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'SEA and SARDINIA' - Novafonic Quartet with Simeone Latini - narrator/director

International Concert Series at Rudolf Steiner Theatre

Saturday, 14 January 2017 from 19:30 to 21:15 (GMT)

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D. H. Lawrence’s 

SEA and SARDINIA

with

NOVAFONIC QUARTET                           

Fabio Furia - bandoneon/composer 

Gianmaria Melis - violin

Marcello Melis - piano

Giovanni Chiaramonte - double bass

and              

Simeone Latini - narrator/director

Inspired by the travel book Sea and Sardinia, written in 1921 by the English author D.H. Lawrence, this theatrical performance is a journey through the essence of an island and its people, still recognisable today. 

A tribute to an ancient and fascinating land made of music, words and images. The perfect balance of different elements, giving the clearest portrait possible of an unforgettable experience, almost one hundred years ago, as if it was yesterday.

Original music composed by Fabio Furia

Directed by Simeone Latini 

Videos by Luca Sgualdini

About the artists:

Simeone Latini - narrator/director 

Simeone Latini is an award-winning actor, director and writer for television, film and stage. He began his career in Italy, as a theatrical actor in 1990. In the following years he has worked with the most important Theatres all over his country, alternating the stage with TV series, adverts and film roles. He lived in London, working as leading voice-over artist, for National Geographic Channel and Sky. He is also a film director and screen writer, winner of the Mexican press award, for best show of the year, with a Luigi Pirandello’s play, the Golden Beggar award, for best short film in Europe and the golden Medal of Italian “Camera dei deputati” for best short film with a social issue. He currently lives in Sardinia.  

Fabio Furia - bandoneon/composer

Fabio Furia, a world-class concert performer, composer and arranger, is considered to be one the best bandoneonists in Europe. Thanks to his intense concert activity, he performed in the most important concert halls in the world. Highly regarded internationally, his talent is known to many Italian and foreign music festivals and institutions. He is the founder and soloist of “ContraMilonga”, a band with which he performs all over the world.  Since 2014 he has been a part of the Novafonic Quartet, an ensemble made up of soloists and section leaders from prominent orchestras, and possesses a contemporary repertoire inspired by Astor Piazzolla and jazz. He is art director of the Iglesias Civic School of Music and of “Anton Stadler “cultural association, as well as the creator of important music seasons. Since 2014 he has been teaching bandoneon and standard tango at the “G. P. Da Palestrina" Conservatory of Music in Cagliari. He plays an Alfred Arnold bandoneon, 154 voices, made in Germany specially for him, of which is endorser for Bandonion und Concertinafabrik Klingenthal Gmbh.

Gianmaria Melis - violin

First violin of the Cagliari Lyric Theatre since 2009, Gianmaria began studying the violin under the guidance of Paolo Marascia, and later with George Monche, Igor Volochine, Felice Cusano and Sergey Krylov. He graduated with top marks from the Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Conservatory of Music in Cagliari, and won second prize at the "Premio Città di Vittorio Veneto" national exhibition of violinists. He perfected his skills with further study, including master classes with Nicolas Chumachenco and Thomas Brandis. He soon joined courses for members of the Italian Youth Orchestra, with whom he was the first violin for two years. He was also declared the winner of three international competitions for most eligible first violin candidate at the following establishments: Arturo Toscanini in Parma, the Lyric Theatre in Cagliari, and the Haydn of Bolzano and Trento. Over the years, he has been invited to collaborate with various orchestras, playing in prestigious European concert halls. He regularly holds international specialisation master classes in Italy. He plays a 1929 "Silvio Vezio Paoletti" violin and a 2008 "Pio Montanari" violin.

Marcello Melis - piano

Marcello graduated with flying colours in piano under Prof. Rosabianca Rachel at the Conservatory of Cagliari. He then consolidated his artistic maturation at the Umetnosti Academy of the University of Novi Sad (Serbia), where he earned the highest specialization degrees with honours in piano and chamber music under the guidance of masters, Svetlana Bogino and Vladimir Ogarkov. He further honed his artistic skills with masters such as Bruno Mezzena, Alexander Hinchev, Janos Metzaros, Konstantin Bogino, Franco Scala, Walter Krafft and Paul Badura-Skoda, and always participated in the final concerts reserved for the best students. In two consecutive years (2001-2002) he won a scholarship to undertake a high-level qualification for orchestra members at the APM School in Saluzzo, which was organized by the Turin Philharmonic, RAI and the European Union. 

He was outstanding in various solo recitals and chamber concerts, as well as with orchestra, achieving the best results of all the pianists. His concert activities have seen him star in solo recitals, chamber music concerts and with orchestras in prestigious concert halls and institutions in Italy and abroad. He has won various awards in national and international competitions: Sassari 1993, Albenga 1996, San Polo 1997 and 1998, TIM 1997, Naples 1998, Varazze 1998 and 1999, the Gulf of Angels - Lions Club Cagliari Host 1999, Pescara 2001, and the Premio Gramsci - Cagliari 2001. For years he has devoted himself to teaching piano, and has taught at various institutions. He currently teaches piano at the Civic Music School of Iglesias and the Civic Music School of Cagliari.

Giovanni Chiaramonte - double bass

Giovanni has been a member of the orchestra at the Lyric Theatre in Cagliari since 2007. He studied the double bass at the "N. Paganini" Conservatory of Music under the guidance of masters, E. Zoccoli, A. Lumachi and F. Pianigiani. In a short space of time he qualified for the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, the Italian Youth Orchestra, and La Scala Theatre Academy, where he decided to perfect his skills. During the course of his career he has performed as a double bass player with: the Orchestra of Italian Switzerland; La Scala Philharmonic; the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic; the Regio Theatre Orchestra in Turin, and the Carlo Felice Orchestra in Genoa. He was also lead double bass with: La Fenice Theatre Orchestra of Venice; the City of Bologna Theatre Orchestra; The Lyric Theatre Orchestra of Cagliari; the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo; the Arturo Toscanini Orchestra; the Musical Afternoons Orchestra; and Sanremo Symphony Orchestra, participating in international tours all over the world under the guidance of prestigious conductors, such as: L. Maazel, G. Pretre, M. Rostropovich, R. Muti, G. Noseda, and A Lombard. He plays an anonymous 18th century Italian double bass.



The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable. Latecomers will only be admitted if there is a suitable break in the performance.

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    Saturday, 14 January 2017 from 19:30 to 21:15 (GMT)


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