Giuseppe Lo Sardo studied the modern double-bass with Franco Muzzi at the Conservatory in his home town of Palermo. He received his diploma in 1987. Following ten years as a free-lance musician in Italy, he decided to further his knowledge of Early Music, and studied with David Sinclair at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland for four years.
Giuseppe plays or has played in concerts or recordings with ensembles such as the Freiburger Barockorchester (Freiburg), La Cetra (Basel), Le Parlement de Musique (Strasbourg), La Fontaine (Winterthur), Capriccio Basel, the Academy of Ancient Music (Cambridge, UK), The Swiss Baroque Soloists ( Basel), Le Veilleurs de Nuit ( La Courroie, France), Bachkantaten Basel, Kammerorchester Basel, Musica Fiorita ( Basel), Neue Hofkapelle München. Zefiro (Mantova), I Barocchisti (Lugano), Le concert Spirituel (Paris)
He is a founding member of the ensemble Un parfum d’Oranger.
In 2009, he gave a performance practice master class for baroque bass and violone at the Conservatory of Music of Lugano, CH
A Viennese double-bass (Laborie, after Leidolff) 16’
An Italian double-bass (anonymous, second half of 19th century) 16’
A G-violone (Kappelmeyer, after Maggini) 8’