XXII International Brass Festival Italian Brass Week

26 Luglio

Mascoulisse Quartet

Mascoulisse Quartet

The Mascoulisse Quartet was founded in 2007 by four young artists -Emanuele Quaranta, Stefano Belotti, Alberto Pedretti, Davide Biglieni- graduated in Trombone with full marks at the “Luca Marenzio” Conservatory of Brescia and the “Gaetano Donizetti” Conservatory of
Bergamo with the highest marks 

Over the years, the Mascoulisse Quartet has held hundreds of concerts in major shows and festivals in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Macao and the Royal Opera House in Muscat (Oman), with innovative and fresh programs, and as soloists with orchestras and bands and in trombone octets 
The Mascoulisse Quartet boasts many collaborations with internationally renowned artists, such as Stefan Schulz (Berliner Philharmoniker), Michel Becquet, Christian Lindberg, Vincent Lepape, Eleonora Buratto, the piano duo BiondiBrunialti and Giulio Mercati 

In addition to their chamber music activity, each musician of the Mascoulisse Quartet has a vast amount of orchestral experience leading them to perform in some of the most important theaters in the world under the direction of conductors like Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Gianandrea Noseda, Fabio Luisi, Ennio Morricone, Andrej Boreyko, Wayne Marshall and Yury Temirkanov Similarly embracing the contemporary and pop music world, they worked with record labels, televisions and radios like Sony, Classical EMI, RTL 102 5, Rai Italia, Radio 3 RAI, Mediaset, Radio Onda Cero of Madrid and many other s

The Mascoulisse Quartet is the winner of numerous international awards and since 2011 organizes the international MASterBrass Festival, which features them in the roles of coordinator, teacher and soloist, hosting and performing alongside some of the most influential figures of the brass world In addition, the Mascoulisse Quartet regularly holds seminars and masterclasses in Italian conservatories 

In 2017 they founded the Masterbrass Academy, a Brass Academy which nurtures new talents through innovative teaching methodologies 
To date the Mascoulisse Quartet has published numerous CDs, a DVD, and various educational publications