The saxophone and piano duo TWO for NEW was formed in 2011 with the aim to promote, alongside the traditional repertoire of training, cross paths that include pieces of contemporary classical music, popular repertoire and jazz standards. Particularly attentive to the new material, the two musicians (winners of national and international awards) are dedicatees of numerous compositions by Federico Biscione, Dear Alberto, Paolo Coggiola, Alessandro Cusatelli, Sandro Fazzolari (CAN), Alessandro Lucchetti, etc. To their credit several compact discs and prestigious performances in Italy, the in United States (New York) and in France (Strasbourg World Saxophone Congress). Giovanni De Luca graduated with honors from the Conservatory Stanislao Giacomantonio of Cosenza under the guidance of Paul Trampetti. Subsequently, he studied under the guidance of the prestigious Masters Mario Marzi, Claude Delangle and Fabrice Moretti. Winner of numerous national and international competitions, he performed in numerous concerts as a soloist, in duo with piano, in duo with accordion and sax quartet proposing. He currently teaches at the Academy "Gustav Mahler" of Trebisacce agreement with the Conservatory of Music "Fausto Torrefranca" of Vibo Valentia. Francesco Silvestri, pianist and cembalist, is winner of numerous competitions of chamber music, including "BRAHMS Chamber Music competition" of Portchach (Austria) and "Premio Città di Caltanissetta." He performed throughout Italy and Germany, Switzerland, France, Romania, Spain, Portugal and Australia. He has a live-recording for the Bayerischer Rundfunk of Monaco (2004) and recordings for RAI 3 (2007). Born in Vibo Valentia, he attended the Conservatory of Music of Vibo Valentia, Rome, Brescia and Reggio Calabria, graduating with honors in piano, harpsichord, chamber music and music education. He is a Professor at the Conservatories of Trieste, Rovigo and Trapan.
Giovanni De Luca, saxophone
Francesco Silvestri, piano
Jul 14 201816:15
TWO for NEW Duo
recitalLodi Luka (1980): ChangingCarlo Galante (1959): Eumenidum crines (5 frammenti lirici) for soprano saxophone and pianoArmando Ghidoni (1959): Flashnotes (premiere performance)
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