Guitarist and composer, Giorgio Mirto graduated from the “L. Campiani” Conservatory of Mantova and took the second level degree from the Conservatory of Cuneo.
For a long time he has performed extensively in Europe, Russia, Japan, China, Africa, U.S.A. and Argentina.
In the past he has released six recordings for Gendai Guitar (Tokyo), Moisycos Musical Editions (Tokyo) and Sinfonica Editions.
Recently, in duo with Victor Villadangos, has released his first world recording, for Brilliant Classics, of the complete Maximo Diego Pujol
guitar duos and, again with Brilliant classics, his new solo CD dedicated to some first world recordings of Pujol
’s solo pieces as “Historias sin palabras”, “Color sepia” and “Torino” (dedicated to Giorgio Mirto).
As a composer he is not only active in the guitar music scene but also writes chamber music in general. His music is performed in Europe, Argentina, USA, Russia and has raised the appreciation of musicians and musicologists such as Victor Villadangos, Maximo Diego Pujol
, Eric Franceries, Ganesh Del Vescovo, Vivaldi Guitar Trio, Faurè String Trio, Massimo Delle Cese, Attilio Piovano, Altenberg Trio, Viktor Kozlov, Giulio Tampalini
, Stefano Palamidessi, Dylan Fowler, Trio Rhapsody, Magdalena Kaltcheva, Trio Broz, Vittorio Ghielmi, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli and so on.
He is the artistic director of Six Ways, a prestigious international guitar festival which takes place in his native town: Turin.
Some of his music has been published by Les Productions d’OZ and, actually, also by Ut Orpheus and Edizioni Sinfonica.
Giorgio Mirto plays on a guitar by S. Yokoo
“Giorgio Mirto is one of the most interesting composers I’ve met in recent years” (Maximo Diego Pujol);
“The guitar of Giorgio Mirto is a marvellous sounding instrument used to create the most effect”