SOP Podcast #74 - Enrico Presti on Avangarde Organ Music, Finding Time to Practice and Comparing Yourself to Others
degree in Computer Science with mention in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Bologna.
Enrico attended master classes with Marju Riisikamp, Olivier Latry, Peter Planyavsky and Hans-Ola Ericsson. He performed several concerts in Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland (Musée Suisse de l’Orgue), Faroese Islands (Summartónar festival, event coordinated by Italian Institute of Culture in Copenhagen), Finland, Baltic States, United Kingdom (Oxford Queen’s College), France, Sweden, Austria, Russia (St. Petersburg), Czech Republic, Romania, Denmark and Germany.
From 1996 to 1999 he was managing director of the international concert series Organi Antichi, un patrimonio da ascoltare in Bologna; from 2002 to 2007 he was artistic director of the international concert series Musica Coelestis (Ferrara) and from 2003 to 2005 he was co-artistic director of concert series Al centro la musica (Bologna).
Enrico is currently enrolled in the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy at the University of Bologna.
In this conversation we talk about avangarde organ music, finding time to practice and the dangers of comparing yourself to others.
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