Fabrizio Meloni, since 1984, is the first solo clarinet chair of the Orchestra and the Philharmonic of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. He has finished his clarinet studies at Milan’s Conservatorio G. Verdi with summa cum laude and the special mention for his artistic achievement. Winner dozens of national and international prizes (ARD Munchen-1987- Prague –1987-, among all).
In 2009 was released several recordings: the DVD “Duets”(Warner), the Francaix/Nielsen/Copland’s Clarinet Concertos (Amadeus), and “Ol ari Nyiro Diary”. He is author of the book “The Clarinet”, published by Zecchini Editore, and prefaced by Riccardo Muti. The tv channel Sky-Classica has devoted a documentary to his artistic life. In Summer 2015, the Meloni-Yoshikawa duo went on tour in Japan and performed at the prestigious Suntory Hall – Tokyo, an event that has produced a documentary published by NHK (Japanese National Television Channel) in the ‘Classic Club’ series and subsequently broadcasted by NHK-FM radio ‘Best of Classic’ program. In 2015, DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON released the cd ’VIEF ET RYTHMIQUE’ entirely devoted to the French repertoire for Clarinet and Piano (with T.Yoshikawa).