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"I had the great good fortune to hear my NIGHT OF THE FOUR MOONS conducted by the accomplished Italian conductor Simone Fontanelli. It is rare that one's music is prepared with such sensitivity and insight,combined with such superb technical skill. My warmest congratulations to this wonderful musician!" 

George Crumb

Simone Fontanelli


A musical tale after Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio. For solo clarinet and narrator

Narrator: Jon Iles       Clarinet: Sarah Watts

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Simone Fontanelli


(1990 - 2010)

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Simone Fontanelli

SPOTS. 48 pieces for young violinists 

Fiona Robertson and Ren Jean, violin

Also featuring, Flora Fontanelli


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László Lajtha (1892 - 1963)

Complete Works for String Orchestra 

Weiner-Szász Chamber Orchestra - Budapest

Simone Fontanelli, conductor

Imre Rohman conductor

Péter Csaba, conductor 

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 Highlights 2022

April 19-26

Fontanelli's theatrical play ALBOLINA on tour in The Netherlands!

 - An eurythmy theatrical play after a fairy tale from the Dolomites mountains. For narrator, clarinet, percussion and dancers

Music by Simone Fontanelli. Conception and direction: Gia van den Akker

Dutch Eurythmy Dance Ensemble

April, 19. Driebergen

April, 20. Groningen 

April, 21. Nijmegen

April, 22. Zutphen

April, 24. Den Haag

April, 26. Heerlen

Highlights 2021 

October 2  

Salzburg (A), Literaturhaus

WP os Simone Fontanelli’s Den Schmerz zu heilen, for Mezzo-soprano, Recorders and Percussion. 

Commission Internationale Paul Hofhaymer Gesellschaft Salzburg. 

Ensemble Mönch von Salzburg: Cordula Stepp, Voice; Anne-Suse Enßle, Recorders; Philipp Lamprecht, Percussion

August 28

Auver-le-Hamon (F) - Festival de Sablé

Simone Fontanelli - Je commence par déclarer (2018) for violin and recorder with a vocal part for both performers.

Words by Giacomo Casanova, from "Histoire de ma vie"

Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder/voice and Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin/voice

July, 18

Hannover (D)

CD recording of Simone Fontanelli’s Je vous parle d’un temps lointain, for solo flute (2015)

Antonella Bini, flute

June, 27

Bergamo (I) – Sala Piatti. Stagione “…e adesso Musica!”

Simone Fontanelli - Poemi di Trilussa

Per Ensemble professionale, orchestra amatoriale e narratore (2021)

Achrome Ensemble e Orchestra Giovanile Crescendo. Marcello Parolini e Judit Földes, direttori. Simone Fontanelli, narratore


Spanish Tour 2022

Simone Fontanelli  

"Había una vez un trozo de madera”

Cuento musical basado en el Pinocho de Carlo Collodi. 

Para clarinete y actor/acrtriz

“Once Upon a Time There Was a Piece of Wood”. 

After Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio. For clarinet and actor/actress

A Quasar Teatro production -

Mónica González, actress - Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


January, 15 - Sala Negra, Logroño

February, 19 - Sala Negra, Logroño

March, 5 - Teatro Casyc, Santander

April, 5 - Santander, Collegio Menéndez Pelayo

April, 12 - Astillero , Sala Bretón,

April 21 -Guadalajara, Biblioteca pubblica

April 22 - Palencia, Biblioteca pubblica

July, 8 - Ajo, Cantabria

September, 4 - Medio Cudeyo - Festival Artisticas

October, 8 - Orejo, Teatro Las Escuelas