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Livio Russi

Clarinet

Livio Russi was born in Switzerland. He studied in Lugano with Milan Řeřicha and in Geneva with Romain Guyot. He received further musical education through a multitude of master classes with Robert Pickup, Yehuda Gilad, François Benda and Pascal Moragues.

His two years in the orchestra academy of the Zurich Opera House and several years at the Verbier Festival were clearly among the most significant musical influences of Livio Russi.

In 2016 he joined the Royal Orchestra of the Opera House in Copenhagen as E-flat and bass clarinettist. In addition, he is frequently invited to play with Basel Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Zurich, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and all orchestras in Denmark and plays under such conductors as Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Kent Nagano, Gianandrea Noseda and Fabio Luisi.

In addition to his orchestral career and many chamber music and solo projects, Livio Russi enjoys teaching in different youth orchestras in Switzerland.


Livio Russi er født i Schweiz og studerede i Lugano med Milan Rericha og i Geneva med Romain Guyot. Han modtog yderligere musikundervisning på adskillige masterclasses med Robert Pickup, Yehuda Gilad, Francois Benda og Pascal Moragues. Hans to år på Zurich Opera House (orkesterakademi) og adskillige år på Verbier Festival var klart iblandt de mest betydningsfulde musikalske indflydelser på Livio Russis. I 2016 blev han medlem af the Kongelige Kapel i Operahuset i København som Eb- og basklarinettist. Derudover er han ofte inviteret til at spille med Basel Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Zurich, St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra, Zurich Chamber Orchestra og Winterthur Symphony Orchestra og spiller under dirigenter som Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Kent Nagano, Gianandrea Noseda og Fabio Luisi.