BACH: LITTLE BOOKS

BACH: LITTLE BOOKS

BIOGRAPHY

Francesco Corti w­­as born in 1984 in Arezzo, Italy, to a musical family. He studied organ in Perugia, then harpsichord in Geneva and in Amsterdam.

He was awarded at the International “Johann Sebastian Bach” Competition in Leipzig (2006) and at the Bruges Harpsichord Competition (2007).

As a soloist, he has appeared in recitals and concerts all over Europe, in the USA and Canada, in Latin America, in Asia and in New Zealand. He has been invited by festivals such as Mozart Woche and the Salzburger Festpiele, BachFest Leipzig, MusikFest Bremen, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Festival Radio France Montpellier. He has performed in halls such as Salle Pleyel (Paris), Bozar (Bruxelles), Konzerthaus (Vienna), Tonhalle (Zürich), Mozarteum and Haus für Mozart (Salzburg) and Concertgebouw (Amsterdam).

He is a member of Les Musiciens du Louvre (Minkowski), Zefiro (Bernardini), the Bach Collegium Japan (Suzuki), Les Talens Lyriques (Rousset), Harmonie Universelle (Deuter) and Le Concert des Nations (Savall).

Since 2015 he conducts regularly Les Musiciens du Louvre and since 2018 he is principal guest conductor of il Pomo d’Oro. Among other projects with this ensemble, he has conducted a European tour of Handel’s Orlando. He was invited to lead B’Rock, the Nederlandse Bachvereniging and Holland Baroque. In 2021 he will conduct a production of Handel’s Agrippina at the Royal Theater in Drottningholm (Stockholm, Sweden).

His solo recordings include a CD of Louis Couperin Suites, the Partitas by J. S. Bach, Haydn Sonatas, the two piano quartets and the piano concerto K. 488 by Mozart. He’s recording for Pentatone all of Bach’s keyboard Concertos with Pomo d’Oro. His latest album “Little Books” (Arcana) was awarded a Diapason d’Or.

He has taught in masterclasses all over Europe, in Latin America and in Asia. Since September 2016, he is professor of harpsichord at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.

AGENDA

21

OCTOBER

SALVE REGINA

Nice, France

Emöke Barath
Il Pomo d’Oro

22

OCTOBER

BACH HARPSICHORD CONCERTOS

Trento, Italy

Il Pomo d’Oro

26

OCTOBER

PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE

Pavia, Italy

Giulio Prandi
Coro Ghislieri

30

OCTOBER

SALVE REGINA

Nice, France

Emöke Barath
Il Pomo d’Oro

01

NOVEMBER

BACH, KÜHNAU, BOHM

Rome, Italy

Francesco Corti

06

NOVEMBER

STROZZI, MONTEVERDI, CAVALLI

Venice, Italy

Roberta Mameli
Il Pomo d’Oro

DISCOGRAPHY

Bach: Little Books

Francesco Corti

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos

Francesco Corti, Ensemble Zefiro, Alfredo Bernardini

Bach: Partitas

Francesco Corti

Bach Harpsichord Concertos

Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Mozart: Piano Quartets K. 478 and K. 493

F. Corti, T. Noally, D. Glidden, B. Mate

L. Couperin: Suites

Francesco Corti

Voglio Cantar

Emöke Baráth, Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Mozart: Piano Concerto K. 488

Francesco Corti, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski

C. P. Bach: Concertos vol. 2

Francesco Corti, Ophélie Gaillard, Pulcinella Orchestra

DISCOGRAPHY

Bach: Little Books

Francesco Corti

Voglio Cantar

Emöke Baráth, Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Mozart: Piano Quartets K. 478 and K. 493

F. Corti, T. Noally, D. Glidden, B. Mate

Bach: Partitas

Francesco Corti

C. P. Bach: Concertos vol. 2

Francesco Corti, Ophélie Gaillard, Pulcinella Orchestra

Bach Harpsichord Concertos

Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos

Francesco Corti, Ensemble Zefiro, Alfredo Bernardini

Mozart: Piano Concerto K. 488

Francesco Corti, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski

L. Couperin: Suites

Francesco Corti

Vivaldi: Violin Sonatas

Francesco Corti, Isabella Bison, Marco Frezzato

DISCOGRAPHY

Bach: Little Books

Francesco Corti

Bach Harpsichord Concertos

Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Voglio Cantar

Emöke Baráth, Francesco Corti, Il Pomo d'Oro

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos

Francesco Corti, Ensemble Zefiro, Alfredo Bernardini

Mozart: Piano Quartets K. 478 and K. 493

F. Corti, T. Noally, D. Glidden, B. Mate

Mozart: Piano Concerto K. 488

Francesco Corti, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski

Bach: Partitas

Francesco Corti

L. Couperin: Suites

Francesco Corti

C. P. Bach: Concertos vol. 2

Francesco Corti, Ophélie Gaillard, Pulcinella Orchestra

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