Classical guitarist

Lorenzo Bernardi

ABOUT

Born in Trento in 1994, Lorenzo Bernardi is an accomplished guitarist and musician. He embarked on his musical journey at the Conservatory F.A Bonporti of Trento, where he graduated in 2015. He continued his studies under the guidance of Emanuele Buono at the Conservatorio L. Canepa in Sassari, earning a Master’s Degree with honors. Seeking further specialization, he pursued advanced training at the Conservatorio de Musica Manuel Castillo in Seville, Spain, under the esteemed Professor and guitarist Francisco Bernier. Additionally, he pursued chamber music studies under the esteemed mentorship of Maestro Giancarlo Guarino, earning an additional Master’s degree with distinction.

Lorenzo’s musical talent has taken him on a captivating journey across the globe. As a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra member, he has enthralled audiences in prestigious venues across Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania, including: Italy, Spain, Hungary, France, Denmark, and Finland; Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay; The United States and Costa Rica; Bahrain; Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and India; Kenya.

His performances have graced prestigious halls, including the Real Alcazar of Seville in Spain, the Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, India, the Chulalongkorn Music Hall in Bangkok, Thailand, the Vietnam National Academy Recital Hall, and the Teatro Principal in Castellón, Spain. Additionally, he has mesmerized audiences at the Nave Cultural UnCuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, and the Auditorio Radio Nacional in Córdoba, Argentina.

Lorenzo is frequently invited to serve as a jury member for international competitions. Notable appearances include the Calcutta International Guitar Festival in India, Alma Hanoi Guitar Festival, Saigon Guitar Fest in Vietnam, and Encuentros de la Guitarra de Panamá in Panamá City.

Passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise, Lorenzo has conducted masterclasses at esteemed institutions such as the Conservatori Superior de Música Salvador Seguí de Castelló in Valencia, Spain, Universidad de Costa Rica in Palmares, Costa Rica, Universidad de Chile in Santiago de Chile, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Argentina, and The University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

In 2019, Lorenzo’s research work, originally initiated as a thesis at the “Canepa” Conservatory of Sassari, culminated in the publication of “Agustin Barrios Mangore: Al estilo antiguo” under the DaVinci label. This project explored the influence of Italian musical forms, as well as broader European traditions, on the Opera of Paraguayan composer Agustin Barrios.

Collaboration lies at the heart of Lorenzo’s artistic pursuits. He has collaborated with esteemed musicians such as Vietnamese guitarist Thu Le and Italian mandolin player Carlo Aonzo. Together, they have embarked on successful tours across Italy, the United States, Panama, and India, presenting the captivating project “The Golden Age of the Mandolin.”

Currently, Lorenzo is fully engaged in a collaboration with Italian violinist Saverio Gabrielli. Their highly anticipated album, “Two Italians,” is set to be released in Vienna, showcasing their exceptional musical synergy.

Lorenzo is proud to be an official endorser of Savarez Guitar Strings, Altamira Guitarras, and Shertler guitar amps, demonstrating his dedication to achieving the highest standards of musical excellence.

With his artistry, diverse collaborations, and international acclaim, Lorenzo Bernardi goal is to captivate audiences and make an impact in the world of music

Projects

Six Strings Around Italy

GUITAR WITH A VIEW

Discovering the creation of an Italian classical music legacy through the classical guitar.

Two Italians in Vienna

A project that summarizes the 19th century trend, of which Paganini and Giuliani are witnesses, which has seen many Italian musicians emigrate to the main European capitals, including Vienna, where instrumental music was mostly enhanced.

The itineraries of Italian virtuosos

ITALIAN MUSIC AS A BRIDGE BETWEEN CULTURES

Italian music has historically always managed to emerge becoming a model for other cultures. It has absorbed the influences of those who besieged and occupied it, from Magna Graecia all the way upto the Venetian Italian Opera.

A Journey to Italy

GUITAR DUO WITH THU LE

The program pays homage to the Italian great musical tradition featuring authors from the Italian baroque of Antonio Vivaldi all the way to living composers as world famous Ennio Morricone, passing by Neapolitan traditional song and the Opera, with Gioacchino Rossini.

Golden Age of the Mandolin

with
CARLO AONZO

An homage to the great Italian Musical Tradition, focusing on the mandolin as a symbol of Italy.

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Concerts in 2023

Masterclass in Cordoba, Argentina

Presented by Italian Instituto di Cultura, Cordoba & Conservatorio Superior ...
20 May
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conservatorio Superior de Musica Felix T Garzon
Ciudad de las Arts, Cordoba, Argentina

concert in Santiago, Chile

Presented by Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Santiago & Universidad Tecnológica ...
24 May
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana
Santiago, Chile

Concert in Santiago, Chile

Presented by Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Santiago and Universidad Tecnológica ...
25 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Istituto Di Cultura - Santiago
Triana 843 Providencia, Santiago, Chile

Concert in Colonia, Uruguay

Presented by El Circulo Trentino de Montevideo & Associazione Trentini ...
28 May
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basilica del S Sacramento
Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay

Armonie di Rosa

Musiche di Paganini, Giuliani, Mascagni, Rossini, Verdi etc. ...
21 Jul
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Paladolomiti
Pinzolo, TN, Italia
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