The warm guitar sounds of Serenata Española by Joaquim Malats (1872-1912) beautifully fill the hall in Wolfsburg Castle. The passionate mood in this piece is performed by Italian guitarist Gian Marco Ciampa.

Piece: Serenata Española
Composer: Joaquim Malats
Location: Wolfsburg Castle
Guitar: Gian Marco Ciampa

Gian Marco Ciampa
Gian Marco Ciampa was born in Rome in 1990. After studying with high-calibre teachers such as Bruno Battisti d’Amario, Fabrizio Verile, Fernando Lepri and Celestino Dionisi, he graduated with top marks, distinction and Special Mention with M° Arturo Tallini from “Santa Cecilia” Conservatoire in Rome. Since he was a child he has taken part in and won several music competitions both in Italy and abroad ("Melbourne International Guitar Competition"[Australia], "Omis International Guitar Competition"[Croazia], International Competition "Alirio Diaz",”International Competition “Ferdinando Carulli”, International Competition “Giulio Rospigliosi”), receiving in recent years also prestigious awards: among others, the first prize at the European Classical Guitar Competition "Enrico Mercatali" (Gorizia, Italy) in 2013 and at the International Competition “Niccolò Paganini” (Parma, Italy) in 2012. In 2016, Gian Marco will be on Tour for more than 40 concerts in Australia, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Croatia and Italy. Visit Gian's website to read his full biography.