M° Monica Finco (Teacher Venice Conservatory)
"Equilibratissimo! Suono corposo ed interessante in tutte le tessiture.
Intonato, stabile. Maneggevole, meccanica molto silenziosa"
Rob Christian (Jazz flutist)
"I am loving my Briccialdi flute.
Recording with it has shown me the beautiful sound it produces"
Lisy Stefanoni (EVENOIRE Frontwoman)
"It's impossible not to fall in love with Briccialdi flutes;
my rose gold flute is aesthetically beautiful and has a clear and warm sound.
The best flute I've ever played!"
Luca Bellini (Principal Flute, Italian Police Concert Band)
"The Briccialdi Flutes are the rising star of the international Flute Industry"
Paolo Sergio Marra (composer/arranger)
"Duttilità e Creatività Italiana"
Described by the New York Times as “an imaginative artist,” Chilean-born flutist, Viviana Guzmán performs over 80 concerts a year throughout the world. She has been featured on programs for PBS, NBC, and NPR, seen on the cover of Latina Style Magazine, and in COSMOPOLITAN en Español and has played in 118 countries including South Africa, Ireland, Spain, Brazil, Bali, India, Peru, Greece, featuring flutes from her collection of over 100 gathered from concert tours. Her music video was aired on UNIVISION in 30 countries. She has performed as soloist with orchestras in Russia, Chile, Vermont, New York, Wisconsin, California, Texas, and Montana, in such halls as in Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, and other prominent stages with such artists as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Placido Domingo, and Glenn Close.
She has played in the Teatro La Fenice Orchestra in Venice, the Regional Philhamonic of Veneto, and the San Remo Sinfonica.
Active in the area of contemporary music, she has performed premiers.
Numerous interviews broadcast on radio, TV, in music magazines and national newspapers.
Rob Christian is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, (piano, sax, flute). Up until now, he has been known primarily as a jazz instrumentalist. More recently, Rob has been exploring other musical genres as a singer and songwriter.
His own style has emerged as a fusion of pop, jazz, r&b and soul.
E’ attivo dal 2004 ed ha già tenuto oltre 120 concerti in tutta europa, esibendosi con solisti di caratura internazionale, quali Guy Touvron, Emmanuel Rossfelder, Nicola Mazzanti, Peter Lukas Graf, Trio Cardoso, Luigi Belfatto. Il repertorio spazia nel vastissimo campo della musica colta, dal 1400 fino al pieno contemporaneo
Since 2008, Luca is Principal Flute of the Italian Police Concert Band and its related Wind Quintet. Between years 2003 and 2008 he has been Solo Flute of the Algoritmo Ensemble, specialized in contemporary music. Luca had his training as Principal Flute in the Orchestra Masterclasses of the Gustav Mahler Academy, held at “Ferrara Musica” in 2003 and 2005 under the direction of Thomas Brandis and Wolfram Christ.
1st Flute Opera House Abruzzo
Ha debuttato in qualità di solista con l’orchestra al fianco di Roberto Duarte.Vincitore di vari concorsi nazionali ha intrapreso un’intensa attività concertistica che lo portato a suonare in Italia e all’estero. Ha affiancato al repertorio classico quello contemporaneo effettuando le prime esecuzioni assolute.Ha inciso per Naxos, Sculture d’Aria, Wide Sound, Nova et Antiqua, registrando anche per li cinema.
è autore di composizioni orchestrali, cameristiche e di musica leggera. Ha preso parte, come flauto solista e compositore di svariate produzioni teatrali tra cui “L’Apologia di Socrate” (Carlo Rivolta), “La terra di Scheria” (Francesco Brancatella); “Divertissemant” su “Cavalleria rusticana”, “La vendetta di Azucena”. Nel 2010 ha pubblica il suo primo romanzo Il Brigante onesto, da cui in seguito sarà tratta l’omonima opera teatrale. È direttore stabile dell’orchestra da camera “Gruppo Filarmonico Calabrese”.
Tito has been awarded prizes in a number of national and international contests and has played alongside renowned concert performers: Claudio Marcotulli, Guido Corti, Alessio Allegrini, Janos Balint, Mikhail Pethukov, Cesare Chiacchiaretta, Dimitri Ashkenazy, and many more. Ciccarese has gained abundant recognition both from the public and from reviewers, but it is mainly in most recent years that he has reached his most prestigious objectives: after his appearance at the Carnegie Hall in New York, in 2012, he has played as a soloist accompanied by the Russian Chamber Orchestra (Kursk Festival) and has performed J.S. Bach’s Musical Offering in its entirety accompanied by first-rate Russian musicians at the White Hall of the “Tschaikowsky” Conservatory in Moscow.
autore ed esecutore di musiche di teatro. Collabora, sia in studio come turnista che in attività dal vivo, con molteplici artisti tra cui GIovanni Sollima, Eugenio Finardi, Gang, Mia Martini, Pierangelo Bertoli, Fiorella Mannoia, Mauro Pagani, Fabrizio De Andrè, S. Copland, Carmen Consoli, etc.
Ha partecipato a numerosi festival internazionali, trasmissioni televisive e lavori discografici. Ha realizzato la nuova testata bi timbrica per flauto traverso: “Zi flute by parisi”, prodotta e commercializzata dalla “Flauti Briccialdi Italia”
She has been rewarded in contests with “Special Award” in “British Flute Society Young Artist Competition” and in “Harold Clark Woodwind Competition” and with the quintet Sideris the special award and the second award of the Festival in “On Wings Festival“ in Groningen. Almudena has been invited to Festivals like “Klangspuren Festival” in Austria, “British Flute Society Festival” in London, in “CAMAC Paris Harp Festival”, “Beethoven Festival“ in Bonn, “Steal and space Festival” in Royal Observatory of London, the Festival “Jonh Cage Centenial” in English National Opera or the “Festival of Pedraza Noche of the sails” to mention some. Her orchestral formation realizes with London Mahler Orchestra, London Youth Symphony Orchestra, BCN216, Janá?ek Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, ISSO – International Students Symphony Orchestra, Academy of the Band City of Granada. As musician she has touched the rooms South Bank Center, the English National Opera Colliseum, the Embassy of Venezuela, the Auditorium of Catalonia, the Auditorium Manuel de Falla, the Maria Cristina Salts, the Comedy Theater of Clermond-Ferrand, the Cervantes Theater, the Echegaray Theater, etc.
formed in the Orchestra System of Venezuela and part of the “Simón Bolivar” Symphonic Orchestra, she has performed in various international tours, sharing stages with the most recognized orquestra directors and vocalists such as Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel Luciano Pavarotti, Rubén Blades, Calle 13, Oscar de León, and more. She has participated at the most prestigious festivals in classical music such as the Salzburg Festival , BBC Proms , the Lucerne Festival and the Grammy Awards, on which they hold a nomination for the album “Fiesta”
She was classically trained at the Eastman School of Music. After graduating Monica found a deep love for the sounds of various world and hybrid flutes that called her to New Age music. She co-founded the ensemble Phoenix Rising (along with Wendy Loomis) that has been nominated in the best Classical, New Age and Jazz categories by the Hollywood Music and Media Awards, the Los Angeles Music Awards, and the Independent Music Awards. Monica plays Briccialdi Zi-Flute.