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The Artists
Christoph Bossert


È nato a Schwäbisch Hall nel 1957. Dal 1978 ha studiato al Conservatorio di Musica ed Arte Figurativa di Stoccarda. I suoi professori sono stati Werner Jacob (organo), Kenneth Gilbert (cembalo), Ulrich Süsse e Helmut Lachenmann (composizione).
Ha insegnato al Conservatorio di Musica di Stoccarda (1987-1991) e al Conservatorio di Musica Sacra di Esslingen (1987-1992).

Dal 1991 è professore d'organo e direttore della Commissione di Studi della Musica Sacra Protestante al
Conservatorio di Trossingen. Oltre alla sua attività come insegnante al Conservatorio, come compositore e autore di studi musicali, dà frequentemente concerti.

Edoardo Maria Bellotti


Edoardo Bellotti teaches Historic Organ at the Musikhochschule of Trossingen (Germany).
After the diplom in Organ and Harpsichord and the degree in Humanities, he has been dedicated to the study of the Renaissance and Baroque keyboard repertoire, with particular attention to the “continuo” praxis and improvisation.
He has combined performing in concerts and recitals with musicological research, publishing articles and texts, critical editions of keyboard compositions of the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries and participating, with personal contributions, in international Conferences. He is regularly invited for seminaries and masterclasses from several Music Institutions and Universities in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Korea.
He teaches improvisation and organ at the Universities of Brema and Trossingen (Germany) and is Artistic Consultant of the Smarano International Organ Academy (Italy).
He has made recordings on historical instruments, which have obtained critical acclaim.

Federico Andreoni


Federico Andreoni has performed throughout Europe, the United States and Canada, and has recorded for Canadian, French, Italian, and Swiss radio broadcasts. At the age of twenty-five, he performed the complete organ works of J. S. Bach in a series of sixteen recitals, and the complete organ works of Dieterich Buxtehude in six recitals. More recently, he has performed the organ works of Jehan Alain.

Francesco Cera


Francesco Cera was born in Bologna, Italy. He studied organ and harpsichord under Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and later with Gustav Leonhardt at the Amsterdam Conservatory. He is now one of Italy’s leading early music specialists, and is admired for his talent as a performer and for his extensive knowledge of styles that covers different musical expressions. Francesco Cera applies his distinctive interpretative approach not only to keyboard instruments, but also to Baroque vocal and instrumental music. He has performed as a soloist in important international festivals and on historical organs in the whole of Europe (Bologna Festival, Musica e Poesia in San Maurizio in Milan, Festival of Flanders in Gent and Bruges, Resonanzen Wien, Saint-Michel-en-Thierrache, Arte organica en Castilla y Leon, Les Gouts Reunis Lausanne, Musica Transalpina in London).

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