Igor Caiazza

Musician

Biography

Composer, arranger, classical percussionist and jazz player, Igor Caiazza collaborates since 2008 with Teatro Alla Scala of Milan, he was Principal Percussionist of Mahler Chamber Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado.
Currently he is an Independent Artist, Professor at Conservatory of Potenza, endorser for Yamaha Music Europe, Zildjian Cymbals Company and Vic Firth.

Experiences

ORCHESTRA

Igor Caiazza collaborates with Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris, Orchestra and Filarmonica del Teatro Alla Scala, Orchestre National De France, Wiener Symphoniker, Philhamonia Orchestra, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra Sinfonica della RAI, Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona, Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo, and he has performed around the World with Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, George Pretre, Valery Gergiev, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Herbert Blomstedt, Daniele Gatti, Myung-Whun Chung, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Alan Gilbert, Antonio Pappano, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Harding, Fabio Luisi, Maurizio Pollini, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Lang Lang, Leonidas Kavakos, Bobby McFerrin, Placido Domingo, Josè Carreras, Andrea Bocelli, Stefano Bollani and many others, recording several CD and DVD for Decca, Sony Music and RAI labels.


TEACHING

Igor was Percussion Teacher of Mahler Chamber Orchestra Academy in Barcelona, ​​Germany and Australia, and has regularly held Masterclasses at NRW Orchesterzentrum in Dortmund (Germany). On 2016 he was Percussion Teacher of XVII Gustav Mahler Academy of Bolzano (honorary president Claudio Abbado), from 2013 to 2018 Percussion Tutor of Jové Orquesta Nacional de Catalunya (JONC) in Barcelona and he held Masterclass at Salerno Conservatory.


OTHER EXPERIENCES

Igor Caiazza also played with Andrea Bocelli, Rondò Veneziano, Mika, Zucchero, Elio (from Elio e le Storie Tese), Nicola Piovani, Karima, Fabrizio Bosso, Tullio De Piscopo, Javier Girotto, Nico Gori, Marco Zurzolo, Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Claudio Filippini, Alessandro Lanzoni, Mauro Ottolini, Gabriele Evangelista, Amedeo Ariano, Jacopo Ferrazza, Luca Bulgarelli, Aldo Vigorito, Giovanni Amato, Alfonso Deidda, Jerry Popolo, Carlo Fimiani, Antonio De Luise, Tommaso Scannapieco, and others.


ENDORSEMENT

Yamaha Music Europe
Zildjian Cymbals Company
Vic Firth

Agenda

2024 CONCERTS

28 Febbraio
Concerto with Pino Melfi Trio – CERIGNOLA (FG)

03 Marzo
Megaride Quartet, contemporary music at Teatro “F. Miggiano” – VIGGIANO (PZ)

17 Aprile
Concerto at Festival “La Stravaganza”, Conservatorio di Potenza – POTENZA

18 Aprile
Performance Il Carnevale degli Animali by Saint-Saëns – POTENZA

24 Aprile
Concerto with Pino Melfi Trio – POTENZA

03 Maggio
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + String Quartet – NAPOLI

08 Maggio
Cartoons, feat. Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Daniele Sorrentino, Jerry Popolo – POTENZA

26 Giugno
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano “La Verdi” – MILANO

04 Luglio
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + Orchestra 131 della Basilicata – POTENZA

05 Luglio
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + Orchestra 131 della Basilicata – MATERA

06 Luglio
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + Orchestra 131 della Basilicata – GENZANO DI LUCANIA

12 Agosto
All’Opera, feat. Fabrizio Bosso and Nico Gori + Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese – TAGLIACOZZO

ALL’OPERA

the last Igor Caiazza project
with Fabrizio Bosso, Nico Gori,
Claudio Filippini, Tommaso Scannapieco,
and Musicians of Teatro San Carlo di Napoli

Discography

2024 ALL’OPERA
feat. Fabrizio Bosso, Nico Gori, Musician of Teatro San Carlo di Napoli

2022 PEOPLE
feat. Nico Gori, Claudio Filippini

2021 BLU
feat. Fabrizio Bosso, Javier Girotto

2017 – TURANDOT
with Teatro Alla Scala and Riccardo Chailly

2017 – FRÜHLING IN WIEN
with Wiener Symphoniker and Manfred Honeck

2016 – PARRESIA

2014 – CARMEN
with Teatro Alla Scala and Daniel Barenboim

2013 – LIVE AT LA SCALA
with Filarmonica Della Scala, Riccardo Chailly and Stefano Bollani

2013 – WRITTEN ON SKIN
with Mahler Chamber Orchestra, George Benjamin, Barbara Hannigan

2012 – VIVA VERDI
with Filarmonica della Scala and Riccardo Chailly

2012 – DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Teatro Alla Scala

Contact

IGOR CAIAZZA
info@igorcaiazza.com

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