On Monday, April 17 at 18:00 at the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti, the Festival of Spoleto presents an Easter concert with the extraordinary accordionist, bandoneon virtuoso and composer Richard Galliano.
RICHARD GALLIANO SEXTET
Du Tango Nuevo à la New Musette
TEATRO NUOVO GIAN CARLO MENOTTI
MONDAY 17 APRIL 2017
RICHARD GALLIANO accordion
BERTRAND CERVERA first violin
SASKIA LETHIEC violin
JEAN PAUL MINALI BELLA viola
ERIC LEVIONNOIS cello
SYLVAIN LE PROVOST double bass
PETITE SUITE FRANÇAISE
Prélude, Aubade, Espiègle, Interlude, Waltz
2ème mouvement: Moderato malinconico
3ème mouvement: Allegro energico
REGRESO AL AMOR: SUR
MILONGA - Extrait de la Suite «Contrastes»
LA VALSE À MARGAUX
TANGO POUR CLAUDE
Piece dedicated to Claude Nougaro
Accordionist, bandoneon virtuoso and composer, Richard Galliano expresses himself through many different musical genres, from classical to jazz. He is the son of the Maestro and accordion player Lucien Galliano. He began studying accordion at the age of four, and later studied at the Nice Conservatory, then directed by the famous organist Pierre Cochereau, where he followed courses of harmony, counterpoint and trombone. Having moved to Paris in 1973, he fascinated Claude Nougaro for whom he composed the music for songs such as Allée des brouillards, Des voiliers, Vie violence . For three years, he was arranger, conductor and composer within a group where he was alongside authentic jazz musicians. He also took part in many recording sessions in the field of pop music and film music. His second most important encounter for his career as an artist takes place in 1980 with Astor Piazzolla, who advises him to create the French "New Musette" style, as he himself had created the Argentine "Tango nuevo". He is the only accordionist to record for the prestigious classical label Deutsche Grammophon, for which he has recorded more than 50 albums. He boasts numerous collaborations with artists from the world of jazz and French song genres. He was awarded in 1997 and 1998 at the Victoires de la Musique Jazz for his album "New York Tango" and "Blow up", and in 2014 at the Victoires de la Musique Classique as Best Composer of the Year.
Born in Bastia, Bertrand Cervera Cervera studied at the Nice Conservatory and then at the National Conservatory of Paris - with Suzanne Bistesi, Jean Lenert, Paul Tortelier and Pierre Dukan - where he won First prize for violin and chamber music; he also followed the method of Sir Yehudi Menuhin and the Amadeus Quartet. After two years with the Paris Opera Orchestra, he became a member of the National Orchestra of France where he was appointed solo violin by the maestro Kurt Masur.
Winner of the international competitions Ferra-Barbizet and Enesco in Bucharest, Saskia Lethiec studied at the Conservatory of Geneva (JP Wallez’s class), at the Paris Conservatory and the University of Cologne. He has also attended numerous master classes by Walter Levin, Hatto Beterle, Miriam Fried and Maurice Hasson. He has performed with many orchestras, including the Concentus Hungaricus of Budapest, the Prague Brixix Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Caracas. He teaches at the Conservatory of Versailles
After winning the First prize for viola at the National Conservatory in Paris at the age of 18 in the class of the Maestro Serge Collot, Jean Paul Minali Bella studied in the USA at Yale where, with Walter Trampler, he discovered the viola d’amore, an instrument which he still plays. Back in France, he obtained a diploma for teaching and became principal viola in the Orchestra National de France, a position he will leave to join the Arpeggione Quartet, with whom he performed for five years in many festivals in France and abroad. He teaches at the Conservatory of Bordeaux.
After studying the cello with Jean Boats and Marcel Bardon for several years, Eric Levionnois entered the Paris Conservatory at the age of 14 and studied with André Navarra and Philippe Muller. Having obtained the First prize for cello and chamber music, he started playing with the pianist Jean Hubeau in different ensembles: string trio, trio and string quartet with piano, string quintet ... and won the International Competition of the city of Paris. After a brief period of teaching at the Paris Conservatory, he was appointed principal cellist "Super-Soloist" of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.
After winning a first gold medal for cello and double bass at the Conservatory of Versailles, Sylvain Le Provost was admitted to the Paris Conservatory and three years later he won the First prize for double bass. He will be asked to play in France and abroad with various chamber music ensembles and orchestras, as well as with contemporary music groups and ensembles where improvisation plays a key role. In 2000 he joined the Orchestra of Brittany as co- soloist double bass and since 2006 he has taught double bass at the Conservatory of Versailles.
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Stalls II sector: €30
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Stalls box & I Circle Lateral box: €24
II & III Circle Central box: €20
II & III Circle Lateral box: €16
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