with Magaloff and Meneses
''Every note of his is precise, the bowing always clear, every phrase
is susteined with character; his sound fills the whole hall, thanks to his easy instrumentalization, and the phrase pulsation is exemplary: an astonishing lesson af musicality."Juan Rigoli, Tribune de Geneve
Loguercio made his first appearance as a soloist at the age of 12, performing with the orchestra at the Conservatory of Milan under the conduction of Riccardo Chailly.
He has an extremely natural rapport with his instrument, from which he obtains an expressive and generous sound; moreover, he grasps a vast repertoire, ranging from the pre-Bachian era to Alban Berg (and beyond).
Mauro Loguercio has performed as a soloist in the most important concert halls, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the Philharmonic of Berlin and the "Accademia di Santa Cecilia" in Rome.
He has also attended, as a guest, at the chamber music Festivals of Marlboro, Dresden, St. Moritz, Naples, Campos do Jordao and Recife in Brazil, and has performed for the most prestigious Italian concert societies, ("Serate Musicali" in Milan, "Unione Musicale" in Turin, "GOG" in Genoa, "Settimane Musicali Internazionali" in Stresa, etc.)
Mauro Loguercio has played with Maria Joao Pires, Tamas Vasary, Bruno Canino, Philipp Fowke, Bruno Giuranna, Eliahu Imbal, Monica Bacelli, Roberto Abbado, Rocco Filippini, Franco Petracchi, Cristina Ortiz, Fabrice Pierre and Astor Piazzola, and in the years 1987-1990 has joined in trio Nikita Magaloff and Antonio Meneses.
He has been devoting his activities to the string quartet for fourteen years, creating the "Quartetto David", with whom he has performed at the Berlin Philarmonic, the Tonhalle in Zuerich, all around Europe and South America and recorded by BIS label 4 cds. Finally, ten years ago, he has given life to the "Trio Metamorphosi" with Angelo and Francesco Pepicelli (piano and cello, respectively). With them he performed in Italy, England, Switzerland, Austria, France, Brazil) and recorded Beethoven's op. 70 n.1 (Ghost) and Brahms's op.101 (Bottega Discantica 191) and Complete Martucci's trios (Amadeus). Recently appeared by Decca the first of two cds dedicated to the complete Schumann's Trios.
As a conductur he graduated under the orientation of the renowned Profs. Franco Ferrara, Mario Gusella and Donato Renzetti, and, after having spent his life embracing his violin, he recently came back to his first passion, by conducting a youth orchestra, finding there the same natural feeling he has with his instrument and his chamber music's colleagues.
He is violin professor at Milan Conservatoire and tought at the Guildhall School in London.
Queen Elisabeth Hall
Maria Joao Pires