Giovanni Caruso

musica elettronica

GIOVANNI CARUSO

He completed his musical studies in piano and composition, subsequently graduating in classical guitar in 1988 at the 'T. Schipa 'of Lecce. Since 1990 he has expanded his repertoire dedicating himself to the study of the Renaissance and Baroque lute, vocal technique, choir conducting and
orchestra. He specialized in orchestral conducting at the Pescara Music Academy with Gilberto Serembe and Donato Renzetti. He founded and directs several vocal groups specialized in ancient and romantic repertoire, collaborating with well-known singers (Furio Zanasi, Sharon Rostorf-Zamir, Monica Benvenuti, Alice Quintavalla, Silvia Pasini). As director, producer, guitarist and lutenist he has made numerous recordings for the labels Brilliant Classics, Piano Classics, Da Vinci, Tactus, Stradivarius, Naxos, Toccata Classics, Arcophon, Vigiesse and for Radio Rai. He was awarded the first prize for classical guitar in the April Spring Festival in Pyongyang (North Korea) and in the 'P. Taraffo 'of Genoa. With his recently founded "Capella Tiberina" orchestra, he premiered two unpublished cantatas by Bernardo Pasquini at the "Anima Mundi" Festival in Pisa. As a composer and arranger he collaborates in the creation of soundtracks and music for various ensembles (ancient and modern instruments, choir, orchestra) in the film and television fields. He has published with RaiTrade, Flipper Music and collaborated with Opel Automobili. He founded and directed the Flos Florum Vocal Ensemble, with repertoire ranging from Flemish to contemporary polyphony. He carries out an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad. He was recently awarded the "Jean Coste Music Prize" as a very talented Roman musician.