Rick Wakeman

On January 12nd, 2015, Mistheria and Alberto Rigoni met the wizard of keyboards and Rock legend of all times Mr. RICK WAKEMAN (YES). We are extremely proud to announce that Rick has confirmed his participation in the Vivaldi Metal Project. We feel really amazed and deeply honored! Also, he has left a video message to all our fans, check […]

Atma Anur

Atma Anur is best known for his work with Mike Varney’s Shrapnel Records with artists like Jason Becker, Greg Howe, Tony MacAlpine and many others. Atma has also recorded and toured with Richie Kotzen, Greg Allman, Third Eye Blind, Journey, Joe Satriani, David Bowie and more. More artists Atma has worked with include Grammy Award […]

Csaba Zvekan

Csaba Zvekan is a musician and better known as the singer for Exorcism, Raven Lord, Sardonyx, Emergency and Warpdrive, also the singer and songwriter for Killing Machine. Csaba joined the band Emergency in 1986. However, a few years later and unhappy with the performance of some of the band members of Emergency, Csaba Zvekan has […]

Nicolas Quinteros

Skilled keyboard player from Chile, Nicolas Quinteros is the mastermind of his bands Delta and Q and recently played on tour with Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, John West, Vinnie Appice, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and others. With a childhood involved in music because of his older brothers, Nicolas began playing keyboards at the age of […]

Mirkko De Maio

Mirkko De Maio started playing and studying drums at 9 and at the age of 11 started playing professional gigs.  He played and toured in UK, France, Germany, Spain, US, Italy, Austria, Holland and Belgium with different bands and artists such as Mind Colour – Angela Simoni (pop) – Mauro Petricelli (short movie sound track) […]

Nicolas Waldo (arranger/guitarist)

Nicolas Waldo is a virtuoso guitarist, producer, arranger, composer and teacher. He plays guitar, drums, bass, keyboards and composes for his personal project “Nicolas Waldo” (instrumental metal/shred guitar) and other side projects. His compositions incorporate a diverse amount of musical elements, which include; improvised solos, odd meters, poly-rhythms, classical harmony, classical counterpoint, jazz harmony, modern […]

Fabio Lione

Fabio Lione is one of the most acclaimed and famous world Metal artists. Awesome singer and songwriter who worked with many bands including Rhapsody of Fire, Angra, Vision Divine. Other bands and side projects Fabio collaborated with are Labyrinth, Ayreon, Hollow Haze, Infinita Symphonia, Sebastien, Athena, TeodasiA and others. He also worked as a touring […]

Arrangers – Contest n.4: Autumn, 2.Adagio

The Vivaldi Metal Project is looking for an arranger, it can be YOU! Would you like your arrangement performed by world-class musicians? Are you an arranger and do you like Metal and Classical/Baroque music? Do you like Antonio Vivaldi’s masterpiece “The Four Seasons” ? Do you like epic and majestic music? Let’s get started… It’s […]

Yannis Androulakakis (arranger)

Yannis Androulakakis is a composer, arranger and guitarist from Greece with a solid classical music background, an artist of Audiosparx and the mastermind of the solo metal band Royal Quest. His compositions include music for theater, musicals, film soundtrack, jazz, a string quartet and of course progressive and symphonic metal. It all began at the […]

Zhivko Koev is the winner of the contest #3 for arrangers

We are really thrilled to announce that our arranger Zhivko Koev is the winner, for the second time, of the contest for arrangers! Yes, again him, our arranger Zhivko just sent us a new masterpiece of arrangement (Winter, 3rd movement, Allegro), epic and majestic as we expected and looked for! We want really to congratulate […]

Frank Caruso (arranger)

Phenomenal arranger, rip-roaring guitar player, and class-producer, Frank Caruso is the mastermind of the amazing Italian Metal bands ARACHNES and THINDER RISING among other great projects! Born in Milan in 1968, Frank Caruso started with classical studies playing guitar and piano at the age of 8. At the age of 12 he published his first […]

Zhivko Koev (arranger)

Zhivko Koev is a Bulgarian composer, keyboardist and lyricist, founding member of the bands Pagliacci and Allegorist. He started playing the piano at the age of twelve with the sole purpose of learning to compose his own music. Two years later he joined his first metal band. Zhivko has been influenced by various genres including […]

Gabriele Boschi

Gabriele Boschi, Italian violinist, is a young talent devoted to Classical and Metal music, and creator of the Power Metal band Winterage. Son of art, he began the study of the violin at the age of 8. He studied with some valid Russian violin teachers, then he entered the Music Conservatory “Niccolò Paganini” in Genoa, […]

Gabriels Shiro (arranger)

Gabriels Shiro is a Piano/Keyboard player and Composer from Italy with Classical, Symphonic and Metal background. Among his collaborations, the rock-opera “Prophecy” featuring Mark Boals and live performances with Fabio Lione. Gabriels, son of art, was educated by his father since an early age at the piano studies, among his teachers, Salvatore Calafato, Olivia Carauddo, […]

Arrangers – Contest n.3: Winter, 3.Allegro

The Vivaldi Metal Project is looking for an arranger, it can be YOU! Would you like your arrangement performed by world-class musicians? Are you an arranger and do you like Metal and Classical/Baroque music? Do you like Antonio Vivaldi’s masterpiece “The Four Seasons” ? Do you like epic and majestic music? Let’s get started… It’s […]

Anna Portalupi

Anna Portalupi has established herself among the best female bass players in Europe recording and sharing the stage with various artists like: Tarja Turunen, Bobby Kimball, Fergie Frederiksen and Steve Lukather of Toto, Vinny Appice of Black Sabbath, Bruce Gaitsch and Bill Champlin of Chicago, Moonland feat. Lenna Kuurmaa, Mitch Malloy and the band Hardline with […]

Andrea De Paoli

Andrea De Paoli is a keyboardist, composer and producer. Mostly known as keyboard player for great Italian metal bands (Labyrinth, ex-Vision Divine, Shadows of Steel) and prog/space band Chaos Venture, he’s also member of legendary Italian progressive band Delirium. Andrea has performed all over the world as headliner or co-touring with Iron  Maiden, Dream Theater, […]

Max Aguzzi

Max Aguzzi is a guitarist, vocalist and composer, founder member of power-metal band DragonhammeR. Max starts playing electric guitar at the age of 16, when he discovers bands like Iron Maiden and Metallica. He forms a cover band called “Drastika”, starting to sing and playing guitar. Changing name in “DragonhammeR”, he starts composing original songs. […]

Armand Melnbardis

Armand Melnbardis is a Latvian-born Classical & Heavy Metal Violinist. Known for his immaculate skills as a classical & jazz violinist, pianist, studio session musician, music educator and a leader of his Vio7 rock band. Armand has always been “thinking outside the box” and venturing into the uncharted territories of hard rock & heavy metal. […]