Guitarist Emanuele Segre, born in Locarno, has performed concerts in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Salzburg, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Rome , Warsaw, Seoul, Tokyo, etc. Defined in his American debut as "a musician of immense promise" (The Washington Post), he played as a soloist with Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists, the British Chamber Orchestra conducted by Salvatore Accardo, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Zagreb soloists, the European Community Chamber Orchestra, the Slovakian Chamber Orchestra and the Süddeutsches Kammerorchester.
He also collaborated with the Teatro alla Scala Orchestra.
He played in a duo with Patrick Gallois.
He has participated in prestigious international festivals such as the Marlboro Festival (USA), the Bratislava Festival (Czechoslovakia), the "Semaines Musicales de Tours", the "Festival de Radio France et Montpellier" (France), the Bregenz Festival (Austria) .
Segre has won numerous competitions, including the East & West Artists Prize of New York in 1987, which allowed him to debut at the Carnegie Recital Hall and, in the same year, the Pro Musicis International Award in New York. In 1989 he was selected for the UNESCO "International Rostrum of Young Performers".
Jean Françaix dedicated his concert for guitar and orchestra to him which he also recorded for the WERGO record company.
He has recorded various other CDs with DELOS, CLAVES, AMADEUS and other record companies.