Why I Chose Backun
Playing Backun clarinets is simply a pleasure. Extreme ease of emission with the possibility of obtaining a perfect legate, an incredible intonation and with the Vocalise CG mouthpiece, obtaining tuned and rounded highs has never been easier. Thanks Backun!
"...one of the greatest clarinetist, concert generous, outstanding talent..." so the critical speaks about Piero Vincenti. Was educated at the italian school of Ciro Scarponi. Appeared in public very young with very challenging recitals, showing a lot of first performances, many dedicated to himself.
Played as a soloist and in chamber music in the most important theatres and Festivals in Europe, USA, South America, Asia.
Welcomed everywhere with entusiastic support of public and critical was marked by his innate instrumental ductility. Plays all the clarinet family: from to the piccolo E-flat, to the G clarinet and basset horn, until bass clarinet and contrabass, also all in the same concert.
Many important his cooperations with composers of size as: L.Berio, S.Bussotti, F.Donatoni, J.Francaix, G.Petrassi, S.Sciarrino, who situated among the most refined interpreters of the modern and contemporary music repertoire, and not only, also in international concert view.
Founded Italian Clarinet Consort, natural evolution of Clarinet Ensemble of Ciro Scarponi, born in 1980, where parteciped like piccolo E-flat and clarinet soloist, ageding a 40 years of experience in the clarinet choir. Collaborated like a soloist with many orchestras, in Italy, Europe and South America. Realized radio-television recordings and records. Is member of jury in National and International Competitions.
Leads Masterclasses in Italy, Europe, USA, South America, Asia and Professor at the National Conservatory of Music "B. Maderna" of Cesena (Italy).
In july 2014 in the “Principe de Asturia” International Summer School in Oviedo the Spanish Queen Lady Letizia met him during his course of clarinet.
Participated in many ClarinetFest, (2011-Los Angeles (California), 2012-Lincoln (Nebraska), 2014-Baton Rouge (Lousiana), 2015-Madrid (Spain), 2018-Ostenda (Belgium)) performing and conducting and being part of the jury of the International Competition for young clarinetists ICA.
Recording with Marsida Koni 2 world premiere: “The complete works for clarinet and piano” of A.Magnani and “Ernesto Cavallini, the Prince of the clarinet”.
In 2019 the label Aulicus Classics released his CD: New works for G clarinet.
Founder and President of the Accademia Italiana del Clarinetto was Art Director of the ClarineFest2013 (40° edition) in Assisi (Italy) and of the 6° and 9° European Clarinet Festival 2016 and 2019 in Camerino (Italy).
Piero Vincenti is Art Director of Clarinettomania Festival the most important Italian event for the clarinet.
Piero Vincenti is a Backun Artist and performs on Lumière clarinets cocobolo gold, Vocalise CG mouthpiece and Vandoren Optimum Pink Gold Ligature.