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Pino Feola and Krishnasol Jiménez Moreno perform "The Romantic Guitar from Naples to Barcelona"



Pino Feola and Krishnasol Jiménez Moreno perform

on the occasion of the Chicago International Guitar Festival

On the occasion of the Chicago International Guitar Festival

Pino Feola and Krishnasol Jiménez Moreno perform "The Romantic Guitar from Naples to Barcelona"

Program Ferdinando Carulli (1770 – 1841) Largo e Rondó Op. 34 n. 2 Mauro Giuliani (1781 - 1829) Rossiniana Op. 119Introduzione – AndantinoAndante graziosoMaestosoAllegro vivace Fernando Sor (1778-1839) L’encouragement op. 34 Fantaisie pour deux Guitarres CantabileTeme AndantinoVar. 1, 2 & 3ValseSouvenir de Russie op. 63Introduzione – AndanteModeratoTema con Variazioni Pino FeolaThe Italian guitarist Pino Feola was born in Rome in 1980 and now resides in Basel, Switzerland. He studied in the class of Maestro Massimo Delle Cese at the Arts Academy of Rome and at the Conservatory “Alfredo Casella” in L'Aquila where became the first student ever to graduate cum laude with an additional ‘honorable mention’. A scholarship of the Swiss government enabled him to pursue his studies with Prof. Stephan Schmidt at the Music Academy of Basel where he graduated, with distinction, in 2008.Feola has won several prizes in international competitions, such as the Fernando Sor Competition in Rome, the John Duarte Festival of Rust, Austria, as well as the Tokyo Guitar Competition in Japan. In 2005, he received the Italian National Arts Award Premio delle Arti from Letizia Moratti, then Italian Minister of Arts, Education, Universities and Research.Both as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, Feola has performed in various concert halls and festivals such as the Roman Teatro Argentina, the Barattelli Concert Society of Aquila, the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory Hall of Venice, the Aula Magna of the Lugano Conservatory, the Bunka-Kaikan in Tokyo, the National Auditorium of Music in Madrid, the Concert Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow and at the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival in Northern Germany. In 2010, he recorded the unabridged version of the Suite Española Op. 47 and the Cantos de España Op. 232 by Isaac Albeniz for the Dutch label Brilliant Classics In addition, Pino Feola passionately pursues his teaching career at the City of Basel Music Academy - both at the Music School as well as the Conservatory where he works as the assistant of Prof. Stephan Schmidt. For his guitars, Pino Feola uses strings produced by the Hannabach company. Krishnasol Jiménez MorenoKrishnasol Jiménez Moreno was born in Mexico City in 1978. He started his musical education with Fernando Marimon in Alicante and Demetrio Ballesteros and Gerardo Arriaga in Madrid, Spain. In 1999 he travelled to Switzerland to study at the Musikhochschule Basel, where he studied with Oscar Ghiglia who became one of his most important musical and artistic influences. From 2002 to 2007 he studied at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with the great lutenist Hopkinson Smith, who gave him an invaluable, shining example of how to approach music. In his young years, Jimenez’s career got off to a flying start after winning first prize in several guitar competitions like the Francisco Tarrega 1998 in Vila-Real Spain, the 14th Concurso Nacional in Paracho Michoacan, Mexico, and the 4th Concurso Nacional in Taxaco de Alarcon, Mexico. He was also a five time winner of a scholarship from the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y les Artes (México), which helped him to devote time to his studies. He has given concerts across Europe and North America. He has recorded a CD for the Dutch Label Brilliant Classics with music from Robert De Viseé on the Sabionari guitar (1979) from the Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari. Since 2007 he has taught classical guitar at the Musik Akademie Basel and gives workshops on historical practice in early plucked instruments at the Musikhochschule Basel and the Musikhochschule Luzern. Free and open to the public. Reservations kindly requested. A reception will follow.



Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Entrance : Free