Rebecca Martin and Larry Grenadier opened with a great concert on December 15 at the Barcelona Jazz Festival a winter programme that will take the two Violipiano Music artists to Italy, France and The Netherlands before its closure on January 1. The couple, who had saxophonist Bill McHenry as guest at the Conservatori del Liceu […]
It may be cold, rainy or windy between Christmas and Epiphany, but fear not, we will stay warm thanks to Adrifest, the new multidisciplinary Festival taking place in Lower Molise under the joint direction of musician Luca Ciarla and visual artist Keziat. Embracing seaside and hills, the Festival starts on December 28 and ends on […]
Saxophonist Javier Girotto and accordionist Vince Abbracciante were due back in Italy after concluding in mid-November a successful three-week South American tour organized by Violipiano Music with famous South American festivals and the valuable support from various Italian institutions abroad. The two closing dates saw the Argentinian Girotto play in his native town at […]
Javier Girotto returns to his native Cordoba with his sax and Apulian accordionist Vince Abbracciante as travel mates for a programme of concerts and workshops scheduled in Argentina, Chile and Peru from October 29 to November 17. Girotto boasts a decades-long career and ranks among Italy’s top jazz musicians. He lives in Rome and holds […]
Press release It has almost been a concert marathon for violinist Luca Ciarla in the United States; from 3 September to October 2, 2023, he has presented 17 events (16 concerts and 1 workshop) in 10 different states, including Michigan, Alaska, California, New Mexico, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Illinois and Nevada. The first concert, for […]
The music of Bach and going for a hike, the sweet Lazio countryside and the choral “Jesus bleibet meine Freude”, from the Cantata BWV 147 by Johann Sebastian Bach. Practically a new piece by violinist and composer Luca Ciarla, Cantata Walk is the result of a series of overlapping improvisations made with a baroque bow and a violin tuned a semitone below, searching for a different, almost “pastoral” sound.