Jacopo Lazzaretti (1994) is a versatile and exciting guitarist from Rome, currently based in Glasgow. He graduated from the Conservatoire of Santa Cecilia in Rome in 2017 and completed the Masters Degree in Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in June 2019.
Jacopo has performed in many masterclasses with some of the world's most well-known guitarists and he has been strongly inspired by musicians such as Arturo Tallini, Giulio Tampalini, Matthew McAllister, Allan Neave and Pavel Steidl. As a soloist, he has played in many concerts in Italy as well as abroad and won several prizes in national and international guitar competitions, such as 30th Young Musician International Competition Città di Barletta (2020), 8° International Competition Alirio Diaz of Rome (2019), North East Scotland Classical Guitar Society Award (2017). Since 2018, he has been a solo artist for Live Music Now Scotland.
Another important aspect of his musical life is his passion for Chamber Music, resulting in collaborations with other musicians as an active member of the JKL Duo (flute and guitar) and the Neave Ensemble (guitar trio).