Brisbane-born clarinettist Dario Scalabrini has quickly established himself as a passionate and energetic musician in recital, chamber and orchestral settings. 2021 will see him performing both interstate and in Brisbane as he moves to Sydney to complete further studies with Francesco Celata of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. As a regular performer in the Brisbane music scene Dario has performed with the Southern Cross Soloists, Queensland Pops Orchestra, Ensemble Q and enjoys taking part in local music festivals including the Brisbane Music Festival and Bleach Festival.
Dario graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2019 where he was the recipient of the Brisbane Club Award’s Jim Massie Memorial Prize. He studied with the renowned soloist and former Queensland Symphony Orchestra principal clarinettist Paul Dean during this time. As an emerging artist, Dario has been invited to perform in masterclasses with esteemed international clarinettists such as Sabine Meyer, Andrew Marriner and Julian Bliss. 2020 saw Dario perform both online and in person, appearing on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, Brisbane Music Festival Online and Southern Cross Soloists return to QPAC concert. Dario is excited to feature again as a young artist in the 2021 Brisbane Music Festival.