Giorgio Koukl (born 1953, Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a composer and pianist/harpsichordist who lives in Lugano, a town located in Ticino, an Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland.
Through masterclasses with Czech-American pianist Rudolf Firkušný and Carlo Vidusso, Koukl was first introduced to the piano music of Bohuslav Martinů. Koukl has recorded a 7-CD set of the complete solo piano music of Martinů, released between November 2006 and August 2009,vocal music with inedited Martinu songs and a 2-CD set of Martinů's complete piano and orchestra, releaased in 2010, for Naxos Records. A new series of recordings of the complete solo piano music of Alexander Tcherepnin has been finished and is now available.
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