Conductor, organist, and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon is one of the most renowned musicians and specialists for early music. He was born in Treviso and received a diploma in Early Music from Basel’s Schola Cantorum Basiliensis for his organ and harpsichord studies with Jean-Claude Zehnder and conducting with Hans Martin Linde. He won first prize in the organ competition at Innsbruck in 1986 and, in 1991, first prize for harpsichord at Bologna. Today Andrea Marcon is internationally recognized as a leading interpreter for music of the Classic and Early Romantic periods, professor of harpsichord, organ and interpretation at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.
In 1997, he founded the Venice Baroque Orchestra (VBO), today one of the leading baroque ensembles in the world. In 2009 he also became the music director of the La Cetra Barockorchester Basel and he was appointed artistic director of the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada from the season 2013/2014.