Tommaso Carlini completed his diploma in piano at the Santa Cecilia conservatoire in Rome studying with Francesco Martucci. During his piano studies he also studied composition with Luciano Pelosi. Tommaso received various awards, such as the “Premio Via Vittoria”, “Premio pianistico regione Lazio” and a three-month scholarship at the “Toho Gakuen School” of Tokio, offered by the “Italia-Giappone” association. Tommaso continued his studies with Giovanni Bellucci, with whom he achieved his first master degree in G.Verdi conservatoire in Mila, and Aldo Ciccolini, and attended the master classes of M° Michele Campanella, Marc Laforet, Elisso Virsaladze, Leslie Howard and Andrzey Jasinsky. Currently he is completing a “Master Performance Klassik” at Luzern University for Applied Sciences and Arts with Konstantin Lifschitz, studying also composition with Dieter Ammann.
Tommaso has perfromed as a soloist as well as with orchestral accompaniment in several prestigious Halls of Italy and foreign countries; “Accademia di Francia” at “Villa Medici” in Rome, “Parco della musica” of Rome ( Sinopoli Hall, Petrassi Hall), in the conservatoire auditoriums both of Rome and Palermo, in “Sala della protomoteca” at “Campidoglio” in Rome and at the Hungarian institute of Paris, “equinoxe” theater in Chateauroux, Kennedy haus in Darmstadt. Appeared in various festivals, like “ festival pianistico di Roma”, “Umbria music fest”, festival “Sconfinando” at Sarzana, festival “Lisztomanias” Chateauroux (in the section “jeunes virtuoses”). Tommaso has recently taken part in the “Liszt a Roma” project, a DVD produced by musicologist Gaia Vazzoler in collaboration with Michele Campanella and Mario Bortolotto. .
His CD with Chopin’s works from 1838-39 is published by new label “finest art records” (NAXOS).
Also active as a jazz drummer, tommaso has performed in Italy (parco della musica di Rome “sala Petrassi”,Florence “teatro della Pergola”, Rome “Casa del Jazz”) as well as in France (Bourges festival “un’ été a Bourges..) and worked with musicians such as Francesco Bruno, Enzo Pietropaoli, Xavier Girotto, Pierpaolo Principato, Alessandro Gwis, Luca pirozzi, and Mario Corvini. Participated to numerous projects such as “l’OJVC” (orchestra jazz di Villa Celimontana) as well as in the creation of the CD-DVD “Le parole altre” of guitarist Francesco Bruno, dedicated to the reporter Tiziano Terzani and published in “l’Espresso”, important Italian newspaper.
Israeli Flautist Anat Nazarathy is currently residing in Basel, Switzerland, pursuing her second masters degree in specialized performance of early music in the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in the class of Prof. Marc Hantaï. In addition to her passion for early music and historical instruments, she has also established herself as an enthusiastic performer of contemporary music.
Anat has performed as soloist and chamber musician in new music festivals and concert series such as Swiss Foundaton for Young Musicians Concert Series (2018), Zeiträme Basel (2017), Tirol Festival for New Music (2017), IMPULS Festival in Graz (2017), Nachtstrom in Gare du Nord, Basel (2016), the Israel Festival (2015), Contemporary Encounters Meitar Ensemble in Tel Aviv (2013), “Young in the Center” by the Jerusalem Music Center (2013) and more.
She has completed the Tedarim internship program for outstanding young musicians in contemporary music with Ensemble Meitar in Tel Aviv during the years 2013-2015.
Anat collaborates often with various composers focusing on contemporary solo and ensemble music, as well as electro-acoustic music.
Anat completed her bachelor’s degree in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in the class of Prof. Yossi Arnheim, and her master’s degree in music performance in Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the Class of Prof. Pirmin Grehl. In both degrees she was awarded the highest grade in her final recital. Anat has studied Piccolo with Nicola Mazzanti in Lucene and with Lior Eitan in Israel. She has participated in master-classes with such notable artists such as Renate Greiss-Armin, Patrick Gallois, Davide Fromisano and Prof. Moshe Epstein and more.
Anat was awarded many prizes and scholarships including the third prize at the International North Competition, The Siday Fellowship for Musical Creativity from the Jerusalem Institute for Contemporary Music, the Swiss Government Excellency Program, The America Israel Cultural Foundation, The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Scholarship Program for Outstanding Musicians in Chamber Music, ehe Dean’s Award for Excellence in the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance, the second Prize in the Edwin Fischer Competition for the year 2016 in Lucerne and the second prize in the Jerusalem Wind instrument Competition for both the years 2014 and 2015.