ABOUT

Winner of Carisch "New sounds of acoustic music 2011" 1st award, Lorenzo Favero is an Italian acoustic fingerstyle guitarist and session-man.

 

Graduated with honors in  Conservatory of Parma, and in Art, Music and entertainement University of Turin, Lorenzo started playing guitar aged 14, and during the years he won many Italian national competitions and television contests.

He also participated in many acoustic guitar festivals both as an artist and as demonstrator, sharing the stage with great guitar players such as Don Ross, Franco Morone, Frank Vignola, Massimo Varini and Bermuda Acoustic trio.

In 2010 he took part in Nico Di Battista’s discographic project “ Nuovi segnali Acustici”, recording  two of his original tunes.

 

In December 2012 he released his first official solo album "Skylines".

 

In 2013 Lorenzo presented his album in many cities among which Frankfurt, during the MUSIKMESSE 2013.

 

In October 2013 he moved in Parma to study Jazz/Pop guitar at “Arrigo Boito” Conservatory with Luca Colombo.

In Parma, Lorenzo worked as live and studio musician with many rock/pop bands and singers and continued performing Solo and giving guitar lessons.

 

In September, 19 2014 he performed as guitarists and singer in the show “Faber”, under the artistic direction of jazz singer Rossana Casale: the show was advertised in Fabrizio De Andrè foundation's official website.

In May 2015 he played with Rossana Casale as acoustic and alectric guitarist, in a tribute-concert for Pino Daniele.

 

In September 2015 he was invited by Parma Conservatory to perform one of his original soundtracks at Parma International film festival.

 

In June 2016 he took part as electric and acoustic guitarist in “10 Diamonds from the ‘80”, a big concert in the center of Parma dedicated to the music of ’80, under the artistic direction of Maurizio Campo.

 

In 2016 he realized his second album “Seize the day”, which include both solo acoustic fingestyle solo tunes and some “ acoustic-pop” tunes arranged with Paul Zogno on bass and Claudio Miele on drums.

In 2017 he collaborated with BMW Italia, recording guitars for a commercial spot soundtrack.

In 2017 and 2018 he worked as Resident  Guitarist ( both electric and acoustic) in a 5 stars resort in Maldives, with italian band " The Riffs".

In 2018 he graduated with full marks in BLAV ( Advanced Blues course by Massimo Varini).

 

Between June and July 2019 he participates together with guitarist Andrea Valeri in the festivals "Un paese a sei corde" and "A.D.G.P.A XIV Guitar International Rendez-vous 2019".

During the years he collaborated, as acoustic and electric guitarist,  with several artists such as Frank Vignola, François Sciortino, John Doan, Nico Di Battista, Dodi Battaglia ( Pooh), Rossana Casale, Tommy Emanuel,  Bermuda Acoustic Trio, Night riders blues gang, Sunny boys, Valentina Tesio, Franco Fasano, , Mark Harris, Michele Ascolese, Ivan Ciccarelli, Andrea Scagliarini, Paul Zogno, Claudio Miele, Marco Rivagli, Gut Reaction, Fuori Onda band, Stevia, Alfonso Oliver, Cristina Karim, Max Gulliver, BMW Italia, The Riffs, Andrea Valeri and many others.

 Lorenzo is official endorser for Eko Guitars and Reference cables.

 

Constantly active as live musician, composer and teacher Lorenzo has performed, during the years, in many concerts and musical events, among which include:

  • GREEN AGE FESTIVAL 2009

  • 7 LIVE TV SHOW 2009

  • ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN TOUR 2009 ( with Sunny Boys)

  • ACOUSTIC GUITAR INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF SARZANA 2010 ( WITH FINGERPICKING.NET)

  •  A.D.G.P.A GUITAR INTERNATIONAL RENDEZ-VOUS 2010

  • M.A.F GUITAR FESTIVAL 2010

  • MADAME GUITAR FESTIVAL 2010

  • YOUTH MUSEUM FESTIVAL

  • T.N.T FESTIVAL

  • RITMIKA 2010 ( with Night Riders Blues Gang)

  • TURIN LIVE FESTIVAL

  • FOLK CLUB, TURIN ( OPENING FOR FRANK VIGNOLA TRIO)

  • ARMONICANDO FESTIVAL ( with Andrea Scagliarini)

  • ACOUSTIC GUITAR INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF SARZANA 2011 ( WINNER OF “NEW SOUNDS OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC ” CONTEST )

  • A.D.G.P.A GUITAR INTERNATIONAL RENDEZ-VOUS 2011

  • UN PAESE A SEI CORDE FESTIVAL 2011

  • MADAME GUITAR FESTIVAL 2011

  • ACOUSTIC GUITAR  INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF SARZANA 2012

  • GALLIATE MASTER GUITAR “ FINGERSTYLE LIFE” FESTIVAL 2012

  • ACOUSTIC FRANCIACORTA 2012

  • FRANKFURT MUSIKMESSE 2013

  • ACOUSTIC GUITAR INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF SARZANA 2013

  • IMOLA IN FESTA 2013 ( WITH FINGERPICKING.NET)

  • BOLOGNA MUSIC ITALY SHOW 2013 ( WITH SISME)

  • SARZANA ACOUSTIC GUITAR MEETING 2015 ( WITH EKO GUITARS)

  • FABER (  Fabrizio De Andrè tribute show at the Auditorium of Arrigo Boito conservatory in Parma).

  • TRIBUTE CONCERT TO PINO DANIELE ( with Rossana Casale)

  • PARMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

  • 10 DIAMOND FROM THE '80 ( with Parma Conservatory)

  • MUSIC WALL PIZZIGHETTONE 2016  ( WITH EKO GUITARS)

  • ACOUSTIC GUITAR MEETING 2016

  • MADAME GUITAR 2016 ( CONCERT + SEMINAR IN THE SCHOOLS OF UDINE)

  • SHG & RITMISHOW 2016 ( WITH REFERENCE CABLES)

  • MALDIVES 5 STARS RESORT RESIDENT GUITARIST ( with The Riffs Band) 2017 & 2018

  • MUSIC WALL 2018 PIZZIGHETTONE ( FAI SENTIRE LA TUA EKO)

  • FINGERSTYLE GUITAR NIGHT 2019 with ANDREA VALERI (L’arteficio, Torino)

  • UN PAESE A SEI CORDE 2019

  • A.D.G.P.A XIV GUITAR INTERNATIONAL RENDEZ-VOUS 2019 (Concert + Guitar Masterclass)

“I think you have something good: keep going,

     you’re doing so well"

TOMMY EMMANUEL

“Please welcome on the stage a great guitar player..Lorenzo Favero!"   

FRANK VIGNOLA

“ We already noticed from long time that Lorenzo Favero was a pure and genuine talent of fingerstyle guitar. Today this was noticed also by EKO, which chose him as  official " endorser " 

La Repubblica 

( National italian newspaper)

“ Lorenzo, you are very musical..” 

 PIERRE BENSUSAN

“ Lorenzo's  album “ Skylines” really impressed me: great work, full of good themes, good solos and great sound.

Congratulations Lorenzo, I like so much your tunes…”

NICO DI BATTISTA

" Seize the day", the album we realized in my studio, is one of the most innovative that I've listened in the last years, congratulations Lorenzo”

 

 PIETRO NOBILE

“ The most interesting part of this CD are Lorenzo’s original compositions: he confirms to be a good guitar player and an excellent composer of acoustic guitar tunes.” CHITARRE ( Italian guitar magazine)

“ Guitars are playin’ in Sarzana, yesterday night the first concert: Lorenzo Favero, one of most promising italian guitarists and already winner of 2011 Carisch 1st Award, broke the ice of XV edition, and shared the stage with Franco Morone and Don Ross"

  TG3 EDIZIONE LIGURIA

( Italian regional tg)

“ On September, 19 there will be a tribute concert to Fabrizio De Andrè at the Parma conservatory: on guitars and backing vocals, Lorenzo Favero”  

Official website of FONDAZIONE DE ANDRE'