Anna Mancini began the study of music with Alvaro Rossi and later graduated in flute at the Conservatory "A.Boito" in Parma and in music teaching at the "G.Verdi" Conservatory of Milan. Diploma of Honor at the Accademia Chigiana of Siena in the class of Severino Gazzelloni, then he perfected in Vienna with Wolfang Schulz, in Venice with Renate Greiss and in Basel with Aurèlé Nicolet. He has edited various editions of Italian instrumental music of the '700 and' 800. He has worked as a first flute with the San Remo Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio di Parma and the Filarmonica Orchestra Emiliana. With various chamber ensembles he has played in Italy, Europe, Asia, North Africa, Latin America, United States, Japan. He has made recordings for the Third Program of Italian Radio, Portuguese Radio, Vatican Radio, Bombay Indian Radio, Brazilian Radio and Television. Authors such as Franco Margola, Gianfranco Maselli, Daniele Zanettovich and Jean Guillou have dedicated their works to them by Suvini-Zerboni, Zanibon and Pizzicato. He held master-classes at the University of Miami, Philadelphia, New York, Algiers, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires. He is a flute teacher at the «A. Boito »of Parma.
Franco Nobis graduated in 1982 in flute at the Conservatory of Mantua, after having achieved classical maturity. It was subsequently perfected with Severino Gazzelloni in Siena, Renate Greis in Venice, Aurèle Nicolet in Altamura, Peter Lukas Graf in Sermoneta, Mario Ancillotti in Riva del Garda. He has been awarded in several chamber music competitions including the first prize in the city of Genoa competition, and has performed concert activities in various chamber ensembles in Italy and abroad. He undertook musicological studies at the University of Cremona and participated in some publications including the "Bibliography of the works of Brescian musicians published in print from 1497 to 1740" by Oscar Mischiati (Florence, Olschki 1992). He is a flute teacher at the "Italo Calvino" music school in Piacenza. In 2006 he obtained the II level Academic Diploma at the Conservatory of Adria.
Musician (Fontanetto Po 1755 - London 1824); he studied the violin with G. Pugnani. He belonged to the royal orchestra for a few years; then he left Italy for a concert tour with his teacher. After unfortunate theatrical productions in Paris, he passed (1792) to London, acclaimed in the Salomon concerts, and became a conductor at the King's Theater. He moved to Germany (1798-1800) where he dedicated himself to composition. He then returned for a dozen years in England and (1818-21) in Paris, where he was director (1819) of the Opéra and the Théâtre des Italiens. He spent the last three years in England. One of the greatest violinists of all time, he was also a great teacher, and through his students (J. Rode, F. W. Pixis and others) he exercised a lasting influence on the French violin school. As a composer, Viotti is remembered above all for his violin and orchestra concerts which, while respecting the classical school modules, present in the melodic line an evident pre-Romantic inspiration. Vast its production, which includes, among other things, 29 concerts.
He was probably born in Milan in about 1778. Dedicated to the study of the flute, he entered the orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan in 1790, where he remained for about a decade. Alongside the orchestral activity, Gianella devoted herself to composing, producing two ballets for La Scala (Money does everything and Idante and Asseli, August 1790), both lost. In 1800, he tried his luck moving to Paris; here, in addition to performing as a virtuoso of his instrument, he collaborated with various local orchestras, including that of the Opéra-Comique in the theater of rue de la Victoire. During his stay in Paris he also actively dedicated himself to the composition. The only operatic commitment was born from the collaboration with Charles-François Dumonchau for the creation of the work in one deed L'officier cosaque (Paris, théâtre de la Porte de Saint-Martin, 8 April 1803), on the text of Cuvelier and Barouillet . Gianella was, however, mainly renowned as a soloist and composer of flute music: as a testimony to this, in addition to the most famous concerts with orchestra, there is the extensive chamber music production, in which the role of the flute, to which most of the its production, is exploited in all virtuosistic possibilities. He died in Paris around 1817.