LUCIO BRANCATI SCHIFFNER
Born in Messina in 1994, Lucio Brancati graduated at the Conservatory “A. Corelli” in his home town. In June 2016 he completed his Master of Arts in Concert Performance" at Haute École de Musique of Geneva, under M° Romain Guyot and in the same school , in June 2018, his second MA in orchestral performance.
Lucio has attended many international summer masterclasses and the annual masterclass of M° Calogero Palermo.
He has been successful in many competitions including the Grand Prix Virtuoso International Competition (first prize) in Vienna, the International Gheorghe Dima Clarinet Competition (third prize) at Cluj Napoca, and 1st Prize at the XIV Saverio Mercadante International Clarinet Competition, in Noci (Bari), Italy.
Lucio has performed as soloist with Transilvania Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra Toscana Classica as well as working with Orchestra del Teatro Vittorio Emanuele of Messina, Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina, World Youth Orchestra, Ernst&Young Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Orchestre de Pau Pays de Béarn, Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera of Rome, and Orchestre National de Montpellier.