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The Artists
Roberto Fresco


Roberto Fresco is Organist at Santa María la Real de La Almudena, Cathedral of Madrid, and Organ Professor at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid
He was born in Astorga in 1967. He commences his organ studies with Miguel del Barco at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid. He continues his career with Montserrat Torrent focusing mainly upon Iberian Ancient Music and completes his formation with Michael Radulescu at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst of Vienna.

Simone Vebber

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Simone Vebber, born in Trento, 1983.
He has studied Early Organ with Lorenzo Ghielmi and Fortepiano with Andrea di Renzo in the Accademia Internazionale di Musica in Milan.
He graduated in Organ and Organistic Composition, Piano (cum laude) at the Conservatory “F. A. Bonporti” of Trento (Italy), and he received the “Diplome de Concert” with honour at the Schola Cantorum of Paris, studying with J. P. Imbert.
He had the First Prize with P. Pincemaille at the class “Organ Improvisation” at the CNR of Saint-Maur (Paris), and Early Organ Music with F. M. Recchia at the Conservatory of Trento, and he has studied in the Sibelius Academy of Kuopio (Finland) with Esa Toivola and Jan Lehtola.
He is graduating in Organ with R. Antonello in the Conservatory of Vicenza.
He attended the Interpretation Masterclasses with L.Lohmann, J. C. Zehnder, Bine Bryndorf, Brett Leighton, Roberto Antonello, P. D. Peretti.

Thérèse de Goede

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Thérèse de Goede is Professor of Basso continuo at the Conservatorium van
Amsterdam and Head of the Department of Early Music. She studied with Gustav
Leonhardt and Ton Koopman at that Institute and received her soloist diploma in
1976. She is both a researching musician and performing musicologist. Her primary
research interest concerns the study of historical sources of music theory with
particular emphasis on early seventeenth-century unfigured basses, and the
seventeenth-century repertoire of vocal and instrumental chamber music - an area
in which she is also active as a performer.

Tsuguo Hirono


Hirono studied organ at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He continued his studies of organ and Protestant church music at the Westfaelishe Landeskirchenmusikschule Herford. In the 1970's, he studied the performance practice of 17th and 18th Century organ music at the Norddeutsche Orgelakademie. Since 1989, Hirono has held the position of professor for organ at his alma mater. He performs actively not only as a recitalist in Germany, France, Sweden and Finland, but also as a soloist with the prominent orchestras in Japan. He is also active as an organ consultant as well as the vice president of the Japan Association of Organists.

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