CAMERA FIORENTINA ORCHESTRA was established in 1981 by the will of M ° Giuseppe Lanzetta, current director, with the aim of spreading the knowledge of the symphonic and chamber repertoire. Within a few years the Orchestra has attracted the attention of national and international critics thanks to numerous concerts held both in Italy, for the most important Musical Institutions, and abroad in the various tours: United States, Mexico (III Grand Festival of Mexico City 1991, VI International Music Festival of Morelia 1994), Europe (42th International Festival of Santander, 4th International Festival of Gandia Spain, T our née 1993 - Grand Theater M. De Falla Of Cadiz, Auditorium M. De Falla of Granada, Gran Teatro of Huelva, Sala Argenta of Santander, Salón de Actos of Avilés, Sala de Concertos Caixavigo of Vigo, Teatro Principal of Orense - Spain, Tournée 1994), (Malaga - T erragona - Zaragoza - Santander - Spain, Tournée 1997), Malta 1996 - Brazil 1997 - Portugal 1998 - Brazil 1998 - Slovenia 1999 and 2004 - Poland 2002 - Germany 2003 - Croatia 2006 - Spain 2011 (Tarragona, Reus, Murcia, Valencia - Music Palau).
It is made up of about 40 elements able to structure itself in agile chamber formations: it organizes national and international competitions. Since 1985 the concert activity in Italy and abroad is partly financed by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities. He has over 1850 concerts, many of them made for RAI and for the most important international networks, always getting unanimous consents of public and critics who called it “one of the best orchestras from Camer to Europe”. He has recorded several compact discs of rare music and baroque music under the direction of Maestro G. Lanzetta, also recording for Amiata Records. He has hosted internationally renowned ensembles and soloists such as: Mario Brunello, Augusto Vismara e
Christiane Edinger, Jorge Demus, Eduard Brunner, David Garrett, Aldo Ciccolini, Alessandro Carbonare, Alessio Allegrini, Francesco Bossone, Rolando Panerai, Andreas Blau, Bruno Canino, Daniele Damiano, Cristiano Rossi, Vincenzo Mariozzi, Domenico Pierini, Piero Bellugi, Alessandro Specchi , Umberto Clerici, Gary Karr, Andrea Nannoni, Filippo Maria Bressan, Ilya Grubert, L ‘Athestis Chorus, The Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, The Chorus Harmonia Cantata, the Chamber Orchestra of the Berliner Philarmoniker, Cameristi del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Ensemble of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Orchestra, and the soloists of the Scala of Milan.
He has also invited conductors from all over the world, chamber ensembles and chamber orchestras. He received the Beato Angelico award in 2005 and the Florence Prize in 2006 for his work in Florence and the world during his 30 years of activity. It is also financed by the Department of Culture of the City of Florence, the Tuscany Region, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and other Public and Private Bodies. Thanks to its activity, the Church of Orsammichele and the Museum of the upper floors, the Bargello National Museum, has made livable even to the music of prestigious churches and museums.
Courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi, the Badia Fiorentina, S. Felice in Piazza, S. Jacopo Soprarno, S. Michele and Gaetano, and the Auditorium of Santo Stefano al Ponte Vecchio. Often present in major citizen and regional events, he is responsible for a series of concerts of the highest level for the Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze (the Ente Cassa Music) on Wednesday.