PERSONAL DATA

Male, Italian.


PROFESSION

Keyboardist, Pianist, Organist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Teacher, Demonstrator.

EDUCATION

Mistheria begins his music studies at seven, thanks to my father's passion and the tuition of the family’s friend and composer/accordionist M° Marco Aurelio Pisegna. I studied Accordion, Piano, Keyboards, Harmony, Theory and Solfeggio. Afterwards, he graduated, with full score, in "Organ and Organ Composition" at Music Conservatory "A. Casella" (L’Aquila - Italy) under the guidance of teacher Annamaria Polcaro and Paolo Cerasoli.

EXTRA STUDIES

He also studied “Solfeggio and Theory of Music” with teacher Laura Bianchini, "Electronic Composition", "Computer Music" and "Experimental Composition" with M° Alessandro Sbordoni, "Electronic Music, MIDI, Digital Audio" with M° Michelangelo Lupone, "History of Music" with M° Pietro Acquafredda, "Counterpoint and Fugue" with M° Paolo Cerasoli, "Gregorian Chant and Organ Improvisation" with M° Giandomenico Piermarini.

INSTRUMENTS PLAYED

Piano, Keyboards, Keytar, Organ, Harpsichord, Accordion.

SPECIALIZATION

Sound Programming, Computer-Music, Audio Mixing and Mastering.

EXPERIENCES

Almost everything (Classical, Rock, Pop, Metal, Progressive, New-Age, Theatre, …) but never performed a jazz concert and, maybe, it will never happen.

 

INFLUENCES

Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Giacomo Puccini, Deep Purple, Emerson Like & Palmer.

 

CONCERTS & TOURS

Does not include appearances as soloist and keyboardist on TV and Radio programs.
 

(2017) Vivaldi Metal Project's "The Four Seasons" unplugged - Italian Tour 2017

(2017) Kitee International Music and Art Festival - Vivaldi Metal Project's "The Four Seasons" unplugged

(2016) Mark Boals sings Y. Malmsteen's "Trilogy" - 30th anniversary Italian tour

(2016) Edu Falaschi [Angra] - 25th Anniversary Italian Tour

(2016) METAL FOR KIDS all-star charity jam - (Rome, Italy)

(2015) Edu Falaschi [Angra] - 25th Anniversary Italian Tour

(2014) Zagreb Guitar Show w/ Ivan Mihaljevic's Side Effects (Zagreb, Croatia)

(2014) KLAVITARA Zagreb Festival (Zagreb, Croatia)

(2011) Zagreb Guitar Show (Zagreb, Croatia)

(2011) Mistheria - Keys of Eternity - presentation concert (Luco Dei Marsi, Italy)
(2010) Mistheria - Solo Piano (Luco Dei Marsi, Italy)
(2009) Mistheria - Solo Piano (4-hand piano: Ivana Greguric - Zagreb, Croatia)
(2009) Mistheria - Solo Piano (Pescina, Italy)
(2008) Mistheria - Non Solo Piano Tour (Italy)
(2008) Emir Hot & John West - Live in Split (Split, Croatia)
(2008) Vitalij Kuprij’s Revenge with Doogie White (Roma, Italy)
(2008) Maqueta Rock with Dino Fiorenza (Roma, Italy)
(2008) Neil Zaza Asia Tour 2008
(2008) Mistheria - ProgHead Festival in Budapest (Hungary)
(2007) Neil Zaza - One Silent Night 2007 - A night at the palace (Cleveland, USA)
(2007) Neil Zaza - Ohio Club Tour (Ohio, USA)
(2007) Mistheria - Solo Piano Tour (Italy)
(2007) Neil Zaza - When gravity falls - Italy Summer Tour
(2007) Neil Zaza - When gravity falls - Italy Spring Tour
(2006) Anna Tatangelo - Italy Tour
(2005) Anna Tatangelo - Italy Tour
(2004) Anna Tatangelo - Italy Tour
(2003) Anna Tatangelo - Italy Tour
(2004) Rock Festival (Totem - Roma, Italy)
(2003) Monica Cherubini - Italy Tour
(2002) Monica Cherubini - Italy Tour
(2003) Southern Cross - Stratovarius Official cover band - Italy Tour
(2002) Southern Cross - Stratovarius Official cover band - Italy Tour
(2001) Southern Cross - Stratovarius Official cover band - Italy Tour
(2002) Dream Theater official convention (Roma, Italy)
(2002) Tony MacAlpine & Virgil Donati (Roma, Italy)
(2001) Mistheria guest appearances (Orlando, USA - Los Angeles, USA)
(2001) Neil Zaza - Starring at the sun - Italy Winter Tour
(2000) Gigi Sabani - La sai l’ultima - Italy Summer Tour
(2000) Raffaella Cavalli - Italy Summer Tour
(1999) Ssergio Meogrossi - Goodbye Novecento (Italy)
(1999) O.R.O. - Tour (Italy)
(1998) O.R.O. - Tour (Italy)
(1997) Sergio Meogrossi - The Divine Comedy (Italy)
(1997) Mistheria - Concert for Piano and Accordion (Budapest, Hungary)
(1997) Mistheria - Imperator Tour (Italy)
(1996) Mistheria - Metamorphosis Tour (Italy)
(1992 ~ 2003) Mistheria - Concerts as Pianist and Organist (Italy)
(1992 ~ 2003) S. Meogrossi & Fabio Bussotti - Viva l’Italia! (Italy)

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About: Biography

Mistheria is a Pianist, Keyboardist, Keytarist and Organist, Producer, and Composer from Italy, engaged both in Classical and Rock/Metal genres.

 

After his graduation - with full score - at Music Conservatory in "Organ and Composition", Mistheria started his career as soloist and working as session player. Besides his solo albums and performances, Mistheria gained is name thanks to several and prestigious collaborations, both in studio and live, with many international rock, metal and classical artists and bands such as Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), Roy Z (Rob Halford), Rob Rock (Chris Impellitteri), Mark Boals (Ring of Fire), Edu Falaschi (Angra, Almah), Neil Zaza, John West (Artension, Royal Hunt), John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, Y. Malmsteen), to name a few.

 

Mistheria performed as soloist and as session player in Europe, USA, and Asia both as Pianist/Organist and Keyboardist/Keytarist. His discography counts 70+ albums including his own and other bands productions ranging from Classical to Metal, from New-Age to Soundtracks, from Pop to Rock.

Also, he works as producer, arranger, sound-creator/designer, teacher, endorser, and demonstrator for several hardware/software music brands. 

Mistheria's most huge creation and production is "Vivaldi Metal Project - The Four Season", all-metal-stars project featuring more than 130 metal/classical artists, orchestra, string quartet and choir. The project worldwide is acclaimed as the biggest Symphonic-Metal Opera ever created.

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