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Italian flautist Luisa Sello in concert in South Africa



Italian flautist Luisa Sello in concert in South Africa

Luisa Sello, defined by the New York Concert Review “lovely mix of extroverted passion and genuine tenderness, with excellent breath control, brilliant technical rendering, engaging intensity, sonorous range and abundance of charm” is a Flute Miyazawa Artist and an Ambassador of Music and Italian Culture, supported by the Italian Ministry of Culture. Her international career includes collaborations with Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Riccardo Muti, Wien Symphoniker Orchestra, Thailand Symphony Orchestra, Trevor Pinnock, Alirio Diaz, Philippe Entremont, Bruno Canino, Karl Leister, Carnegie Hall, Juilliard School, Prazak string quartett, the composers Salvatore Sciarrino, Aldo Clementi, Adriano Guarnieri, Rainer Bischof (première performances).

Visiting professor at the University of Music in Vienna, she is Flute Professor at the Academy of Music in Trieste (Italy), Doctoral Professor at the New Bulgarian University of Sofia (Bulgaria) and visiting professor at the University of music in Vienna (Austria). In obtaining both her ArtD (Concert Doctor Degree, Bratislava Academy) in Performing Arts and her PhD in Linguistic and Literary Sciences (Udine University), she studied in Paris with Raymond Guiot and Alain Marion, who proclaimed her “very musical, superb,” and at the Accademia Chigiana with Severino Gazzelloni, who remarked her “magnificent interpretive sensibility and excellent sound”, she records for Stradivarius (Italy) and Millennium (Beijing).



Amilcare Ponchielli: fantasy on the opera “Gioconda” elaborated for flute and piano by Luigi Hugues

Vincenzo Bellini: Fantasy on the Opera “Norma” elaborated for flute and piano by Raffello Galli

Ennio Morricone: Suite for flute and piano by Antonio De Angelis


George Bizet: “Carmen” fantasy elaborated by Francois Borne

Gioacchino Rossini: “Una voce poco fa”Cavatina, from the opera “Barbiere di Siviglia” elaborated by Jean Tulou

Astor Piazzolla: Cafè 1930, Milonga Oblivion e Libertango

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Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Time: At 7:00 pm

Organized by : IIC Pretoria, The Unisa Music Foundation

Entrance : With fee