Diego Campagna

Classical Guitar

Italy

 

 

 

 

World-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna is known as a charismatic performer famed for his poetic and virtuosic repertoire. On January 30, 2015, Diego debuted at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City where he received a "standing ovation" at the end of his solo recital. Born in Imperia, Liguria, Italy, consecrated among the most important guitarists in the world of his generation, he began studying the guitar in Italy at the age of eight, after listening to a record by the unforgettable Maestro Andrés Segovia. 

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Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who reserved respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his humanity and his irrepressible joy for making music. He Studied at the Salzburg "Mozarteum" University graduating with full marks with the Maestro Eliot Fisk, with whom-he deepened the technical fundamentals of the instrument and defined identity as his own interpreter of the guitar literature. For several years he has been carrying out an intensive concert activity as a soloist and in chamber groups, among them the great soprano Mariella Devia, the "Wiener Neus Quartet" of Vienna, the violinist Fation Hoxholli, the cellist Katharina Gross, performing in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe and USA.  On June, 2014, after his concerts in Newport, Rhode Island and after the workshops with the students of the public schools he received the Key to the City by the Mayor for its important artistic merit and June 22 was declared the "Diego Country Day" . 

 

On July 5, 2015, after his recital in Asuncion, Paraguay, at the presence of the Minister of Culture and the Ambassadors of seven countries, he received the title of "Illustrious Guest" for its high artistic and cultural merits, in 2016 he was also given honorary citizenship by the Mayor of Badalucco, Italy; The same year he received an Award from the most important public schools of New York City for his artistic career in the world and for the commitment to young people. He is the dedicatee of many compositions by some of the most important contemporary composers in the world.