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SMR Cuenca Biography - Guillermo Pérez - Órgano

Guillermo Pérez

Born in Barcelona, Guillermo Pérez is an internationally recognized organetto player developing an unusual career in the field of early music. Director and researcher, his interest in the instrumental repertoires of the 14th and 15th centuries led to the foundation and artistic direction of Tasto Solo.

Since last teen years he has also been working regularly with prestigious specialized ensembles including Mala Punica, Micrologus, The Unicorn Ensemble and Diabolus in Musica. He has been performing in most port of top Early Music European festivals and recording awarded CDs for Naïve, Ricercar, Zig-Zag Territoires, Passacaille, Aeon, RaumKlang, Ligia and Pneuma labels as well as for radio broadcasting and television.

As a fellow of the Güell Foundation, he’s researching and preparing new articles about the Robertsbridge, Buxheimer and Lochamer manuscripts.

He also lectures and offers workshops at main institutions including the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Moscow and Vienna conservatories.

He teaches organetto and medieval music at the Centre Itinérant de Recherche sur les Musiques Anciennes (CIRMA) in Moissac and Toulouse University.

In the organological field, Guillermo Pérez develops research and reconstruction projects in collaboration with the Italian factory Organa and Walter Chinaglia, including prototypes and models for Gothic and early Renaissance organs and organetti.

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