Flavio Cappello (*1954)

Flavio Cappello attained a Diploma in Flute at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Turin, under the guidance of Arturo Danesin, continued his specialisation with Peter-Lukas Graf at the Académie de Musique in Sion, Switzerland, and with Pierre-Yves Artaud in Como, and participated in chamber music courses and master classes given by Oscar Ghiglia in Turin, Ruggero Chiesa in Verona, and Maurice Bourgue in Como.
He studied composition under Daniele Bertotto.
He completed a Master’s degree at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Turin with Andrea Lanza and Stefano Leoni, writing his thesis on the Bach family and their flute compositions.
He has worked with numerous orchestras, including the RAI National Symphony Orchestra in Turin and the Orchestra da Camera di Aosta, and has participated in various recordings and television productions.
He has performed intensively in concerts and festivals both in Italy and abroad, in addition to taking part in the staging of shows and plays.
In 2007 he published ‘Suite per 2’, a collection of 27 studies for two flutes or flute and clarinet.
In 2009 the Associazione Flautisti Italiani published the book ‘Alla corte di Federico il Grande. La famiglia Bach e il flauto [“In the court of Frederick the Great. The Bach family and the flute”]’, co-written with Ugo Piovano and Giovanni Battista Columbro.

Published Works:

  Cappello, Flavio - Cantico all’alba del giorno (Canticle at the dawn of the day) for Flute, Clarinet in B flat, Guitar, Viola and Violoncello (2002)   [CH 174]

  Cappello, Flavio - Fables and Stories. 5 Easy Pieces for Flute, Violin (Viola) and Guitar   [CH 201]