Paul Beier in recital - Teatro La Fenice


Paul Beier in recital
Wed 19.06.2019
La Fenice Opera House
La Fenice Opera House

Paul Beier, lute player

Paul Beier graduated from the Royal College of Music, London under Diana Poulton.

He has performed in Europe, North and South America and Australia as soloist, director of Galatea, member of various groups and as continuo player in orchestral and opera productions. His solo lute repertoire extends from the Italian Cinquecento to the music of Bach and Weiss. Founder and director of Galatea, he has also collaborated with Aglaia, Aurora, La Cetra, Ensemble Concerto, Nova Ars Cantandi, Pacific Baroque, La Risonanza, etc.

His 14 solo CDs, two of English lute songs with countertenor Michael Chance, and 5 as director of Galatea have been well received, earning recognition such as “Disque du Mois” of Répertoire, 5 Diapason, 5 stars of Goldberg, “La Scelta” of Amadeus, etc.

Since 1981 Mr. Beier has taught lute, continuo and ensemble at the Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado, Milano. He is a founding member of the Italian Lute Society, and is a consulting editor of the Lute Society of America Journal.







Paul Beier, lute


lute music at the time of Leonardo da Vinci

Johannes Prioris
Sit nomen domini benedictum “Dulcis amica Dei”


Vincenzo Capirola
Ricercar XIII
Padoana alla francese


Hayne van Ghizeghem
Allez regretz
De tousbiensplaineest ma maitresse


Vincenzo Capirola
Bassadanza Spagna prima
Ricercar sesto


Marchetto Cara
O mia cieca e dura sorte


Don Michael Vicentino
Che farala che dirala


Vincenzo Capirola
Ricercar Terzo


Nicholas Craen
Tota pulchra es Mottetto a quattro voci


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