|Irene De Ruvo|
Graduated in organ, harpsichord and piano, she attended the two-year organ upper course with the highest grades. She specializes in organ early music with L.F.Tagliavini, E.Bellotti, M.Radulescu, F.Cera, G.Bovet, P.Crivellaro and in the baroque repertoire in Basel (CH) with Jean-Claude Zehnder.
She attended the courses in conducting with P.Gelmini.
Awarded in international competitions, she performed at major cultural venues such as the Chigi Academy in Siena, Teatro dal Verme and Palazzo della Triennale in Milan and performed with the most famouse musicians like P.O’Dette, D.Sherwin, A.Mion, B.Dickey and so on.
On 2013 she went to Japan for several recitals and to give organ lesson on the old and baroque repertoire. She is steady organist of the mechanical organ Livio Tornaghi (1850) of the church of Santa Maria al Carrobiolo in Monza.
Stradivarius label released in 2011 the recording of Concerti Grossi by Georg Muffat, in which she is protagonist, as director and at the harpsichord, with the instrumental ensemble she founded, La Concordanza. For ARCANA label she recorded in 2016 the firts complete edition of Giovanni Battista Dalla Gostena’s organ works, a new, unpublished work that will finish with a new edition music score.
As researcher and musicologist, in 2004 she participated in the international conference organized by the Conservatory of Como on the Spanish Milan, with a contribution on Carlo Donato Cossoni and his work as kapellmeister in the Duomo in Milan and, in 2009, in the study conference on Lingiardi organ building art, organized by the University of Pavia with a thesis on the Lingiardi’s organ in of San Gottardo al Corso in Milan, opus 177.
In 2013 she published the book co-written with Dr. Mario Manzin, La tradizione organaria nel territorio monzese. (The organ tradition in the territory of Monza).
She is creator and artistic director of Arté International Early Music Festival of Monza & Brianza and IMAGOMAGI organ season.