He achieved the first and second-level Academic Diploma with top marks at the Milan Conservatory under the guidance of Luigi Magistrelli in October 2007. He then studied music at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg under Alois Brandhofer and was awarded the Master’s diploma in clarinet with top marks in January 2012. He formed the Fusion Clarinet Quartet in Milan and with this ensemble won the Ferrero Prize for wind instrument ensembles in 2005. He was invited to perform at the Società del Quartetto and in September 2007 in a chamber group at the international MITO festival. He has also been invited to play with the Luigi Cherubini Orchestra conducted by Muti. He has played first clarinet with the Mozarteum Symphonic Orchestra under the baton of André Previn, Gerd Albrecht and Dennis Russell Davies, with the Junge München Philharmonie and the Philharmonie Salzburg. He has frequently collaborated with the Milano Classica Orchestra. In November 2009 he won the Amadeus Orchester com- petition in Salzburg. He plays with the Salzburg Chamber Solisten. Since August 2009 he has been first clarinet with the Philharmonie der Nationen conducted by Justus Franz (tours in America, Belgium, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Austria, Spain, Switzerland and Russia). As a soloist with the Mozarteum Symphonic Orchestra he has played Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto and Sinfonia Concertante KV 297b, and in December 2011 he performed Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, conducted by J. Wallnig in Linz. He is a member of the Bläserphilharmonie der Universität Mozarteum, with which he has parti-cipated in several CD recordings under Hansjörg Angerer’s baton. In the chamber music context he has performed with high-level players such Lukas Hagen, Pierre Amoyal, Thomas Riebl, Peter Lang, Jacques Rou-vier and Hansjörg Angerer. For Urania Records he has already recorded in 2013 Grand Duo Clarinet (LDV 14014) and in 2014 Solo (LDV 14017). He has hold a Master Class at the Conservatory of Nova Sad, Serbia. Since October 2012 he has been assistant to Professor Alois Brandhofer at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg.
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Dario’s recordings for Urania Records:
LDV 14014 GRAND DUO CLARINET
LDV 14017 SOLO
LDV 14022 GASSENHAUER FOR 3
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