Diego Fasolis

Conductor
Diego Fasolis

Among the most brilliant interpreters of his generation, Diego Fasolis adds to his versatility and virtuosity a rigorous style which is highly appreciated by the public and by international critics, who follow him through the most important concert series in Europe and the United States or in the numerous radio, television and CD recordings (over 80 productions for Arts, Chanods, Claves, BBC, EMI-Virgin, Amadeus, Divox, Naxos and Sony-BMG) which have been awarded the most prestigious prizes by the specialised press.

 

Since 1986 he has worked at the Swiss Radio as a musician and conductor. Since 1983 he works as a permanent conductor of the vocal Ensemble of the Swiss Radio Television. In 1998 he started directing the baroque orchestra, named “I Barochisti”, with historical instruments.

 

Diego Fasolis also cooperates as host conductor together with numerous major international orchestras, such as RIAS Chamber Choir of Berlin, Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Concerto Palatino, Orchestra Sinfonica and Orchestra Barocca in Seville, as well as with orchestras and theater’s choirs, such as: La Scala in Milan, the Rome Opera House, the Carlo Felice in Genoa, the Verona Arena, the Comunale in Bologne and some major Swiss orchestras.

 

Diego Fasolis studied organ with Eric Vollenwyder at the Conservatory and at the “Musikhochschule” of Zurich, piano with Jürg von Vintschger, voice with Carol Smith and choral conducting with Klaus Knall, obtaining four excellent diplomas.

 

In addition to numerous master classes with internationally renowned artists, he studied organ and improvisation with soloist Gaston Litaize in Paris, and early music performance technique with soloist Michael Radulescu in Cremona.

 

He is holder of several prizes at international level, such as the First Prize in Stresa, First Prize and scholarship from the “Migros-Göhner Foundation”, “Hegar Prize” and finalist in the Geneva Competition. As an organist, Diego Fasolis has executed the complete works of Bach, Buxtehude, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Franck and Liszt.

 

Thanks to his outstanding vocal and instrumental knowledge, he is often invited as a guest of musical organizations in the role of director, teacher and member of international juries.

Date Last Edited: 31/01/2012
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