Luciano Marziali

Guitar

Luciano Marziali is without a doubt one of the most creative and imaginative classical guitarists of his generation. For more than twenty years he has been delighting his audience with the combination of demanding, classical repertoire with entertaining music, which he always arranges and interprets with skill and virtuosity.

He appears regularly as a soloist and as a member of various chamber music ensembles across Europe and is a guest lecturer in several European master classes. In recognition of his outstanding commitment to promoting music, he received the Segovia Prize from the Associazione Chitarra Bergamo in 2009.

At the age of 8, Luciano Marziali received his first guitar lessons and in 1997 he graduated summa cum laude from the Gaetano Donizetti Music Institute in Bergamo with Prof. Giorgio Oltremari. He moved to Germany and two years later he finished the postgraduate course at the Academy for Tonkunst, Darmstadt with Tilman Hoppstock with the best grade. In 2004 he completed the artistic diploma at the Cologne University of Music in the class of Prof. Hubert Käppel with "very good" and in 2006 he completed his musical education with the concert exam and the instrumental education diploma under the supervision of Prof. Roberto Aussel. He took part in master classes from various world-famous guitarists, including by D. Russell, A. Gilardino, C. Marchione and D. Bogdanovic, who describe him as one of the best Italian guitarists of his generation due to his perfect technique and depth of interpretation. Luciano Marziali has won several prizes at renowned international guitar competitions, including De Bonis and Paganini (Italy) and Koblenz Guitar Festioval (Germany). Several CD recordings by Marzialis have been released by the labels GuitArt and KSG Exaudio. In 2009, he founded the guitar duo Kassung-Marziali with Tobias Kassung in the Cologne Classical Ensemble.

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