Guglielmo Buonsanti is a bass, and began his musical studies with Margherita Dalla Vecchia at the Conservatory of Vicenza in the Organ class of Lorenzo Signorini. After graduating in Musicology at the University of Pavia in 2015, he graduated in Renaissance and Baroque Singing under Patrizia Vaccari and Lia Serafini. In 2016, he completed a master’s degree dedicated to the study of vocal music for ensembles held by A. Rooley and E. Tubb at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.
He collaborates regularly as a soloist and chorister with various ensembles such as Concerto Italiano, La Risonanza, Odhecaton, La Cetra, De labyrintho, Cantar Lontano, Il Canto d’Orfeo, Gambe di Legno Consort, I Musicali Affetti, Costanzo Porta and Cremona Antiqua, Ghislieri Choir & Consort, Ensemble l’Homme armé, and I Disinvolti.
Baritone, lutenist and gregorianist, Renato Cadel studied at the conservatories of Pavia and Lugano. Alongside his musical studies, he graduated with honors in Philosophy. He is the conductor of the Schola Gregoriana Ghislieri and member of the Quartetto di Liuti da Milano. He collaborates with various formations of early and contemporary music, including Accademia Bizantina, Accademia d’Arcadia, Cappella Neapolitana, Ghislieri Choir and Orchestra, Cremona. Ghislieri Orchestra, Cremona Antiqua and Vox Àltera, taking part in prestigious international festivals.
He has made recordings for Amadeus, Arcana-Outhere, Brilliant Classics, ClassicVoice, Concerto Classics, Glossa, Sony and Tactus. He has recorded for Amadeus, Arcana-Outhere, Brilliant Classics, ClassicVoice, Concerto Classics, Glossa, Sony and Tactus. He carries out didactic and outreach activities regarding Gregorian Chant, collaborating with institutions such as the Certosa Museum of Pavia and the Conservatory of Milan.
Born in 1988, he graduated with full marks and honours in Opera Singing with S. Turchetta and in Vocal Chamber Music with E. Battaglia.
He has sung as soloist and chorister for several Italian and foreign organizations, including Unione Musicale, MiTo Settembre Musica, De Sono, Olavsfest (Norway), World Youth and Children Choral Artists Association (Hong Kong) and collaborates with several Italian and European ensembles, including Erato Choir, Coro dell’Accademia Teatro Alla Scala, Utopia & Reality International Chamber Choir, Coro della Cattedrale “Guido Chigi Saracini” di Siena, UT insieme vocale consonante, Coro da Camera di Torino, working with internationally renowned conductors. From 2011 to 2019 he was a member of the Coro Giovanile Italiano and since 2020 he is part of I Liederisti italiani. He attended the Three-Year Laboratory of Choral Conducting “F. Corti” in Turin, and since 2021 he has been enrolled in the Two-Year Advanced Course at the School for Choral Conductors “Guido d’Arezzo”.
Since 2007 he has been a member of the Associazione Coro Città di Desio, of which he has been artistic director since 2021. Since 2016 he manages, as director, the LabGiovani of the same Association and since 2019 he collaborates with the Liceo “G. Parini” of Seregno for the management and direction of the school choir.
He holds individual singing and vocal courses at the Association “Coro Città di Desio”, Accademia Arte e Spettacolo (Peregallo di Lesmo), Music Academy (Arcore), Scuole Civiche di Musica di Bresso (Bresso) and choral vocal meetings at various Italian choral realities.
Born in Rovigo (Italy) in 1990, he studied Classical Guitar with Monica Paolini at hometown Conservatory “F. Venezze”, graduating summa cum laude in 2013.
Drawn to Early Music, he has thereafter undertaken the study of Renaissance and Baroque repertoire on the the lute. Performing both as a soloist and as an accompanist, he has attended master classes with Rolf Lislevand, Pietro Prosser, Luciano Contini and Michele Pasotti, completing in 2017 his Master’s Degree in Lute under Massimo Lonardi at the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali ‘F. Vittadini’ of Pavia, graduating summa cum laude.
Parallel to his studies as a lutenist, he has also undertaken Renaissance and Baroque singing with Marco Scavazza.
As a baritone, he has sung both as a chorister and as a soloist with numerous Italian vocal and instrumental groups such as Odhecaton Ensemble, RossoPorpora Ensemble, Ghislieri Choir & Consort, Consortium Carissimi, Gli Invaghiti, Iris Ensemble, Gambe di Legno, Il Canto d’Orfeo, Modo Antiquo, under conductors such as Walter Testolin, Paolo Da Col, Giuseppe Maletto, Davide De Lucia, Franz Comploi, Riccardo Favero, Francesco Baroni, Giulio Prandi, Gianluca Capuano, Federico Maria Sardelli. Since 2013 he also sings with the Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana (Swiss Radio Choir) of Lugano, conducted by Diego Fasolis.
In 2017 started to perform early italian baroque music and “recitar cantando” accompanying himself on the lute/theorbo as in use in the early XVII century in Italy.