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 […]

Filippo Lui (string arranger)

Filippo Lui is a pianist, composer and producer specialising in arrangements for string sections at his The Crystal Music Studios. He had his first approach to music at age of 5, showing a great interest in composition. He studied film music in Rome and at the conservatory in Mantova. In the following years, Filippo played his […]

Simone Mularoni

Simone Mularoni is one of the most talented guitarist in Italy. He is currently member of the progressive Italian band DGM and Empyrios. Simone has also produced several metal bands in Italy.   Official Website  

Francesco Ivan Sante Dall’O’ (arranger)

When we have confirmed his participation in the project, Francesco Ivan Sante Dall’O’ said to us: “I’m really proud to participate in this great project and excited to work with such great musicians which have been so important during my formative years and a truly inspiration, also I’ll have the opportunity to pay tribute to […]

Arrangers – Contest n.5: Summer, 1.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 […]

Rolf Munkes

Guitarist Rolf Munkes has worked with Neil Murray (Whitesnake), Doogie White (M. Schenker), Tony Martin (Black Sabbath), Don Airey (Deep Purple), Anders Johansson (Malmsteen, Hammerfall), Mike Terrana (Rage, Axel Rudi Pell), Bobby Rondinelli (Black Sabbath), and more. Rolf Munkes started out as a guitar player in bands like Vanize, Majesty, Razorback, Empire and played guitar […]

Keiko Kumagai (arranger)

Keiko Kumagai is a keyboard player and composer from Tokyo (Japan) and also mastermind of Prog-Rock band Ars Nova. Her musical style is dark and aggressive, with massive use of Hammond as main keyboard. Classical music, some Italian Prog, Prog-Metal and film music have a great influence on Keiko’s music, such as Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso, […]

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, […]