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Gerhard Gnann
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Gerhard Gnann wurde 1962 geboren. Er studierte Orgel, Cembalo und Kirchenmusik in Freiburg, Amsterdam und Basel. Zu seinen Lehrern zählten Ludwig Doerr, Ton Koopman, Ewald Kooiman und Guy Bovet. Er war mehrfach Preisträger bei internationalen Wettbewerben, u. a. 1998 in Brugge, 1992 beim Schweizer Orgelwettbewerb, und1993 gewann er den Großen Preis „Dom zu Speyer“. 1997 wurde Gerhard Gnann als Professor für künstleriches Orgelspiel an die Hochschule für Musik der Joannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz berufen. Er ist dort zugleich Leiter der Abteilung Kirchenmusik/ Orgel. 2003 wurde er mit dem Preis der Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat für exzellente Leistungen in der Lehre aus gezeichnet. Als ausübender Künstler sowie als Pädagoge ist Gerhard Gnann im In- und Ausland gefragt. Des weiteren hat er mit CD-Aufnahmen bei Labels wie audite, haenssler Classic, organum u. a. auf sich aufmerksam gemacht. Die von Ewald Kooiman begonnene Bach-Gesamteinspielung auf Silbermann-Orgeln beim Label Aeolus findet derzeit u. a. mit ihm ihre Fortsetzung.

Gerhard Gnann was born in 1962. He studied Organ, Harpsichord and Sacred Music in Freiburg, Amsterdam and Basel. His teachers were Ludwig Doerr, Ton Koopman, Edwald Kooiman and Guy Bovet. He won a number of international competitions: Brugge 1988, Swiss Organ Competition 1992, Grand Prix, Speyer Cathedral’ 1993. In 1997 he was appointed professor for artistic organ playing at the Hochschule fuer Musik at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. Here he functions as director of the Church Music / Organ division. In 2003 he was awarded the Johannes Gutenberg-University Prize for excellent achievement in teaching. As artist and educator Gerhard Gnann is nationally and internationally in demand. Moreover, Gnann attracted attention with CD recordings at labels such audite, haenssler Classic, organum and others. The complete recordings of J. S. Bach on Silbermann organs startet by Ewald Kooiman for the label Aeolus is now continued with Gnann and others.


Luca Scandali
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Luca Scandali, nato ad Ancona nel 1965, si è diplomato in Organo, Composizione Organistica e in Clavicembalo con il massimo dei voti presso il Conservatorio di Musica “G. Rossini” di Pesaro. Di grande importanza per la sua formazione artistica sono state le lezioni impartitegli da grandi organisti come Ton Koopman, Andrea Marcon, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini e Liuwe Tamminga. Sin dal periodo del perfezionamento si è dedicato in particolare alla prassi esecutiva della musica rinascimentale e barocca. Finalista e premiato in importanti concorsi organistici internazionali come il concorso di Carouge-Gèneve (1992), il concorso “Città di Milano” (1994), il concorso di Bruges (1994), si è aggiudicato il primo premio, nel 1998, del prestigioso concorso “Paul Hofhaimer” di Insbruck, assegnato solo quattro volte nella sua quarantennale storia. .Intensa la sua attività concertistica e la sua presenza nelle più importanti rassegne e festival in Italia ed all’estero, sia come solista sia con importanti formazioni cameristiche e orchestrali, quali la Cappella dé Turchini di Napoli, l’Orchestre du Capitole di Tolosa e la Venice Baroque Orchestra di Venezia. Ampia e significativa la collaborazione con importanti case discografiche quali Deutche Grammophon, Tactus, Simphonia, Motette, Arion-Pierre Verany . Attualmente alterna l’attività concertistica con quella didattica in qualità di titolare della cattedra di Organo e Composizione Organistica al Conservatorio “F.Morlacchi” di Perugia. Ha tenuto corsi di perfezionamento al Conservatorio di Pesaro ed all’Università di Padova.

Luca Scandali was born in Ancona (Italy) in 1965.He received a diploma in Organ and Composition for Organ with first-class standings studying under Professor Patrizia Tarducci and a first-class diploma in Harpsichord at the Conservatory “G. Rossini” of Pesaro, where, subsequently, he obtained a diploma in Composition under Professor Mauro Ferrante.He continued his organ studies under Ton Koopman, Andrea Marcon, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and Liuwe Tamminga.Furthermore, he devotes his time to research into the problems inherent in the performance practice of Renaissance, Baroque and Romantic music, through the study of treatises and original instruments.He won the first edition of the scholarship “F. Barocci” (Ancona, Italy) for young organists in 1986.In 1992 he won the third prize at the First International Organ Competition “Città di Milano” (Italy), in 1994 he won the fourth prize at the Eleventh International Organ Competition of Brugge (Belgium).In 1998 he won the first prize at the Twelfth International Organ Competition “Paul Hofhaimer” of Innsbruck (Austria), whose jury awarded only four times over its 40-year history.He has been invited to give masterclasses and courses and he has performed in important concert seasons and festivals in Italy and abroad. He holds the teaching posts of Organ and Composition for Organ at the Conservatory “F. Morlacchi” of Perugia.He has recorded for Symphonia, La Bottega Discantica, Tactus, ORF Edition – Alte Musik, Dynamic, Arion – Pierre Verany, Motette, Deutsche Grammophon, CPO, Elegia Records.

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