The French guitarist, Frédéric Zigante, graduated at the Conservatory “Giuseppe Verdi” of Milan. He has studied with Ruggero Chiesa, Alirio. Complete editions are Frederic Zigante’s specialty: He recorded all of Nicolo Paganini’s guitar works, the entire guitar catalogue of Villa-Lobos, as well as the . Where people listen. Mexico City, MX37 LISTENERS; Santiago, CL25 LISTENERS; São Paulo, BR24 LISTENERS; Madrid, ES19 LISTENERS; Milan, IT

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First I need a contract then I shall begin thinking about it! What constitutes a good live performance in your opinion? Community Links Countries Recording Services. In essence, his tendency for established values and the ongoing fascination zigznte the infinite possibilities within the purity of a piece is not a sign of conservatism – but rather of class.

15 Questions to Frederic Zigante | interviews Guitar Classical

My father and my brother Manuel. This is the way to discover beauty in all music, not only classical. What really makes the difference is the music that is written for it. What do you tell them?

An interpreter’s task is to give life to emotions that are latent in the musical text not only to play them! The one that mediates between the written text and the auditors. And yet, he is by no means an anachronism. After this reserach I bring out my personal emotions on the condition that they do not affect the composer’s idea. But I know that I shall certainly not: Complete editions are Frederic Zigante’s specialty: Someone who takes care of other people’s problems. If a perfomer has nothing to say and simply plays the music, he should stay home.

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You need to see the whole picture here – after all, that is what Frederic Zigante is all about. You are given the position of artistic director of a concert hall.

I would probably be a medical doctor or a politician.

How do you balance the need to to put your personal emotions into the music you play and the intentions of the composer? The hardest part about being a musician is to often be alone and the best is to get emotion during a performance.

I live between two beautiful Italian towns: How would you describe the relationship with zogante instrument? This is what some performers do sometimes, they even cut off some parts of the works!

15 Questions to Frederic Zigante

I play both baroque and classic guitar and I consider them two different instruments. Interpretation is a task: If yes, how good were you at it?

I haven’t noticed any crisis. An interpreter has a great power in his hands because without him the work has no life and can’t be heard. What or who was your biggest influence as an artist? The latter implies that Zigante eschews or may we even say “despises” the modern-day tendency to submit a Classical works to the arbitrariness of subjectivity, to change it, alter it or even leave out certain passages for more easy digestability. People need to be educated about classical music, before they can really appreciate it.


What would be on your program for this season? About Our aim The team History. With a clear mind, he recognises current cross-over tendencies and hip genre-bending see his answers to our Festival-question! Just imagine what would happen if someone went to a museum and decided to change the colors on a painting: What really matters is to transmit emotions and feeling.

This is how an interpreter and a composer can cope to “travel” together without any conflict. Is there a crisis?

Frédéric Zigante

A good live performance requires good technical standards and acceptable contents for the audience. During the next two months I will be preparing a new repertory for my CD recordings and I will be working on my critical edition of Villa-Lobos’ Etudes. False, the only thing about which people need to be educated is listening with curiosity: Behind this desire for integrity hides no pathologically prolific mind, but a man who searches for profundity and who wants to use the power of interpretation to the good.