Gianluca Ferrarini was born in 1964 and got a diploma in organ and composition for the organ at the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito in Parma, under instruction by F. Tasini and in singing at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Nicolini in Piacenza, with L. Groppi.
He perfected his studies, specialising with a repertoire in Mediaeval, Renaissance and Baroque Vocals, taking part in seminars in Italy and abroad. He regularly collaborates with R. Alessandrini’s Concerto Italiano, P. Memelsdorff’s Mala Punica, P. Da Col’s Odechaton and periodically with groups specializing in antique and contemporary repertoire. He made various productions with Italian and foreign conductors, namely: P. Neumann, J. Savall, M. Radulescu, M. Fulgoni, D. Tabbia, G. Acciai, L. Picotti.
He has participated in important national festivals (Sagra Musicale Umbra di Perugia, Musica e Poesia at S. Maurizio, Milan, Settembre Musica in Turin, etc.) and international festivals (Saintes, Beaune, Oslo, Porto, Liegi, Bruxelles, Paris, Barcelona, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Kyoto, Singapore, New York, etc.).
He participated in the 2009 production of Monteverdi's Orfeo Teatro alla Scala, directed by Robert Wilson. He recorded with Symphonia, Opus III, Erato, Stradivarius, Dynamic, Sarx, Mondo Musica, Harmonia Mundi France.
He teaches at Conservatorio Arrigo Boito in Parma.
Lettura, teoria, ear training