GABRIELE BELLU violin,
PIER PAOLO RICCOMINI violin,
BEPPE AMBROSINI viola,
CRISTIANO SACCHI cello.
A trip into Music Film and beyond. A journey among the most beautiful and suggestive pages of film music, original and not only. A walk through the emotions and sensations that arouses what is called the "Seventh Art": the cinema. Music will lead us by hand among the most beautiful images sculpted in our memory, bringing us back in those places of dreams that for each of us may have meant a tear and a smile ...
Music program is about the following movies: The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Life is beautiful Scent of a woman, The Legend of 1900, Amarcord, The Sting, Schindler’s List, The Wonderful Wizard of OZ, Titanic, Seven, Salut d’amour, Oblivion, Amadeus...Enjoy your trip!
After musical studies at the Conservatory “Luigi Cherubini” in Florence, he perfected his studies in violin and chamber music following courses throughout Europe with teachers such as Franco Rossi, Salvatore Accardo, Ivry Gylis, Norbert Brainin. He was a member of the “Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” from 1990 to 2007 after winning regular International competition. The same year he established the Elisa Quartet and won numerous national and international competitions with it, playing in the world's most prestigious halls and collaborating with internationally renowned musicians as Bruno Canino and Sir. James Calloway. He had a very active cooperation as leader of first violins in several Italian Orchestras such as the “Fenice di Venezia”, the “Carlo Felice” of Genoa, the “Teatro Lirico” of Cagliari, the “Filarmonica Veneta”, the “Bruno Maderna” Orchestra, the “Internazionale d’Italia”, the “Città Lirica” Orchestra, the “Virtuosi Italiani” the “Filarmonici of Verona” , the “Milano Classica” and other Italian and foreign structures. Numerous were the tours with the “Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” and “Filarmonica della Scala” again with Directors of international fame and prestige like Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Mazel, Claudio Abbado. During the last few years he plays with Giovanni Sollima and his ensemble receiving many gratifying reviews and also essaying more frequently philological executions on original instruments. He teaches violin at the Conservatory “A. Buzzolla” of Adria. He plays a “Matteo Goffriller” violin built in Venice in the XVII century.
PIER PAOLO RICCOMINI
He obtained the violin diploma under the direction of M° Alberto Bologni at Lucca's Musical Institute “Luigi Boccherini”. From 2008 to 2011 he perfected his studies with the M° Felice Cusano at the “Scuola di Musica di Fiesole”. Since 2004 he collaborates steadily with many realities such as: the “Opera Festival” of Florence; The “Orchestra del Festival Pucciniano” as a co-principal of the first violins since 2010, “J. Futura” Orchestra of Trento, “Orchestra Archè”, “Camerata Strumentale Città di Prato”, “orchestra Promusica” of Pistoia, “Orchestra Bruno Maderna” of Forlì and “Orchestra dell’Opera Italiana”. In July 2008 he has played as soloist at the Summer Music Events of “Villa Marigola” in Lerici in the J. Haydn Sinfonia Concertante for violin cello oboe and bassoon. He played in the Orchestra of the “Mozart Orchestra Academy” in Bologna and in stages and productions under the conduction of musicians such as Jacques Zoon, Giuliano Carmignola and Enrico Bronzi; he played also at the “Musical Festival” in Portogruaro with soloists like Gabriele Cassone, Fabien Thouand and Alessandro Carbonare.
Brilliantly graduated in violin and viola, he won the principal viola auditions for the “ Pomeriggi Musicali” in Milan and “Teatro Regio” in Turin. In ’96 after winning regular competition, he took on the role of principal viola at the Theater “Carlo Felice” in Genoa. He has been in and has today the same role for the “Orchestra RAI” in Milan, the “Teatro Can Carlo” Orchestra in Naples and several Chamber Orchestras in cities like Turin, Milan, Mantua and Brescia. He performs an intense chamber grouping activity with the “Eco Ensemble”, “Stradivari Quintet”, “European piano Quartet”, “Soloists of Milan”, “Soloists” of RTSI of Lugano.
He graduated in Cello in 1995 at the Conservatory “G.Verdi” of Milan in the M°M. Bernardin course. He improved with Maestros like Scano, Claret, Dindo, Filippini, Bronzi, Clerici within the Academies: “L. Rolla” of Pavia; “W: Stauffer” of Cremona, at the Institute “il Cinghio” of Parma, at the school of music of Fiesole and at the “Escola de Musica” in Barcelona (E). He participated as an actual member at training courses of “Academia della Filarmica della Scala”; of the “Accademia di S. Cecilia” of the AFOS course of the “Fondazione A. Toscanini” and he was a winner of the “OGI” and the Juvenile Orchestra “L. Cherubini” auditions. Since 2002, foundation year of the Toscanini Symphonic Orchestra, he plays a part as an actual member of the orchestra’s entire activity, performing tours around the world under the direction of the main conductor M° Lorin Maazel and other illustrious conductors. He has collaborated and he is collaborating furthermore, with the “Orchestra and Filarmonica del Teatro alla Scala” of Milan, “Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia” in Rome, “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” of Florence, “Orchestra filarmonica del Teatro Comunale of Bologna” “Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova” and more. He performs an intense chamber grouping activity ranging from duo to octet .He plays the role of principal cello of the “Camerata Strumentale Città di Prato” and he is a cello teacher at the school “Liceo Musicale Forteguerri” of Pistoia
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