Pietro Tagliaferri graduated from the “G. Nicolini” Conservatory of Piacenza having earned the highest possible grades, studying clarinet with G. Parmigiani. He continued his studies at the Chigiana Musical Academy of Siena with Giuseppe Garbarino, and at the International Academy of Biella under the tutelage of Anthony Pay.
He also earned a degree in musicology summa cum laude at the School of Musical Paleography and Philology of Cremona. Winner of numerous national and international competitions, he maintains an impressive schedule of concerts, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, in Italy and abroad.
Many composers have written works expressly for him. He has made numerous recordings for Fonit Cetra, Rusty Records, Millenio, Bottega Discantica, Stradivarius, and Cdpm Lions Records, Drycastle and has recorded for the radio on Rai Radiouno. He published many compositions for Eufonia , Stradivarius and Idea Produzioni Musicali editions. From an early age, he also dedicated himself to studying the saxophone, distinguishing himself with numerous groups, both classical and jazz, including Saxensemble and the project Riverberi. For these he received notable success from the press and public alike.
From 1991-2005 he was musical consultant for Mediaset channels, particularly for the Filarmonica della Scala concerts, and he worked prodigiously as producer and sound engineer in the recording industry. Since 2005, Pietro Tagliaferri has dedicated himself to film directing. He published many Dvds for Sony, Decca, Continuo Records, EuroArts.
Since 2009 he has been director and producer of the TV recordings of the Filarmonica della Scala under Musicom.it s.r.l. Also, since 2012, he has served as director for the live, world-wide broadcasts of symphonic shows from La Scala in Milan.
Having won the ministerial competition of exams and merits, he teaches clarinet at the Nicolini Conservatory of Piacenza.
Pietro Tagliaferri plays a clarinet Patricola.