Leggere in italiano

His initial singing education laid the foundations of his auditory culture and for the construction of an aesthetic criterion that had as its main reference the legacy of the singers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The growing identification of the current state of decadence and departure from tradition in the art of singing led him to explore the legacy of the great masters of history and to strengthen his pedagogical vocation.

Since then, and with the purpose of clarifying and restoring the philosophical, aesthetic and technical principles of the Italian school of singing, his research has included the teachings of Caccini, Tosi, Porpora, Mancini, Aprile, Corri, Righini, Tacchinardi, Nozzari, Pellegrini Celoni, Bordogni, Crivelli, Rubini, Busti, Nava, Lamperti, Abt, Lind, Viardot, Marchesi, Giraldoni, Ghislanzoni, Stockhausen, Cotogni, Tosti, Myer, Lehmann, Shakespeare, Viñas, Tetrazzini, Caruso, Pertile, Hipólito Lázaro and Lauri-Volpi. Encouraged by these writings, and by the crucial contact with great singers and teachers linked to the Italian tradition, he directed his efforts to the reconstruction of the forgotten knowledge.

The National Fund for the Arts of Argentina endorsed and awarded his research in the context of the “National Scholarship Competition for Research Projects”; under this auspices he began his activity as a singing teacher, giving lectures and courses for the National Fund for the Arts and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the National University of La Plata. Since then he has developed his career as a researcher and pedagogue in the art of singing in Argentina, Italy, France, Spain and the USA.

He is currently based in Italy, where he has cemented his pedagogical work. At the moment he is devoted to the theoretical and practical research of the methods and treatises that made up the curriculum of the singing studies of the French school during the 19th century, in order to rescue their teachings and study the path of origin towards the Italian school that was upheld by the following teachers: Mengozzi, Crescentini, de Garaudé, García father and son, Duprez, Rossini, Cinti-Damoreau, Concone, Lablache, Romagnesi, Panseron, Panofka, Fétis.

He has translated and revised Leone Giraldoni’s Compendium (Geslican, Montañas de papel, 2014) and Manuel García’s Sugerencias sobre canto (Geslican, Montañas de papel, 2014). In 2015 he began the publication of El estudio del canto (Geslican, Montañas de papel, 2015), a collection he authored for the practical study of the voice according to the most famous exercises of the great masters of the past.

He regularly publishes original articles in this blog and gives lectures with the aim of passing on knowledge to his students and spreading the great reflections and foundations of the art of singing in its development through history. 

He will take part in the musicology course De Andalucía a la posteridad: los García y su música, dedicated to the study of the pedagogical and musical legacy of the García family. This series of conferences is held within the 18th Spanish Music Festival of Cádiz in collaboration with the University of Cádiz and will be directed by Andrés Moreno Mengíbar. 

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