Carlo Cavalletti has worked for thirty-five years as music teacher, broadcaster and organiser. From 1985 to 1999 he was a regular collaborator with the RAI, creating and presenting many of the most important Radio Tre classical music programmes. From 1989 till 1993 he was editor of the periodical “Musica e Dossier” and from 1995 till 1997 he worked at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, working in the publications section. In 1990 he began his career as a teacher of the History of Music in the Conservatori: currently he has the chair at the Conservatorio in Perugia.
He has written for numerous concert programmes, has often given pre-concert introductions and lectures for many of the major music institutions in Italy and wrote the volume for children Chopin and Romantic Music (La Biblioteca) and an essay on Rota’s operas which has been published in the volume Nino Rota (EDT).
From 1996 till 2006 he was on the Artistic Committee of the Accademia Filarmonica Romana and played an executive role in its artistic direction. In 1997 he was given responsibility for the organisation and programming of Radio Tre Rai and in 1999 served as artistic coordinator of the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano. From 2000 till 2005 he was Artistic Coordinator of the Accademia Filarmonica Romana.
From 2005 till 2008 he was Artistic Director, for four yearly festivals, of the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano.
In 2009 he founded his musical agency, from 2011 known under its name Cavartists.
Born in Rome, he took a Piano diploma and studied History of Music with Fedele D’Amico and Pierluigi Petrobelli at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
He has lived since 2006 in Montepulciano, Tuscany.