Donato Cuzzato - Organist
7, 31100 TREVISO-Italy
Tel & fax: +39 0422 307 539
Cell. +39 335 8130 527
Donato Cuzzato was born in Treviso and was educaded at the “G.
Frescobaldi” Academy of Music of Ferrara, Italy, graduating in organ and
organ composition with first class honours.
His teacher in
organ playing was Liliana Medici Turrini.
He then studied composition with Bruno Coltro and organ-improvisation
with Günther Kaunzinger at the High School of Organ, Würzburg (Germany).
His music has been broadcast from national and private radio and TV
He is an enthusiastic promoter and performer of baroque and present-day
music and his concert repertoire, from Renaissance to present day
music, with particular attention to the complete organ compositions of
J.S. Bach, permitted him to realize numerous broadcast from national TV
(RAI) and private TV stations. Also his music has been broadcast from
the national and private radio of Belgium, Germany, Spanish and
He has performed concerts in the most important organ festivals in
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain,
Holland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland and USA.
Donato Cuzzato played in the most large Cathedrals on the world as
Bourges, Chartres, Koln and Siviglia, as in the Cathedrals of Bruxelles,
Losanne, Malta, Warsaw, Nurnberg (Frau Kirke), Warsaw etc. He gived
recitals in the most famous organs on the world as they in the Town Hall
of Birmingham, Palau de la Musica of Valencia, Paul Gerhard Kirke of
Berlin, Johannes Kirka of Stockholm, Notre-Dame des Neiges of Alpe d’Huez,
King’s College of Cambridge, Central Synagogue of New York, Philharmonic
of St. Petersburg etc.
His eclectic concert repertoire permitted him to record 11 Compact Disc
played in baroque, romantic and modern organs in Denmark, Germany and
Italy with music by Alain, J.S. Bach, Brahms, Franck, Hindemith,
Langlais, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Mozart, Widor etc.
1986 he has been the Artistic Director of the International Organ Festival
“I Concerti d’Organo” with the most important organists from Europe and USA
and Artistic Director of the International Organ festivals of Cavallino
(VE), Collalto (TV), Meolo (VE), San Biagio di Callalta (TV) and Villorba
fascinating, expressive, indeed a champion ... Geislingen Gazete
with great talent... he deeply amazed and impressed... Luzerner Neuste
... it has been a
long time since I heard such a refined performance of Bach... Dagbladet
perfectionism, clearness and rhythmic concision... Sjaellands Tidende
controls in a masterly way the technical difficulties... wonderful to
listen... Stadt Luzern