Artist: Igor Caiazza
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Igor Caiazza was born on March 1982. Classical percussionist and Jazz vibraphonist and drummer, after eight years as percussionist at Teatro Alla Scala currently he collaborates with Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Symphoniker, Orchestre National De France, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He has performed with Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, George Pretre, Riccardo Muti, Valery Gergiev, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Myung-Whun Chung, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Harding, Fabio Luisi, Krzysztof Pendereski, Peter Maxwell Davies, Maurizio Pollini, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Lang Lang, Leonidas Kavakos, Hilary Hahn, Bobby McFerrin, Placido Domingo, Josè Carreras, Andrea Bocelli, and many others.
He has recorded CD with Mahler Chamber Orchestra, George Benjamin and Pierre- Laurent Airmad, with Teatro Alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly and Stefano Bollani, with Daniele Gatti and with Wiener Symphoniker. Since 2013 he has been teaching for Mahler Chamber Orchestra Academy in Barcelona, in Germany and in Australia, and he holds regularly Masterclass at Orchesterzentrum in Dortmund (Germany). On 2016 he his Percussion Teacher of XVII Gustav Mahler Academy in Bozen (first honorary president Claudio Abbado). He has studied Composition with Lucia Ronchetti, and he has played jazz with Tullio De Piscopo, Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Alessandro Lanzoni, Mauro Ottolini, Gabriele Evangelista, Aldo Vigorito, Giovanni Amato, Alfonso Deidda, Jerry Popolo, Carlo Fimiani, Antonio De Luise, Stefano Giuliani, Tommaso Scannapieco, Max Govoni, Luigi Vitale, Rocco Salzano and others. At moment Igor Caiazza is finalizing his future Jazz Projects, and the next Album PARRESIA signed by his name is coming soon.