Ensemble “Sergio Gaggia”

Andrea Rucli
Andrea Rucli

Friday  3. 9. 2021   20:00

Franciscan Monastery in Piran


Vincenzo Mariozzi, clarinet
Francesco Mariozzi, cello
Andrea Rucli, piano



  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770): Grave from the concerto in D Major for cello and piano
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Trio in B Flat Major op. 11 for clarinet, cello and piano 
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Trio in E Flat Major op. 38 for clarinet, cello and piano (from Septet op. 20)


Vincenzo Mariozzi, clarinet

Born in Affile, he studied at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory with Fernando Gambacurta.  After winning in 1967 he made his debut as first solo clarinet in the orchestra of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

From 1969 to 2000 he was first clarinet in the orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia and in 1970 he played in the World Symphony Orchestra.

He has to his credit, recordings for Rai and for the New Era. Maestro Mariozzi's repertoire is immense and covers much of the literature for his instrument.  Among, his best-known interpretations are Mozart's Concerto for clarinet and orchestra K 622, also interpreted on the occasion of Mozart's Bicentennial at the Europa Mozart Praha festival with the Mantua Chamber Orchestra and the two Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano by Johannes Brahms also performed with Wolfgang Sawallich.

He has always been engaged in pervasive teaching activity through master-class meetings and has taught in Rome, Taranto and Brescia.  Among his students are the clarinetists Stefano Novelli, Simone Sirugo (respectively first and second clarinet of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia), Vincenzo Paci (first clarinet of the Teatro "La Fenice" in Venice), Alessandro Schirano (first clarinet of the Lazio Regional Orchestra).


Francesco Mariozzi, violoncello

Francesco Mariozzi was born into an artistic family and graduated in cello with the highest marks, under the guidance of professor N. Sarpe. He perfected his skills with prestigious artists such as Maisky, Gutman, Geringas, Perènyi, Meunieur, Palm. He cooperates with actor Claudio Santamaria and has performed at many important theatre festivals. He has also collaborated with other important institutions, such as the Santa Cecilia Orchestra from Rome and the prestigious “Arturo Toscanini” philharmonic orchestra, directed by Lorin Maazel, in which he performed as the principal cellist. He performs as a guest soloist and member of chamber ensembles with prestigious musical institutions such as the Quartet Society from Firenze, the Due Mondi Festival in Spoleto, the Italian Cultural Institute in Montreal, the Fiesole Musical Encounters, the Festival of Nations in Portogruaro, the Pomposa Festival, the Umbrian Philharmonic Society and he often performs in a duo with pianist Bruno Canino.


Andrea Rucli, piano

Andrea Rucli has won awards in numerous piano competitions and regularly performs as both soloist and chamber musician. He perfected his skills under Konstantin Bogino and later worked as his assistant. Rucli and Bogino also give concerts together as a piano duo. He has earned great respect as a musician, especially as someone who has promoted the music of the composer Ella von Schultz Adaiewsky (1846–1916). In the spring of 2011, he performed that composer’s works reconstructed by Vladimir Mendelssohn at the Italian President’s Palace as part of the acclaimed Quirinale series in Rome. It was such a success that he was invited back there. Rucli has also actively promoted Finland and Finnish culture in Italy. In recognition he was awarded membership of the Finnish Kalevala Society and received official recognition from the Finnish Embassy.