Bassoon Masterclass with Sergio Azzolini

Dates
05 March 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

A man in a black shirt performing on a bassoon

05 March 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

Bassoonist Sergio Azzolini, who regularly gives masterclasses around the world, offers his expertise to the RCM bassoon department.

Sergio Azzolini studied at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory and at the Hannover Advanced School of Music, meanwhile becoming principal bassoon with the European Community Youth Orchestra.

Equally at home playing period instruments and the modern bassoon, Azzolini has been recording all 39 of Vivaldi’s bassoon concertos for Naïve’s ‘Vivaldi Edition’. He was music professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart, where his students included RCM Bassoon Professor Andrea de Flammineis, and he is currently a professor of bassoon and chamber music at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel.

Supported by Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Photo by Berthold Hildebrand

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