Matteo Scarpelli cello

He graduated in cello and chamber music at the Conservatory of S. Cecilia in Rome, respectively with Mario Centurione and Marco Lenzi, subsequently obtaining the superior diploma in ensemble music at the National Academy of S. Cecilia with Felix Ayo. He also obtained the high specialization diploma at the Academy of Pescara with Arturo Bonucci and that of chamber music at the International Trio School of Trieste, further refining his performing with Rocco Filippini (W. Staűfer string school of Cremona) , Bruno Canino and Franco Mezzena. He has been the winner of scholarships and awarded in national and international competitions. He has collaborated with important Italian and foreign orchestras (RAI of Rome and Turin, Scarlatti of Naples, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Sinfonica Abruzzese, Sinfonica di Sassari, Regionale del Lazio, Royal Symphony Orchestra of the Jordan Armed Forced). He is often a guest for radio and television broadcasts for RAI and has recorded for the State discotheque and Vatican Radio. He has to his credit numerous recordings for record labels RCA, EMI, CGD, III Millennio, Stradivarius, Edipam, Bmg Ariola, Ed. Paoline, Musica immagine Records, Bongiovanni, Aliante, Splash Records, Sony, Naiveclassique, Progetto Imaie, and others. With the baroque cello, he devoted himself to the performance practice of the repertoire of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He also recorded film music, collaborating as a solo cello, with A. Trovajoli and E. Morricone. In the field of pop music he participated with the rhythmic-symphonic orchestra of RAI in various editions of the Festival. He carries out an intense concert activity at the main musical organizations and institutions in Italy and abroad (USA, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Jordan, Syria, Korea, China, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, England, Holland, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Belarus, etc.), both as a soloist and in chamber and orchestral ensembles. He collaborates and has collaborated with prestigious chamber ensembles, including Concerto Italiano, Orchestra Roma Sinfonietta, conducted by E. Morricone and others .. Passionate teacher, he holds the chair of cello at the “A. Casella “dell’Aquila. He alternates a George Chanot cello from 1870, a Claude Lebet cello copy Stradivari, and a Baroque George Aldric cello from 1860.