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Ipata, Carlo (flute)
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Carlo Ipata (flute)

Carlo Ipata received his musical training first at the Banff Center for the Fine Arts in Canada, then at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, and finally at the Conservatoire national de région of Paris, where he got an honours diploma in Baroque flute and chamber music. Carlo Ipata is dedicated to early-music research, and together with the ensemble Auser Musici, both as director and soloist, he enables modern audiences to hear the music of composers such as Nardini, Gasparini, Barsanti, Brunelli, Boccherini, Lidarti, Campioni, Geraso, Porpora, Vincenzo Manfredini and Della Ciaia.

Carlo Ipata has performed with ensembles including Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, I Barocchisti and Soloists of Catherine the Great, as well as with Auser Musici. As director of the Tesori Musicali Toscani (‘Tuscan Musical Treasures’) project, Carlo Ipata has worked with the musicology departments of the University of Cremona, the University of Pisa, and the Italian Society of Musicology. He is one of the authors of Il flauto in Italia (Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, 2005) and has given courses and seminars at New York University and the CNR d’Angers, and in several Italian conservatories and musical institutes. He is professor of chamber music at the Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro.

Carlo Ipata plays a flute made by Giovanni Tardino, after Charles Bizey (Paris, c1730).

Albums

Boccherini: Flute Quintets Op 19
CDA67646
Neapolitan Flute Concertos, Vol. 1
CDA67784
Neapolitan Flute Concertos, Vol. 2
CDA67884