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Rinaldo Alessandrini (born 25 January 1960) is a virtuoso on Baroque keyboards, including harpsichord, fortepiano, and organ. He is founder and conductor of the Italian early music ensemble Concerto Italiano, performing music of Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Couperin, J. S. Bach, and others. He is considered a foremost interpreter of early Italian opera.

Alessandrini did not start piano until around the age of 14. In parallel he participated in a choral ensemble. At age 18 he discovered the harpsichord, took lessons with Ton Koopman and subsequently gave his first concert.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Toccate per cembalo Alessandro Scarlatti; Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
1993 Quarto Libro dei Madrigali Claudio Monteverdi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 5 1
1997 Ottavo Libro de' Madrigali, Vol. 1 Claudio Monteverdi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
1999 Ottavo Libro dei Madrigali, Vol. 2 Claudio Monteverdi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2002 La Senna Festeggiante (Concerto Italiano) Antonio VivaldiConcerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2002 L'Olimpiade Antonio VivaldiConcerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2003 Le quattro stagioni Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2005 Brandenburg Concertos Johann Sebastian Bach; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2009 Gloria Antonio Vivaldi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
2010 Armida al campo d'Egitto (Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini) Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
Quinto Libro de' Madrigali Claudio Monteverdi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
Secondo Libro de' Madrigali Claudio Monteverdi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1
Stabat Mater Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2004 Concerti Per Archi Compilation Antonio Vivaldi; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini 1

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