Chiara Percivati


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Antwerp University
Chiara Percivati

Chiara Percivati, clarinetist and performer, is an interpreter dedicated to the music of our time.

She performs at international festivals and venues, such as Wiener Festwochen Festival, Holland Festival, Ruhrtriennale, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Teatro alla Scala, Harvard University, University of Huddersfield and UCSD San Diego, working with conductors such as Peter Rundel, George Benjamin, Daniele Gatti, Brad Lubman, Pierre-André Valade and Susanna Mälkki. Among her main collaborations, the Ensemble Modern, the EMO (Ensemble Modern Orchestra), the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Schallfeld Ensemble, mdi ensemble, the Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble of the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala.

In her formative years, Chiara studied at the Milano Conservatory “G. Verdi” under the guidance of Sergio Delmastro (clarinet master degree) and Alessandro Carbonare (annual master for specialized performance). Deeply interested in new music, she was a member of the Chamber Ensemble “Giorgio Bernasconi” of the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala from 2009 to 2012, and of the IEMA master’s degree programme 2013/14, working in Frankfurt with the Ensemble Modern on specialized new music performance.

Chiara studied with Nina Janßen-Deinzer, Ernesto Molinari, Fabrizio Meloni and Stefano Cardo, and attended the chamber music courses given by the Altenberg Trio, the International Ensemble Modern Academy masterclass in Schwaz 2011, the Impuls Festival 2015 and 2017 and the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik of Darmstadt 2016. She studied composition at the Civica Scuola di Musica of Milano, and is active as a performer, teacher and musical researcher.