A marvelous classical spiral of lute sounds.
Mauricio Buraglia began studying music as an adolescent, and acquired a passion
for the lute and its repertoire. After the renaissance lute, he took up the
theorbo for the purposes of accompaniment and continuo.
His first theorbo was one he built himself, like many lutenists of his
generation. He then continued as an autodidact, taking advice from lutenists
such as Hopkinson Smith, Konrad Junghänel, Anthony Bailes, Guy Robert and Paul
His main source of inspiration has been the many players, singers,
dancers, conductors and actors with whom he has worked. His humanistic outlook
on the relations between the different arts and crafts prompted him to research
the interpretation of various lute repertoires, ranging from the 15th to the
He has performed, as a lutenist or theorbist, in many baroque ensembles,
including La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, the Ensemble Baroque de
Limoges, Musica Barocca of London, the Ensemble Européen William Byrd, the
Ensemble Baroque de Nice, the Ensemble Stradivaria, La Maîtrise de Caen,
Akademia, Le Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre de
l'Opéra de Nancy et de Lorraine, the Orchestre National de Lille, the Orchestre
de l'Opéra de Marseille, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège, the Académie
Sainte Cécile, the Ensemble Marin Marais, A Sei voci, and the Ensemble Matheus.
As a soloist or continuo player, he has taken part in over 50 recordings, some
of which have received awards, and has played in concerts in Europe, South
America, the United States, China, Africa and Japan. He composed, for the
Théâtre du Campagnol, the music for l'Impresario de Smyrne by Goldoni, as well
as for the Théâtre des Amandiers production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale.
He also has worked on several historical films for television and the cinema.
You can find out more about Mauricio on his website.