Luca Massaglia was born in
Turin (Italy).
He gained the Organ and Organ Composition degree with top marks (110/110) at Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory of T
urin.
He attended many international masterclasses held by Ludger Lohmann (from 2004 to 2009), Louis Robilliard (from 2005 to 2009), Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini (2008) and Bernard Winsemius, with this last one at the prestigious Internationale Zomeracademie voor Organisten (International Summer Academy for Organists) of Haarlem (The Netherlands).
He was given private lessons by Prof. Louis Robilliard (at the Cavaillé-Coll organ of Saint-François-de-Sales church of Lyon) and by Prof. Arturo Sacchetti.


He has been organist at Madonna degli Angeli Sanctuary of Torino since 2001.
He
was Artistic Director of Note per la Sindone (Notes for the Holy Shroud) Organ Festival (promoted by Unione Musicale of Turin and financed by Regione Piemonte - Culture Committee) held at Turin in May 2010 on occasion of the celebrations for the Solemn Ostension of the Holy Shroud.
He is counselor member of ASPOR Piemonte (Association for the Safeguard of the Organistic Patrimony of Piedmont Region).

He is Piano teacher at the San Giuseppe College of Turin, directed by the De La Salle Brothers.
He was invited to give a masterclass, which took place in April 2016 (subject of the course: the Six Organ Sonatas, op. 65, by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy), at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow.


Fugatto
record label will soon release a cd entirely devoted to his organ works, performed by Ivan Ronda (Italy).
His set of 19 organ pieces "The Parables of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke" (op. 4)
has been published by Strube Verlag of Munich (Germany).
Some of his organ works have been performed by soloists like:
-
Guna Kise (Latvia), at Riga Cathedral (Latvia)
- Andrey Bardin (Russia), at the Organ Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
- Hartwig Barte-Hanssen (German
y)
- Paola Talamini (Italy), at the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in Venezia
- Ivan Ronda (Italy)

His transcription for organ of the tone poem for orchestra "In the Steppes of Central Asia" by Alexander Porfir'evič Borodin has been published by Evensong Music of Coon Rapids (Minnesota, U.S.A.).

In October 2013 he took part to the 3rd International Scientific Conference "Theoretical and methodological foundations of art education in the context of European integration" at the Anton Semenovyč Makarenko National University of Pedagogy of Sumy (Ukraine), presenting the article "The genesis of the French organ school", which has then been published on the journal of the Department of Arts of the aforesaid University.

He is the dedicatee of pieces by Carson Cooman (U.S.A.), M
ichael Canales (U.S.A.), Boryslav Stronko (Ukraine), Milko Bizjak (Slovenia), Aare-Paul Lattik (Estonia), Carlotta Ferrari (Italy), Marco Lo Muscio (Italy), Grimoaldo Macchia (Italy), Enrico Pasini (Italy).

He performed concerts as soloist in Italy and abroad: Austria, Belarus, Croatia, England, Estonia, Åland Islands (Finland), France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, U.S.A. and Wales.
Among them, the ones held in the following venues:
- Riga Cathedral (Latvia)
- Memorial Church
of Harvard University in Cambridge (Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
- Central Synagogue in New York (U.S.A.)

- First Lutheran Church and Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston (
Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
- Nantes Cathedral (France) - on two
occasions, also performing pieces by Félix Moreau in the presence of the composer
- Saint-Nazaire-et-Saint-Celse Basilica in Carcassonne (France)
- Marktkirche
in Wiesbaden (Germany)
-
St. Andreas-Kirche
in Hildesheim (Germany)
- Neuer Dom and Martin-Luther-Kirche in Linz (Austria)
- Lund Cathedral (Sweden)
- Konstmuseum in Malmö (Sweden)
- Zagreb Cathedral (Croatia)
- Catholic Cathedral in Moscow (Russia) - on two occasion
s
-
Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral in Moscow (Russia) - on two occasions
-
Central Evangelical Baptist Church in Moscow (Russia)
- St. Mary's Lutheran Cathedral
in Saint Petersburg (Russia)
- Concert Hall of the
Nazib Zhiganov State Conservatory in Kazan
(Russia) - on two occasions
-
Organ Hall of the State Philharmonic Society in Tomsk (Russia)
- Organ
Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Penza (Russia) - on two occasions
- Organ
Hall of the Regional Philarmonic Society in Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
-
Concert Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Ulyanovsk (Russia)
-
Concert Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Murmansk (Russia)
- Chamber Music Hall of the
Regional Philharmonic Society in Arkhangelsk (Russia)
- Organ
Hall in Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia)
- Catholic Cathedral in Minsk (
Belarus)
- Concert Hall of the Philharmonic Society in Vitebsk (Belarus)
- St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk (Belarus)
- on two occasions
- Hall of Organ and Chamber Music in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine) - on
two occasions
-
Concert Halls of the Philharmonic Societies in Donetsk, Uzhgorod and Sumy (Ukraine)
- Biserica Neagră (Black Church) in Braşov (Romania)
- Klasztor Cystersów (Cistercian Monastery) in
Jędrzejów (Poland)
- Monza Cathedral (Italy)
- San Gaudenzio's Basilica in Novara (Italy)

Several concerts were given on occasion of international festivals and events, among which:

- Mūzika Katedrālē - Koncerti Rīgas Domā, at Riga Cathedral (Latvia)
- Fall Tuesday Recital Series, at the Memorial Church of Harvard University in Cambridge (Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
- The Gabe M. Wiener Memorial Organ Concerts, at the Central Synagogue in New York (U.S.A.)
- Boston Bach Birthday 325, at the First Lutheran Church in Boston (Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
- Fridays at Trinity, at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston
- Orgelmusik zur Marktzeit, at the Marktkirche in Wiesbaden (Germany)
- Schlangenbader Abendmusik, at the Evangelische Christuskirche in Schlangenbad (Germany)
- Augsburger Orgelnacht, at the St. Peter und Paul-Kirche in Augsburg (Germany)
- Internationaler Erwitter Orgelherbst, at the la St. Laurentius-Kirche in Erwitte (Germany)
- Urdaibaiko Organoak "Joxe Mari Eguileor", in Basque Country
- Pärnu Orelifestival, at the Eliisabeti Kirik in Pärnu (Estonia)
- Orgelvespern, at the Martin-Luther-Kirche in Linz (Austria)
- Sonntag Mittagskonzerte im Mariendom Linz (Austria)
- Orgelkonzerte "Klangfarben", at the Heilige-Familie-Kirche in Linz (Austria)
- Festival Orgulje Zagrebačke Katedrale, at Zagreb Cathedral (Croatia)
- Les Estivales d'Orgue de la Cité, at Saint-Nazaire-et-Saint-Celse Basilica in Carcassonne (France)

- Plein Jeu à Saint-Clodoald, at Saint-Clodoald Church in Saint-Cloud (Paris, France)
- Skånes Orgelveckor, at the Konstmuseum in Malmö and Lund Cathedral (Sweden)
- Music from the Cathedrals of the World, at the Catholic Cathedral in Moscow (Russia)
- "Organo Pleno" International Organ Music Festival, at the Nazib Zhiganov State Conservatory in Kazan (Russia)

- The World, the Ages, the Names..., at Concert Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Ulyanovsk (Russia)
- Organists' World, at the Organ Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
- Praise to the Organ, at the Chamber Music Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society in Arkhangelsk (Russia)
- ORGANic Union, at the "Jaani Kirik" Concert Hall in Saint Petersburg (Russia)

- Orgelkonzerte - Concerte de Orgă, at the Biserica Neagră in Braşov (Romania)
- April Music and Grand-Show "25 Years in the Orbit of Music", at the Hall of Organ and Chamber Music in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine)
- International Music Festival "Spring of Prokofiev", at the Concert Hall of the Philharmonic Society in Donetsk (Ukraine)
- Music without Borders, at the Concert Hall of the Transcarpathian Philharmonic Society in Uzhgorod (Ukraine)
- Organum, at the Concert Hall of the Philharmonic Society in Sumy (Ukraine)
- Evenings of Organ Music, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Odessa (Ukraine)
- International Festival of Sacred Music in Honor of St. Cecilia, at the Catholic Cathedral in Minsk (Belarus)
- Glatter-Götz invites..., at the Concert Hall of the Philharmonic Society in Vitebsk (Belarus)
- "St. Sophia Cathedral's Bells" International Organ Music Festival, at St. Sophia Cathedral in Polotsk (Belarus)
- Międzynarodowy Festiwal Muzyki Organowej i Kameralnej Jędrzejów, at the Church of the Cistercian Monastery in Jędzrejów (Poland)
- Międzynarodowy Festiwal Muzyki Organowej i Kameralnej Trzebnica, at the St. Bartholomeus and St. Hedvige of Silesia Sanctuary in Trzebnica (Poland)
- Lunchtime Recitals, at Sheffield Cathedral
- Music on Mondays, at Brecon Cathedral (Wales)
- Vespri e Messe d'Organo nella Vigilia, at Monza Cathedral (Italy)
- In Concerto sotto la Cupola - Festival di Musica Sacra, at San Gaudenzio's Basilica in Novara (Italy)
- Rassegna Organistica "Madonna del Divino Amore", at the new Sanctuary of the Madonna del Divino Amore in Castel di Leva (Roma, Italy)
- Orgelmatiné, at Tønsberg Cathedral (Norway)
- Sommerkonserter, at the Lillehammer Kirke in Lillehammer (Norway)
- Sommer-konsertene, at the Bragernes Kirke in Drammen (Norway)
- Sommerkonserter and Sommerlørdag, at the Gjøvik Kirke in Gjøvik (Norway)
- Hangversenyek a Bencés Apátságban, at the Church of the Benedictine Abbey in Tihany (Hungary)

From 2009 to 2012 he had been part of the Duo "Ricercare" (organ and saxophone), which performed concerts in various Italian venues, in Austria, England, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland and U.S.A.
Among them, the ones held in the following venues:
- Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen (Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
- King's Chapel and Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston (U.S.A.)
- St. Marien Cathedral in Hamburg (Germany)
- "Bach-Saal" of Christian Albrecht University in Kiel (Germany)
- St. Peter's Italian Church in London
- Deutsche Evangelische Kirche in Lisbon
- Leiria Cathedral (Portugal)

Several concerts were given on occasion of international festivals, among which:
- Organ Recital Series, at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen
- Tuesday Recitals, at the King's Chapel in Boston
- Fridays at Trinity, at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston
- Musiksommer Bad Schallerbach, in Bad Schallerbach (Austria)
- Letnie Koncerty Organowe i Kameralne we Władysławowie, at the church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Władysławowo (Poland)
- Organalia, in Piedmont (Italy)

In November 2011 the Duo recorded, for Elegia Records label, a cd titled "Ástor Piazzolla - ritratto d'autore".


In 2017 he founded the Russian-Italian Organ Duo together with the Russian pianist and organist Elena Kalashnikova.
The Duo is characterized especially by a matchless repertoire, which includes original pieces for organ 4-hands, original pieces for two organs and transcriptions.
Several composers have written specially for the Duo: Franklin D. Ashdown (U.S.A.), Jay C. Batzner (U.S.A.), Michael Canales (U.S.A.), Carson Cooman (U.S.A.), Emma Lou Diemer (U.S.A.), Paul A. Epstein (U.S.A.), Stanley M. Hoffman (U.S.A.), Justin H. Rubin (U.S.A.), Charles Shadle (U.S.A.), Khadija Zeynalova (Azerbaijan - Germany), Johan Famaey (Belgium), Adrian Vernon Fish (England), John Riley (England), Aaro Pertmann (Estonia), Tapio Säyppö (Finland), Wolfram Graf (Germany), Rainer Lischka (Germany), Alexander Moseler (Germany - Russia), Markus Nickel (Germany), Andreas Willscher (Germany), Victor Kioulaphides (Greece - U.S.A.), Gilberto Bosco (Italy), Fausto Caporali (Italy), Carlotta Ferrari (Italy), Walter Gatti (Italy), Grimoaldo Macchia (Italy), Angelo Maria Trovato (Italy), Vidas Pinkevičius (Lithuania), Eilert Tøsse (Norway), Konstancja Kochaniec (Poland), Șerban Nichifor (Romania), Irina Dubkova (Russia), Anna Vetlugina (Russia), Milko Bizjak (Slovenia), Mateo Soto (Spain), Maria Löfberg (Sweden), Johan-Magnus Sjöberg (Sweden), Boryslav Stronko (Ukraine).


Luca Massaglia has cooperated or cooperates with the following artists:
- Paolo Maria Guardiani (Italy), organist
- Marco Casazza (Italy), violinist, with whom he gave a concert at Narbonne Cathedral (France) on occasion of the Festival d'Orgue de Narbonne
- Margit Lykke Christensen (Denmark), mezzosoprano, with whom he gave a concert at Dol-de-Bretagne Cathedral (France) on occasion of the "Jean Langlais" International Festival
- Sergey Belgisov (Russia), saxophonist, with whom he gave concerts at the Leonid Sobinov State Conservatory in Saratov (Russia) on occasion of two editions of the Saratov International Organ Festival and at the Organ Hall the Regional Philharmonic Society in Penza (Russia)
- Stanislav Podrushin (Russia), saxophonist, with whom he gave a concert at the Modest Mussorgky State Conservatory in Astrakhan (Russia)
- Duo "Violoncellissimo" (Ukraine - Vadim Larchikov, cello and viola da gamba; Olga Veselina, cello)