Classical Guitarist

Mirko Zanotti

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Classical Guitarist

As a classical guitarist with an illustrious career and a profound passion for music, I have devoted my life to mastering this art form and sharing its emotional depth with audiences globally. My journey in music is marked by rigorous training, notable performances, and a commitment to enrich every event with the refined sound of classical guitar. Why I Perform Music: Music is more than a profession for me —it's a Calling. From a young age, I was drawn to the expressive power of the classical guitar, a poignant medium for conveying inner emotions and narratives. Performing allows me to forge deep connections with audiences, creating moments of beauty and reflection. Each performance is an opportunity to evoke emotions and provide a musical escape, aiming to breathe life into every note for a resonant audience experience. Qualifications and Training: My formal education is comprehensive. I hold master's degrees in both classical guitar and chamber music from the Conservatory L. Refice in Frosinone, Italy, where I graduated summa cum laude. I studied under revered professors like S. Palamidessi, E. Baranzano and A. Pace who refined my technical abilities and enriched my interpretive skills. I have also participated in specialized training across Europe, including significant guidance from luminaries such as Goran Krivokapic and Adriano Del Sal. These experiences have sharpened my technique and deepened my musical insight. Performing Highlights: My performance career features diverse highlights, showcasing my versatility and ability to engage with audiences profoundly. I have performed at prestigious venues and festivals throughout Europe, from intimate settings to grand theaters. Notable performances include the “International Guitar Festival in Castrocielo”, Italy, and the “Festival Internacional de Pulso y Púa” in Spain. My aim in each event is to not only demonstrate musical expertise but also to create an immersive experience for the audience. Teaching and Sharing Music: Beyond performing, I am passionate about educating and spreading the love for classical guitar. I teach at the Scherzo Music School in Estella, Spain, and provide online lessons globally. My teaching philosophy emphasizes making music education accessible and enriching, customized to meet the unique needs of each student, helping them discover their musical voice. Personality and Professionalism: My approach to music is defined by respect, passion, and a pursuit of excellence. Known for meticulous preparation, I carefully select each repertoire and keenly understand venue acoustics to ensure performances are not just heard but deeply felt. My interactions with event organizers, students, and audiences are marked by professionalism and warmth, making every musical engagement as harmonious as the compositions I perform. In conclusion, my role as a classical guitarist transcends mere performance—it's about crafting an unforgettable musical narrative that captivates and delights. Through soaring melodies and intricate harmonies, I strive to make each performance a testament to the transformative power of classical guitar, enhancing events and touching lives through the universal language of music.

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Giulia C
1 year ago, for a Concert in Via Cancelliera
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5 out of 5

Mirko Zanotti’s Exquisite Guitar Recital in Cancelliera In the historic church of Cancelliera, Mirko Zanotti presented a spellbinding evening of classical guitar. The program shined with Joaquín Rodrigo’s “Invocación y Danza,” Joaquín Turina’s “Sonata Op.61,” and Dionisio Aguado’s “Rondo” as the crowning pieces. Each performance was a display of Zanotti’s technical finesse and deep musical expression. The church’s acoustics beautifully amplified Zanotti’s dynamic play, making the evening a mesmerizing experience for the audience, who rewarded him with a standing ovation.

Conservatorio L
3 years ago

Boccherini Night at L.Refice Conservatory Mirko Zanotti and a string quartet delivered an exquisite performance at the L.Refice Conservatory in Frosinone, showcasing Luigi Boccherini’s works for guitar and strings. The ensemble’s synergy highlighted Boccherini’s elegant compositions, captivating the audience with a blend of rich melodies and precise execution. The event concluded with enthusiastic applause, a testament to the evening’s success.

Mirko's Song list

1. Asturias (Leyenda) - Isaac Albéniz
2. Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Francisco Tárrega
3. Concierto de Aranjuez - Joaquín Rodrigo
4. Capricho Árabe - Francisco Tárrega
5. Una limosna por el amor de Dios (El último trémolo) - Agustín Barrios Mangoré
6. La Catedral - Agustín Barrios Mangoré
7. Preludio in E Major - Heitor Villa-Lobos
8. Chôros No. 1 - Heitor Villa-Lobos
9. Suite Española Op. 47 (Incluido Granada, Sevilla) - Isaac Albéniz
10. Invocación y Danza - Joaquín Rodrigo
11. Suite in E minor, BWV 996 - Johann Sebastian Bach
12. Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E-flat major, BWV 998 - Johann Sebastian Bach
13. Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 - Johann Sebastian Bach (trascrizione per chitarra)
14. Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001 - Johann Sebastian Bach (trascrizione per chitarra)
15. Fandanguillo - Joaquín Turina
16. Sevilla (Sevillanas) - Isaac Albéniz
17. Fantasía para un Gentilhombre - Joaquín Rodrigo
18. Danza Española No. 5 - Enrique Granados
19. El Decamerón Negro - Leo Brouwer
20. Elogio de la Danza - Leo Brouwer
21. Adelita - Francisco Tárrega
22. Lágrima - Francisco Tárrega
23. Romance Anónimo - Anonimo
24. Sonatina Meridional - Manuel María Ponce
25. Variations on a Theme by Mozart - Fernando Sor
26. Sonata Clásica - Manuel María Ponce
27. Sonata Romántica - Manuel María Ponce
28. Cinco Piezas - Astor Piazzolla
29. Libertango - Astor Piazzolla (trascrizione per chitarra)
30. Valses Poéticos - Enrique Granados

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Last updated: 2024

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Short performance (up to 15 min)£62.50
Up to 1 hour£187.50
Up to 2 hours£375
Up to 3 hours£750
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