Robert Barto can be an American lutenist most widely known for his shows of Renaissance and Baroque repertoire. With a significant in historic lute overall performance, Barto graduated from your University or college of California, NORTH PARK. On finding a Fulbright scholarship or grant, he pursued research with Michael Schäffer in Cologne, Germany, and with Eugen Müller-Dombois in Basle, Switzerland. He received the International Lute Competition in Toronto in 1984, aswell as taking best reward in the Musica Antiqua Bruges in Belgium. His shows took him to main cities, including NY, London, Utrecht, Munich, and Dresden. An associate from the faculty from the Lute Culture of America summer time school, Barto offers given grasp classes all over the world. He is becoming known as an expert in the functions from the 18th hundred years German lutenist and composer Silvius Leopold Weiss and offers documented music by Weiss and his more youthful modern, composer, violinist, and lutenist Bernhard Joachim Hagen. Barto offers documented for Naxos, Symphonia, and Skillet Classics.