"what is great about Ignacio is not only that he has Duende but the precision and tone of his guitar playing makes him deliver his music with great resonance and feeling. His willingness to explore out of his comfort zone and reach out to other cultures and sonorities speaks to his character."   

Phil Manzanera

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Artist Overview

Born in Buenos Aires Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde is an Argentinian-Italian guitarist and music producer based in London.

Musician of the year Latin UK AWARDS 2019 winner. Doctor of J H Pestalozzi University, Hon.Fellow North & Midlands School of Music and Fellow Guild of Musicians & Singers.

Dr Lusardi Monteverde has been presented as a soloist guitarist at Indian National theatre and Babylon Great Theatre. Produced a wide number of audio recordings that have been released at Nonclassical, Orpheus, ARC, Naxos of America, Orchid Classics, Drama Musica and others. Graduated as Choir Master and currently working in the development of different music festivals such as Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival (India), Babylon Festival (Iraq), London Strings Festival and intensely with a number of performers of classical and Early Music. Collaborations with the British Museum, Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School, producing also a number of albums at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and has worked for six years in the Latin American Baroque Festival of Buenos Aires.

Ignacio performances include collaborations with Ahmed Mukhtar Oud Master, Baluji Shrivastav OBE, Eduardo Niebla and live appearances on BBC Radio 3, Mumbai NCPA, and along Lux Musicae at London Festival of Baroque Music, St George's Bristol, Stroud Green Festival, Liverpool Early Music Festival and others. 

National Theatre Bombay. (NCPA)
Latin UK AWARDS 2019
Babylon Great Theatre
Latin UK AWARDS Musician of the year Nom
London Live TV
London Festival of Baroque Music
Abbey Road 2017
Bahrain Concert
Stroud Green Festival 2019
St Agustin Ruins Old Goa (India)
Barbican 2015
Ketevan Festival Old Goa (India)
Babylon 2017
Old Church - London 2017
Iraq Babylon
Monteverde's London Studio
St Agustin Ruins Old Goa (India)
Barbican Center (London)
St Agustin Ruins Old Goa (India)
Salon Azul. (Buenos Aires)

8 February, 2015


Trio project “Yo me enamoré de un Aire” with Robbie Diamond & Gustavo

28 February, 2015

Crowne Plaza auditorium Bahrain

Duo with Ahmed Mukhtar.

17 19 20, 2015

Iraq, Babylon Festival For international Cultures and arts.

10-20th May 2016

Iraq, Babylon Festival For international Cultures and arts.


23 August 2015

India, Mumbai with Mumbai Chamber Orquesta Concierto de Aranjuez.


10 February 2017

India, Old Goa Ketevan festival, with Mumbai Chamber Orquesta & Ahmed Mukhtar.

23  February 2019

India, Old Goa Ketevan Festival.


7 March 2019

London, Green Notes - Album Launch


18 May 2019

London Festival of Baroque Music

The Secrets of Andalusia

15 June 2019

London, Stroud Green Festival


13 July 2019

Flamenco Guitar Solos

Liverpool, Mossley Hill


31 August 2019 5pm

Baluji Shrivastav OBE & Ignacio L Monteverde

BBC Radio 3 In Tune 

03 August 2019 1pm

Abraham Carmona & Ignacio L Monteverde

London, La Clave Festival

03 August 2019 7:30pm

Baluji Shrivastav OBE & Ignacio L Monteverde

London, St John's Hoxton

27th September 2019 

The Secrets of Andalusia

Liverpool Early Music Festival

16th October 2019

The Secrets of Andalusia

St George's Bristol

16th July 2020

Lancaster Arts - Concert Series

Online with Goa University Choir


Stoke Newington, London, UK

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