Marco Taio, born in Milan, completed guitar studies with Mauro Storti and later attended the Oscar Ghiglia graduate courses at the Chigiana Academy, obtaining the diploma with honors, and Masterclass by John Williams, Alirio Diaz, Alberto Ponce and Abel Carlevaro.
With M ° Alirio Diaz he has had a particular educational relationship lasting several years. Between 1972 and 1980 he won the first prize in numerous international competitions. Marco Tajo today has a large number of concerts and tours performed in Europe, U.S. and Japan, both as a soloist and an orchestra.
Recorded with R.A.I. orchestra “A. Scarlatti di Napoli” and with RTSI (Switzerland), Radio Orchestra of Zagreb, Symphony Orchestra of the Theater I. Zajc in Rijeka, Philharmonic Orchestra of Romena State of Timisoara, Romanian State Philharmonic in Oradea, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Academics of Milan etc. .. performing the most significant concerts for guitar and orchestra. With the RTSI orchestra of the Swiss Radio, he performs and records, in his first solo performance, the concert dedicated to him for guitar and orchestra by Renato Grisoni.
Later, together with the violinist Donatella Colombo, he founded the “Duo Italiano” and then with Donatella Colombo, Carlos Garfias, Vincent Krawcik and Tomek Wiroba The “Quintetto Ambrosiano”. With this ensemble he recorded the whole opus of Quintetti per Guitarra and String Quartet by Luigi Boccherini, in three CDs reviewed by critics most accredited as reference performance (Grammophone 1993). So Alirio Diaz wrote about him: “… Marco Tajo is one of the artists I most admired, both for his beautiful musical qualities and his virtuosity.”