Samuele Telari, rising star of the classical accordion, born in Spoleto in 1992. He got the Master Degree in accordion at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, in M ° Massimiliano Pitocco’s class, with 110 cum Laude and honors . He was awarded in a lot of national and international competitions such as: “Arrasate-Hiria” International Accordion Competition 2018, Premio Abbado 2016, “Premio Valentino Bucchi” (for Contemporary Music’s interpretation) 2017, Premio “Luigi Nono” 2017, “Città di Castelfidardo” Prize 2013, “Premio Zinetti” (Sec. Soloists) 2014, “Premio A. Salieri” 2013, “Premio Civardi” (Val Tidone Competition)” 2013, 3rd place “Wettbewerb Klingenthal Accordion” 2015, “Contemporaneamente Fisarmonica” (Conservatorio “Santa Cecilia”) 2012 and many others.
In 2017 it has been released his first Solo CD (VDM Records) LIMES, with booklet by Sandro Cappelleto.
Recently he has performed many concerts as a soloist in important Italian and european festivals and concert halls: Wigmore Hall,Kammermusiksaal at the Berliner Philharmonie, NY Sal at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Royal Academy of Music in London, Conservatoire Royale de Mons, Cité de la danse et de la musique – Strasbourg Conservatoire, IUC – Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti, Festival “Day of the Ukranian and bayan accordion-2014 “(Kiev) invited by Volodymyr Runchak, JVLAM (Academy of Music in Riga), Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Sala Sinopoli – Auditorium Parco della Musica, Conservatorio “F.Morlacchi” di Perugia, St. Petersbourg State Academic Cappella, Amici della Musica di Padova, Società dei Concerti – Milano, AJAM, Theater “La Nuova Fenice” – Osimo, Palazzo Montecitorio (Sala della Regina), “I Concerti del Mercoledì” – Università Cattolica, Theater “San Carlo” – Modena, Musei Capitolini, Villa Torlonia, Palazzo Gonzaga, Festival Pergolesi-Spontini, Festival Nuova Consonanza, Romaeuropa Festival, ProMusica Rhodos, Elba Isola musicale d’Europa, Amici di Campo lo Feno, Piazza Verdi – Rai RadioTre, Teatro Eliseo, Oratorio del Gonfalone, Museo MAXXI, “Val Tidone Festival”, Radio Popolare Milano, Mantova Musica, Amici della Musica di Foligno, “Star of Competitions” Kragujevac (Serbia), Stagione Concertistica “Filarmonica Umbra “.
He cooperated with chamber ensemble and orchestras too: Quartetto Fonè, “I Virtuosi Italiani”, FORM Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, the “State Hermitage Orchestra” at the “Musical Olympus Festival” held in St. Petersburg performing in world Première the Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra “Zenith” by Enrico Blatti.
Very devoted to the development of new literature for accordion, he works on solo and chamber music première with a lot of composers: Alessandro Sbordoni, Marcello Panni, Marcello Filotei, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, Caterina Di Cecca, Massimo Munari, Matteo d’Amico, Simone Maccaglia, Ada Gentile, Simone Cardini, Domenico Turi.
He collaborated also with theater artists as: Giorgio Panariello, in the show “Panariello non esiste” (Arena di Verona), Idalberto Fei in “Onde” (Festival Nuova Consonanza), Sandro Cappelletto in “Mi chiamo forse, Alì”, with music by Matteo d’Amico and Fratelli Mancuso, Lisa Ferlazzo Natoli in “Les Adieux, parole salvate dalle fiamme”. Since 2013, he is the accordionist of Imago Sonora, roman ensemble in-residence for contemporary music at the Accademia Filarmonica Romana that is specifically devoted to the performance of 20th century and 21st century repertoire.
He took part in many Masterclasses with very famous professors and musicians: Pascal Contet, Yuri Shishkin, Mika Väyrynen, Yuri Medianik, Stefan Hussong, Pavel Fenyuk, Vojin Vasovic, Frank Angelis, Derek Bermel.
In 2019 he was selected by YCAT. From 2018 he’s the Accordion professor at the “Conservatorio B.Maderna” in Cesena, “Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa” in Potenza and at the “Liceo S.Rosa da Viterbo”.