First Consortium Research Prize to Luca Soattin

In 2021 the Consortium Research prize was awarded for the first time, to Luca Soattin for his research on the largely unexplored transitional guitar of five single strings. The prize is meant to encourage the sharing of for new facts, thoughts, and findings in the field of the classical guitar.

Luca’s winning article, ‘Were all guitars of the nineteenth century ‘Romantic’? A study of iconography and organology in the 18th and 19th century’ can be found here: