biography

Eros Roselli was born in Senigallia (Italy). He started to study the classical guitar at the age of ten. He gratuated with top marks at the Brescia Conservatory under the guidance of Ruggero Chiesa following which he has taken part in Masterclasses with Manuel Barrueco, Angelo Gilardino, Eliot Fisk and David Russell.
After winning various prizes in competitions for young guitarists, he came to the forefront thanks to the prizes and awards he won at numerous International competitions, including the "F. Sor" International Competition in Rome, the International Festival of 20th Century Music of Lagonegro, the International Award "Sua Altezza Real la Infanta Doña Cristina" (Fundaciòn Guerrero) in Madrid and the Barcelona Concurso Internacional "Maria Canals".
Since 1985 he has performed in concert in Italy and abroad both as a soloist and in chamber groups for important societies ("Asolo Musica", Gnessin Academy in Moscow, Innsbruck Conservatory, I Concerti del Quirinale, Derby Classical Guitar Society, Sala Maffeiana in Verona, Verona University, Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna, Gioventù Musicale d’Italia, "Amici della Musica" in Ferrara...). His solo and chamber repertoires range from 16th-century music to works by contemporary composers.
His performances have been broadcast by private companies in Italy, for the Italian State Broadcasting Authority RAI, for BBC, for Radio Nacional Española, for Classic New York (WNYC) and for Australia’s National Classical Music Network.
With Urs Mächler Ensemble, in 1994, Eros Roselli has recorded for Nuova Era a compact disc (Mauro Giuliani: chamber works with guitar") containing the first recording of Mauro Giuliani's quintets for guitar and strings. For Azzurra Music he has recorded works for guitar and strings by Vivaldi and a CD dedicated to solo guitar pieces by Niccolò Paganini. A project about chamber works by Anton Diabelli has been released with English label ASV in November 2000 and another with Studies for guitar by Fernando Sor has been released by SOMM Recordings. In 2002 Italian label Maxima Harmonia has published a CD with works for solo guitar by Bach. For Brilliant Classics Eros Roselli has recorded in 2006 with Magnifica Comunità the quintets for guitar and strings by Luigi Boccherini. With Trio del Garda he has already recorded three CDs. In 2015 IMD Music & Web has released a project with Manuel Maria Ponce's works for solo guitar.
As a versatile musician he has published arrangements for guitar with Edizioni Musicali Sinfonica, in 2005 he has began an activity as composer and he has written works for various chamber groups with guitar or for other ensembles, edited by Edizioni Sconfinarte or Lantro Music. In 1984 he took a degree in sociology at the University of Trento when he wrote a thesis on contemporary music. He currently teaches classical guitar in the State Conservatoire in Mantova, where, in the period 2010 – 2013, he has been also Director. He takes part of the Group of the experts for evaluation of the Higher Education Music System in ANVUR (National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems). He's member of the Evaluation Commission at the Conservatoire of Mantova, President of the Evaluation Commission at ISSM Puccini of Gallarate and member of the committee Musicological teaching at the Italian Society of Musicology. In 2015 for Armando editore Eros Roselli has published a book dedicated to the reform of the Italian conservatories.