11 November | 7:45pm | £15 / £10
Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval
Samuele Telari, accordion
Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor, BWV.883
Edvard Grieg - Præludium, Aria and Rigaudon from Holberg Suite, op 40 (1884)
Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (1874)
'An artist whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond his instrument' - Il Sole24Ore
Samuele visited us in 2020 to record the Goldberg Variations and we were swept away by his extraordinary ability. Since then, Delphian Records have released his Goldberg Variations, described by BBC Radio 3 Record Review as 'joyful...the musicianship is so big, so irrepressible that he transcends the instrument he is playing...'
In 2019 Samuele was a prize-winner at the YCAT international auditions held at Wigmore Hall in London with previous awards including 1st Prize at the 2018 Arassate-Hiria (Spain) and the 2013 Castelfidardo (Italy) Competitions. He has given recitals at Snape Maltings, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Verbier Festival, the Divertimento Ensemble Rondò series in Milan and Schlern Music Festival (North Italy). He has recorded for BBC Radio 3 with mezzo Ema Nikolovska and collaborated with Tabea Debus (recorder), the Esmé and Simply Quartets. Samuele has performed widely in Europe, highlights including the Societa dei Concerti (Milan), Amici della Musica di Firenze, Cité de la Danse et la Musique (Strasbourg), Festival Nuova Consonanza (Rome), Amici della Musica di Padova and Berlin Philharmonie. Passionate about developing new music he has given numerous premieres including works by Vittorio Montalti, Simone Cardini and Marcello Panni; and collaborated with theater artists Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli, Valerio Massimo Manfredi and Giorgio Panariello.