Dario Calderone

Double Bass — Italy

Dario is one of the most representative double bass players of his generation. A pupil of Stefano Scodanibbio, he draws upon the heritage of his revolutionary double bass techniques. He specialised in musical theatre with Georges Aperghis at the HKB Bern (CH). Salvatore Sciarrino, Louis Andriessen, Bernhard Lang, Yannis Kyriakides and many other important composers have written for him. In 2010 founded the Swiss duo CO2 with the flutist Riccarda Caflisch. He has recorded for Wergo, Kairos, Stradivarius, Attacca and others.