Edoardo Valorz

Teacher Historical Development of the Harpsichord

Edoardo Valorz is a harpsichordist and organist. Born in Italy, he studied organ with Wijnand van de Pol. After classical studies he attended musicological courses and started harpsichord studies with Patrizia Marisaldi in Vicenza, where he got his Bachelor degree. He followed also harpsichord courses by Luca Guglielmi, and by Michael Radulescu and Gerhard Gnann for the organ. He played in several concerts not only in Europe, for example at the Utrecht Oude Muziek Festival, but also in festivals like the Seoul Early Music Festival, as soloist both on organ and on harpsichord, and with baroque orchestras and ensembles. He played under the leading of conductors such as Ton Koopman, Christopher Hogwood, Bart Kuijken, Peter van Heygen and Alfredo Bernardini.

He was awarded (3rd prize for Basso Continuo) in 2007 at the Pesaro Harpsichord Competition "G. Gambi". He has been for ten years organist at the Church of S. Domenico of Fiesole (Florence). He got the bachelor and master degrees at Den Haag Conservatorium, student of Ton Koopman and Tini Mathot for the harpsichord and of Patrik Ayrton for the basso continuo.

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