Aes Duo is composed of Emanuele Mammarella and Marco Mantovani, two young Italian musicians formed at “Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel”
The Duo was born in 2019 to represent the Brussels Royal Conservatory in the “International chamber music festival HARMOS” in Portugal. Since then, they have been regularly performing in venues such as BOZAR, Grande salle du Conservatoire, MIM (Brussel’s Musical Instrument Museum), 30CC/Schouwburg in Leuven, Casa da Música in Porto, and many others. Their repertoire focuses on German and French Romanticism in connection with 20th Century and Contemporary composers.
Emanuele performs regularly with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the Belgian National Orchestra, and the Royal band of the Belgian Guides. He has been selected three times as principal clarinet in the Freixenet orchestra of Santander and as a chamber musician at the chamber music festival “Encuentro” in Santander (Spain). In 2019, he collaborated with composer and conductor Peter Eötvös and performed the première of his new creation “Joyce” for solo clarinet.
Marco has studied with renowned musicians Andrea Lucchesini, Aleksandar Madzar, and Maria João Pires and performed as a soloist in venues such as Flagey in Brussels, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, and Teatro Regio in Parma just to name a few. He is Assistant piano professor at “Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel” and piano professor at “Conservatoire de Pantin” (Paris).