Devid CESTE

Devid CESTE

     He is co-Principal Trombone of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai, based in Torino.
He is also professor of Euphonium at the "G. Verdi" Conservatory - Milano.

   After graduating with the highest honor at the Conservatory of Torino, he continued his studies at the "Scuola Superiore di Musica di Aosta", where he got closer to contemporary music. Since then he has included in his repertoire and recitals works as Luciano Berio's Sequenza V and Keren by I. Xenakis.

   In the following  years, his career has brought him to collaborated with many chamber ensembles and with different orchestras, Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino and
Orchestra Sinfonica "G. Verdi"  of Milano, among the others.

   He has been invited as guest Principal Trombone by the Orchestre National de France (Paris); as an active soloist, both on euphonium and trombone, he appeared with some of the best known orchestras and wind orchestra of the Country (Orchestre d'harmonie du Val d'Aoste, Valtellina wind band, wind chamber Qrchestra of Valle Camonica).

Vincent LEPAPE

Vincent LEPAPE

     He is Principal Trombone of Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino since 1994.
In addition to his orchestral career, he is Professor at Trombone Master of the "Istituto Musicale Pareggiato della Val d'Aosta".

   Born in Rouen, France, he was schooled in Paris, and he got his Trombone Diploma at the prestigious "Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris".

   As an orchestral and chamber music player and soloist he appeared  with some of the finest orchestras in Europe: Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, Opera de Lyon, Opera National de Paris, Cluj Napoca Symphony Orchestra (Romania), Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Lyon, Palau des les Arts Reina Sofia (Valencia, Spain),
Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Orchestre de Montecarlo.

   He has been invited to take part as a member of the committee in many Soloist Competitions and Music Institutions, Geneva and Lausanne HEM, Lyon Conservatory and Concours International de trombone d'Alsace among the others.

   In 2002 he did the Italian premiere of E. Bloch's "Symphony for trombone and orchestra", accompanied by the
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino conducted by Alexandr Anissimov.

Matteo DE LUCA

Matteo DE LUCA

    He is Principal Trombone of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva (Switzerland).

    After graduating from                  "G. Verdi" Conservatory in Milano and getting a performance Master at the "G. Cantelli" Conservatory in Novara, he got into the "Haute Ecole de Musique" of Geneva where he got his "Soloist Master" .

   Starting in 2007, he played as Principal Trombone with the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London) and the Orchestra of the Opera North (Leeds, U.K.).

   He has been invited as Principal Trombone with the finest orchestras in Europe and the world, as the Philharmonia Orchestra (London), Orchestra del Teatro La Scala  (Milano), the
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai (Torino), Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne and the Los Angeles Philharmonic (U.S.A.).

   He has been awarded 1st prize at international contest
"young soloists" of Chieri near Torino (2006) and C.N.E.M 2007 (Concours National d’Exécution Musicale - Riddes - Switzerland ).

Diego DI MARIO

Diego DI MARIO

  He is Principal Trombone of the  Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Rai, based in Torino.

    He was appointed Principal Trombone with the "Opera Royal de Wallonie" in Liege (Belgium) at the age of 20. After two seasons he go back to Italy, where he won almost all the auditions he attended, and he started working with the major Italian orchestras (
Orchestra del Teatro La Scala  - Milano , Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino, Orchestra "Opera di Firenze" - Maggio Musicale Fiorentino , Orchestra del Teatro Carlo FeliceGenova,  and under some of the best Conductors (G. Pretre, D. Barenboim, C. Abbado).

   In 2009, he founded a chamber music duo with pianist Hilary Bassi, which brought them to various chamber music seasons in Belgium, Italy and France.

   Together with Miss Bassi he organize each year a trombone and chamber music seminar, attended by trombonists coming from every part of Italy. The seminars take place in his hometown, Montebuono near Rieti, not far from Rome.