Esteban La Rotta is one of Canada’s leading lutenists. In demand as both a soloist and continuo player, he studied at the Civica Scuola di Musica di Milano under the guidance of lutenist Paul Beier, and in Montreal with Sylvain Bergeron where he received his doctorate in performance in 2008 specializing on the baroque guitar. Mr. La Rotta has extensive experience with the repertoire of the late Middle Ages as well as with the early Italian and French Baroque repertoire for solo theorbo. He is a regular participant in the Festival Montréal Baroque and has performed with ensembles such as Les Violons du Roy, Les Voix humaines, La Nef, and Montreal Baroque band. He has appeared in numerous festivals including Musique Royale, Boston Early Music Festival, Seattle Early Music Guild, Montreal Baroque, Lamèque Early Music Festival, Stratford Festival, the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and the Orford Music Festival.