Bio

Damiano Grandesso, 1990, is an italian saxophonist, member of Five Sax and Milano Saxophone Quartet.
He played in the major concert halls of the world:
Musikverein Vienna, Taipei National Concert Hall, Teatro del Lago Chile, Citè de la Musique Paris, Concertgebouw Brugge, Konzerthouse Vienna, Bruxelles Flagey, Gasteig Munich, Belgrade Concert Hall and Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
Damiano is passionate about contemporary music and he has premiered over 30 new pieces. He usually work with composers such as Giovanni Bonato, Mario Pagotto, Leonardo Schiavo, Alberto Schiavo, Federico Zattera, Gianni Giacomazzo, and Pier Damiano Peretti.
He gave masterclasses in Italy, Spain, Serbia, South America and Asia.
Since 2012 he has been invited several times to perform with the Bruxelles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra.
Damiano is first prize winner of 12 national and international competitions.
He recorded cds with for ARS, Azzurra Music, Orlando Records, Amadeus Arte.
He is the artistic director of Alpen Classica Festival.

Damiano is Selmer and D’Addario Artist

In 2007, he obtained the diploma “Bachelor in Music” from the Conservatory in Vicenza, where he studied with Dario Balzan. In October 2011 he got his master of music, with the highest distinctions, at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan, studying with Daniele Comoglio. He studied also at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität in Vienna with Lars Mlekusch and at the conservatory in Bordeaux with Marie Charrier.

Discography

Projects

FIVE SAX

SAXOPHONE QUINTETFIVE SAX is a modern-style saxophone quintet featuring five musicians from around the world. The five musicians from Poland, Italy, Belgium, the USA and Chile each brings his own unique and vibrant personality to the group. The ensemble’s imaginative programming mirrors the diversity of its members; rooted in classical music, while venturing into American jazz, south-American Latin styles and European folk music.

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Milano Saxophone Quartet

The Milano Saxophone Quartet is a classical saxophone ensemble established from four italian musician. They developed an entire repertory based of modern and classical music 100% made in Italy, everywhere in the world appreciated.

Strappatempo

Un viaggio per riscoprire, assieme, l’universalità e l’immediatezza della musica di ogni tempo, per ritrovare, assieme, un tempo dedicato all’ascolto.

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Alpen Classica festival