Enrico Ruggieri, born in 1982, after a Bachelor in Architecture, completed a Diploma in Piano (Master degree level), a Master Degree in Choral Music and Choir Conducting in Bologna Conservatory and a Master degree in Choral Conducting at the Royal Conservatory, The Hague. He studied with José Maria Sciutto, Pierpaolo Scattolin, Jos van Veldhoven and Jos Vermunt. He attended masterclasses taught by different musicians specialised in choral conducting and early music, such as Tonu Kalijuste and Peter Phillips.
He conducted several amateur choirs with various repertoire from different musical eras. Presently, he is conducting the Lassus Consort and the Cappella Morhange, both from Amsterdam. He conducts in the Hague the Kamerkoor Quod Libet, the Kamerkoor Quattro Stagioni and the Haags Renaissance Kamerkoor. In 2017 he founded the project chamber choir Koorteze.
He is working on research projects for transcriptions, publications and performances of vocal music from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. After his master thesis on Lamentações para a Semana Sancta by J.J. dos Santos and L.X. dos Santos, he is presently researching sacred music from the 18th century Portugal.
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