Fabio Galliani (English)

Fabio Galliani

He plays the ocarina since he was a child. Being born and raised in Budrio (BO), the country where the ocarina was invented, not random!
Since 1979 is part of the GOB - Group Ocarinistico Budriese. With this group Fabio has taken part in hundreds of concerts in Italy and abroad (Australia, Argentina, Chile, USA, Korea, Japan and China) and all recordings (www.gobitalia.it).
He is also member of "The soloists of the GOB" ("Magical Ocarina", 2011).
Since 2003 he has been director of the Museum of Ocarina Budrio and artistic director of the various editions of the Festival of the ocarina.
In 2008 he recorded as a solo the cd "Ocarinamania".
In recent years he has toured in Japan, South Korea and China, during which he has held concerts, master classes and lectures about ocarina history.
He plays ocarina, clarinet and flute in Cavranera (popular music) and in Ocarinamania Quartet (jazz and klezmer) (cd "Fabiolous Ocarina", 2015).

Together with harpist Marianne Gubri and percussionist Marco Muzzati he founded the trio Celtic Dream, with the aim of exploring new repertoire for Celtic harp and ocarina.
As a singer and recorder player, he collaborates with various choirs, focusing in particular on the ancient and contemporary music.
With actress Maria Grazia Maffia, he brings to the stage musical shows for children.