Harmonious Blacksmith Artists
John Lenti

Linda Tsatsanis

John Lenti, lute and theorbo

John Lenti has performed on lute and theorbo throughout the United States, at early music festivals in Indianapolis, Bloomington (IN) and Boston, the Festival Guldener-Herbst in Sondershausen, Germany, and at the Magnolia Baroque Festival in North Carolina. John is assistant director and regularly plays continuo for the Seattle Baroque Orchestra and has performed with the Seattle Opera and the Pittsburgh Opera (with Chatham Baroque), besides playing chamber music with groups like Ensemble Amarelli, Stolen Bread and La Monica. His recording credits include And I remain..., The Amorous Lyre, and The Courtesan's Arts with Ellen Hargis on Oxford University Press. A native of South Carolina, John studied guitar at the North Carolina School of the Arts before going to London to study lute with Jacob Heringman and Elizabeth Kenny. He returned to the United States to study with Nigel North at Indiana University.

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