Livia Lanfranchi - traverso & classical flute
Born in Rome, she received her diploma in modern Flute at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome in the class of Angelo Persichilli. In 1991, she started her specialization in Traverso and Early Music at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. From 1992 to 1995 she continued her studies at the “Hochschule für Musik” in Trossingen, Germany in the class of Linde Brunmayr. From 1995 to 2001 she studied with Barthold Kuijken at the “Koninklijk Conservatorium” in The Hague. She received her Master-Degree in 2001 in Traverso and Classical Flute with maximum graduation and distinction. She performs regularly with several European baroque ensembles such as “Concerto D’ Amsterdam”, “Collegium Ad Mosam” and “Den Haag Baroque Orchestra” among others. As a chamber musician she performes with “Il Ritratto dell’ Amore”, “Os Musicos de Capella” and other ensembles throughout Europe and Brazil. She recorded CD’s with works of J. S. Bach (Passion’s and Cantatas), C. Ph. E. Bach (Magnificat) and with the Mozart Akademie Amsterdam the complete Mozart Symphonies. She also recorded several Cd’s and DVD’s with the Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Since 2001 she teaches traverso at the International Early Music Festival in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. She’s at the moment traverso teacher at the “Universidade Livre de Musica” in São Paulo, Brazil.
Livia Lanfranchi - traverso
Geboren in Rom, erhielt sie in 1990 ihr Diplom auf der Flöte an dem Santa Cecilia Conservatorium in Rom. In 1991 begann sie ihre Spezialisierung in Traverso und Alter Musik bei der Schola Cantorum in Basel. Von 1992 bis 1995 setzte sie ihre Studien an der Hochschule für Musik in Trossingen in der Klasse von Linde Brunmayr fort. Von 1995 bis 2001 studierte sie mit Barthold Kuijken beim “Koninklijk Conservatorium” in Den Haag, Niederlanden. In 2001 erhielt sie ihren “Master of Music” Diplom in Traverso und klassischer Flöte mit Auszeichnung. Rege Konzerttätigkeit mit mehreren Kammer-Gruppen in ganz Europa und Brasilien unter anderem Concerto D'Amsterdam, Collegium ad Mosam, Den Haag Barock Orchester sowie “Il Ritratto dell’ Amore”. Sie hat Cd’s mit Werken von J.S.Bach (Passionen und Kantaten), C.Ph.E. Bach (Magnificat) und mit der Mozart Akademie Amsterdam die kompletten Mozart Symphonien aufgenommen. Folgten Cd und DVD Aufnahmen mit dem Barock Orchester von Juiz de Fora, Brasilien. Sie unterichtet regelmässig Traverso an den Internationalen Sommerkursen in Brasilia und am Internationalen Festival Alter Musik in Juiz de Fora, Brasilien. Seit 2007 lehrt Livia Traverso an der “Universidade Livre de Música” in São Paulo, Brasilien.
Livia Lanfranchi - traverso e flauto classico
Nata a Roma nel 1970, si é diplomata in flauto moderno nel 1990 al conservatorio Santa Cecila di Roma con il maestro A. Persichilli. Nel 1991 si é trasferita in Svizzera per specializzarsi in traverso e musica antica alla Schola Cantorum di Basilea. Dal 1992 al 1995 ha studiato presso la “Hochschule für Musik” di Trossingen in Germania con Linde Brunmayr. Dal 1995 al 2001 ha studiato con Barthold Kuijken al “Koninklijk Conservatorium” de L’Aja in Olanda, dove in giugno 2001 ha ricevuto il suo Master Degree in traverso e flauto classico con votazione massima e lode. Ha collaborato con diverse orchestre barocche, come il “Concerto d’Amsterdam”, “Collegium Ad Mosam” e “Den Haag Baroque Orquestra”. Come musicista da camera suona con il suo gruppo “Il Ritratto dell' Amore” e altri ensembles, facendo concerti in tutta Europa e in Brasile. Ha registrato vari CD con opere di J.S. Bach (Passioni e Cantate), C.Ph.E. Bach (Magnificat) e tutte le sinfonie di Mozart con la “Mozart Akademie Amsterdam”. Ha anche registrato CD e un DVD con l' “Orquestra Barroca de Juiz de Fora”, Brasile. La sua attivitá pedagogica comprende masterclasses di traverso e musica antica al “Festival de Música Antiga de Juiz de Fora” in Brasile. Suona con il gruppo “Os Músicos de Capella” e dal 2007 insegna traverso presso il centro di musica antica dell’ “Universidade Livre de Música” di San Paolo in Brasile.
Alessandro Santoro - harpsichord & fortepiano|
Born in Brazil, Alessandro Santoro took a Master's degree in piano at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in the class of Elena Richter. He recorded Claudio Santoro's First Piano Concerto with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Samara. He continued his education by studying the harpsichord with Jacques Ogg at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where he obtained a further Master's degree.
He performs in Europe and Brazil as a member of ensembles such as La Petite Bande, The Orchestra of the 18th Century, La Sfera Armoniosa and Den Haag Baroque Orchestra. In 2000 he conducted The Symphony Orchestra of Brasilia in a program featuring the complete Brandenburg Concertos. He recorded J. S. Bach’s Matthew–Passion and C. Ph. E. Bach’s Magnificat with the Den Haag Baroque Orchestra, and 9 cd’s and a DVD with the Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. His CD recording (label Ramee) with Luis Otavio Santos, violin and Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba with Leclair’s Violin Sonatas was awarded with the Diapason D'Or in 2005.
He is a member of the teaching staff of the International Summer Course in Brasilia and of the Festival Internacional de Musica Colonial Brasileira e Musica Antiga de Juiz de Fora.
From 2001 to 2006 he was Guest Teacher for Basso Continuo and Ensemble Couching at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. At the moment Harpsichord and basso continuo teacher at the "Universidade Livre de Musica"in São Paulo, Brazil
Alessandro Santoro - harpsichord & fortepiano
Natural of Rio de Janeiro, he took a Master’s degree in piano at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in the class of Elena Richter. At the time he recorded Claudio Santoro’s 1st Piano Concerto. After obtaining a further Master’s degree in Jacques Ogg class at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague he was for five years Guest Teacher at this institute for Harpsichord, Basso Continuo and Ensemble Couching. In 2000 he conducted The Symphony Orchestra of Brasilia in a program featuring the complete Brandenburg Concertos. He performs as a member of ensembles such as “The 18th Century Orchestra”, “Den Haag Baroque Orchestra” and “Os Musicos de Capella”. His CD recording with Luis Otavio Santos and Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda with Leclair’s Violin Sonatas was awarded with the Diapason D’ Or in 2005. He’s a member of the teaching staff of the International Summer Course in Brasilia and of the International Early Music Festival in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. With the Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora, Brazil he recorded nine CD’s and one DVD. He’s responsible for the website, editing and publishing of the music of the Brazilian composer Claudio Santoro. At the moment he’s teaching Harpsichord at the Free University in São Paulo, Brazil.
|Alessandro Santoro, son of the Brazilian
composer and conductor Claudio Santoro began his piano studies in Germany.
With 11 years he was rewarded in the Deutsches Mozartfest and at the age
of 12 he received the Prize of Incentive of the Musikhochschule Mannheim
and he conquered the 2. Place in the Jugend Musiziert as well as the Prize
Best Interpretation of Contemporary Music.
Returning to Brazil in 1978, he sang the main role at the first Opera set up in Brasilia, Amahl and the Night Visitors, continuing his piano studies with Ney Salgado. With 16 years, already under orientation of Nise Obino, he entered the Music Department of the University of Brasilia, and already performing in several Brazilian cities, he opened the Official season of Concerts of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro, as soloist of its orchestra, with excellent critics.
Between 1978 and 1991 several he performed concerts as soloist with and without orchestra performing orchestral concertos from Bach, Mozart, Santoro and Schuhmann with orchestras of Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Sao Paulo.
In 1985, he obtained one of the 4 vacancies of the State Conservatory Tchaikovsky of Moscow, being accepted in Elena Richter's class, student of Heinrich Neuhaus and receiving a scholarship of the now former Soviet Union. He continued performing regularly in concerts in Germany, France and Brazil, with orchestra or as a soloist. In 1991 he finished his post-graduation studies of piano in the Soviet Union, receiving the title of Master of Fine Arts as concert pianist, accompanist and teacher.
After participating in the International Festival of Music of Samara, Russia, he formed a duo with the violinist Luís Gustavo Surgik, obtaining success in a series of concerts in Brazil and abroad. In 1992 he accomplished an extensive series of concerts in Russia, performing in Moscow (Sala Tchaikovsky, Dom Druzhbi, Instituto Gnessin), Kazahn and Samara, with the Philharmonic Orquestra of Samara, and Ekaterinburg, with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Ural, having participated in Radio and Television productions. He recorded in Russia, at the time, with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Samara, his first recording under the Russian Label Russian Disk.
Having accomplished a Early Music Specialization in Harpsichord and Fortepiano in the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in Leipzig, Germany, under orientation of Christine Schornsheim, he performed as harpsichordist and Continuo player in Leipzig and Halle, participating in the Bach Festival Leipzig and of several concerts in the Bach Museum and in the Museum of Instruments, having been chosen to play in the commemorative concert of the birthday of J.S. Bach accomplished at the Bose Haus. In 1995 he made a tour in the North of Brazil, performing in cities as Recife, Fortaleza and São Luís, among others. Continuing his improvement on the Harpsichord in Amsterdam at the “Akademie voor oude Muziek” Amsterdam.
He continued his harpsichord studies in the Netherlands, and under Jacques Ogg's supervision he obtained the "Certificaat" in 1997, the Diploma of VS in 1998 and his 2nd Phase Studies, Master Degree, in 2000 at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. As member of "L 'ArcoBaleno" he participated at the Fringe of the XX Festival of Early Music of Barcelona.
He was also invited to play in the Fringe Series of the Holland Festival voor Oude Muziek 1997 in Utrecht and concerts in Leipzig and Walldorf, Germany. From 1997 on, extensive performance as harpsichordist continuo player and organizer of Baroque ensembles, participating in several recordings with period instruments at the conservatory, projects with the Baroque orchestra of the conservatory with concerts in Brussels, Die Schöpfung under Sigiswald Kuijken's direction, as well as concerts in Utrecht, Amsterdam, The Hague and Weesp.
He is founder of the "Den Haag Baroque Orchestra" that played in November 1998 in concerts in Heidelberg and Walldorf, Germany, as well as in the production of a CD with the Heidelberger Madrigalchor recording the Magnificat and the Symphony in G-major of Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach. Other performance with the Den Haag Baroque Orchestra included works of Zelenka as such us the recording in 2002 of the Matthew-Passion of J. S. Bach. Still in 1998 he participated of Ambronay Academie Baroque Europeene in the production of the Opera of Lully, Thesee, under direction of William Christie with extensive series of concerts in whole Europe in cities like London, Brussels, Paris, Utrecht, Lyon among others. In 1999, as member of the ensemble Les Amis was invited to perform in the XXII Festival of Early Music in Barcelona. Also member of the ensemble Musikalische Ergoetzung performed a series of concerts in Austria in cities like Wien, Linz and Salzburg.
In October of 2000 he gave his debut as conductor performing the complete Brandenburg Concertos of Bach with the Orchestra of the National Theater Claudio Santoro. In November 2000 he took part in a tour in Spain with the renowned baroque ensemble La Petite Bande under the direction of Sigiswald Kuijken.
He performed in January 2001 in Brazil with the Soprano Julia Gooding. In March 2002 he played the John-Passion of J. S. Bach with the Orchestra of the 18th Century under the direction of Frans Brüggen, with concerts in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Vredenburg in Utrecht, Salamanca and Paris.
In 2003 He performed with the ensemble La Sfera Armoniosa in the Utrecht Festival and in Potsdam. In 2003 he performed with the ensemble Finis Terrae in Brüssel. Also in 2003 the DHBO performed in the “Sala São Paulo” in Brazil with a program including the Magnificat of Bach. The concert in Germany with the ensemble “Il ritratto dell’ Amore” received excellent critics. Still in 2003 he performed as soloist in the Bach Festival Amsterdam. He also performed in Istanbul with the NDHT.
In 2004 he played in the Opera production of Les Indes Galantes with the Orchestra of the 18th Century with concerts in the Netherlands, Poland and Italy. Also in 2004 he recorded with the label Ramee a Cd with Violin Sonatas of Leclair's 4th book with Luis Otavio Santos, violin and Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba. This Cd was awarded with the Diapason D’Or in March 2005. In November 2004 he conducted the OTNCS in the opening of the Brasilia Film Festival performing the score of the film Estrada (music by Claudio Santoro). In 2004 he recorded a DVD with the Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora. He also performed with the DHBO in Brazil the b-minor Missa of Bach.
He has been performing as soloist and chamber musician in the main concert halls of Brazil such as Sala Cecília Meireles, Center Cultural Banco do Brasil, National Theater Claudio Santoro (Brasilia), FINEP, Teatro Guaíra, Auditório Claudio Santoro (Campos do Jordão), Sala FUNARTE, etc. and in the most important Music Festivals in Brazil (Campos do Jordão, Festival Villa-Lobos, etc.).
He gives Master classes of Harpsichord and Chamber Music at the International Summer Course in Brasilia and at the Brazilian Colonial Music Festival in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. In The Hague he teaches Piano and Harpsichord at the International Cecilia School.
From 2001 to 2006 he was Guest Teacher for Basso Continuo and Ensemble Couching at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.
At the moment Harpsichord and basso continuo teacher at the "Universidade Livre de Musica"in São Paulo, Brazil
Alessandro Santoro - cembalo & fortepiano
Alessandro Santoro wurde in Brasilien geboren. Er erhielt das Solistendiplom für Klavier am Tschaikowski-Konservatorium in Moskau. Dort spielte er das erste Klavierkonzert von Claudio Santoro mit dem Philharmonischen Orchester von Samara, Russland ein. Später studierte er Cembalo bei Jacques Ogg in Den Haag, wo er sein Masterdiplom erhielt. Er konzertierte in Europa und Brasilien unter anderem mit La Petite Bande, dem Orchester des 18. Jahrhunderts, La Sfera Armoniosa und dem Den Haag Baroque Orchestra. Im Jahre 2000 dirigierte er das Sinfonieorchester von Brasilia mit den Brandenburgischen Konzerten von J. S. Bach. Er hat CDs mit der Den Haag Baroque Orchestra und der “Orquestra Barroca de Juiz de Fora”, Brasilien aufgenommen.
Seine Cd Aufnahme von Leclairs Violinsonaten mit Luis Otavio Santos, violine und Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba wurde mit dem "Diapason D'Or" ausgezeichnet.
Alessandro Santoro war von 2000 bis 2006 Gastprofessor für Generalbass und Kammermusik am Konservatorium in Den Haag, Holland und unterrichtet regelmässig bei den Internationalen Sommerkursen in Brasilia und am Internationalen Festival Alter Musik in Juiz de Fora, Brasilien. Derzeit unterichter er Cembalo und Generalbass and der “Universidade Livre de Música” in São Paulo, Brasilien.
Alessandro Santoro - clavicembalo & fortepiano
Nato a Rio de Janeiro nel 1966, ha studiato pianoforte al conservatorio Tchaikovsky di Mosca con Elena Richter e ha ricevuto il diploma di “Master of Fine Arts” nel 1991. Nel 1992, dopo una tournèe in Russia, ha registrato il primo concerto per pianoforte di Claudio Santoro con l’orchestra filarmonica di Samara, in Russia. Nel 2000 ha ricevuto il “Master Degree” in clavicembalo al “Koninklijk Conservatorium” de L’Aja in Olanda, nella classe di Jaques Ogg. É membro di diversi gruppi come “La Petite Bande”, “Orchestra of the 18th century” e “Den Haag Baroque Orquestra”, della quale é fondatore, facendo concerti in tutta Europa. In ottobre 2000 ha debuttato come direttore d’ orchestra con l’ orchestra sinfonica del Teatro Nazionale Claudio Santoro in Brasilia. É inoltre regolarmente invitato a dare lezioni nel Corso Estivo Internazionale di Brasilia e nel Festival Internazionale di Musica Coloniale Brasiliana di Juiz de Fora, in Brasile. Ha registrato vari CD con la “Den Haag Baroque Orquestra” e con l’ “Orquestra Barocca de Juiz de Fora”. Nel 2005 ha vinto il “Diapason D'Or” con il CD delle sonate per violino e basso continuo di Leclair con il violinista Luis Otavio Santos e il gambista Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda. Dal 2001 al 2006 é stato professore di basso continuo e di musica da camera presso il “Koninklijk Conservatorium” de L’Aja. Suona con il gruppo “Os Músicos de Capella” e dal 2007 insegna clavicembalo e basso continuo presso il centro di musica antica dell’ “Universidade Livre de Música” di San Paolo in Brasile.
Il Ritratto dell' Amore
Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda
Il Ritratto dell' Amore
Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda
|Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda - viola da gamba|
|was born in Venezuela. He studied the piano and the violoncello in Caracas, where he was also a member of La Camerata de Caracas. He was awarded a scholarship from the Venezuelan government to study the viol with Wieland Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and took part in several master-classes with Jordi Savall during the same period. He obtained both a teaching and a solo performance diploma and, in addition to his activities as a performer, went on to study musicology at the University of Utrecht.|