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Stefano Bagliano

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Recorder player and conductor Stefano Bagliano is one of the flautists (recorder/flauto dolce) who are today achieving a growing appreciation at an international level. Got the diploma at the Conservatory Pollini of Padua and specialized with Frans Bruggen, Kees Boeke, Walter Van Hauwe and Pedro Memelsdorff in recorder and ancient music and with Fabrizio Dorsi in orchestral conducting, he won the first prize in several national contests. He started an intense concert activity, with the admiration of the famous international flutists Frans Bruggen and Walter Van Hauwe: he performed as a soloist more than 600 concerts for prestigious festivals and institutions in all Europe, USA, Asia and Israel, such as Carnegie Hall of New York, Moscow Conservatoire, Gasteig of Munich, Lubiana International Festival, Amici della Musica of Florence, Società del Quartetto di Milano/Musica e Poesia a San Maurizio, Concerts of Palazzo Venezia in Rome broadcasted by the italian Radio Rai 3, Engadiner Konzertwochen, Italian Cultural Institutes of Los Angeles and of New York, Sounding Jerusalem Festival, Sagra Musicale Malatestiana of Rimini, Emilia Romagna Festival etc., always with a great success.

As a conductor with his baroque orchestra Collegium Pro Musica he performed with famous singers like Emma Kirkby, Roberta Invernizzi, Catherine King. As a soloist with orchestra he performed with conductors such as A.Curtis, R.Barshai, A.Nanut, G.Garbarino, L.Piovano, V.Bulakhov as well as with formations such as Mainzer Kammerorchester, Solisti della Scala of Milan, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Academia Montis Regalis, L'Arte dell'Arco Padova, Ensemble Baroque de Nice, Macedonian Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Toscanini of Parma, Accademia I Filarmonici Verona, Campania Chamber Orchestra; played chamber music with M. Huggett, B. Van Asperen, O. Dantone, V. Ghielmi, S. Azzolini, H. Bouman, C. Chiarappa, F. Guglielmo, L. Duftschmid, E. Bronzi, C. Astronio, F. Nicolosi, A. Coen, G. Tabacco, Sonatori della Gioiosa Marca, L’Astrèe.

Bagliano is the founder and the director of the ensemble Collegium Pro Musica and made several recordings (16 as a soloist, with works by Telemann, Vivaldi, Fiorenza, Bach, Marcello, Barbella, Merula, Stradella, Graupner, Fasch etc.) for the labels Brilliant, Stradivarius, Dynamic, Nuova Era, Tactus, ASV Gaudeamus and Velut Luna, achieving thus enthusiastic appreciations from the European and the American critics (Early Music, Fanfare, Diapason, Amadeus, American Record Guide, Classic Heute, CD Classica, Répertoire, Scherzo, American Recorder, Fono Forum etc.). Last CD, come out for Stradivarius label, proposes the Vivaldi Concertos opus 10 for blockflute and strings. Some recordings came out as a free CD enclosed to some of the most important italian musical magazines, such as CD Classics, Orfeo and the prestigious AMADEUS.

He is the art director of the International Festival of Chamber Music “Le Vie del Barocco” of Genoa, Turin and Savona and consultant member of “Musica di Corte” of Campobasso.

He was a member of the jury at the 2006 Zinetti Chamber Music International Competition of Verona and at the 2009 ERTA Italian Recorder Competition of Padova. He is the art director of the Musical Courses and of the International Recorder Week of Genoa.

He taught in several musical courses and masterclasses for various institutions, among which Gnessin Institute of Moscow, BRS Boston Recorder Society, Conservatory of Oporto (Portugal), Société Valaisanne de la Flute Sion (Switzerland), Accademia Europea di Musica Antica of Bolzano, Conservatories of Torino, Genova, Bari, Campobasso and Cosenza.

He is professor of recorder at the Conservatory “Steffani” of Castelfranco Veneto-Treviso and of baroque chamber music in the Conservatory of Turin. He also graduated in Law.

Web-site: www.collegiumpromusica.com

Andrea Coen

Andrea Coen (born 1960, Rome, Italy) graduated in musicology at the La Sapienza University (Rome) with a dissertation on the long-neglected unpublished keyboard works of Domenico Cimarosa. He received his degree in harpsichord from the Royal College of Music in London, to which he has been an associated musician from 1987. After a period of research and study of Renaissance, Baroque and Classical performance techniques with such acclaimed musicians like Ton Koopman, Daniel Chorzempa, Alan Curtis, David Collyer, Glenn Wilson and Emilia Fadini, Andrea Coen dedicated himself to an intense concert carreer in Italy, Europe and USA performing as soloist of harpsichord, organ and fortepiano and in various chamber and vocal ensembles. He is responsible for the first complete critical edition of the D. Cimarosa's keyboard Sonatas and two Piano Sextets, and of the Intavolatura di Ancona (1644).

At present he is in the scientific committee of the Opera Omnia di Muzio Clementi (60 vols), in the advisory board of Ad Parnassum (Journal if Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Music), and he will realize the first critical edition of B. Marcello’s L’estro poetico-armonico (Brepols, Belgium). In 1991-1992 concert season, sponsored from Italcable in the prestigious Teatro Sistina in Rome, Coen's critical edition of G. B. Martini's Don Chisciotte celebrated its modern première representation. A. Coen regulary collaborates with artists like Christopher Hogwood, Monica Huggett, Aris Christofellis, as well as the Ensemble Seicentonovecento (Rome) and L'Arte dell'arco (Padua). In 1992 he was responsible for the instrumental section, harpsichordist and organist for the Primo Festival di Musica Antica at the Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, a role that earned him the very important Golden Key for artistic merits. His most recent invitations for solo recitals include the Festival de St.Cerè (France), Festival Ciudad de Granada, Hochschule (Zürich), I Pomeriggi musicali di Milano, Bratislava Festival, Accademia B.Cristofori in Firenze for the inaugural concert for the recently restored Rosenberge fortepiano of 1790, Université de Fribourg (CH), 12th Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music (Leeds, UK), UCLA - University of California (Los Angeles). He is in the scientific committée of the Foundation “Le Colonne del Decumano” of Naples (early music research).

Andrea Coen worked as a musical consultant for the Italian Broadcasting (RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana) since 1986 and for the Vatican Broadcasting (Radio Vaticana) and Stream TV; he teaches fortepiano at the “Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia” in Rome and harpsichord in L’Aquila's State Conservatory, and is the First Organist in the Basilica di San Giacomo in Augusta (Rome).

His solistic recordings can be found on the Stradivarius, Dynamic, EMI (with Aris Christofellis), Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (with Christopher Hogwood and L'Arte dell'Arco), Denon (with I Solisti Italiani), Musicaimmagine Records (with Ensemble Seicentonovecento) and Bongiovanni labels. In 2001 he was invited in the jury of Premio Bonporti (Rovereto) with Bart Kuijken, Chiara Banchini and Gustav Leonhart. In march 2007 he was invited by Prof. Plantinga at Yale Univ. and by Prof. Bilson at Cornell Univ. for his solo recital “Grand Tour a rébour: from Florence to Shillelah”.

More information on web: http://users.libero.it/a.coen

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