B i o g r a p h y
Francesco Olivero, born in 1990 into a family of musicians, he began studying music at an early age and then begin to play classical guitar at age of 7. He graduated later at the Conservatory '' Giorgio Federico Ghedini '' of Cuneo with 10 cum laude with M° David Ficco. After that he specialized with M° Enea Leone at the Academy 'ARMONIA' of Gessate and the Conservatorium of Music in Maastricht (Netherlands) with M° Carlo Marchione where he obtained a Master Degree in classical guitar. He also attended masterclasses in classical guitar and baroque music with Aniello Desiderio, Tillman Hoppstock, Matteo Mela, Giangiacomo Pinardi and Eduardo Eguez.
He received a scholarship from the prestigious Associazione De Sono in Turin in 2016, with which he financed his musical and artistic activities. He attends the Master Degree of early music at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels under the guidance of Maestro Nicolas Achten and for the Post graduate in ESMUC ( Escuola Superior de Musica de Catalunya) with Xavier Diaz Latorre. He started his concert career with concerts (Italy, Holland, Belgium, Austria), and after winning several competitions (National Competition '' Riviera Etrusca '' of Piombino, First Prize at the National Competition '' Giulio Rispigliosi '' of Lamporecchio, Second Prize to 'International European Competition in Moncalieri) discovers his huge interest in early music and instruments of the lute family. He collaborates with internationally renowned musicians such as Nicolas Achten, Paola Poncet, Emilia Gliozzi, Cristiano Contadin, Sabina Colonna Preti, Eduardo Eguez, Massimo Lombardo, Giangiacomo Pinardi, Thibaut Lenaerts , Eriko Semba, Marco Beasley and Furio Zanasi. He has collaborated as continuo under the guidance of conductors such as Claudio Chiavazza (Academy Ruggiero Maghini) Ludo Claesen (Collegium Instrumentale), Massimiliano Toni, Marco Ozbic and Federico Maria Sardelli.
He's also engaged in the direction of Musical Associazione 'Ricercare 'of Cuneo as vice president, turning to the appreciation of art and music in the region. It plays instruments luthiers Paolo Busato and Jiri Cepelak.