He began playing the french horn at the age of seven and graduated as a pupil of Mr. G. Arvati at the Conservatory “J. Tomadini” in Udine with highest marks and honors; he then studied with G. Corti, E. Terwilliger, A. Corsini, M. Maskuniitty, L. Seeman and then he was selected for the Italian Youth Orchestra.
In addition to many collaborations with famous orchestras of the international panorama – including the London Symphony Orchestra and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra – he is hornist of the Quintetto di Fiati Italiano and of the Opter Ensemble, and in his solo and chamber music activities he is frequently guest of important festivals and concert seasons.
Guglielmo Pellarin, together with Federico Lovato, recorded for Audite! “French Music for horn and piano” which includes the first recording of J. M. Damase’s sonata for horn and piano. Active in chamber music and in the research for new repertoire, in trio with Francesco and Federico Lovato he founded the Opter Ensemble, which in addition to the traditional repertoire performs exclusively the arrangements of D. Zanettovich and F. Francescato of the Serenade op. 11 by J. Brahms and the “Till Eulenspiegels” by R. Strauss and the trios which F. Schweizer, M. Pagotto and G. Cascioli dedicated to them; he furthermore premiered the concerto for horn and strings that the composer F. Perez Tedesco dedicated to him.
Horn Professor at the “I Fiati” class of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and at Conservatorio C. Pollini in Padua, Guglielmo Pellarin is often invited to held masterclasses all over the world.
Mountaineering lover, he has a passion for mathematics and he graduated in Mathematics at the University of Padua.