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Sergio Sorrentino is acclaimed as "the best concert music electric guitarist" (Il Manifesto) and “one of the most important contemporary italian guitarists” (RAI Radio Tre). As a performer he promotes the classical guitar and electric guitar contemporary repertory.

As a composer and improviser his music is based on sonic research and combines elements of contemporary classical music, minimalism, avant-garde, ambient, experimental.

His CD Dream - American Music for Electric Guitar (Mode Records) was reviewed and highlighted in the New York Times by Seth Colter Walls as one of the "Week’s Best Classical Music Moments”. He plays with the great Gavin Bryars as a member of the Gavin Bryars Italian Ensemble and he plays in duo with Elliott Sharp, Magnus Andersson, Antonio Caggiano, John King.

Sorrentino started his international concert career very early and has held solo concerts and master classes in many important festivals and venues (Yale University, Sprague Hall in New Haven, Spectrum in New York, Festival de Música Contemporánea de La Habana in Casa de Las Américas, Cuba, Italian Cultural Institute of Paris, Sala Biala of the Wilanow Museum (Warsaw, Poland), International Guitar Research Conference/University of Surrey (UK), Vortex in London, Performance Room of Luxembourg, Highscore Festival, Filharmonia Gorzowska Concert Hall, ON Cologne Neue Musik Festival, In Situ Art Society in Bonn, Spectrum in Berlin, Music Society of La Scala Theater of Milan, Nuova Consonanza Festival in Rome, SpazioMusica Festival of Cagliari, Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di Montepulciano, AngelicA Festival of Bologna, etc.). Sergio has worked with important musicians like Sylvano Bussotti, John Russell, Machinefabriek, Carlo Boccadoro, Steven Mackey and others.



Sergio Sorrentino

Electric Prelude 

per chitarra elettrica e loop 


Steve Reich

Electric Counterpoint 

per chitarra elettrica e tape 


Van Stiefel


per chitarra elettrica 

e proiezione video

Nick Didkovsky

I Kick my Hand 

per chitarra elettrica e loop


Morton Feldman

The Possibility of a New Work for Electric Guitar 

per chitarra elettrica sola


Azio Corghi

De Nocturno Visu 

per chitarra elettrica sola 

(trascrizione a cura di Sergio Sorrentino)


John King

White Buffalo Calf Woman Blues 

per chitarra elettrica e loop


Alvin Curran 

Rose of Beans 

per chitarra elettrica sola


Sergio Sorrentino

Requiem for George Floyd 

per chitarra elettrica ed elettronica


Bryce Dessner

Garcia Counterpoint (Prima Esecuzione Italiana) 

per chitarra elettrica e tape










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