E.Scogna, G.Caruso, M.Frisina, G.Lentini, A.Pärt, C.Carrara: MISERICORDIAE VULTUS
Scogna: Inno | Caruso: Alma Redemptoris Mater | Lentini: Stabat Mater, Liturgia delle ore – Orchestral Suite | Frisina: Adoro te devote, Ave Maris Stella | Pärt: Summa, Vater Unser | Carrara: Luce, O Infinito Silenzio
Guitarist, composer, conductor. He studied as pianist and composer. He graduated in classical guitar (1988). Since 1990 he has expanded his repertoire, studying renaissance and baroque lute, vocal technique and choral and orchestral conducting. He completed his studies of orchestral conducting at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese with Gilberto Serembe and Donato Renzetti. As guitarist, conductor, composer, producer and lutenist he made several recordings for the labels Brilliant Classics, Piano Classics, Da Vinci, Tactus, Stradivarius, Melba Records, Arcophon and for Italian Radio Rai. Giovanni founded several choral and instrumental ensembles. He directs the Vocal Ensemble ‘Flos florum’, with repertoire ranging from Flemish polyphony to contemporary. He was awarded first prize in classical guitar at the April Spring Festival in Pyongyang (North Corea) and the P.Taraffo Competition in Genoa. Giovanni wrote music for various film productions (cinema and television), for commercials, for ancient and modern instruments, for choir and orchestra. He was recently awarded the ‘Premio Musica Jean Coste’ as a Roman talented musician.