“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, Conductor, Flautist and Publisher

Almost three years have passed since Edition Franco Cesarini was founded; a debut full of satisfactions and challenges that will see a repertoire of over 35 publications by the end of this year.

Suite Pastorale, Op. 61

Suite Pastorale, made up of three movements – Idyll, Playful Shepherd Boys, Rain Upon the Fields – is characterized by an idealization of the simplicity of country life in close contact with nature.






Classic Meets Contemporary

A first CD that features 8 classical works arranged for concert band by Franco Cesarini and a second CD that includes 6 original pieces by the Maestro. All recorded with the The Royal Netherlands Army Band ‘Johan Wilhelm Friso’, conductor Franco Cesarini.



“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.

Edition Franco Cesarini successfully launched in the USA at the 77th Midwest Clinic, December 20 – 22, 2023

Mission Statement: “The Midwest Clinic strengthens international instrumental music education through extensive professional development opportunities, inspirational experiences and cultivation of rewarding professional relationships.” The Midwest Clinic […]
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Suite Pastorale, Op. 61
Franco Cesarini, Performed by the Civica Filarmonica di Lugano, Franco Cesarini conductor

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01 August


Swiss National Holiday: Civica Filarmonica di Lugano
Franco Cesarini, Conductor

Piazza della Riforma (21:15h)
Lugano, Switzerland

06 October


Autumn Concert
Civica Filarmonica di Lugano
Franco Cesarini, Conductor

Palazzo dei Congressi
Lugano, Switzerland