Marco Battaglia was born in 1969 in Milan where his high school
studies were concentrated in the classics and afterwards he studied
law and philosophy at the State University. On top of all this,
he dedicated himself to the guitar carrying out his training at
the Civic School of Music. In 1995 he graduated from the Conservatory
and went on to specialize in the interpretation of 19th century
music paying close attention to matters of performance practice.
He participated in several courses using original instruments of
the 1800s and is an esteemed interpreter of Classical and
Romantic period sources utilizing period guitars of major luthiers
like Fabricatore and Filano which are part of his private collection.
Among the many internationally renowned performers and educators
that influenced his musical background the following can be cited:
O. Ghiglia, R. Chiesa, P. OBrien, C. Wilson and D. Russell.
Giuseppe Mazzini’s guitar
The guitar in 19th century