The "Magnifica Comunitā Ensemble" was born as a baroque instrumental ensemble in 1990.
Its musicians - who have the aim of making classical music known - carry on a costant activity of personal and group studying and they believe that a philological and stylistical research is necessary to understand music of every century. They have attended post-graduate courses in prestigious schools of music such as The Royal Conservatory of Aja (Holland), Schola Cantorum of Basilea (Switzerland), the Accademia Musicale Pescarese (Italy), the Accademia Chigiana of Siena (Italy), the School of music of Fiesole (Italy) and the Accademie Musicale of Villecroze (France).

The activity of this Academy includes numerous forms of performances, from the Trio to the Orchestra and it also collaborates with choral ensembles, The members of the Academy play as solo players in orchestral ensembles such as: the Accademia Bizantina, Europa Galante, Concerto Italiano, Cappella Musicale di S. Petronio, Chamber Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, the Orchestra of the Teatro Olimpico of Vicenza and have played and still play with very well famous solists (such as C. Chiarappa, Fabio Biondi, Rinaldo Alessandrini, D. Asciolla, E. Gatti, G. Guglielmo, P. Vernikov, Sergio Vartolo, Piero Toso, etc.).

Even if it is young, the Academy has done numerous concerts in prestigious italian and foreign concert halls (for example in the Concertgebow of Amsterdam) and it has always had success and unanimous agreement of the critics.

The Academy of the Magnifica Comunitā has done, for the record company TRING, four CDs recording the concerts BWV 1043, 1044, 1041, 1042, the Brandeburghesi concerts n. 2, 4, 5, by J. S. Bach, five harpssychord concerts by J. C. Bach and "Fantasia Veneziana" Albinoni, Vivaldi, Tartini. It has recently recorded six violin and b.c. triosonatas by G. Franceschini and six quartett by Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen for the recorded company TACTUS.

Legal seat:
Str. Rovigana, 9/3
35043 Monselice (PD) - Italy
Tel/fax 0429.73347
P.I. 02580880280

Artistic Direction:
Via Levā, 45
35026 Conselve (PD) - Italy
Telfax 049.9500775
E-Mail:
magnifica.comunita@gasnet.it

Presidenza:
Via Lenguora, 40
35040 Carceri (PD) - Italy
Tel. 0429.61956

Enrico Casazza: first violin
Isabella Longo, Silvia Rinaldi: violins
Massimo Piva: alto
Francesco Ferrarini: cello
Giancarlo Pavan: violone
Roberto Loreggian: harpsicord, organ
Francesco Padovan: flute
Giampaolo Capuzzo: baroque flute
Pietro Prosser: théorbe

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