Luca Pincini 卢卡·佩奇里
The Phantom of the Opera soundtrack cellist
Luca Pincini studied cello at Accademie Santa Cecilia in Rome and Chigiana di Siena, with Maurizio Gambini, Rocco Filippini, Franco Maggio Ormezowsky e Misha Maisky. He wan the 1° Prize at the Competition “L. Perosi” in Biella City and also at the Festival “Città di Vittorio Veneto”.
Luca Pincini was principal Cello of the most prestigious italian orchestras as Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma, Sinfonica di Torino della Rai e Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai.He also carried out several collaborations with international music institutions in Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Russia, Egypt, Latin America, U.S.A., and Japan.
His large repertoire goes from the classical tradition to the newest contemporary composers spacing to various contamination. He himself is author of original music compositions.
With the pianist Gilda Buttà, his wife, he frequently performs in Duo, playing, besides of an immense classic repertoire, also many works by contemporary musicians ( many composed specifically for this DUO ).
The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Luca Pincini is also very appreciated for his work in soundtracks for the Cinema, Television, Theatre. he collaborated actively and closely with M° Ennio Morricone for decades so as with L. Bacalov, A. Trovajoli, F. Piersanti, P. Buonvino and others.
Ennio Morricone dedicated to him one of his composition ”Monodia for cello solo” and invites him as soloists in his live concerts worldwide.
Some of the films, he recorded as soloists:
“Il Fantasma dell’ Opera”, “Il Papa Buono”, “Canone Inverso”, “Perlasca”, “Vatel”, “La Sconosciuta”, “La Migliore Offerta”,“Il cielo cade”, “Les Enfants du Siécle”, “Almost America”, “Preferisco il rumore del mare”,”La parola amore esiste” “Il Commissario Montalbano”, “Il Caimano”, “Io e Te”, “Il manoscritto del principe”, “Aldo Moro – Il Presidente”, “Padre Pio”, “Il giovane Casanova”, “L’ultimo bacio”, “Io e Napoleone”, “Ricordati di me”, “Piazza delle cinque lune”, “Caos calmo” “Cemento armato”, “Padri e figlie”, “The Young Pope”…and many others.
Other excellent collaborations in the Pop music are with italian artists as Luca Barbarossa, Adriano Celentano, Carmen Consoli, Elisa, Jovanotti, Patty Pravo, Mina, Renato Zero...
He recorded for Sony, Decca, Warner, Meg Italy, Cam, Image Music, Heristal, U07, Almendra Music.
His discographic production includes the following Cds: “Two Skies”, “Composers”, “CLATAJA”, “Absolutely Ennio Morricone”, “Playing George Gershwin”, “4 Italian Oscars”, “Composers Vol. II”, “TU”, “Requiem for a solo cello” “L'ovvio romantico”, “2 x Trio”, “Composers Vol. III”.
Luca Pincini is professor of Cello at the Conservatory of Pescara in Italy.