Maria Giovanna Fiorentino
Last updated: 16.05.17
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.
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YouTube Videos:
youtube15.jpg Canzon" La Bonvisia" (3:22) by G. Frescobaldi    
youtube15.jpg Canzona a due canti la Todeschina (2:55) by G. Frescobaldi    
youtube15.jpg Dafne (3:21) by J. van Eyck    
youtube15.jpg Fantasia in echo (2:17) by J. van Eyck    
youtube15.jpg Fantasia VII (5:58) by G.P. Telemann    
youtube15.jpg Fantasia VIII (2:58) by G.P. Telemann    
youtube15.jpg Follia (8:05) by P.B. Bellinzani    
youtube15.jpg Follia op. V n° 12 (10:35) by A. Corelli    
youtube15.jpg Gavotta (2:28) by F. Barsanti    
youtube15.jpg Kanonsonata in B flat (6:36) by G.P. Telemann    
youtube15.jpg La Bernardinia (3:16) by G. Frescobaldi    
youtube15.jpg Le Rossignol en Amour avec double (3:55) by F. Couperin    
youtube15.jpg Ouverture e Chaconne in Do Magg. (10:00) by M. Marais    
youtube15.jpg Ricercata IV (2:19) by G.B. Bassano    
youtube15.jpg RV 86. Largo Allegro Allegro molto (9:29) by A. Vivaldi    
youtube15.jpg Sarabanda BVW 1004 (3:22) by J.S. Bach    
youtube15.jpg Sonata a tre op. III n°5 (6:05) by A. Corelli    
youtube15.jpg Sonata II in Do maggiore (8:31) by F. Barsanti    
youtube15.jpg Sonata II in Sol magg. Largo Allegro (4:35) by F.M. Veracini    
youtube15.jpg Sonata III a due soprani (5:37) by D. Castello    
youtube15.jpg Sonata in Sol (4:17) by G.P. Cima    
youtube15.jpg Sonata Nona op.5 (7:39) by A. Corelli    
youtube15.jpg Sonata Ottava (4:37) by D. Castello    
youtube15.jpg Sonata Terza (4:38) by F. Fontana    
youtube15.jpg Sonata V in Mi min Presto (1:42) by D. Bigaglia    
youtube15.jpg Sonata VII Largo (1:47) by P.B. Bellinzani    
youtube15.jpg Sonata VIII (6:43) by G. Sammartini    
youtube15.jpg Sonata VIII op.5 (8:08) by A. Corelli    
youtube15.jpg Sonata XI (7:52) by P.B. Bellinzani    
youtube15.jpg Sonate en trio n.5 op. XXXVII (4:43) by J.B. de Boismortier    
youtube15.jpg Suite I op. XXXV (7:15) by J.B. de Boismortier    
youtube15.jpg Triosonata in La min; Adagio, vivace allegro (5:29) by W. Williams    
youtube15.jpg XI op.5 Largo Allegro (3:32) by A. Corelli