Alessandro Palmeri

Alessandro Palmeri

Alessandro Palmeri studied cello at the at the Conservatory of Music of Palermo. He has performed as principal cello and soloist all over Europe, Russia, North and South America, Israel and Japan performing with L’Astrée, Bozen Baroque Orchestra, La Venexiana, Academia Montis Regalis, I Barocchisti, Le Musicians du Prince, Accademia Bizantina, alongside such arts as Jordi Savall, Barthold Kuijken, Christophe Coin, Ottavio Dantone Diego Fasolis, Cecilia Bartoli. Palmeri also played as 1° cello of Claudio Abbado’s Orchestra Mozart and as principal cello and soloist within the baroque orchestra Cipango Consort in Tokyo.

Palmeri is a member of Imaginarium by Enrico Onofri to perform baroque Italian repertoire. He founded the chamber ensemble Il Ricercar Continuo to perform music for bass and continuo’s instrument.

Palmeri has worked as a teacher of Baroque cello at the international courses of ancient music and he has been invited to give master classes throughout Italy and Europe. Palmeri has recorded for Tactus, Stradivarius, Symphonia, Amadeus, Opus 111, Naive, ZigZag, Hyperion, Deutch Grammophone, Decca.

Palmeri plays a rare Italian cello by Simone Cimapane (Rome 1685), an instrument of historical relevance because it was played in the Corelli Orchestra.