Bio English – Short

Praised for his “lustrous tone” (Musical America), Italian flutist Giorgio Consolati is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician. Giorgio has recently appeared on stage in David Geffen Hall performing Christopher Rouse’s Flute Concerto with Maestro Alan Gilbert and the Juilliard Orchestra.

Highlights of Giorgio’s upcoming projects include solo and orchestral performances with Symphony in C and the Juilliard Orchestra, along with a recital for New York City’s Salon de Virtuosi. Giorgio will also perform at the Marlboro Festival for several chamber music performances in the summer of 2019.

As a passionate solo flutist, Giorgio has appeared as a soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, and the Verdi Conservatory Orchestra in Milan. In addition to his solo appearances, Giorgio is a winner of many competitions including the 9th De Lorenzo International Flute Competition, and first prize winner of the Emanuele Krakamp Flute Competition, and the National Society of Arts and Letters Woodwind Competition.

As a member of the Juilliard Orchestra, Giorgio has served as principal flutist in major concert halls in New York City, including Carnegie Hall and David Geffen Hall, under the batons of Alan Gilbert, Gianandrea Noseda, David Robertson, Speranza Scappucci, and David Zinman.

Passionate about contemporary music, Giorgio regularly performs with AXIOM and New Juilliard Ensemble. Giorgio has also performed at the distinguished contemporary festival Milano Musica, where his performances were broadcasted by the premiere Italian classical radio station, Rai Radio 3.

An avid chamber musician, Giorgio was heard with various ensembles in Lincoln Center’s Morse and Paul Hall, as well as during ChamberFest. He has also performed at festivals such as the Marlboro Music Festival and the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

A native of Milan, Giorgio is the first flutist in his hometown Conservatory’s 211-year history to graduate with top honors and honorable mention. He is now finishing his Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Carol Wincenc, where he is a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship. When not blazing through the flute repertoire, Giorgio enjoys going to art exhibitions, traveling, and trying new cuisines!