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 […]

Zhivko Koev

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

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. […]

Başak Ylva

Başak Ylva is an opera, musical theater, crossover and metal singer from Turkey – Istanbul. She studied classical opera and musical theater singing and acting. During her education she has performed with many bands and participated in some metal projects like Almora, Waterghost Metal Opera. She is founder and singer of the  Turkish symphonic  metal […]

Rob Rock

Rob Rock is an American heavy metal singer-songwriter, best known as the longtime front-man of Impellitteri. Rock has also released five albums as a solo artist, and performed and recorded with a number of other notable artists, including M.A.R.S., Joshua, Tobias Sammet, Axel Rudi Pell, Timo Tolkki, Warrior, Mistheria and others. With his “M.A.R.S, Project: […]

Arrangers – Contest n.2: Spring, 2.Largo

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 […]

Maria Diese

Maria Diese is a metal singer from Bulgaria. She sings in various band since 1998. After 2006 she is in the PERPETUUM MOBILE (vocals, lyrics, compositions, and management) behind the power metal band RAMPART. Maria shared the stage with SCANNER, SUSPERIA, ARKONA, BLAZE BAYLEY, WITCHBURNER, CRIPPER, GODSLAVE, HATE, GUARDIANS OF TIME, PICTURE, LONEWOLF, METAL WITCH, […]

Steve Di Giorgio

Steve Di Giorgio is an American bassist and musician who has played bass guitar in heavy metal bands such as Death, Autopsy, Control Denied, Ephel Duath, Obscura, Artension, Faust, Painmuseum, Suicide Shift, Soen, Vintersorg, Dragonlord, Iced Earth, Sebastian Bach, Obituary, and is a founding member of Sadus. He is also a founding member of the jazz-band […]

Fabrizio “Bicio” Leo

Fabrizio “Bicio” Leo is one of the most known Italian guitar players. He began playing guitar by himself at sixteen, focusing his passion and practicing on rock/fusion genre, inspired by didactic videos from such amazing players like Greg Howe, Brett Garsed, Frank Gambale just to name a few… After several collaborations as sideman and touring with highly […]

Giovanni Tomassucci

Giovanni Tomassucci is an Italian guitar player. He started playing guitar when he was 13 years old and then, six years later, he started studying music at the italian accademy “Lizard”. Meanwhile he also started to work as bass player for his own band “Voltumna”, recording in studio and performing all around the world. He […]

Lars Lehmann

Lars Lehmann is known as one of the most versatile bass player in Europe. Born in Germany, Lars has been playing bass and touring with artists such as Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, Simon Phillips, Clyde Stubblefield, Marty Friedman, Bobby Byrd, Randy Hansen, Pee Wee Ellis, Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne), Roachford, Mark Boals (Yngwie Malmsteen), to […]

Tom Åsvold

Tom Åsvold is a drummer from Östersund, Sweden. He has released albums with: Dimension34, Paincraze, Polarization, to name a few. He also studied at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles 2009-2010, after that he toured the states with progressive metal band Polarization. From September 2013 – February 2015 Tom has been playing full-time in Sweden, doing […]