The Italian organist, Edoardo (Maria) Bellotti, had received the diplome in Organ and Harpsichord and the degree in Humanities, before he has been dedicated to the study of the Renaissance and Baroque keyboard repertoire, with particular attention to the “continuo” praxis and improvisation.
Edoardo Bellotti teaches Historical Organ and Improvisation at the Musikhochschule of Trossingen (Germany), Harpsichord and Continuo playing at the Accademia S.Cecilia of Bergamo (Italy).
Edoardo Bellotti has combined performing in concerts and recitals with musicological research, publishing articles and texts, critical editions of keyboard compositions of the 17th and 18th centuries and participating, with personal contributions, in international Conferences. He is regularly invited for seminaries and master-classes from several Music Institutions and Universities in Europe, USA, Japan and Korea, and is Artistic Consultant of the Smarano International Organ Academy (Italy). He has made recordings on historical instruments, which have obtained critical acclaim.