Michele Pasotti

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Michele Pasotti
Michele Pasotti playing
Michele Pasotti on Discogs[1]
Background information
  • Musician
  • ensemble leader
  • teacher
  • Theorbo
  • lute
Years activepresent
Associated acts
  • Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble
  • Consort Del Collegio Ghislieri
  • Ensemble Artaserse
  • I Barocchisti
  • Il Ricercar Continuo
  • La Fonte Musica
  • Il Giardino Armonico
  • Orfeo 55
  • Sheridan Ensemble
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra

Michele Pasotti is a lutenist and theorbo player, [1] with his repertoire spanning from Medieval to the late 18th century. He is the founder and artistic director of the ensemble La fonte musica.

Michele Pasotti is professor for lute at the Conservatorio di Musica B. Maderna in Cesena. As a musicologist, his filed is Renaissance Music and Counterpoint; "Ars Nova"; the Practice of Late Mediaeval Music; Italian Chamber Music of the Baroque Era, in Milan, Rome and Barcelona. Since 2012, Michele has been teaching a course on the "Ars Nova" an der Civica Scuola di Musica di Milano.

Michele received a first-class degree in Theoretical Philosophy from the University in his home town, Pavia. (Abridged from the artist's page[2]


This discography solely shows the contribution to Philippe Jaroussky's recordings.

Year Album Role(s) With
2020 La Vanità del Mondo (Album) Theorbo Ensemble Artaserse


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Michele Pasotti". Discogs. Archived from the original on October 29, 2021. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. "Michele Pasotti". Sheridan Ensemble. Archived from the original on October 29, 2021. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  3. La Vanità del Mondo (PDF) (Liner Notes). Erato. 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 28, 2021. Retrieved October 28, 2021.