Claudio Cavina is among the leading Italian countertenors of his era. He examined with Candace Smith and Cristina Miatello, after that received specialized schooling from Kurt Widmer on the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. He provides collaborated numerous important worldwide vocal ensembles, such as for example Concerto Italiano, the Huelgas Outfit, La Colombina, Al Ayre Espanol, the Clemencic Consort, as well as the Elyma Outfit. He provides made an appearance in recital, concerts, and operas at locations such as for example La Fenice in Venice, the Florence Theater, La Scala in Milan, the World in Verona, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, as well as the Musikverein in Vienna. Cavina provides recorded even more of 60 cds, including Alessandro Scarlatti’s Cantata per la notte di Natale (Op. 111), De vita fugacitate (Glossa), and In natali domini (Accent). In 1995, he founded La Venexiana, an extremely acclaimed vocal group focusing on Italian early music. La Venexiana provides won several esteemed awards, including Premio Cini (1999), Prix Cecilia (1999), the Gramophone Honor (2000), as well as the Cannes Classical Honor (2001). Cavina shows in the Belluno International Academy (Italy) with the Tsuru Early Music Academy (Japan). A lot of his recordings cover the madrigals of Monteverdi.