Born in 2001, Enrico Bassi began his studies when he was 12 with Luca Reverberi at Conservatorio “A. Boito” in Parma. He attended masterclasses with many teachers, including Axel Benoit, Alberto Biano, Francesco Bossone, Stefano Canuti, Carlo Colombo, Andrea Corsi, Roberto Giaccaglia, Dag Jensen, Giorgio Mandolesi, Matthias Rácz, Milan Turković, Philipp Tutzer, Valentino Zucchiatti, Andrea Zucco.
In November 2020 he graduated with honorable mention from his bachelor in Parma. He is currently attending a master at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste with Matthias Rácz.
As a soloist he performed Mozart’s bassoon concerto with Accademia del Carmine (Parma, 2018) and Orchestra del Conservatorio di Pesaro (2021), as well as Hummel’s concerto with Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini (Parma, 2021). He has won several competition: in 2019 he won first prize in the Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition (Tampa, FL); in April 2021 he was between the five winners of Premio Nazionale delle Arti (Lecce, IT), in the woodwinds section, and in October the same year he obtained first prize in Rossini International Bassoon Competition.
Since 2018 he has been playing with the Ghélvent woodwind quintet, with whom he performs regularly in ensembles ranging from the wind quintet to the piano trio and sextet. The group is studying at Avos Project in Rome.
Since February 2022 he is first bassoon of Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.