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 1800’s 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. O’Brien, C. Wilson and D. Russell.


October 25

October 25, 2018, 6:30 pm, Benevento (Italy), “Nicola Sala” State Conservatory of Music, Autunno chitarristico, 7th edition, Solo recital by Marco Battaglia, 19th century guitar

October 27

October 27, 2018, 9;00 pm, Sedriano (Milano, Italy), Chiesa di San Bernardino, ‘800MusicaFestival, 11th edition (Artistic Direction by Marco Battaglia), Concert by Anna Armenante, 19th century flute, and Marco Battaglia, 19th century guitar

November 17

November 17, 9 pm, 2018, Milano (Italy), Teatro Kolbe, Milano Classical Guitar Festival, 2nd edition (Artistic Direction by Marco Battaglia), Concert by Paco Seco (Spain), guitar

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