Rinaldo Alessandrini

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Rinaldo Alessandrini

Rinaldo Alessandrini (born 25 January 1960) is a virtuoso on Baroque keyboards, including harpsichord, fortepiano, and organ.[1] He is founder and conductor of the Italian early music ensemble Concerto Italiano, performing music of Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Couperin, Bach, and others. He is considered[2] a foremost interpreter of early Italian opera.[3]

Alessandrini did not start piano until around the age of 14. In parallel he participated in a choral ensemble. At age 18 he discovered the harpsichord, took lessons with Ton Koopman, and subsequently gave his first concert.[2][4]

Discography[edit]

Alessandrini has recorded for Tactus, Italy, for the Opus 111 label of Yolanta Skura, now part of Naïve Records,[5] and the Arcana label of Michel Bernstein.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Concerto Italiano & Rinaldo Alessandrini | Dispeker Artists, Inc". www.dispeker.com. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  2. ^ a b "Rinaldo Alessandrini". sartoryartists.com. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  3. ^ "Rinaldo Alessandrini | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  4. ^ Clements, Andrew (2018-01-02). "Concerto Italiano review – Alessandrini brings fastidious stylishness to Bach". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  5. ^ Staines, Joe (2010-05-17). The Rough Guide to Classical Music. Penguin. pp. 355–. ISBN 9781405383219. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Rinaldo Alessandrini". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-07-15.

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