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Mario Genesi

20 August 1961 -

Mario Genesi : a short biography

Born in London from Italian parents in the Sixties in the same burrough of Spandau Ballet ,Mario Genesi returns to Italy in 1973.Here he laureates ath the Statal Bologna University in DAMS (Disciplines of Art ,Music and Showbusiness) guided by famous Italian professors, such as Roberto Leydi and Loris Azzaroni.He specializes in Rome at the "Tor Vergata" University with a "Diploma di Perfezionamento Post-Lauream" in Music.
He also follows a classical practical musical career becoming a vocal singer accompanist but also a church organ soloist (in fact he has already held over 300 concerts in Japan, Italy and France).
He has studied with Umberto Finazzi (diploma as a pianist at the Accademia di Torre Molina),Francesco Martini, Frà Callisto Giacomini, Boris Porena,Gerard Grisey,
His instrumental activity is supported by a unique and interesting editorial activity proceeding on a parallel path :many of his newly composed organ music collections are edited in Bergamo by Edizioni Musicali Carrara ,whilst he is active also as a revisor of unknown music such as :

1)Giuseppe Verdi-Inni bivocali per gli Asili d'Infanzia (1840)
2)Francesco Ugoni da Maleo,Giardinetto di Ricreatione (1616) amadrigal colelction
3)Nicola Vaccaj-Trattato di Canto : The Complete Version including also the original recitatives.
4)Padre Davide Da Bergamo-Hymn "Te Pietoso" For Voice and Organ (1840)
5)Giacomo Antonio Perti (Organ Music)
6)Francesco Moro da Viadana-Psalmi as Vespertinas (1595) motects
7)Frà Adriano Banchieri-Vezzo di Perle Musicali nella Sacra Cantica (1610) motects
8)Carlo Gervasoni-Organ Music
9)Antonio Fumagalli-Fantasia sul Ballo In Maschera di G.Verdi for Organ (1860)
10)Frà Adriano Banchieri-Organ Music
11)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart-Recitatives for "Bastiano and Bastiana" KV 50 : The Italian Version
12)W.A.Mozart -Lo Sposo Deluso (The Deluded Bridegroom) KV 430 : reconstruction of the two-act opera .Canto & Piano Version for Mozarteum,Salzburg.

Mario Genesi is also active as a vocal coach ,a preparer of lyrical soloists to theatrical debuts and as an author of personalized solo- "cadenzas" for single singers.He has worked with famous singers such as : Fedora Barbieri, Masako Deguci, Umberto Borsò, Emanuela Moreschi,William Matteuzzi,Jean-Paul Imbach, Riccardo Zanellato,Lucetta Bizzi and others.
In 2001 he won the literary "Francesco Battaglia" competition with the book "Giuseppe Verdi and his Piacenza district origins".

From : Mario Genesi,"Anna Moffo :Una Carriera Italo-Americana",Borgonovo Val Tidone(Piacenza), pp, 496, 2002.


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