Alessandro Carbonare

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Alessandro Carbonare is an Italian clarinetist.

Carbonare started on E clarinet at age 5.[1] At age 21 he became co-principal of the Lyon Opera Orchestra,[1] and later joined the Orchestre National de France.[2] has been the principal clarinetist with the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia in Rome since 2003.[1] He has played principal with the Berlin Philharmonic. He also plays with Quintetto Bibiena.

He has been teaching at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana since 2011.

Carbonare plays a Selmer Recital clarinet and a Vandoren B40 mouthpiece (which he adjusted by hand).[1]


  • The art of the clarinet. Decca, 2008.
  • W.A. Mozart - Quintetto per clarinetto e archi K581 / J. Brahms - Quintetto per clarinetto e archi op. 115. Amadeus, 2007.
  • Clarinet Sings Opera. Japan Import, 2006.
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Concertos for Clarinet and Orchestra, with the Haydn Orchestra Bozen. Art Music, 2004.
  • No Man's Land, with Andrea Dindo. Velut Luna, 2003.
  • Unus Inter Pares. Velut Luna, 2002.
  • Le Clarinette à l'Operà: Paraphrases of Italian Operas for Clarinet and Piano. Harmonia Mundi, 2001.
  • Piramidi, with Luca Donini. Splasc(h), 2001.
  • Mozart K622, Beethoven Piano Concerto Op. 15, with Marta Argerich and the Orchestra del Festival. Musincom, 2001.
  • Brahms, Mozart. Harmonia Musica, 1999.
  • Robert Schumann: Marchennerzalungen Op. 132, Romanzen Op. 94, Fantasiestuck Op. 73, Märchenbilder Op. 113, with Simone Braconi and Andrea Dindo. Agorà, 1997.
  • W.A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622, G. Rossini - Andante tema e variazioni - Variazioni in Do, with Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra. Agorà, 1997.
  • Mozart, Salieri, with Euroensemble. Banca CRT, 1997.
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, with Quintetto Bibiena. Agorà, 1996.
  • Clarinet Sings Verdi. Agorà, 1995.
  • Il Quintetto Bibiena. Ermitage Aura, 1995.
  • Francis Poulenc: Ouvres pour instruments à vent et piano, with Quintetto Bibiena and Andrea Dindo. Agorà, 1995.
  • Johannes Brahms: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano Op. 114, Sonates for Clarinet and Piano Op. 120, with Marco Decimo and Andrea Dindo. Agorà, 1994.


  1. ^ a b c d Roberts, Andrew (Spring 2007). "Clarinet with Alessandro Carbonare". Clarinet & Saxophone: 18. 
  2. ^ Barbera, Mattia. "Biography". Archived from the original on 14 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 

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