This July the Basel Guitar Duo is on a tour of India.
July 19: Masterclass in Pune with the Pune Guitar Society
July 20: Concert in Pune organised by the Poona Music Society
July 22: Masterclass and concert in Chennai presented by Musee Musical and IGF
July 23: Concert in Auroville
July 25: Concert in Jaipur
The Basel Guitar Duo is made up of two Italian guitarists who live in Basel, Switzerland: Marco Bartoli and Salvatore Foderà.
Marco Bartoli won the Leandro Prize for best musician in Italy’s Umbria Region in 2008. He focuses his activity mainly on solo guitar and on chamber music in various ensembles. Marco pursued postgraduate studies at the Musik Akademie der Stadt-Basel (Switzerland) with Professor Stephan Schmidt. As of 2012, he now holds Master’s degrees in both Music Performance and Instrumental Didactics. He is currently classical guitar teacher at the Musikschule Allschwil (BL), Switzerland. He plays a Matthias Dammann guitar.
Salvatore Foderà, as a very young guitarist, has performed for many international music foundations and festivals. Both as a soloist and in chamber music ensemble he has given concerts in more than ten countries of Europe, Asia and South America. Since 2010 he has intensely been teaching at the Musikschule Muttenz in Basel (Switzerland) and at guitar workshops in different countries. He plays a Gabriele Lodi guitar.