Stefano Bagliano

@ blockflute player and conductor

Stefano Bagliano is one of the flautists (blockflute/recorder) who are today achieving a growing appreciation at an international level. He performed intensively as a soloist for prestigious festivals and institutions in all Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, China, Israel, Turkey, such as Carnegie Hall of New York, Moscow Conservatory, Ishibashi Memorial Hall Tokio, Beijing and Tianjin Conservatories, Gasteig of Munich, Universitat fur Musik of Vienna, Lubiana International Festival, Jerusalem Festival, Amici della Musica of Florence, Società del Quartetto di Milano/Musica e Poesia a San Maurizio, Concerts of Palazzo Venezia in Rome broadcasted by the italian Radio Rai 3, etc., always with a great success.

Founder of the Collegium Pro Musica, the Baroque Orchestra of Genoa, as a conductor of his ensemble he performed with famous singers like E. Kirkby, R. Invernizzi, G. Bertagnolli. As a soloist with orchestra he performed with formations such as Les Boreades of Montreal, Solisti della Scala of Milan, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Mainzer Kammerorchester, Academia Montis Regalis Turin, Ensemble Baroque de Nice, Orchestra Toscanini of Parma, Accademia I Filarmonici Verona, L’Arte dell’Arco Padova, Istanbul Chamber Orchestra, Izmir Yasar University Chamber Orchestra.

Bagliano made several recordings (more than twenty of them as a soloist, with works by Vivaldi, Telemann, J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, Sammartini, Fiorenza, Marcello etc.) for labels among them Brilliant, Stradivarius, Dynamic, ASV Gaudeamus and for the italian musical magazines CD Classics, Orfeo and the prestigious Amadeus, achieving thus enthusiastic appreciations from the international critics. Among the last recordings, the complete Vivaldi Chamber Concertos (3 CDs for Brilliant Classics), received some 5 stars rewievs: on the american magazine “Fanfare” (United States) James Altena wrote “Bagliano is as fine a virtuoso on his instrument as I’ve ever heard”.

He is the art director of the International Festival of Chamber Music “Le Vie del Barocco” of Genoa. He taught recorder and baroque praxis in several musical courses and masterclasses for various institutions, among which ISA International Summer Academy of the University of Vienna, Early Music Courses of Urbino, BRS Boston Recorder Society, Conservatory of Oporto (Portugal), Société Valaisanne de la Flute Sion (Switzerland), Accademia Europea di Musica Antica of Bolzano, Gnessin Institute of Moscow and many italian Conservatories.

He is professor of blockflute at the State Conservatory “Pedrollo” of Vicenza.