Fabio Renato d’Ettorre (*1959)

Fabio Renato d’Ettorre, born in Rome, is active as guitarist, composer, author and musicologist. He has the Chair in Classical Guitar at Conservatory Francesco Morlacchi in Perugia (granted with a state examination). He teaches Classical Guitar at “Accademia Tarquinia Musica” in Tarquinia (Viterbo), Classical Guitar and Chamber Music at “Scuola Popolare di Musica Donna Olimpia ” in Rome and he is registered at SIAE as Composer and Author. Since 1975 he is active as concert performer in Italy, in many European countries and in North-Africa.
In 1983 he created the “Trio Chitarristico di Roma” with Ferdinando Lepri and Roberto Felici, that at present is composed by Fabio Renato d’Ettorre, Ferdinando Lepri and Carlo Biancalana. Instead of Carlo Biancalana, over the years and in turn, Roberto Felici, Arturo Tallini and Marco Cianchi played in “Trio Chitarristico di Roma” and in more than thirty years of experience they have gone on the most important Italian and foreign stages and made several recordings for Musikstrasse, Edipan, Domani Musica, Dotguitar. Among them we remember: Luci ed Ombre. Renato d’Ettorre (Musikstrasse 2005), he is the author of whole music.
First Prize at “Rassegna 1984 per Compositori dell’Associazione Amici della Musica della Penisola Sorrentina” with the musical piece Variazioni e Finale su tema di Lennon-McCartney, he has also written numerous compositions and transcriptions for his instrument. Since 1988 he has worked as music critic and musicologist with dailies and magazines such as: Amadeus, Il Fronimo, Guitart, Piano Time and Zeusi.
In 2005 he planned and attended to the cultural event “Mazzini pensatore, umanista, musicista amatore” for the bicentenary of Giuseppe Mazzini’s at the Conservatory Bonporti in Trento and Riva del Garda where he teached. The event was held under the aegis of the “Comitato Nazionale per le Celebrazioni del Bicentenario della Nascita di Giuseppe Mazzini” and under the High Patronage of the Republic President. In that occasion he wrote and performed L’Italia suonò, a theatrical and musical opera on Mazzini as an amateur musician, played in several Italian cities and at Teatro Argentina in Rome. As author he also signed with Patrizia La Fonte the text Caro Millenovecento. Ricordi e accordi del secolo breve, a narrative concert for reciting voice and three guitars recalling the twentieth century with words and music and performed by Patrizia La Fonte and the “Trio Chitarristico di Roma”.

Published Works:

  d’Ettorre, Fabio Renato - Incanti. Lyric Pieces for Guitar - First Series (2003)   [CH 299]

  d’Ettorre, Fabio Renato - Incanti. Lyric Pieces for Guitar - Second Series (2008)   [CH 305]

  d’Ettorre, Fabio Renato - Incanti. Lyric Pieces for Guitar - Third Series (2016)   [CH 311]