Peter de Laurentiis


Peter de Laurentiis was born to a Scottish mother and a Neapolitan father in Genoa (Italy). He studied violin at the Paganini Conservatory in Genoa, and went on to study musicology at the Universities of Cremona, Oxford and Tours. While at University he developed an interest in vocal music and started performing with various specialised ensembles. He now works mainly with cantoLX, the Favoriti della Fenice (Jean Tubéry), the Ensemble Cappella Pratensis (Stratton Bull), Arsys Bourgogne (Pierre Cao), and the Choeur de Chambre de Namur (Leonardo Garcia Alarcon). He is very interested in pronunciation and diction issues for singers, but he also has a secret passion for cooking.