Giampaolo Di Rosa is a remarkable musician with an exeptional talent in the art of improvisation. An established performer, improviser of piano, organ and harpsichord, he is also a composer, a reseacher, a teacher and an artistic director.
He gives concerts and master classes, enjoying an international career which has taken him to every corner of the Europe and a wide coverage of all continents.
Completing his musical studies under the tutorship of world renowned professors G. Kaunzinger, J. Guillou, G. Wilson and J. P. Oliveira, he holds seven academic diplomas, including a Master’s Degree in organ performance, a Ph.D. in music analysis, four Bachelors and a Post-graduate Diploma.
His enormous repertoire embraces music from every historical period up to the present day, including the complete organ works of J. P. Sweelinck, J. S. Bach, C. Franck, F. Liszt and O. Messiaen. His composition works have been performed by eminent musicians in various European countries over the past ten years. Di Rosa has also released dozens of CD recordings, mainly on piano and organ improvisations.
Away from the concert stage, Di Rosa is founder and artistic director of a number of international organ festivals and is appointed to important musical positions in different European countries. In 2010, the President of the Portuguese Republic honored him as the Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator, one of the highest honors of the country, for his significant contribution in the promotion of organ music and the art of musical improvisation.