Sergio Vartolo (Early Keyboard Instruments)
Born: 5th September 1944, Bologna, Italy
Sergio Vartolo is an Italian harpsichordist, organist, musicologist and conductor; in past also active as countertenor. In 1996 he was appointed maestro de capella of the Cappella Musicale di San Petronio di Bologna founded in 1436. He has an extensive discography, both as a harpsichordist - the complete works of Girolamo Frescobaldi, and as a conductor - particularly works by Giovanni Paolo Colonna and Giacomo Antonio Perti associated with San Petronio, but also operas by Claudio Monteverdi and others.