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 Maria Giovanna Fiorentino (1961-)

rpfiorentino.jpgAccording to information provided by the artist herself, Maria Giovanna Fiorentino is an Italian performer, born in Padova. She studied recorder with Sergio Balestracci (1976-1982) and Pedro Memelsdorff (1983-1987) and also attended international courses held by players and scholars such as Frans Brüggen, Marijke Miessen, Walter van Hauwe, Kees Boeke, Jeannette van Wingerden and Matthias Weilenmann.
She graduated with full marks in Letters and Fine Arts, with a thesis on Music History, under professor Giulio Cattin's guidance at Padua University in 1990, with several concerts, articles and lectures whereby she presented baroque music.
She has performed with celebrated groups and orchestras including Centro di Musica Antica di Padova, Orchestra da camera di Padova e del Veneto, Interensemble and Serenissima Chamber Orchestra in XXIII Festival di Musica Antica in Urbino and obtained enthusiastic approval from both audiences and critics . She records with her ensemble I Fiori Musicali.
She has held various teaching posts at:

  1. Musician School of Reggio Emilia - recorder
  2. 1993, 2004: "G. Tartini" Music Conservatorium, Trieste - recorder
  3. 1997-2003: Fondazione Morello of Castelfranco Veneto - recorder and History of Music
She has been the chairman of ERTAItalia, the European recorder player association in Italy since 2008.
Photo: courtesy M.G. Fiorentino.
YouTube Videos:
youtube15.jpgCanzon" La Bonvisia" (3:22) by G. Frescobaldi  .
youtube15.jpgCanzona a due canti la Todeschina (2:55) by G. Frescobaldi  .
youtube15.jpgDafne (3:21) by J. van Eyck  .
youtube15.jpgFantasia in echo (2:17) by J. van Eyck  .
youtube15.jpgFantasia VII (5:58) by G.P. Telemann  .
youtube15.jpgFantasia VIII (2:58) by G.P. Telemann  .
youtube15.jpgFollia (8:05) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
youtube15.jpgFollia op. V n° 12 (10:35) by A. Corelli  .
youtube15.jpgGavotta (2:28) by F. Barsanti  .
youtube15.jpgKanonsonata in B flat (6:36) by G.P. Telemann  .
youtube15.jpgLa Bernardinia (3:16) by G. Frescobaldi  .
youtube15.jpgLe Rossignol en Amour avec double (3:55) by F. Couperin  .
youtube15.jpgOuverture e Chaconne in Do Magg. (10:00) by M. Marais  .
youtube15.jpgRicercata IV (2:19) by G.B. Bassano  .
youtube15.jpgRV 86. Largo Allegro Allegro molto (9:29) by A. Vivaldi  .
youtube15.jpgSarabanda BVW 1004 (3:22) by J.S. Bach  .
youtube15.jpgSonata a tre op. III n°5 (6:05) by A. Corelli  .
youtube15.jpgSonata II in Do maggiore (8:31) by F. Barsanti  .
youtube15.jpgSonata II in Sol magg. Largo Allegro (4:35) by F.M. Veracini  .
youtube15.jpgSonata III a due soprani (5:37) by D. Castello  .
youtube15.jpgSonata in Sol (4:17) by G.P. Cima  .
youtube15.jpgSonata Nona op.5 (7:39) by A. Corelli  .
youtube15.jpgSonata Ottava (4:37) by D. Castello  .
youtube15.jpgSonata Terza (4:38) by F. Fontana  .
youtube15.jpgSonata V in Mi min Presto (1:42) by D. Bigaglia  .
youtube15.jpgSonata VII Largo (1:47) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
youtube15.jpgSonata VIII (6:43) by G. Sammartini  .
youtube15.jpgSonata VIII op.5 (8:08) by A. Corelli  .
youtube15.jpgSonata XI (7:52) by P.B. Bellinzani  .
youtube15.jpgSonate en trio n.5 op. XXXVII (4:43) by J.B. de Boismortier  .
youtube15.jpgSuite I op. XXXV (7:15) by J.B. de Boismortier  .
youtube15.jpgTriosonata in La min; Adagio, vivace allegro (5:29) by W. Williams  .
youtube15.jpgXI op.5 Largo Allegro (3:32) by A. Corelli  .
Recordings:
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cd15.gifArcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Opera No. 5 - Sonate per flauto dolceCD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
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cd15.gifMusiche of A. Lincetto
cd15.gifPaolo Benedetto Bellinzani: Sonate a flauto Op. 3flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gifSerenata of Giacomo Facco