Gabriele Lissia

Born in Prato, Italy, he has been playing the guitar since he was very young. Alongside with the study of the acoustic and electric guitar, he mastered the classical one in numerous weekly and annual masterclasses with Luigi Attademo in Tuscany and Lombardy, He was later admitted to the Conservatory G.P. da Palestrina in Cagliari, in Stefano Brondi’s class, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 2015 cum laude.

He studied with internationally renowned guitarists such as Luigi Attademo, Francisco Bernier, Matteo Mela, Enea Leone, Emanuele Buono and Carlo Marchione, at the Civica Scuola delle Arti in Rome.

He was invited to perform in artistic and cultural events in Cagliari, such as the European Heritage Day (in 2012 and 2015). He held concerts in the main cities of Sardinia (Cagliari, Sassari, Nuoro).

He obtained numerous awards in various national and international competitions, such as the Riviera Etrusca of Piombino and the Giulio Rospigliosi of Lamporecchio. In 2017 he won the First Prize in the competition for all instruments Golfo degli Angeli, in Cagliari.

He was awarded a scholarship that allowed him to spend a year studying at Conservatorio Superior M. Castillo in Seville, in the class of Francisco Bernier, where he passed the final exam with the highest score.

He continued perfectioning the instrument alongside other teaching aspects, such as musical pedagogy and psychology, until obtaining his Master’s degree in 2018 cum laude, at the Conservatory L. Canepa of Sassari, in the class of Roberto Masala, with a final thesis on Domenico Scarlatti’s Spanish Harpsichord Sonatas, transcribed for guitar.

He currently holds the position of Classical Guitar Professor at Conservatoire de Musique et Danse of Villemomble, France. He has performed as a soloist as well as a member of the Inattendu’o chamber group, with the flutist Elisa Secolin.

Gabriele Lissia plays a guitar by Sardinian luthier Rinaldo Vacca and records using Austrian Audio microphones