Emmanuel Caserta-Resche


After graduating in Political Sciences and History of Art, Emmanuel decided to dedicate himself entirely to the baroque violin. Intrigued about learning from various schools of baroque violin playing, he studied with a range of teachers in Italy, France, Spain and the US, including Enrico Onofri- Conservatorio di Palermo, François Fernandez- Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur (CNSMDP), Monica Huggett – the Juilliard School, New York and Pablo Valetti- Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya, Barcelona. Emmanuel regularly leads various ensembles in France, Spain and Belgium including- Il Gardellino (Marcel Ponseele and Jan de Winne, artistic directors), Marguerite Louise (Gaétan Jarry), A Nocte Temporis (Reinoud Van Mechelen), Tiento Nuovo (Ignacio Prego). He has been invited as artistic director at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, at the Moscow Conservatory Baroque Orchestra in 2014 as well as teaching workshops about Haydn symphonies at the Academie de Saintes. Amongst his chamber music partners are Benjamin Alard, Anna Besson, Reinoud Van Mechelen, with whom he recorded a Clerambault Cantatas CD for Alpha in 2017.

Since 2017, he has been invited as concertmaster for the baroque orchestra Les Arts Florissants, conducted by William Christie, in residence at Philhamonie de Paris. In 2019, he will lead the orchestra in « Rameau Maître à danser » for the 40th anniversary of Les Arts Florissants at the Brooklyn Academy of Music- New York and for an European tour of Mozart's Finta Giardiniera, to name a few. He is the Artistic Director on Les Arts Florissants most recent recording of Airs de cour (« Airs Sérieux et à boire III ») for Harmonia Mundi


Emmanuel has a close working relationship with several baroque dancers and dance researchers at the Centre National de la Danse. This collaboration has resulted in him running workshops and productions or taking part to seminars across France, Germany and Great-Britain. He assisted Fabio Bonizzoni in a research seminar about Corelli’s Concerti Grossi at the Fondation Royaumont. He has contributed to the New Grove Dictionary of Music, and is currently translating Galeazzi’s treatise Elementi di Musica from Italian into French. This year, his article «Le violon à danser» - about the violin playing of the dancing masters - will be published in Éditions Garnier. Recently, Emmanuel has founded his own ensemble, Exit, with whom he has recorded his first CD for the Label Passacaille. This CD is dedicated to violin music from southern Italy in the 17th century, featuring some hidden treasures from Palermo, Messina, and Naples. CD’s to be released in 2019: Dusmeny, Le Houte-contre de Lully, Alpha Outhere Music: Ensemble Marguerite Louise,La Messe du Roi Soleil Label Château de Versailles.


Emmanuel plays the Francesco Ruggeri violin.