussels, Mexico City, Paris, Cairo, Rabat, Madrid, Bergen, Vienna, Brussels, Settembre Musica of Turin, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, the Friends of Music of Palermo , Teatro San Carlo, Associatione A. Scarlatti, GOG, Amici della Musica di Perugia, the Zagreb Festival, Accademia Filarmonica di Verona, Copenhagen Renaissance Festival, Opera of Lausanne).
He also collaborated with Il Complesso Barocco directed by Alan Curtis and Ensemble Risonanze directed by Carlo Chiarappa.
In 2010 he founded the Ensemble Barocco di Napoli, with whom published the complete Alessandro Scarlatti cantatas for soprano, flute and basso continuo and, in 2013, and the first recording of sonatas by Leonardo Leo for flute and basso continuo.
He has recorded with Ensemble Dolce & Tempesta concerts by Nicola Fiorenza for recorder and recently published for the label Stradivarius the 12 Fantasies by Georg Philipp Telemann.
He dedicates himself as a performer and organizer for years even to contemporary repertoire. It is a founding partner and president of Associazione Dissonanzen in Naples. With Ensemble Dissonanzen, the Association’s production organism, has performed for italian and international musical institutions such as the Ravello Festival, Festival Time Zones, Trajectories of Parma, Ravenna Festival, the Friends of Music of Modena, Scarlatti Association of Naples, the GOG Genoa, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Italian Film Festival of Annecy, the Salzburg Festival. He recorded with Ensemble Dissonanzen cds for Niccolò, Mode Records, Die Schachtel.
He teaches recorder at the Conservatory of Music of Cosenza where he was for three years (2012-2014) scientific curator of the international advanced training project “La Follia”, which involved the Conservatory of The Hague, Lisbon, Porto, Riga, Copenhagen, Corfu, Malmoe, Weimar.
Graduated with honors in history of music at the “Federico II” University of Naples, his contributions have appeared in many italian magazines.
Since June 2016 he has been artistic director of the Associatione “Alessandro Scarlatti” in Naples.