Diego Campagna

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, he began studying the guitar in Italy at age eight, after listening to a record by the unforgettable Maestro Andrés Segovia. He is consecrated among the most important guitarists in the world of his generation.

Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who 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 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 and graduated with full marks. For several years he has been carrying out intensive concert work as a soloist and in chamber groups, among them the great soprano Mariella Devia, the "Wiener Neus Quartet" of Vienna, the violinist Fation Hoxholli, and the cellist Katharina Gross, performing in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe and USA.  In June 2014, after  concerts in Newport, Rhode Island and after workshops with the students of public schools he received the Key to the City by the Mayor for its important artistic merit.  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 his high artistic and cultural merits. In 2016 he was also given honorary citizenship by the Mayor of Badalucco, Italy and 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.

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