About Elena SARTORI

 

 

 

Elena SARTORI is born in Ravenna. After obtaining the diploma as pianist and some years of intense concert activity (First Prize at the Contest for Chamber Music of Turin), she also got the diploma as organist and organ composer with full marks and summa cum laude. She graduated in History of Music with full marks and summa cum laude, disputing a thesis on Gregorian Chant.

 

Elena SARTORI has specialized for six years studying with Daniel Chorzempa (being the only Italian organist admitted) at the Conservatory of Basilea and then at the Musik – Hochschule “Mozarteum” of Salzburg.

She has been attending the courses for conductor of orchestra by Helmut Rilling at the Bach – Akademie of Stuttgart.

 

She has given concerts as organist, vocalist and conductor in all the most important Italian festivals, and also in Germany, France, Austria, England, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia-Erzegovina, Portugal and Japan, collaborating with the most famous institutions such as the London Symphony Chorus, the Orchestra della Fondazione Toscanini of Parma and the Opern Studium of Salzburg.

 

Elena SARTORI has studied vocality with Claudio Cavina and Michel Von Goethem.

 

She is the Chorus Master of the Associazione Polifonica of Ravenna.

 

She teaches Gregorian Chant at the Fondazione “Patrizio Paoletti” of Assisi.

 

She has recorded seven CDs for labels such as Tactus, Stradivarius, Bongiovanni and for Amadeus magazine.