“The Future of the Accordion is Here”
AperiPIF (aperitifs with accordion concerts-based ), an usual appointment since several years, will take place at 12:00 of all the days the Prize (19, 20, 21 and 22 September) at the Binci Auditorium in Castelfidardo. The concerts are always followed by a significant refreshment of typical foods and drinks. This year the AperiPIFs will be thematic, with four extraordinary “promises” of the international view of the future classical accordion taking place. Our festival is deeply involved in the promotion of the instrument and as such establishes a series of collaborations with as many international events, each one of them that host the annual PIF winner and, in the same way, they send their “champions” to our prestigious stage.
This year AperiPIF guests will be:
- LUKA SIMIC (Serbia)
September 19th, 12pm, Binci Auditorium
Young student of Master Vladimir Mandic of the Conservatory of Kragujevac (Serbia), winner of the award concert in collaboration with the “International Festival of Accordion Artists” sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of Serbia and the Municipality of Kragujevac.
- ARTEM MALHASYAN (Russia)
September 20th, 12pm, Binci Auditorium
Student of Maestro Vladimir Orlov of the St. Petersburg Conservatory is the winner of the award concert in collaboration with the “Accordéon-nous.org” festival (Mons, Belgium) under the direction of M° Olivier Douyez.
- BARTOSZ KOLSUT (Poland)
September 21th, 12pm, Binci Auditorium
M° Mie Miki student in the “Folkwang Universität der Künste” (Essen, Germany) winner of the award concert in collaboration with the “XXI International accordion competition – Vilnius 2019” (Lithuania) with the artistic direction of M ° Raimondas Sviackevicius.
- VLADIMIR STUPNIKOV (Russia)
September 22nd 12pm, Binci Auditorium
Student of Maestro Alexander Dmitriev in the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Vladimir is “the youth of the year” with the victory of the AWARD category in PIF 2018; he has been invited to all the just mentioned events and he is, in fact considered one of the most interesting young concert artists in the world for classical accordion.