An ‘artist whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond his instrument’ (Il Sole24Ore)

Portrait of a young classical artist

“For people who want to be artists, the first thing is to be open.” Sean (YCAT-Artist Administrator) imagines life growing up in the idyllic hills of Umbria, learns about life as a classical accordionist in 2020, and asks: which new directions will Samuele explore next?

Winner of #iorestoacasa e #suonoperte | Divertimento Ensemble's contest

Samuele wins the online contest of Divertimento Ensemble. He will be invited to play a solo concert during RONDò season 2021.

Pomp and Circumstances | YCAT & CAG

A coproduction between YCAT and CAG. Pomp and Circumstances with words from Shakespeare’s Othello. Dedicated to all who graduated without fanfare and family.

Living-room live concerts

Watch the online concert broadcasted by Living-room live Program: Summer, from “Four seasons” – A.Vivaldi
 Prelude n.6 op.23 – S.Rachmaninoff
 Musica Ricercata (N.3-4-6-7) – G.Ligeti
 Devoted to I.Stravisnky – V.Runchak

Samuele Telari on Classic fm – At home series

Check out the new video on Classic FM!

New CD with DUO ESSENTIA, Broken Shake (L&C – Ema vinci records)

On 1st of May the first CD of Duo Essentia has been released. It is a completely modern program, with new pieces composed and adapted for Samuele and Alice and other well-known pieces. You can listen here

New video on YouTube channel!

Take a look at Samuele’s YoouTube channel and listen the new videos. Performances from Klingenthal Wettbewerb (2015).

Welcome in Opificio Sonoro!

Samuele is the new accordionist of Opificio Sonoro. Take a look to www.opificiosonoro.com where you can find videos, bio, and photos of this fantastic new ensemble.

Concerts cancelled due to COVID-19

Almost all the concerts of the 2020 season has been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Ryedale Festival, Aldebourgh Festival, Verbier Festival, Deal Music&Arts Festival, Proms at St.Jude’s, Villa Solomei Festival and Accademia degli Sfaccendati had to cancel their seasons. Soon there will be announced 2021 dates.

Samuele Telari gets new teaching position

Since March 2020, Samuele is the new accordion Professor at the “Conservatorio F.A.Bonporti” in Trento. For more info about application to the Accordion class visit the Conservatory’s web site

New IGTV Series – Goldberg Variations

Take a look at the new IGVT series on Samuele’s Instagram page. Exracts from the concert in Kragujevac of last November, during the Festival Accordion Soloists 2019.

Duo Essentia – Festival Nuova Consonanza

Duo Essentia performed pieces by Fujikura, Cardini, Tiensuu and a première by Riccardo Santoboni. You can listen some extracts from the concert

Dialoghi sul Comporre Meeting

Samuele was a guest during the Dialoghi sul Comporre meeting in Reggio Emilia. A weekend with musicians, composers and performers who shared the most innovative ideas and pieces. Listen Exaptation III, by Simone Cardini

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From 1st to 9th of December, Samuele has been around Spain for a tour of concerts as winner of the last edition of Accordion competition that take place in Arrasate/Mondragon. It’s one of the oldest and most famous accordion competition. Samuele was the second Italian accordionist who won it. During this tour he performed two new works composed by Italian composers Corrado Rojac and Simone Cardini and Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by Bach.

Samuele has been selected by YCAT for representation!

During final auditions that took place in in London – Wigmore Hall, Samuele, with all the other finalists, was selected by YCAT. That’s a turning point in his career : in fact YCAT is, since 36 years, a leading worldwide charity  that understands how to identify, nurture and build the careers of talented young musicians.