Gianluca Libertucci


Organist for the Vicariate of the Vatican City at St. Peter’s Basilica (1991), the Pontifical Swiss Guard (1999), the General Audiences given by the Holy Father, and the Church of Santa Maria dell’ Orto in Trastevere, Rome. He is Organ and Organ Composition Chair at the “Licinio Refice” Conservatory of Frosinone. He also holds diplomas in: Organ and Organ Composition from the “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory of Music, Rome, where he studied under the tutelage of Luigi Celeghin (1991); Choral Music and Choral Music Conducting from the “Luigi Cherubini” Conservatory of Music in Florence (1994); and Band Instrumentation and Orchestration from the “Licinio Refice” Conservatory of Frosinone (2019). He has also followed refining courses in organ held by Michael Radulescu and Christopher Stembridge at the Chigiana Music Academy of Sienna. He is particularly active in solo performances at concerts held in prestigious national and international organ festivals. In 2007 and 2013, respectively, he performed with the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma the Concerto in G minor by Francis Poulenc written for organ, strings, and tympani. He was the designer of the new great organ destined for the auditorium of the “Vincenzo Bellini” Musical Institute of Catania. He was a member and the coordinator of the technical and artistic committee responsible for the restoration of the historical organ with five keyboards and five consoles built in the 18th century by Donato Del Piano for the Benedictine Abbey of San Nicolò l’Arena in Catania. Moreover, he directed and coordinated the restoration works of all organs in St. Peter’s Basilica.