Elisa Marchetti

Elisa Marchetti

Elisa Marchetti obtained her clarinet diploma in 2009 with Professor Roberto Bocchio at the I.S.S.M Guido Cantelli of Novara. After graduating with honors in 2011 from the same school, she obtained a Master's degree with full marks in Music Performance at the Hochschule der Künste Bern with Professor Ernesto Molinari. She obtained her Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy in the same Hochschule with honors. Alongside with clarinet, she has been practicing bass clarinet and basset horn. Her artistic and musical development was shaped also through the lessons of musicians such as Patrick Messina, Sabine Meyer, Stefano Cardo and Calogero Palermo, important personalities in the international landscape. Her clarinet quartet "Quatuor Chouette" was formed in 2014. They won two first prizes in the two competitions in which they took part: “Premio Contea” of Vidor (TV) in 2015 and “Città di Chieri” in 2016. She also formed the "Tandem Duo", clarinet and guitar, in the same year. It is a peculiar group, specialized in Astor Piazzolla's repertoire. They perform both original pieces and their own transcriptions. In 2015 they recored a live CD, The Best of Tandem Duo. Elisa also collaborates with many other chamber music groups, mainly in Switzerland. Her live CD La Crèation du Monde was recorded in 2015, as the solo clarinet of the Solistenensemble der HKB, during the Musikfestival Bern. Since 2015 she has also been performing many times Aaron Copland's Concerto and the concert for bass clarinet and wind orchestra Spotlights on the bass clarinet by Jan Hadermann, both in Italy and Switzerland. Alongside with her solo and chamber music performances, she also collaborates as clarinet and bass clarinet in various orchestras, such as the Filarmonica ‘900 of the Teatro Regio in Turin, the Kammerphilharmonie Zürich Oberland, the Filarmonica del Piemonte and the Concertino Kammerorchester. She played under the baton of conductors such as Jos van Immerseel, François-Xavier Roth, Ekkehard Klemm, Gergely Madaras, Valerio Galli and Aldo Salvagno. She took part in many premières, collaborating with italian and swiss composers. Among those: Strane costellazioni for orchestra by Beat Furrer, Il silenzio dell'ulivo by Emanuela Ballio, who dedicated it to the Quatuor Chouette, the soundtrack for the movie Evermore by Rajiv Sarapati, the cycle 3 Preludi and 6 Capricci for bass clarinet by Andrea Vezzoli. The last piece is also dedicated to her. She played for renowed institutions, like the Raiffeisen Bank, the Swiss Parliament, the Berner Fachhoschschule, EXPO Milano 2015, the General Governor of Australia, the Organising Committee for the Winter Olympic Games Torino 2006, the Ministry of Education, University and Research, and the Ministry of Environment. She has been performing in many prestigious halls across Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland and Germany. She has been a contributor of the C.I.R.C.B. -International Bass Clarinet Research Center- since its constitution, as a researcher and library supervisor. She has also been a member of the IBCA -Internation Bass Clarinet Association- since 2016. Since 2016 she has been Referent Artist for Ligaphone Paris.

Past Events

Summer course
07/08/2017 to 09/08/2017
Master class
01/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Summer course
09/07/2017 to 15/07/2017