The two Sonatas for clarinet and piano Op. 120, written in 1894, are the last chamber music work Brahms wrote before his death. This is a point of reference in the clarinet entire repertoire.
The Three Romances Op. 94 (1849) are a moody and easy-to-listen (and play) Schumann pieces. Originally for oboe they were also transcribed by the composer for clarinet and viola.
Naglieri and the multi-awarded pianist Deljavan formed one of the finest and sensitive stable ensemble in Italy.
Recorded at: Teatro Montegrappa, Rosà, Vicenza,
Engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
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Michele Naglieri obtained his first and second level diplomas with the
highest honors at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi of Milan. He also graduated with
the highest marks at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano.
He participated in master classes with A. Carbonare, K. Leister, W. Fuchs, P.
Moragues, A. Pay, R. Stoltzman, A. Lonquich, H. Helorst, A. Ballista, R. Filippini,
M. Brunello, B. Canino.
He won first prizes in international competitions: Città di Grosseto, Mercadante
in Noci, Beltrami (Milano), Galbiati (Milano), Città di Chieri (Turin), Mensi (Brescia).
He won auditions as principal clarinet of the Orchestra of Arena in Verona, Teatro
alla Scala Orchestra in Milan and for second clarinet in the Orchestra Regionale
della Toscana (ORT).
From October 2012 he is Principal and Soloist Clarinet at Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli
in Bari and has been invited to be first clarinet in the Accademia Nazionale Santa
Cecilia in Rome. He has performed on tour in the most important Asian concert halls
in Malaysia, Thailand, China, Korea, as well as in Greece (Festival Epidaurus),
Spain and Canada...
He regularly plays in duo with pianist Alessandro Deljavan, and with him he
recorded for the labels OnClassical and ÆVEA.
Photo by © Alessandro Simonetto
Alessandro Deljavan began studying piano before he was two years old,
and went on to win top prizes at national and international competitions as a child
and teenager. He has since performed in the major cities of Italy, as well as in
Argentina, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland, and
the United States, and with the Haydn Orchester, as well as the Mariinsky Theatre
He has recorded the works of Alkan, Brahms, Busoni, Cramer, Rubinstein, Satie,
Schubert, and Schumann for the Naxos, Brilliant, OnClassical, Piano Classics, and
He will also be featured alongside Evgeny Kissin, Antonio Pappano, and Charles
Rosen in a film about Liszt, produced and broadcast by Italian RAI TV. An avid chamber
musician, he has performed with the Sine Nomine Quartet, the Takàcs Quartet, and
the Orchestra Sinfonica Verdi, with which he also conducted. He plays regularly
with his violinist partner Daniela Cammarano as well.
Deljavan makes his home in Pescara, Italy, and is currently a Theo Lieven Scholar
at the Conservatory of Lugano.