Alessandro Santoro

Harpsichord

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About


Born in Brazil, Alessandro Santoro took a Master's degree in piano at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in the class of Elena Richter. He recorded Claudio Santoro's First Piano Concerto with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Samara. He continued his education by studying the harpsichord with Jacques Ogg at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where he obtained a further Master's degree.
He performs in Europe and Brazil as a member of ensembles such as La Petite Bande, The Orchestra of the 18th Century, La Sfera Armoniosa and Den Haag Baroque Orchestra. In 2000 he conducted The Symphony Orchestra of Brasilia in a program featuring the complete Brandenburg Concertos. He recorded J. S. Bach’s Matthew–Passion and C. Ph. E. Bach’s Magnificat with the Den Haag Baroque Orchestra, and 9 cd’s and a DVD with the Baroque Orchestra of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. His CD recording (label Ramee) with Luis Otavio Santos, violin and Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba with Leclair’s Violin Sonatas was awarded with the Diapason D'Or in 2005.
He is a member of the teaching staff of the International Summer Course in Brasilia and of the Festival Internacional de Musica Colonial Brasileira e Musica Antiga de Juiz de Fora.
From 2001 to 2006 he was Guest Teacher for Basso Continuo and Ensemble Couching at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. At the moment Harpsichord and basso continuo teacher at the "Universidade Livre de Musica"in São Paulo, Brazil

My instruments

harpsichord,
organ continuo,
fortepiano & piano




Recorded CD's

The 500th Anniversary of America Discovery (Lp)
Mikhail Shcherbakov, conductor, Alessandro Santoro, soloist
Samara Philarmonic Orchestra
Claudio Santoro (1919-1989)
Concerto Nr.1 para piano
Russian Disk - 1992
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Heidelberger Madrigalchor
Gerald Kegelmann, conductor
Den Haag Baroque Orchestra
C. Ph. E. Bach (1714-1788)
Sinfonia Wq 180
Magnificat
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Heidelberger Madrigalchor
Gerald Kegelmann, conductor
Den Haag Baroque Orchestra
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Matthäus-Passion
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Orquestra Barroca do 11º Festival (2000)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Suite No.1 BWV 1066
J.J. E. Lobo de Mesquita (1746-1805)
Matinas para Quinta-Feira Santa
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Orquestra Barroca do 12º Festival (2001)
G.P. Telemann (1681-1767)
Ouverture
J.J. E. Lobo de Mesquita (1746-1805)
Missa
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Orquestra Barroca do 13º Festival (2002)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Magnificat
A. da Silva Gomes
Missa Concertada para a Noite de Natal
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Orquestra Barroca do 14º Festival (2003)
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Cantata BWV 97
G. F. Händel (1685-1759)
Concerto grosso op.3 nr.4
A. da Silva Gomes (1752-1844)
Missa a 8 vozes
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Orquestra Barroca do 15º Festival (2004) (dvd)
J. M. Leclair  –  Suite of "Scylla et Glaucus"
J. S. Bach – Cantata BWV 214
A. Vivaldi – concerto op.4 n.4
F. Durante – Litania a 4 voci
P. A. Avondano – Ladainha a 4
F. J. Ferreira Coutinho – Laudate Pueri Dominum
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Orquestra Barroca do 16º Festival (2005) (2x cd)
J. F. Rebel - Les Elemens
J. S. Bach - Cantata BWV 66
J.J. Emerico Lobo de Mesquita - Missa
F. Durante – Litania a 4 voci
P. A. Avondano – Ladainha a 4
F. J. Ferreira Coutinho – Laudate Pueri Dominum
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Jean-Marie Leclair (2004)
Violin Sonatas (4. Book)

Luis O. Santos, violin
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba
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Sonatas (2005)
Italian Recorder Sonatas

Karla Dias, recorder
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
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Orquestra Barroca do 17º Festival (2006)
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Symphony Nr.34 KV 338
Symphony Nr.38 KV 504 "Praga"
Pe. J. de Deus de Castro Lobo (1794-1832) - Abertura
J. de Sousa Carvalho (1745-1798) - L'Amore Industrioso
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Orquestra Barroca do 18º Festival (2007)
J. Haydn (1732-1809) Sinfonia, Hob.104, “Londres”
C.P.E. Bach (1714-1788) Sinfonia Wt 183
Pe. J. M. Garcia (1767-1830)
Abertura, Sinfonia Fúnebre, Ouverture
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J. S. Bach - Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 (2007)
Albert-Jan Roelofs, harpsichord
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord (2)
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Orquestra Barroca do 19º Festival (2008)
Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm - Sinfonie
W. A. Mozart - Sinfonia “Haffner” KV 385
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Musica Francesa (2009)
Karla Dias, recorder
Fernando Lopes, traverso
Ricardo Rodriguez Miranda, viola da gamba
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
D'Anglebert, Philidor, Forqueray, de la Barre, L. Couperin, Marais
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Bach FluteSonatas
Sonata in e minor, BWV 1034
Partita in a minor, BWV 1013
Sonata in b minor, BWV 1030
Sonata in A major, BWV 1032
Livia Lanfranchi, traverso
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
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Orquestra Barroca do 20º Festival (2009)
J.-F. Rebel (1666-1747) - La Fantaisie
J.-Ph. Rameau (1683-1764) - Les Indes Galantes, suite
J. de Souza (fl.1721-1826)
Salve Regina
Vide Domine, quoniam tribulor
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Orquestra Barroca do 21º Festival (2010) (2xCD)
Georg Muffat (1653-1704)
Sperantis Gaudia, Gratitudo
Sonata II, V
J. S. Bach - Suite No.4 BWV1069
J. J. E. Lobo de Mesquita (1746?-1805) - Salve Regina, Congratulamini mihi
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Fábio Cury e A. Santoro interpretam Bach (2013) (2xCD)
J. S. Bach - Sonatas BWV 1027, 1028 & 1029
C. Ph. E. Bach - Sonata 1747
J. S. Bach - Partita, Suíte II
bassoon, baroque bassoon, harpsichord, organ
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Santoro Inédito (2016)
Fábio Cury, A. Santoro
Claudio Santoro (1919-1989)
Introdução & Dança (1951)
Encantamento (1982)
F. Sul América for bassoon (1983)
Duo for bassoon & piano (1982)
6 harpsichord pieces (1977)
Prelúdios:1938,46,58,83,84e89
C. dos Santos - Sonatina (2014)
DJ Raffa - Remix (2016)
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musical samples

J. S. Bach (02/2006)
V Brandenburg Concert - 1. mov
(Live Concert in Den Haag, The Netherlands)
Sara de Corso, violin
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
Livia Lanfranchi, traverso

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J. S. Bach (02/2006)
V Brandenburg Concert - 2. mov
(Live Concert in Den Haag, The Netherlands)
Sara de Corso, violin
Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord
Livia Lanfranchi, traverso

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Louis Couperin (2008)
Pavana -
(excerpt)

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