- Double bass
Ermanno Calzolari graduated from the “Domenico Cimarosa" Conservatory in Avellino, under the guidance of Plinio Bologna, and subsequently studied with Franco Petracchi at the Fiesole School of Music and at the Stauffer Academy in Cremona.
He carries out an intense chamber music activity alongside the most prestigious names in the world of concerts, including Salvatore Accardo, Franco Petracchi, Rocco Filippini, Massimo Quarta, Sergio Azzolini, and Radovan Vlatkovic.
As a soloist, he performed with the double bass quartet formed by Gary Karr, in duo with Franco Petracchi. He is part of the chamber group "I Fiati di Parma". Winner of numerous competitions, he collaborated in the role of first double bassist with the orchestra of the “Petruzzelli” Theater in Bari, the orchestra "Alessandro Scarlatti" of the RAI in Naples, Orchestra Regionale della Toscana, the orchestra of the Teatro Massimo "Vincenzo Bellini" in Catania, and the orchestra of the Italian Swiss Radio in Lugano.
He is first double bassist at the “San Carlo” Theater in Naples. Invited by Salvatore Accardo, he serves as the first double bassist of the Orchestra da Camera Italiana, with which he tours extensively abroad. He is a double bass teacher at the "San Pietro a Majella" Conservatory of Music in Naples.