Edoardo Bellotti is a renowned expert of early Italian Keyboard literature and performance practice, particularly in thorough bass and improvisation. He teaches historical organ at the Musikhochschule of Trossingen (Germany) and is regularly invited to give seminars and master classes in Europe, the United States, Canada, Japan, and Korea. Bellotti has combined his performance career with a career in musicological research, publishing articles and texts, critical editions of keyboard compositions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and presenting his research at international conferences. Since 2003 he has been artistic consultant of the Smarano International Organ Academy (Trento, Italy). He has made several recordings on historical instruments which have received critical acclaim.