FLAVIO CUCCHI (b 1949 )
Flavio Cucchi has given hundreds of recitals all over the world and participated in radio and TV broadcasts for the BBC, RAI, ZDF, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Televisa (Mexico), the Television Corporation of Singapore and Radio Prague, among others.
Many composers have dedicated works to him, including the jazz legend Chick Corea. He has held masterclasses in the US, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Sweden, Italy, Spain and Russia, for the most important music societies and universities, and has collaborated with artists from different fields including theatre, cinema and literature.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa dedicated his Ode to the Guitar to Cucchi, presented at the Genova International Festival of Poetry. Cucchi has recorded the DVD Master Serie for the Guitar Media Collection label and released over 15 albums.