We will introduce a wonderful video message from organist and harpsichordist Prof. Claudio Brizi and violinist Prof. Paolo Franceschini. They are currently teaching at the same conservatory. Watching the two of them talking, we felt as if we were in Tenguyama Rest House in Kusatsu!
Organ and Harpsichord/ Participated every year since the 21st (2000) Kusatsu International Summer Music Academy & Festival.
Studied under W. v. d. Pol at the Morlacchi Conservatory of Music. He then specialized further with J. Uriol, M. Radulescu and M. Morgan. He also studied harpsichord with A. Conti at the G. B. Martini Conservatory in Bologna. He carries out intense concert activity as a harpsichordist, organist and conductor. He is professor for organ and organ composition at the Conservatorio di Musica “Francesco Morlacchi” in Perugia. He gives master classes Worldwide.
*Here is the YouTube playlist which Prof. Brizi created. It includes some videos of him performing with other professors in Kusatsu.
Violin/ Participated every year since the 26th (2005) Kusatsu International Summer Music Academy & Festival.
Studied violin under Arnaldo Apostoli at the F. Morlacchi Conservatory in Perugia and graduated there with the maximum number of votes and rave reviews. He went on to the Academy of St. Cecillia in Rome, where he studied with the prestigious teacher Pina Carmirelli. Dedicating himself largely to chamber music, he studied with Riccardo Brengola and Franco Rossi. At the same time, he began playing chamber music in concert with the piano or other instruments. He is now a professor in the violin department of the F. Morlacchi Conservatory.