2022
28 SEP
2 OCT
47th ACCORDION
INTERNATIONAL
PRICE
CASTELFIDARDO
PROGRAM

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Program 28 September – 2 October 2022

Wednesday 28 September

Balkanica

10,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Arena WoW San Francesco
A night woth David and Sashko Velkov, Giacomo Tosti, Edo and Dina Krilic.

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Mario Biondi EXCLUSIVE CONCERT

9,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Monument Square (Remembrance Park)
The unmistakable soul voice of Mario Biondi, with Paolo Di Sabatino 4TET and Renzo Ruggieri on the accordion, at PIF 2022 for an exclusive concert.

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I.D.A. TROPHY COMPETITION

9 am – Castelfidardo, Arena WoW Auditorium San Francesco
Also this year the FINALE I.D.A. competition will be held, an out of competition event that will enrich the festival in the PIF OFF section.

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Thursday 29 September

BALKANICA – David and Sashko Velkov

11 am – Castelfidardo, Piazza della Repubblica
The great accordionist and composer Sashko Velkov awaits you with his son David to take you on a journey between two genres, classical and folk, with an exceptional guest: Zoran Stefanoski.

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THE ELECTROACOUSTIC COMPOSITION FOR CONTEMPORARY ACCORDION with Carlo Sampaolesi

11 am – Castelfidardo, Salone degli Stemmi
Conference. In the general context of the search for new electroacoustic repertoires in contemporary author music, Carlo Sampaolesi will present various examples, with a focus on his latest project for accordion and live electronics, with extensive documentation, testimonies from composers and live listening.

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Acco Trio

7 pm – Castelfidardo, Arena WoW Auditorium San Francesco
ACCO TRIO, the proposal of three young accordionists with the desire to make music and make this fascinating instrument better known.

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Laimonas Salijus and Radu Ratoi

9,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Teatro Astra
The two artists will be accompanied by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Calabria directed for the occasion by Maestro Volodymyr Runchak and Alfredo Luigi Cornacchia.

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I.D.A. TROPHY COMPETITION

from 9 am to 6 pm – Castelfidardo, Arena WoW Auditorium San Francesco
Also this year the FINALE I.D.A. competition will be held, an out of competition event that will enrich the festival in the PIF OFF section.

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Friday 30 September

Eric Bouvelle

7 pm – Castelfidardo, Piazza della Repubblica
The French accordionist introduces us to his work “L’ANTHOLOGIE DE L’ACCORDEON”.

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Trio Mètro

6,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Arena WOW San Francesco
Inspired by the multifaceted world of the Paris mètro, where different cultures meet and blend, the concert proposes a musical journey in this non-place, where in a few meters you can go from Piazzolla to Kurt Weill without perceiving differences in style or time.

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Memorial Alessandro Di Zio

5 pm – Castelfidardo, International Museum of Accordion
A conference dedicated to the memory of Alessandro Di Zio with the accompaniment of the Accord’Ance Quartet, and speeches by Alessandra Di Zio, Massimiliano Pitocco, Massimo Pigini.

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BALKANICA – Edo and Dina Krilic

11 am – Castelfidardo, Piazza della Repubblica
Edo Krilic, one of the best accordionists in the Balkan area, arrives with his wife Dina, who plays the violin, bringing an enthralling program to the stage.

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I PRECURSORI DELLA FISARMONICA CONTEMPORANEA DALLA CIVILTÀ MUSICALE OTTOCENTESCA ALL’INIZIO DEL NOVECENTO with Alessandro Mugnoz (Ephemeria)

11 am – Castelfidardo, Salone degli Stemmi
Presentation of the book by the author. An immersion in a boundless universe of sources to discover the ancestors of today’s accordion, which inspired and generated a real musical literature. A large fresco made up of instruments and a multitude of inventors, builders and musicians, and of their path in the nineteenth-century civilization up to the early decades of the twentieth century, with a look at the current bellows.

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Live Concert at dawn

6,45 am – Castelfidardo, Porta Marina
Set the alarm for a musical awakening together with the PIF! At dawn we will be able to listen to the accordion and mezzo-soprano duo composed by Francesco Palazzo and Tiziana Portuguese.

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Saturday 1 October

Centenary Cooperfisa Accordions

10,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Piazza della Repubblica
To celebrate the centenary of the Cooperfisa Accordiones of Vercelli, the Romeo and Cooperfisa Orchestra could not miss for an exclusive exhibition with Walter Losi.

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Vincent Peirani – Jokers

9,30 pm – Castelfidardo, Piazza delle Rimembranze
The accordionist arrives at PIF 2022 together with guitarist Federico Casagrande, an Italian who has lived in Paris for many years, and Ziv Ravitz, an Israelian drummer residing in New York.

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Mestrinho Bis

7 pm – Castelfidardo, Piazza della Repubblica
An artist among the best performers of Brazilian popular music is back: Mestrinho accompanied by Daniele Marconi (bass), Zeno Le Moglie (drums), Thomas Lasca (guitar) and Leonardo Rosselli (sax).

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RITRATTO DI UN RITRATTO Sequenza XIII (Chanson) by Luciano Berio with Umberto Turchi

11 am – Castelfidardo, Salone degli Stemmi
Presentation of the book by the author. In addition to a historical-biographical overview of Luciano Berio, the book offers various points of analysis useful for the interpreter to deepen his knowledge of Sequenza XIII (Chanson), one of the most significant pieces of the accordion repertoire and, at the same time, still so little investigated by musicologists.

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Sunday 2 October

Accordion & Childhood. Research projects by Patrizia Angeloni

11 am – Castelfidardo, Salone degli Stemmi
Conference. What didactics for the concert accordion in childhood? How can the accordion be a musical training tool in the Kindergarten? In response to these questions, the conference illustrates research projects developed in courses and laboratories.

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“Nuovo C.D.M.I. prima” Speciale Licei Musicali. Progetto pilota 2021-2022 a cura di Nuovo C.D.M.I. con Miranda Cortes e Patrizia Angeloni

10 am – Castelfidardo, Salone degli Stemmi
Conference. An unprecedented event: the accordion in the instrumental ensemble of the Liceo Musicale. the students are the protagonists of a musical production in various phases: training on contemporary music, concert performance of three new works produced by three composers, recording and publication of digital albums and scores.

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I.D.A. TROPHY COMPETITION

9 am – Castelfidardo, Arena WoW Auditorium San Francesco
Also this year the FINALE I.D.A. competition will be held, an out of competition event that will enrich the festival in the PIF OFF section.

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