Alessandro CIRRITO clarinet and Giulio POTENZA piano duo

Quand :
16 juin 2024 @ 17 h 00 min – 18 h 30 min
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Pôle d'Animation Culturelle
33 Avenue d'Aquitaine 24480 Le Buisson de Cadouin
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Entrée : 18 €, adhérents 15€, étudiants, demandeurs d'emploi 8€, tarif famille, gratuit moins de 16 ans et femmes enceintes.
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Raymond BARASZ

Saint-Saens : Sonata per clarinetto e pianoforte op. 167 (1921)

1 – Allegretto

2 – Allegro animato

3 – Lento

4 – Molto allegro

C.Debussy: Premiere Rhapsodie

J.Brahms: Sonata per clarinetto e pianoforte op.120 n.1

1 – Allegro appassionato

2 – Andante un poco adagio

3 – Allegretto grazioso

Francis Poulenc, Sonata per clarinetto a pianoforte op 184

1 – Allegro tristamente (Allegretto – Très calme – Tempo allegretto)

2 –  Romanza (Très calme)

3 – Allegro con fuoco (Très animé)

Cirrito Alessandro born in Turin in 1989, began his studies at the Conservatorio V. Bellini in Palermo, where he graduated with top grades and honors. From 2011 to 2015 he completed the Master’s degree at the Musikhochshule in Karlsruhe under the tutorage of Prof. W.Meyer During his study He attended also master class whit Romain Guyot, Calogero Palermo, Fabrizio Meloni, Alessandro Carbonare, Paul Meyer, Sabine Meyer. Whilst a student he won many major internazionale Competition: 2008 » Eliodoro Sollima’s » Competition, in 2009 « Prize Albanese”, in 2013 he won the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the “Clarinet’s Awards Competition”(Germany), ecc.. In 2014, at the age of 24, he won the Audition for Section

Leader Principal Clarinet with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (trial). He has been selected also in a lot of Audition and performed with many orchestra like : Verbier festival , Sinfonieorchester Münster, Ulster Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Royal Liverpool Philarmonic, Malta Philarmonic, Badisches Staadtstheater Karlsruhe, Copenaghen Philarmonic,ecc.., alongside many leading conductors such as Michail Jurowki, Vasily Petrenko, Günter Neuhold, Maxime Pascal, Daniele Rustioni,ecc..

In 2017 he won the audition for Principal Clarinet n2 with the Ulster Orchestra ( Irland) where he performed until October 2019. He has tourned worldwide and performed in some of the finest Concert halls including the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Royal Albert Hall London( BBC Proms) and many others. He has also broadcast live concerts in radio and television for BBC radio 3, BBC radio Ulster, Rai Television and has recorded several CDs for labels such as Chandos, Naxos,ecc..

Very passionate about chamber music He has numerous perfoming for important Italian musical associations and organizations including “Amici della musica”, « FOSS », Rotary Club, ecc.. often with the international soprano Desirèe Rancatore.

Alessandro Cirrito plays a Buffet-Crampon Legende Clarinet.

Giulio Potenza (°1990) started the piano at the age of six and has since then established himself as a

respected concert pianist, teaching and performing extensively. He has been invited to play at prestigious international festivals and venues including the Martha Argerich’s Lugano Project of Lugano, the Bangkok International Piano Festival , the Lofoten Chamber Music Festival in Norway, the Carnegie Hall in New York, Musikverein in Wien, Filarmonia of Oviedo, St. John’s Smith Square, Bridgwater Hall of Manchester, Grieg Hall in Bergen, Auditorium Bernanos in Paris, and the Theter aan de parade in Hertogenbosch.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, directed by Piero Bellugi, the University of London Symphony Orchestra, directed by Daniel Capp Exeter Symphony Orchestra directed by Arturo Serna and the North Beds Orchestra directed by Jan Kaznowski. He has collaborated with many renowned artists such as Anton Niculescu, Silvia Mazzon, Jose Menor, Antonello Farulli, Daniel Rivera, Gabriele Baldocci, Stefano Farulli, Zoe Freedman ,Nicolas Dupont. His recitals and recordings have been broadcast by BBC Radio 3, Rai Radio 3, the Swiss Classical Radio, Radio Musiq 3, Radio Klara, Radio Vaticana, Radio Mozart Italia and Rai National Television. Giulio has won prizes at several important piano competitions including the Hanna Brooke prize for piano, for his excellence in the concert career at the Trinity Laban Conservatory; 2nd prize at the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition of New York (2016); 1st prize at the Seiler International piano competition (2002); “Highly Commended Award” at the Jacques Samuel Piano Competition of London (2012). He is professor of piano at the Trapani Conservatory of Musica in Italy and at the Windsor Piano Academy in U.K. and regularly gives master classes in the UK and abroad (Trinity Laban of Music and Dance London, Assumtpion University of Bangkok etc.).

Giulio Potenza holds a Postgraduate Degree, Postgraduate Artist Diploma Degree and ISP Advanced Diploma from the Trinity Laban Conservatorie of Muisc and Dance of London with Distinction. Furthemore he holds a Bachelor in History from University of Palermo. He completed his undergraduate music studies at the conservatory of Trapani (Italy).