Claudio Cavina

Biography

Country: Italy  
Claudio Cavina is one of the leading Italian countertenors of his generation. He studied with Candace Smith and Cristina Miatello, then received specialized training from Kurt Widmer at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. He has collaborated with many important international vocal ensembles, such as Concerto Italiano, the Huelgas Ensemble, La Colombina, Al Ayre Espanol, the Clemencic Consort, and the Elyma Ensemble. He has appeared in recital, Read more concerts, and operas at venues such as La Fenice in Venice, the Florence Theatre, La Scala in Milan, the Arena in Verona, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and the Musikverein in Vienna. Cavina has recorded more of 60 compact discs, including Alessandro Scarlatti's Cantata per la notte di Natale (Op. 111), De vita fugacitate (Glossa), and In natali domini (Accent). In 1995, he founded La Venexiana, a highly acclaimed vocal group specializing in Italian early music. La Venexiana has won several prestigious prizes, including Premio Cini (1999), Prix Cecilia (1999), the Gramophone Award (2000), and the Cannes Classical Award (2001). Cavina teaches at the Belluno International Academy (Italy) and at the Tsuru Early Music Academy (Japan). Read less
Browse 1-17 of 17 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Palestrina: Il primo libro de' madrigali / Alessandrini, Concerto Italiano
    Label: Tactus   Catalog: 521604 Release Date: 09/09/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Palestrina
    Performer:  Claudio Cavina,  Sandro Naglia,  Daniele Carnovich,  Giuseppe Maletto  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    Agostino Steffani: Duetti Da Camera / Bertini, Cavina, Arcadia
    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 80902 Release Date: 03/29/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Agostino Steffani
    Performer:  Rossana Bertini,  Claudio Cavina
    Conductor:  Attilio Cremonesi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadia
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    De Vitae Fugacitate / Cavina, Gini, Concerto Delle Viole
    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 80901 Release Date: 03/29/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Hermann Schein,  Adam Krieger,  Johann E. Kindermann,  Christian Geist  ... 
    Performer:  Claudio Cavina
    Conductor:  Roberto Gini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto delle Viole
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    Monteverdi: Quatro Libro Dei Madrigali / Alessandrini, Concerto Italiano
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 30502 Release Date: 06/29/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Giuseppe Maletto,  Sandro Naglia,  Claudio Cavina,  Cristina Miatello  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    Palestrina: Il Primo Libro Di Madrigali / Concerto Italiano
    Label: Brilliant Classics   Catalog: 93364 Release Date: 11/11/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Palestrina
    Performer:  Sandro Naglia,  Daniele Carnovich,  Giuseppe Maletto,  Claudio Cavina  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    Palestrina: Il Primo Libro Di Madrigali / Concerto Italiano
    Label: Brilliant Classics   Catalog: 2193364 Release Date: 02/05/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Giovanni Palestrina
    Performer:  Sandro Naglia,  Daniele Carnovich,  Giuseppe Maletto,  Claudio Cavina  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    Monteverdi: Quinto Libro De Madrigali / Alessandrini, Et Al
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 30445 Release Date: 09/25/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Rossana Bertini,  Sergio Foresti,  Sandro Naglia,  Claudio Cavina  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    La Justa / La Colombina
    Label: Accent   Catalog: 10103 Release Date: 06/26/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mateo Flecha,  Joan Brudieu,  Pere Alberch Vila
    Performer:  Claudio Cavina,  Maria Cristina Kiehr,  Josep Cabré,  Josep Benet
    Conductor:  Josep Benet
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Colombina
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    Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Cavina, La Venexiana
    Label: Glossa   Catalog: 920913 Release Date: 06/26/2007   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Salvatore Vitale,  Matteo Bellotto,  José Maria Lo Monaco,  Vincenzo Di Donato  ... 
    Conductor:  Claudio Cavina
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Venexiana
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    Echo - Cavalieri: Rappresentatione Di Anima Et Di Corpo / Longhini
    Label: Stradivarius   Catalog: 11016 Release Date: 02/13/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Emilio de Cavalieri
    Performer:  Gemma Bertagnolli,  Roberto Mattei,  Berta Rossetti,  Claudio Cavina  ... 
    Conductor:  Marco Longhini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Istitutioni Armoniche,  Italian Instrumental Academy Strings
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    Coma: Sacrae Cantiones / Tasini, Scrafini, Tiso, Et Al
    Label: Dynamic   Catalog: 237/1-2 Release Date: 06/01/1999   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Coma
    Performer:  Francesco Tasini,  Claudio Cavina,  Elisabetta Tiso,  Lia Scrafini  ... 
    Conductor:  Francesco Tasini
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  • 12.
    Canciones, Romances, Sonetos / La Colombina
    Label: Accent   Catalog: 95111 Release Date: 01/01/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco Guerrero,  Juan Vasquez,  Mateo Romero,  Juan del Encina
    Performer:  Maria Cristina Kiehr,  Claudio Cavina,  Josep Benet,  Josep Cabré
    Conductor:  Josep Benet
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Colombina
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    In Natali Domini - Christmas In Spain And The Americas
    Label: Accent   Catalog: 96114 Release Date: 01/01/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco Guerrero,  Bartolomé Cárceres,  Tomás Luis de Victoria,  Estêvao de Brito  ... 
    Performer:  Josep Benet,  Maria Cristina Kiehr,  Claudio Cavina,  Josep Cabré
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Colombina
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    Gasparini: Amori E Ombre / Bertini, Cavina, La Venexiana
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 30182 Release Date: 06/09/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francesco Gasparini
    Performer:  Paul Beier,  Rossana Bertini,  Claudio Cavina,  Caroline Boersma  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Venexiana
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    Scarlatti: Cantate Per La Notte Di Natale / Alessandrini
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 30156 Release Date: 12/17/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Arcangelo Corelli,  Alessandro Scarlatti
    Performer:  Rossana Bertini,  Elena Cecchi Fedi,  Claudio Cavina,  Sandro Naglia  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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    Adriaenssen: Pratum Musicum / Kirchhof, Liuto Concertato
    Label: Sony Classical Vivarte Series   Catalog: 66263 Release Date: 10/17/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Orlando de Lassus,  Emanuel Adriaenssen,  Anonymous,  Luca Marenzio  ... 
    Performer:  Max van Egmond,  Claudio Cavina,  Lutz Kirchhof,  Marie-Claude Vallin
    Conductor:  Lutz Kirchhof
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Liuto Concertato
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    Marenzio: Madrigali A Quatro Voci / Concerto Italiano
    Label: Naive   Catalog: 30117 Release Date: 09/27/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Luca Marenzio
    Performer:  Mara Galassi,  Sergio Foresti,  Giuseppe Maletto,  Claudio Cavina  ... 
    Conductor:  Rinaldo Alessandrini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Italiano
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