Tomasso Longquich

Instruments: Clarinet | Wind

Acclaimed by reviewers as a “formidable clarinetist” and praised for his “passion, sumptuous tone, magical finesse and dazzling virtuosity”, Tommaso Lonquich is Solo Clarinetist with Ensemble MidtVest, the international full-time chamber ensemble based in Denmark.  He is also an Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York.

He has appeared on the most renowned stages of four continents and at major festivals, partnering among others with Christian Tetzlaff, Nicolas Altstaedt, Pekka Kuusisto, Carolin Widmann, Wu Han, David Finckel, Sergio Azzolini, Umberto Clerici, Maximilian Hornung, Alexander Lonquich, Gilles Vonsattel, Radovan Vlatkovic, Anneleen Lenaerts, Claudio Martinez Mehner and the Danish, Vertavo and Zaïde string quartets.

In Denmark, Tommaso Lonquich is Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Schackenborg Musikfest, a prestigious festival taking place in the former royal castle.  Particularly active in the field of improvisation, he has led workshops at the Juilliard School. He has taught masterclasses at the Royal Danish Academy, the Manhattan School of Music and many other institutions.

Tommaso Lonquich performs regularly as a soloist and solo clarinetist with orchestras such as the Haydn Philharmonie, Orchestra Leonore, the Chamber Orchestra of Mantua and the Slovenian Radio Orchestra, collaborating with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Fabio Luisi.

Alongside his artistic career, Tommaso Lonquich is a practicing psychoanalyst and co-founder of the International Center for Lacanian Psychoanalysis in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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