Oliver Holzwarth (bass)

Oliver Holzwarth, German Bass player from the Italian Symphonic Power Metal band Rhapsody of Fire, is one of the most appreciated bassist in the Metal scene since decades, Oliver played also, among others, with Blind Guardian and Tarja Turunen. Oliver had been the live/studio bass player for Blind Guardian between 1998 and 2012. Moreover, he […]

Zhivko Koev ‘Kapellmeister’ for the project

Our arranger Zhivko Koev has been designed as project’s “Kapellmeister”. Zhivko Koev manages all the arrangements for Choir and coordinates the recording process with the the Choir including public relations with the conductor Mrs. Darena Popova and all the singers involved in the vocal ensemble. Zhivko did an awesome job connecting the Vivaldi Metal Project […]

Darena Popova (choir conductor)

Darena Popova has graduated at the State Academy of Music in Sofia (Bulgaria) with a major in Choir conducting. Since 1998, she is the conductor of Academic Choir “Angel Manolov” and since 2005 of the folklore formation “Chemerika”. Graduated in the class of prof. Vassil Arnaudov, in the-recent years Darena Popova is a laureate of […]

Academic CHOIR ‘Angel Manolov’ (Bulgaria)

The Academic Choir Manolov (Sofia, Bulgaria) was founded in 1933 by Maestro Angel Manolov and it is one of the first students`choirs in Bulgaria. During its more than 80-years existence the Academic Choir has performed 4000+ concerts in Bulgaria and 350+ abroad. Since 1998, choir’s conductor is  Darena Popova. Soprano: Adelina Georgieva, Anguelina Stoyanova, Daniela […]

Alberto Rigoni (co-producer and bass)

Alberto Rigoni is an Italian bass player and composer, internationally known for his career as a solo artist and as a member of the progressive rock band TwinSpirits, Lady & THE BASS and Vivaldi Metal Project. His solo albums (Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys and Overloaded, worldwide released between 2008 and 2014), between progressive […]

Henrik Klingenberg (keyboards)

Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg is a stunning keyboardist and amazing keytar player which keeps touring all over the world with Finnish Power-Metal band Sonata Arctica. Although his main involvement is with Sonata Arctica, he is also a member of the band Silent Voices and a thrash/groove metal band called Mental Care Foundation (in which he is […]

Ivan Mihaljevic joins the studio staff

Not only an amazing guitarist which is already in the project, IVAN MIHALJEVIC is also a brilliant sound engineer which joined our tech-staff and is working in his Attic Room studio on the pre-production (drums and additional editing). Ivan Mihaljevic already joined the project as guitarist…

Fabio D’Amore (bass)

Fabio D’Amore is the Bass player for Symphonic Metal band SERENITY, a sound engineer/studio manager, songwriter, and music teacher. He also toured with German band Xandria and works as producer at his own Artesonika Recording Studio in Italy. Fabio started studying and playing music at the age of 4. He progressed through several instruments, from […]

Chris Caffery (guitar)

Chris Caffery is one of the most rated heavy metal guitar players best known for his work as a member of Savatage and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He has also pursued a solo career and had the opportunity to tour with the legendary Ronnie James Dio. Chris has been with Savatage a very long time. His […]

Recordings Begin, Pre-Sales/Crowdfunding Campaign Announced

The all-metal-stars VIVALDI METAL PROJECT involves 70+ world-famous musicians from all around the globe such as Rick Wakeman (YES), Michael Lepond (SymphonyX), Chris Caffery (Trans-Siberian Orchestra/Savatage), Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire/Angra), Rob Rock (Impellitteri), Dani Loeble (Helloween), Marco Sfogli (J. LaBrie), Andreas Passmark (Royal Hunt), Steve Di Giorgio (Testament), Atma Anur (T. MacAlpine/G. Howe), Tommy Denander […]

Marco Sfogli (guitar)

Marco Sfogli is credited as one of the most influential and followed progressive rock and metal guitar player of the last years. Marco has played and performed both on stage and in studio with many artists including James LaBrie, Jordan Rudess, Virgil Donati, John Macaluso, Adam Nitti, Matt Guillory, Peter Wichers, Peter Wildoer, Ray Riendeau, Mike Mangini, Bryan […]