Alexandra Nigito

Alexandra Nigito is a graduate in organ (Bologna, Basel) and harpsichord (Venice); after initial studies in the Scuola Civica di Musica in Milan she later attended the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. She is currently completing a Masters in Choral Direction at the Musik Akademie Basel. Her practical studies have progressed alongside theoretical studies, and she graduated in musicology in Cremona and earned a doctorate in Zurich.

She has been the winner of scholarships awarded by the Swiss National Fund for her doctorate and post-doc, and is a member of the Istituto Svizzero di Roma. She has performed several concerts as a soloist and in ensembles, and is also an organist, a choir director as well as dedicating herself to musicological research. She is the founder of the baroque orchestra Capella Tiberina and has recorded for Swiss Radio DRS2, Tactus, Arcophone and Brilliant Classics.


“… in numero di centocinquanta”: The Orchestra in the Age of Corelli’, Corelli als Modell. Internationales Symposium der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis 5.-7. Dezember 2013, a cura di Agnese Pavanello, Basler Jahrbuch für Historische Musikpraxis, (2016).

“Le lettere di Filippo Silva al principe Giovanni Andrea III Doria Landi (1684-1723)“, La musica a Roma nel Seicento: studi e prospettive di ricerca, a cura di Anne-Marie Goulet e Caroline Giron-Panel, Publications de l’École française de Rome, Roma (2013).

La musica alla corte del principe Giovanni Battista Pamphilj (1648-1709), Merseburger, Kassel (2013).

Bernardo Pasquini. Le cantate, Brepols, Turnhout (2012).

“L’organo della Cappella del Voto del Duomo di Siena”, In organo pleno. Festschrift für Jean-Claude Zehnder zum 65. Geburtstag, a cura di Luigi Colla­rile e Alexandra Nigito, Lang, Bern (2007), (Publikationen der Schweizerischen Musikforschenden Gesellschaft, II, 48).