October 22, 2019

Gianluca Buratto and Marco Santià

Piano and Bass

Marco Santià – Pianist
Born in Ravenna in October 1979, he graduated with maximum honours in piano with Giovanni Valentini, in composition with Cristina Landuzzi and graduated in conducting at the Conservatoire Martini in Bologna in the class of Luciano Acocella. He took part in master classes held by concert artists such as: Boris Petrushanskij, Joerg Demus, Pier Narciso Masi, François-Joel Thiollier, Enrico Belli, Michele Marvulli, Massimiliano Damerini, Antonio Ballista, Alexander Lonquich and Andrzej Jasinski. He was awarded a scholarship offered to him at the Académie Musicale de Villecoze, to deepen the study of vocal chamber music repertoire with Dalton Baldwin. He has performed in Bologna, Parma, Busseto, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Imola, Rimini, Brescia, Milano, Bergamo, Carrara, Lucca, Arezzo, Verona, Rovigo, Ancona, Fermo, Macerata, Velletri, Salisburgo, Barcellona e Villecroze. He has recorded as pianist The Medium and The Telephone composed by Gian Carlo Menotti, and Il servo padrone composed by Aldo Tarabella for Brilliant Classics Label. He has participated in television broadcastings such as: A tambur battente, Trenta minuti and Fuori Roma, and radio broadcastings such as: Il pianista, Ultimo Grido, and Il catalogo è questo for Radio Classica, and Il ridotto dell’opera for RSI.

Gianluca Buratto – Bass

One of the major talents to come out of Italy recently. Bass Gianluca Buratto made his debut at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, in the world premiere of Solbiati’s Il Carro e I Canti. Here are a number of his following engagements: Mercadante’sVirginia and La Bohème at the Wexford Opera Festival, La Betulia Liberata by Jommelli and by Mozart at the Salzburg Festival under Riccardo Muti, Le Nozze di Figaro with Christophe Rousset in Barcelona, La Bohème under Riccardo Chailly and I Due Foscari in Valencia, I Puritani (Giorgio) in Florence. Mr. Buratto has recently performed in his first solo recital at the Wigmore Hall in London and in Faccio’s Amleto and Turandot at the Bregenzer Festspiele. He was a part of the 2017 Monteverdi Trilogy Project under John Eliot Gardiner as Seneca, Antinoo and Plutone, on a worldwide tour. Most recently he starred Stravinskij’s Oedipus rex with the Berliner Philarmoniker under J. E. Gardiner; Le nozze di Figaro (Bartolo) in Zurich; Don Giovanni (Commendatore) in Bilbao and Turin; Bach’s Magnificat (concert and recording) and Verdi’s Requiem with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra in London and on tour; La Bohème (Colline) in Florence and in Amsterdam; Il Cappello di paglia di Firenze (Nonancourt) in Naples; Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte in Rome;  Petite Messe Solennelle with the Teatro alla Scala in Pavia. Mr Buratto starred as Papa Leone in Verdi’s Attila, opening night at the Teatro alla Scala (season 2018/2019) under the baton of Riccardo Chailly, after that he sang in Vivaldi’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Kronungsmesse at La Scala in Milan, as Sparafucile in Rigoletto John Turturro directing at the Teatro Regio in Turin. Future plans include: Cadmus/Somnus in Händel’s Semele (concert and recording) with Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra in Paris, Barcelona, London, Milan and Rome; Missa Defunctorum under Riccardo Muti in Pavia (Certosa) and in Florence;  Claudio in Händel’s Agrippina  at the Bayerische Staatsoper in München and then in London and in Amsterdam and with Il Pomo d’oro in Paris; Bellone in Rameau’s Les indes galantes in Geneve (under Rousset). In the next seasons Mr. Buratto will also perform also as Ferrando in Il Trovatore and Re di Scozia in Ariodante; Rocco in Fidelio at the Glyndebourne Festival and Commendatore in Don Giovanni at the Staatsoper in Hamburg.

 

About This Event:

Date:   October 22, 2019

Time:   7:00 p.m.

Price:   Free

Location:   Sant'Andrea Church