Guillermo Pérez, born in Barcelona in 1980, Guillermo Pérez is an internationally recognized organetto player developing an intense career in the field of early music.His interest in the instrumental repertoires from the 14th and 15th centuries led to the foundation and artistic direction of Tasto Solo, an specialized ensemble performing keyboard music from the late-medieval times.
With Tasto Solo he performs regularly in most part of top European festivals and concerts venues: Concertgebouw de Bruges, Antwerp’s AMUZ and Laus Polyphoniae, Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht, Russia Early Music Foundation, BOZAR Bruxelles, Berlin Konzerthaus, Festival Regensburg, Fondation Royaumont, Festival de Saintes, Festival de Ribeauvillé, Printemps des Arts de Nantes, Toulouse les Orgues, Festival de Montfaucon, WDR Festival, Festival Radovljica, Les Concerts de Saint Germain, La Folia Rougemont, Bergen Medieval Music Days, Vilnius Banchetto Musicale, Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca, Semana Internacional del Órgano de Granada, L’Auditori de Barcelona, Festival de Música Antigua de Sevilla…
During the past teen years he has been working also as a member of prestigious specialized ensembles including Mala Punica (Italy), Micrologus (Italy), The Unicorn Ensemble (Austria), Diabolus in Musica (France), and more recently J. Savall & Hespèrion XXI (Spain), ClubMediéval (Belgium), Luca Pianca and Margret Koell (Italy/Austria), recording awarded CDs for Naïve, Ricercar, Zig-Zag Territoires, Passacaille, Aeon, RaumKlang, Ligia, Musica Ficta and Pneuma labels as well as for radio broadcasting and television.
Living in France since 2002 he’s currently teaching medieval music in Toulouse University and the organetto performance as a guest in a number of conservatoires and musical centres. He also lectures and offers workshops at main institutions including the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Vienna, Moscow and Orsay Conservatoires, Moissac’s Centre Itinérant de Recherche sur les Musiques Anciennes, Academia de Órgano Julián de la Orden, The Grieg Academy University of Bergen, Essen Folkwang Universität der Künste, Centro Studi Europeo di Musica Medieval Adolfo Broegg… As a fellow of the Güell Foundation he follows the programme “Ars Nova in Europe” researching and preparing new articles about the Robertsbridge, Buxheimer and Lochamer manuscripts
At present, Guillermo Pérez is developing new soloist projects, working with Tasto Solo on late medieval keyboard schools and expanding the organetto performance-research until the early 16th century repertoires.