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"Without music, life would be a blank to me." - Jane Austen

Luca Guglielmi

Luca Guglielmi (*Turin, Italy, 1977) is a conductor, composer, soloist of keyboard instruments (harpsichord, organ, clavichord, fortepiano, modern piano) and musicologist, renowned for his historically informed interpretations of music of all periods, his wide repertoire from Gesualdo to Strawinsky, and his strong commitment into the study and application of phenomenology of music.
Recently, he has been appointed assistant conductor to Jordi Savall (with whom he collaborated since more than twenty years) in his long-term project of complete performance and recording of Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies with Le Concert des Nations. Moreover, in November 2019 he made his debut with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert featuring Mozart‘s Ballet from Idomeneo and Symphony Nr. 41 Jupiter. Honourable Mention at the XII International Organ Competition in Bruges, he studied harpsichord with Ton Koopman and Patrizia Marisaldi, organ with Vittorio Bonotto, piano with Eros Cassardo, composition with Alessandro Ruo Rui, renaissance counterpoint and historic composition with Sergio Pasteris.
He has collaborated with artists such as Cecilia Bartoli, Sara Mingardo, Barbara Bonney, Philippe Jarrousky, Giuliano Carmignola, Paolo Pandolfo, Ottavio Dantone, Gabriele Cassone, Paul O‘Dette, Katia and Marielle Labèque and ensembles like Il Giardino Armonico, Ricercar Consort, Ensemble La Fenice, The Rare Fruits Council, Freiburger Barockorchester, RAI Turin Orchestra (under Jeffrey Tate, Roberto Abbado, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos).
Luca Guglielmi has a wide discography of more than 50 CDs, among them 18 solo titles devoted to a repertoire from Frescobaldi to Mozart, for such labels as: Accent, cpo, Vivat, Hänssler Classics, Stradivarius and Elegia. His recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations and Pasquini‘s Sonate da gravecembalo have been awarded with the Diapason d’or; his last organ recording Bach in Montecassino, for the English label Vivat, received an Editor’s Choice from the Gramophone magazine.
Luca Guglielmi is professor of harpsichord, fortepiano and chamber music at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya) in Barcelona.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
SONATAE a Viola da Gamba & Cembalo Obligato
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Johann Sebastian Bach
The Well-Tempered Clavier II
Luca Guglielmi
Johann Sebastian Bach
The Well-Tempered Clavier I
Luca Guglielmi
Johann Sebastian Bach
Die Kunst der Fuga, BWV 1080 (Mus. ms. Bach P 200)
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