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Massimo Lombardi

Tenor | Artistic Director


Massimo Lombardi studied singing technique with Magda Koczka and Alessio Tosi, following besides singing masterclass with Jill Feldman, Katalin Halmai and Dirk Snellings. He moreover attended courses on Renaissance and Baroque praxis held Peter Phillips, Sigiswald Kuijken, Pedro Memelsdorff, Wim Becu, Simen van Mechelen and Rinaldo Alessandrini, with a focus on sacred Italian Seicento repertoire and German sacred music from XVIII century. He also studied classical guitar under the guide of Maurizio Colonna and Paolo Devecchi, graduating in 2010 at the Turin Conservatory. At the same school he studied also Composition with Alessandro Ruo Rui and Gregorian Singing with Fulvio Rampi.
He works on a regular basis with some notable early music groups: Vox Luminis, La Compagnia del Madrigale, De Labyrintho, Coro e Orchestra Ghislieri, Academia Montis Regalis, Cantica Symphonia, Cantar Lontano, La Fonte Musica, laBarocca. With these and other ensembles he performed in some of the best European music Festivals: Oude Muziek Utrecht, Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, BOZAR Bruxelles, Festival Musique et Memoire, MiTo Settembre Musica, Festival de Verbier, MA Bruges, Zermatt Festival, AMUZ InTime Antwerpen, The Lammermuir Festival, Festival Musica Sacra Maastricht, Festival d’Ambronay, Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ Amsterdam.
In addition to the activity in ensemble, he also adds performances as a soloist: his repertoire ranges from Italian Seicento to early Romanticism, with a particular fondness for Bach and Mozart. He has performed on several occasions: Vespers - Monteverdi, Messa Concertata - Cavalli, several Carissimi’s oratorios, Messiah and Dettingen Te Deum - Händel, Membra Jesu Nostri - Buxtehude, both Passions and Weihnacths Oratorium (also as evangelist), several Cantatas - Bach, Requiem, Masses (Große Messe in c-Moll, Krönungsmesse, Waisenhausmesse) and both Vespers - Mozart, Petite Messe Solennelle - Rossini.
He recorded for Arcana, Glossa, Naxos, CPO and Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.



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