Flutist, conductor and founder of the Auser Musici ensemble, Carlo Ipata is recognized by international critics as one of the leading interpreters of early music for his meticulous research into the instrumental and operatic repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries.
He is a guest on the billboards of major festivals in Europe, the USA, Russia and Israel, with programs and projects that have seen him conduct and perform with soloists and singers such as Maria Grazia Schiavo, Sonia Prina, Raffaele Pe, Yuri Minenko, David Hansen, Filippo Mineccia. Raffaella Milanesi, Roberta Mameli, Roberta Invernizzi and Kristina Hammarström.
He has given the first contemporary performances of Antonio Cesti’s Le disgrazie d’Amore, L’Empio Punito and Il Girello by Alessandro and Jacopo Melani, Francesco Gasparini’s Il Bajazet, Gli equivoci nel sembiante by Alessandro Scarlatti, Händel’s Pasticci Catone e Arbace, and L. Leo’s Didone abbandonata performed at the Händel Festival in Halle, at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and recorded for the Glossa and Hyperion labels.
He recently reconstructed Lully’s comedy-ballet L’Amour malade and Pergolesi’s Il Maestro di Musica and conducted two new Handelian productions, Giulio Cesare at the Teatro di Pisa and Ottone with the Deutsche Händel-Solisten at the Karlsruhe Staatstheater. With the CD The Gasparini Album (Glossa) he was a finalist for the ICMA (International Classical Music Award), while the recent Vivaldi Concerti per traversiere op X (Glossa) was successfully presented in the Quirinale’s Concerti season.