Giulia NutiResearcher, Divisione Ricerca e Sviluppo
Giulia is a researcher at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana as well as docente di clavicembalo at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole where she leads the department of Early Music; she has given masterclasses and lectures at the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the University of Birmingham. From 2007 until its completion in 2010 she was Research Associate on The Listening Gallery project (www.listeninggallery.rcm.ac.uk) continuing her work with the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Royal College of Music on providing a sound environment for exhibitions and collections, which she had begun with the V&A exhibition on the domestic world of the renaissance in 2005-6.
A specialist in Italian music and treatises of the late renaissance and baroque, her study The performance of Italian basso continuo (Ashgate 2007) is cited as an essential text for performers and scholars of basso continuo; further publications have been on the accompaniment of song in the baroque in Aspects of the Secular cantata in Italy (ed. Talbot, Ashgate 2009).
As a soloist, accompanist and ensemble player she has appeared in concerts and music festivals throughout Europe (Concertgebouw Amsterdam; Printemps Baroque du Sablon, Bruxelles; Wroclaw Festival; Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Amici della Musica, Firenze; Göttingen Handel Festival; Alderburgh Festival; Festival d’Ambronay; Altstadtherbst kulturfestival, Dusseldorf). She has recorded for Sony, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Naïve, Passacaille, Brilliant Classics, CPO, WDR, the BBC and RAI.
Giulia studied at the Royal College of Music as a Foundation Scholar: after gaining Diplomas in Early Music, and in Harpsichord (winning the prizes in harpsichord, continuo, accompaniment, and early music) she took a First Class honours degree. Her Masters degree, on Italian performance practice in early keyboard, at King’s College Cambridge, was followed by her appointment as College Musician of Queens’ College Cambridge.
Nuti, G. "Another dimension: integrating music with the Medieval & Renaissance galleries" Frost S (V&A Online Journal) Forthcoming.
Nuti, G. "... imitando l’arietta ò altro allegro cantato di fresco..." Contribution to Aspects of the Secular Cantata in Late Baroque Italy Ed. Michael Talbot, Ashgate Publishing
Nuti, G., Solomon, A. and Williamon, A. "The Listening Gallery: Integrating music with exhibitions and gallery displays" in A Williamon, S Pretty, & R Buck eds., Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2009, pp. 341-346, European Association of Conservatoires AEC
Nuti, G. "The performance of Italian basso continuo; style in keyboard accompaniment in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries" Ashgate Publishing
Nuti, G. "Dovendosi suonare più pieno che sij possibile..., style in Italian harpsichord basso continuo realisation" Harpsichord and fortepiano vol.9, pp10-23