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Maurizio Grandinetti explored and extended, in three decades of musical activities, the boundaries of his instrument

• solo recitals with an broad repertoire,
• premiered dozen of new works by renowed composers,
• soloist with several orchestras
• he is specialized in performing on classical and electric guitars, and accompanying himself with several electronic devices.

He composed music for the stage and chamber music.


He composed music for the stage and worked closely with the German Director Joachim Schlömer. He also compose instrumental music and has deep insight on rearranging renaissance and baroque music.
His recordings of Cds and radio broadcastings documents his poliedric personality.
2010-11 he was Artist in Residence at the Festspielhaus St. Pölten.

He his professor for guitar at the Conservatory in Como, Italy .
Concerts in:
Austria, Brazil, Finland, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Taiwan, U.S.A.
Festivals and venues:
Lucerne Festival, Output Festival Amsterdam, Biennale Teatro la Fenice Venice, Philarmonie Berlin, Elbphilarmonie Hamburg, Donaueschingen Musiktage, März Musik Berlin, Contemporary Music Festival Huddersfield, Art Basel, Festival Internacional de Violao in Belo Horizonte.
Soloist with:
Basel Sinfonietta, Katowice Chamber Orchestra, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Milano Classica Orchestra, Weimarer Staatskapelle.

Professor of Guitar at:
Musikhochschule Karlsruhe, Germany; Conservatorio in Novara, Italy, „Master“ at Conservatorio in Parma, Europäische Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Montepulciano, Italy, Masterclasses in many european Music Universities.

Main activities

New Music

Maurizio Grandinetti has played a great number of new compositions for guitar


He plays since 1998 with the Ensemble Phoenix Basel, touring all over the world


He is a passionate tuitor for many young talents, teaching at the Conservatory in Como in his home country, Italy. He gives Masterclasses in Europe in different Universities

Composing/ Arranging

He composed for several dance and theatrical productions. He has a deep insight in arranging for several groups.