[ Oboe ]
Humbert Lucarelli, hailed as “America’s leading oboe recitalist” by The New York Times, has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia and Asia. Chamber music collaborations have included the Original Bach Aria Group and the American, Emerson, Leontovich, Manhattan, Muir, Panocha and Philadelphia string quartets. In the summer of 2002, Mr. Lucarelli was the first American oboist to be invited to perform and teach at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China.
He has performed and recorded with some of the world’s leading conductors including Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Fiedler, James Levine, Georg Solti, Leopold Stokowski and Igor Stravinsky among others. Mr. Lucarelli has recorded for Koch International, Lyrichord, MCA Classics, Musical Heritage Society, Pantheon and Stradivari.
Professor of Oboe at The Hartt School and the Conservatory of Music at SUNY–Purchase, he has been the recipient of a Solo Recitalists Fellowship, Consortium Commissioning and Music Recording grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.