Korkyra baroque festival

Stefano Bagliano

Stefano Bagliano

Stefano Bagliano is one of the virtuoso flautists of blockflute (recorder/flute à bec) at an international level. He performed intensively as a soloist for prestigious festivals and institutions in all Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, China, Israel, Turkey, such as Carnegie Hall of New York, Moscow Conservatory, Ishibashi Memorial Hall Tokio, Beijing and Tianjin Conservatories, Gasteig of Munich, Universitat fur Musik of Vienna, Minoritensaal and Musikverein of Graz, Sounding Jerusalem Festival, Lubiana International Festival, Amici della Musica of Florence, Società del Quartetto of Milan/Musica e Poesia a San Maurizio, Concerts of Palazzo Venezia in Rome broadcasted by the italian Radio Rai 3, etc., always with a great success.

Founder of the Collegium Pro Musica, the Baroque Orchestra of Genoa, as a conductor of his ensemble he performed with famous singers like E. Kirkby, R. Invernizzi, G. Bertagnolli, K. King. As a soloist with orchestra he performed with formations such as Les Boreades of Montreal, Solisti della Scala of Milan, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Mainzer Kammerorchester, La Risonanza, Academia Montis Regalis Turin, Ensemble Baroque de Nice, Orchestra da Camera di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra Toscanini of Parma, Istanbul Chamber Orchestra, Accademia I Filarmonici Verona.

Bagliano made 28 recordings as a soloist, with works by Vivaldi, Telemann, J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, Sammartini, Fiorenza, Quantz, Marcello etc., for labels among them Brilliant Classics, Stradivarius, Dynamic, ASV Gaudeamus and for the italian musical magazines CD Classics, Orfeo and the prestigious Amadeus, achieving thus enthusiastic appreciations from the international critics. Among the several recordings, the complete Vivaldi Chamber Concertos (3 CDs for Brilliant Classics) received some 5 stars rewievs: among them, on the american magazine “Fanfare” (USA, march 2013) James Altena wrote “Bagliano is as fine a virtuoso on his instrument as I’ve ever heard”. Last CD, with music for recorder and harpsichord, came out last January 2021 for Brilliant label.

He taught recorder and baroque praxis in several musical courses and masterclasses for various institutions, among which Royal College of London, ISA International Summer Academy of the University of Vienna, Akademie fur Alte Musik of Bremen, Hochschule für Musik of Stuttgart, Gnessin Institute of Moscow, BRS Boston Recorder Society, Conservatory of Oporto, Société Valaisanne de la Flute Sion, Accademia Europea di Musica Antica of Bolzano, Early Music Courses of Urbino and many italian Conservatories.

Former director of the Early Music Department at the Conservatory “Pedrollo” of Vicenza, he is professor of blockflute at the State Conservatory “Verdi” of Milan.

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