LUCA ARTIOLI

When it comes to Italian and Latin American music, Luca Artioli is a multi-talent. He composes film music, sings and plays classical guitar and the mandolin, mandola and mandolincello. He electrifies the audience with his impressive and rousing style. In Germany, his Italian ensembles are based in the multi-cultural capital city, Berlin. His concerts are held in open-air venues and at indoor events in Germany and Europe-wide. Atrioli’s music has a unique, unmistakable mediterranean flair. The German and Italian television stations ZDF, ARD, MDR and RAI have broadcast his music in conjunction with as number of films.

 

CURRICULUM

Luca Artioli was born on 31 March, 1972 in Salò Italy He first started learning to play the guitar and sing at the age of 6 while accompanying his accordionist mother during performances of traditional Italian music. At the age of 12 he gave his first solo concert. Between 1983 and 1988, Luca Artioli took first prize in five solo competitions for young musicians. In 1991 he graduated from the Padua Conservatory of Music in Italy with a degree in classical guitar performance. Luca Artioli has lived in Germany’s capital, Berlin since 1994. His artistic career has brought him into contact with a variety of different musical influences and cultures including: rock, pop, jazz, Brazilian and Latin-American music, Flamenco, and Balkan and Gypsy music. Luca Artioli also writes music and lyrics for his bands, and composes music for both German and Italian television. (RAI, ARD, ZDF, MDR, 20th CENTURY FOX). He plays mandolin and classical guitar and performs live throughout Europe with his bands, his Mandolin Ensemble and classical orchestras (Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berliner Symphoniker, Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin).

MY INSTRUMENTS

Pictured here are a few of my acoustic instruments that have been hand-made by master craftsmen. From left to right: Flamenco guitar “Valeriano Bernal” – Cadiz 1997 (Spain) Mandola “Fratelli Sirleto” – Naples 1996 (Italy) Mandoloncello “Fratelli Sirleto” – Naples 1997 (Italy) Mandolin “A. Monzino” – Milan circa 1920 (Italy) Chitarra Battente “Fratelli Sirleto” – Naples 1996 (Italy)
Other instruments: Classical guitar “A. Scandurra” – Catania 1991 (Italy), Flamenco guitar “Antonio Aparicio” – Valencia (Spain), Classical guitar Manuel Diaz – Granada (Spain) 1981, Classical guitar “Sakurai by Khono” – Japan 1981, Clasicall guitar “Takamine EC128” with sound pick-up, Classical guitar “Landola” with sound pick-up, Mandolin “Catanese” – Catania circa. 1920 (Italy), Mandolin “Suzuki” with sound pick-up, Acoustic guitar “Martin” with sound pick-up, Electric guitar “Fender Telecaster” – 1998, Semi-acoustic jazz guitar “Eko” – Recanati circa 1960 (Italy).