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Lorenzo GhielmiBild_Lorenzo has dedicated may years of his career to the study and performance of Renaissance and Baroque music. As one of the leading specialists for Baroque keyboard instruments of our times worldwide he has performed all over Europe, in Japan, Canada and the United States, and has made numerous solo-recordings for broadcast and CD.

Starting his international career as founder member of the famous group Il Gardino Armonica he in 2005 decided to dedicate more time to his solo playing and own projects, and founded his ensemble La Divina Armonia, with which in the meanwhile he realised numerous recordings, for instance organ concertos by Handel (two parts, both distinguished with the diapason d‘or in France, part II even with de Diapason d'année) and Haydn, the Passion after St. John by Francesco Feo as well as music by Bach.
The ensemble was invited to many of the most important festivals and stages for Early Music in Europa, amongst others the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht (where they were Artist in Residence in 2017), Osterfestival Hall in Tirol, Salzburger Bachfest, Bozart Brussels, as well as to Oslo or Bruges.

Ghielmi teaches organ, harpsichord and chamber music at the Accademia Internazionale della Musica in Milan. From 2006 until 2015 he also held the chair of organ professor at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Furthermore he is the organist of the Basilica of San Simpliciano in Milan.
Besides he published a book on Nicolaus Bruhns, and several essays on organ building in the 16th and 17th centuriers and on performing Bach‘s music.

Here you'll find an interview with Lorenzo Ghielmi from the German Early Music Magazine Toccata - Alte Musik Aktuell (in German).

Audio samples

Georg Friedrich Händel:
organ concerto B flat major op.IV, Nr.2 - Adagio e staccato

Georg Friedrich Händel:
organconcerto B flat major op.IV, Nr.2 - Allegro ma non presto

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach:
Sonate for fluite and obligate harpsichord - Allegro assai

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Präludium in c minor, BWV 921

Georg Friedrich Händel:
Allegro from: Sonate in G major, op. 1, Nr. 5, HWV 363B

With: Jan De Winne - traverso
Marco Testori - violoncello

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Triosonate c minor, BWV 526, excerpt from the 1st movement

Please also visit Lorenzo Ghielmi and La Divina Armonia on our YouTube-Channel!