Federico Guglielmo Konzertmaister
Musiche di: Paganini / Molinelli, Rossini / Gambaro
Nurie Chung – violin
I Solisti Filarmonici Italiani – orchestra
In a new and exclusive production, 2023 featured the extraordinary talent of Nurie Chung (born in 2005), Korean violinist, winner of countless international competitions despite his young age. Barely seventeen, he is already on his way to a brilliant international career, thanks to his virtuosity, sensitivity and depth of execution.
Nurie played as solo violin in a new arrangement for violin and orchestra of the Suite from Paganini’s 24 Capricci written by Roberto Molinelli, renowned and eclectic composer, who ranges from classical to pop, from jazz to soundtracks.
I Solisti Filarmonici Italiani are co-protagonists in the project, internationally recognized orchestra among the best ensembles in the world, as well as Paganini, music by Donizetti and Rossini / Gambaro.
Nurie Chung is the second prize winner with age 16, in 2021 56th Premio Paganini competition in Genoa, Italy. He was also awarded two more special prizes, one for best performance for commissioning piece and the other for the youngest finalist.
He is now studying with Prof. Boris Kuschnir in Vienna. Until March, 2023, he had been taught by late NamYun Kim at the Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts.
For 2023 session, he performed a number of concerts in Europe, mainly in Italy, including Stradivari festival (Cremona, which was broadcasted by Cremona1 TV/Radio), Piran (Slovenia, broadcasted by RTV- Radio Television Slovenia), Palermo, Sicily in October followed by Padova and Carpi in November. In last year (2022) he played in Dubai, Malta, Seoul, Genova, Mantova, Koper (Slovenia, which was broadcasted by RTV- Radio Television Slovenia).
He won many international and national competitions. In 2019, he won 1 st prize of concerto competition at Morningside Music Bridge in Boston. He won 1st Prize of Il Piccolo Violin Magico in Italy in 2016, and won the grand prize across all categories of the 2016 Euroasia Young Violin competition in Japan.
I SOLISTI FILARMONICI ITALIANI
They are considered among the most important chamber orchestras on the international scene and draw on the long experience gained over more than 20 years, first with the Virtuosi di Roma and then with the Solisti Italiani. All the members of the group have an assiduous concert activity, they play as first solo parts in the major Italian orchestras and are winners of the most important international competitions (Vittorio Gui, Stradivari, Viotti, ARD of Monaco, Paris, London). The Solisti Filarmonici Italiani mostly play without a conductor: unique in Italy, they alternate in all roles as soloists, conductors and first parts. They have recorded for various record companies (Denon Nippon Columbia, DECCA, Stradivarius, CPO, Exton) recording music for string orchestra by Grieg, chamber and film music by Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota, unpublished and virtuosic instrumental pieces by 'Ottocento italiano, famous pieces of the Italian Baroque transcribed for string orchestra by Respighi and Zandonai and Vivaldi's flute concerts with Andrea Griminelli. Their performances have received acclaim from the New York Times, the Washington Post and Corriere della Sera and have been reported by specialist magazines for their interpretative vivacity, virtuosity and brightness of sound. Among the discs to be released in the near future is the recording of Tchaikovsky's works for strings for CPO.
Versatile and eclectic musician, unanimously appreciated internationally for his ability to create and implement projects of all musical genres for over 20 years.
Regularly invited by the major national and foreign concert institutions, from a very young age he played as a soloist with orchestras and in piano recitals, at the same time winning absolute first prizes in national and international competitions and performing in some of the most prestigious Italian and foreign concert halls.
As conductor, composer and arranger he collaborates with numerous artists, including Josè Carreras, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Byrne, Gaston Rivero, Erwin Schrott, Eddie Daniels, Giovanni Sollima, Federico Mondelci, Enrico Dindo, Anna Serova.
There are numerous collaborations with famous artists from the world of cinema, theater and popular music. With the actor Enrico Montesano he created a successful show, one year after the death of the famous pianist and composer Armando Trovajoli. With Neri Marcorè he directed Come una specie di sorriso, a symphonic tribute to Fabrizio De André. With Rocco Papaleo he paid homage to Luigi Tenco 50 years after his death. With Michele Riondino he created The Fool on the Hill, reinterpreting the story of the Beatles in music. With the sports journalist Marino Bartoletti he created Musica a pedali, a musical theater show on the history of cycling and the Giro d'Italia. He has orchestrated some of Andrea Bocelli's most important international successes: Con te partirò, Romanza and Canto della Terra. Since December 2019 he has been Principal Guest Conductor of the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra in Moscow. Since January 2009 he has been Director for Innovation of the G.Rossini Symphony Orchestra.