Loris Antiga is one of Italy’s foremost horn players. He has played with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and was selected by Claudio Abbado for the Orchestra Mozart project. After finishing his studies in Italy, where he studied with Guido Corti, he moved to Chicago to study with Dale Clevenger and Arnold Jacobs. He has performed as a first horn player with the Teatro alla Scala and the Filarmonica della Scala, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), Orchestra della Radio Svizzera Italiana, and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, and has worked with the most important Italian operatic and symphonic ensembles. He has been a member of the orchestra of the Gran Teatro La Fenice since 2001.
He has performed under the direction of R. Muti, S. Bychkov, A. Pappano, V. Gergiev, A. Gardiner, C. Thielemann, F. Luisi, Z. Mehta, D. Barenboim, and B. Haitink. He is a founding member of Brassoperà, with whom he has recorded for Summit Records (www.brassopera.it). He is highly interested in chamber music and has been invited to numerous festivals in Lyon, Pisa, Stresa, Lugano, Ravello, and others. He regularly holds masterclasses around the world, including Japan, Brazil, the United States, China, and Spain. He is regularly invited to perform as a soloist in Japan and the United States. Paxman Artist