His performing career takes him to more than fifty countries in all five continents, working with prestigious Institutes and Festivals (New York Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall, the Venice Biennal, Ravenna Festival, The Sferisterio of Macerata Festival, Queen Elizabeth Hall and BBC in London, Tokyo’s Museum of Western Art, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, Vienna’s Fine Arts Academy and Albertina, etc.). Bonaguri has premiered, recorded and edited many pieces for guitar written for him (almost two hundreds and fifty new compositions have been dedicated to him by well-known composers such as Guarnieri, Cappelli, Ugoletti, Solbiati, Molino, Paccagnini, Benati,….). He has edited many guitar pieces, published by Ricordi, Suvini-Zerboni, Carisch, Soundboard, Curci, Edi-Pan, Bérben, Zanibon, and is eneral editor of a new collection of contemporary guitar works publihed by Ut Orpheus. He has recorded several CD’s (recently recorded the complete solo works by Villa – Lobos for Universal and Camillo Togni’s chamber music with guitar for Naxos) and is a Jury member at important international competitions (Tàrrega Competition in Benicassim, Milan, Berlin, Giuliani Competition in Bari). He has performed chamber music with Alirio Diaz, Oscar Ghiglia, Maxence Larrieu, Danilo Rossi, Daniela Uccello and others.Bonaguri is a member of the Hauser Foundation, of SIMC (Italian society for contemporary music) and of the Committee of the International Guitar Convention of Alòessandria.
Graduated “cum laude” at Parma Conservatory. “Diploma di Merito” at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena; he studied also with Enrico Tagliavini, Alirio Diaz, Oscar Ghiglia (working too as his assistant) and with Andrès Segovia. Mr. Bonaguri teaches at the Bologna Conservatory (Italy) and holds guitar seminars and master classes in the U.S.A., Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Russia, at the Royal College of Music (Stockholm),Royal Conservatory (Bruxelles) Music University (Graz), Conservatoire of Lyon (France), Conservatorio Superior de La Coruna, (Spain), UNAM University in Mexico City, Accademia Pianistica di Imola, the Accademia Musicale Umbra. He also holded a cycle of lessons - concerts at the Bologna University. Bonaguri’s achievements include a “Tribute to Segovia” recital at Madrid’s Centro de la Villa and a recital at the U.N. headquarters in New York .
“Most inspired rendering” (The New York Times), “A master of the guitar…Spellbinding artistry” (Washington Post), “Bonaguri’s musicianship is superlative” (American Records Guide ), “Marvelous performance”(Gendai Guitar,Tokio), “A lesson in assured mastery ” (“Herald Sun”, Melbourne), “A superb performance” (Classical Guitar ), “Ottima interpretazione” (CD Classica).” Inspired and generous” (A. Gilardino, Suonarenews)
Andrés Segovia wrote of him : “He will soon be a famous name among the best guitarists of our time “.
Grabado en: Rockaway Studios el 2 de Septiembre de 2015
Ingeniero de Sonido: Javier Salvador
Formato: Vídeo (Jsm Guitar Sessions)
Tel: +34 646 333 858