After studies at Cornell University and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Thomas Georgi moved to Australia to take up a position with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. While a resident of Brisbane he developed an interest in early music, founding the Badinerie Players. Since his return to North America to join the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, he has specialized in the Viola D'Amore, performing solos on that instrument with Tafelmusik across North America, in Japan, in Europe and in Australia. He has recorded for Sony Vivarte, BMG and CBC as a violinist, but now with the completion of the series of Ariosti's music for viola d'amore for the remarkable Bis.se record lable, Thomas Georgi will have made the largest and most widely available recording project of the viola d'amore in the history of recorded sound.
"Thomas Georgi's accomplishment is a triumph. ARG 12/07 "
Thomas Georgi, champion and scholar of the viola d'amore, presents both a striking performance and an important document in these discs. EMA, 06/08