“Franco Cesarini is an outstanding example of what the French describe as “musicien complet”; an excellent instrumentalist, composer and conductor embodied in one person.”

Peter-Lukas Graf


Franco Cesarini:
Composer and Publisher

Almost two years have passed since Edition Franco Cesarini was founded; a debut full of satisfactions and challenges that will see a repertoire of over 30 publications by the middle of the year.



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Mosaici Bizantini - Three Symphonic Sketches for Wind Orchestra, Op. 14

Franco Cesarini has decided, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of publication of the first version, to come up with this revised edition.



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Urban Landscapes

Three original piecesSinfonietta No. 3 “Zwölfmalgreien Sketches”, Op. 56, Suite Siciliana, Op. 57b and Symphony No. 3 “Urban Landscapes Op.55, as well as one arrangement, Passacaglia and Fugue in C-minor BWV 582, composed and arranged by Franco Cesarini and performed by the Civica Filarmonica di Lugano under the Maestro’s direction.



“Cesarini’s masterly command of orchestration creates appealing tone colors and constantly fluctuating depths of sound. He enthralls us using the allure of instrumental voices, weaving them together before letting them resolve in atmospheres and impressions which leave a lasting impression on the individual listener.”

Maestro Bruno Amaducci,
former Guest Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York,
the Opéra National de Paris, the English Chamber Orchestra and others.

Associação Cultural – Inopinatum, Portugal – 3rd Masterclass of Band Conducting with Franco Cesarini

Important appointment coming up for Franco Cesarini from 13th to 17th February 2023 (with closing concert in the evening of 17th with the Banda Sínfonica […]
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Mosaici Bizantini
performed by the Civica Filarmonica di Lugano, conductor Franco Cesarini

Upcoming Events

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08 September


Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

Nakano ZERO Large Hall (19:00h)
なかのZERO 大ホール (開演19:00)
2 Chome-9-7 Nakano, Nakano City, Tokyo, Japan