The ensemble Umberto Giordano of Foggia (Italy) is a chamber ensemble composed of musicians with great musical careers, and with abundant experience of prestigious collaborations. Its members have performed as soloist as well as in chamber ensembles in Italy, Japan, Australia, England, France, Russia, England, Belgium, United States, and many other countries, in cities such as New York, Sydney, S. Petersburg, Vilnius, Tel Aviv, London, El Cairo, Tokyo, Paris, Lyon, Seoul, Buenos Aires, with artists such as Enrico Dindo, Uto Ughi, Josè Carreras, Raina Kabaivanska, Roberto Benigni, Jerry Lewis, Bart Bacarach, Mirella Freni, Liza Minelli, Charlie Haden, Andrea Bocelli and others.
Appreciated by the public and by the critics for their always original and refined programs, frequent première performances, the ensemble’ repertoire ranges from classical music to lyric opera, from chamber versions of stage-designed operas to performances where music, narration, dance and other art forms interact in a new and always different way.
Founded in 2002, the Ensemble Umberto Giordano had tours and concerts in Italy, Israel, South Korea, Turkey, Sweden, Lithuania, India, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, United States (with an important debut in the Carnegie Hall in New York in 2010) and has already scheduled tours in Central Europe and China in 2018.
The ensemble and its members individually have recorded with Velut Luna (Padua), Bongiovanni (Bologna), BMG Ricordi, Dynamic, Tactus and other record companies.