Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Born in Milan, Marco graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters Degree of Performance (APEL) with Distinction under the supervision of Professor Allan Neave. Previously, he studied at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatoire of Music in Milan, and then his postgraduate diploma (magna com laude) at the Luca Marenzio Conservatoire of Music in Darfo Boario Terme, also in Italy.
Marco is currently a doctorate student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where his research is focused on contemporary music for guitar, particularly the works of Scottish composer Thomas Wilson, and on new commissions written for his doctoral project.
During his performing career he has competed at various guitar competitions all over Europe, winning first prize at the inaugural Scottish International Guitar Competition, the Blas Sanchez competition in Spain, and at the Italian competitions Città di Seveso, Rocco Peruggini, and Riviera Etrusca.
Marco regularly performs in Italy, Spain, Turkey and in the UK, and recently made his USA debut in Los Angeles. His concert career also includes performances at several international music festivals, including the Stagione Internazionale della Chitarra di Lodi, the Big Guitar Weekend in Glasgow, the Guitar Master in Brighton, Concerti al Castello Sforzesco in Milan, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Ullapool Guitar Festival, and the Tolmen International Guitar Festival in Cornwall.
To book call Rutherglen Town Hall on 0141 613 5700.
Date: 21 March 2018
Cost: Free, pre-booking required
Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall