MASSIMO LA ROSA

 
Massimo La Rosa and pianist Marco Cadario performed Pryor’s Blue Bells of Scotland in 2006. Watch the live performance here.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uU1Tw4vBTZY
Excerpt from Massimo La Rosa’s recording of the Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, which was recorded on his 2010 debut solo recording,  Cantando.Cantando.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKYHbKsJHDIshapeimage_3_link_0
Live performance of Massimo La Rosa performing David’s Concertino in Brazil in 2012. He recorded the piece on his critically acclaimed 2013 album, 
Sempre Espressivo.Sempre_Espressivo.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFXYMa9hyRoshapeimage_4_link_0

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Watch excerpts from Massimo La Rosa’s April 2014 recital to benefit the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF). A portion of the proceeds from each copy sold of  Sempre Espressivo also goes to benefit the DMRF. So far, thanks to your support, Massimo has raised more than $4,000 to support this important foundation!


Massimo La Rosa has been principal trombone of La Fenice Opera House Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Saito Kinen Orchestra. He has also performed as guest principal trombone with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra and La Scala Opera House Orchestra. 

Mr. La Rosa’s performances include recitals in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. As a concerto soloist, he has collaborated with conductors including Gianandrea Noseda and Franz Welser-Möst. Mr. La Rosa has performed concerti with La Fenice Orchestra, the Sicilian Symphonic Orchestra of Palermo and the Campinas Symphony in Brazil, among others.

Mr. La Rosa’s discography includes two critically acclaimed solo recordings - Cantando (2010) and Sempre Espressivo (2013). La Rosa also performed as solo trombone on the recent Grammy award winning recording of Ravel’s L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges with Seiji Ozawa and the Saito Kinen Orchestra.

Born in Palermo, Italy, Mr. La Rosa grew up in Belmonte Mezzagno and studied with Filippo Bonanno. He enjoys playing for social causes, helping to raise money and awareness for organizations including the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, the ANFE Light of Light Foundation and UNICEF.