Emanuele Buono has established himself as a musician with unique musical and technical ability to make the classical guitar sing. His full technical mastery combined with high musical sensibility are consistently praised around the globe by the press following his performances and has earned him the respect of the most prominent guitarists today. His latest recording on Naxos was American Record Guide’s Critic’s Choice Award winner.
Mr. Buono has been awarded numerous Michele Pittaluga of Alessandria (Italy, 2013) and others. These resulted in an invitation to record for Naxos and Brilliant Classics and to make his debut at D’Addario Performance Series at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall (New York) in 2014. He has also been invited to make his début in several major concert halls including the Konzerthaus in Vienna (Austria), Manuel de Falla Hall in Madrid (Spain), Hermitage Theatre in St. Petersburg (Russia), Lysenko Hall in Kiev (Ukraine), Stadtcasino in Basel (Switzerland), the International House of Music in Moscow (Russia), and to undertake concert tours at a number of renowned guitar Festivals in Europe and the United States.
Born in Turin, Italy in 1987, he began his studies when he was very young. At the age of eighteen, he was awarded a first class degree with honors at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan and later proceeded to further his studies at the Accademia Chigiana of Siena, where he obtained the certificate of merit twice in succession.
Prizes won OBSOLETE – WILL BE DESTROYED
2013, 1st prize, Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competitions "Premio Citta di Alessandria" , Alessandria, Italy