Bio English – Short
Praised for his “full tone, exacting articulation and interpretive intelligence” (New York Classical Review) and for his “expertise with pacing and technique” (MusicalAmerica), Giorgio Consolati is currently pursuing his Master of Music at The Juilliard School studying under the guidance of Carol Wincenc. Giorgio is a proud recipient of Juilliard’s prestigious Kovner Fellowship, an award that has been given for the first time to a flutist.
An enthusiastic orchestral player, Giorgio plays in the Juilliard Orchestra and has performed in Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall and Alice Tully Hall. He worked with notable conductors such as Alan Gilbert, David Robertson, Peter Oundjian and David Zinman. A passionate performer of contemporary repertoire, Giorgio plays with AXIOM and has performed in the Milano Musica Festival, with radio broadcasts on Rai Radio 3. Giorgio has also won several competitions including the Third Prize at the 9th De Lorenzo International Flute Competition. During his past summers, Giorgio performed with the National Repertory Orchestra, where he was chosen as a soloist in Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto, and at the Norfolk-Yale Chamber Music Festival.
Born and raised in Italy, Giorgio studied at the “Giuseppe Verdi” Conservatory in Milano, where he was the first undergraduate flutist to graduate with honors and special mention in 2012.