Pier Luigi Corona, guitar (3-6 July 2018)
Pier Luigi Corona was born in Rome, where he began his musical studies with Mario Cerquozzi and Sergio Notaro. He then realized his professional and mu- sical formation under the guidance of J.Bream and O.Ghiglia. With Maestro Ghiglia in particular he stud- ied for three years by the “Accademia Musicale Chi- giana” where he was awarded three merit degrees. Even before graduating with full-honours he had al- ready began an intense concert activity. As soloist he performed with many different orchestras as the Orchestra RAI of Rome, the Udine Philarmonic Or- chestra, the Ensemble Laboratory, the International Chamber Orchestra, the Treviso Orchestra and the “Ferruccio Busoni” Orchestra. He has been invited to prestigious International Festivals like Salisbury Festival, Ljubljana, Zagreb and Bucharest. He played in important concert sites both in Italy and abroad. Among them: New York, Boston, Washington, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Mar Del Plata, Madrid, Barcellona, Sevilla, Cordoba, Malaga, Huelva, Praga, Bruxelles, Wien, Klagenfurt, Colonia, Monaco, Luxembourg, Tripoli, Nairobi, collecting a list of fifteen foreign countries. He has made several recordings with RAI, BBC and German radio-television. Since 2004 he is a soloist of “Gorizia Guitar Orchestra” with which he made several tours: Austria, Slovakia, Czech Repub- lic, Montenegro, and has recorded a CD dedicated to the famous concerts of J. Rodrigo “Fantasia para un gentilhombre” and “Concierto de Aranquez”. He recorded for RAI, BBC, German Radio and Television and Radio Koper. As winner of a public competitive exam he holds the chair of guitar at the State Music School “Giuseppe Tartini” in Trieste.
Monica Bulgarelli, celtic harp and ensemble (3-6 July 2018)
Monica Bulgarelli guitarist, harpist, singer and composer. He graduated from the Conservatory of Music “L.Marenzio” in Brescia under the guidance of Maestro Eros Roselli. She followed the classical harp courses, Baroque and Celtic at the “F.E.Dall’Abaco Verona spe- cializing in the Renaissance repertoire, Scottish and Irish. She studied classical singing and modern with the mother, the mezzo-soprano Livia Matassi. In 1996 she won the audition for the Youth Orchestra of the Veneto admission. She followed a Stage with guitarist-com- poser Leo Brouwer at the “Cherubini” of Florence. She has performed in numerous guitar festivals and music events both in Italy and abroad. She performs concerts throughout Italy, in chamber music and with orches- tra ICHITARRISSIMI she founded in 2001 and has obtained excellent results, winning first prizes in na- tional and international competitions. With the orches- tra has released two music albums. And ‘association president and teacher “ICHITARRISSIMI” with which he won the “Virtuous School” and the award “Righteous Teacher” “XII European Competition of Classical Guitar” E.Mercatali “in Gorizia in 2015.In 2010 she founded and is Artistic Director of the International Guitar Fes- tival and harp came to the VII th edition which hosts artists from all over the world. And ‘artistic director of the music festival “Young Notes” Bussolengo. And ‘the winner from 2011 to 2014 “Diploma of Honor” as the best teacher for the greatest number of students awarded at the national contest “Canossa” of Verona. She currently teaches at the M usic School “ICHITARRISSIMI” founded,by herself which obtained the Convention with the Conservatory “F.E.Dall’Abaco” of Verona, for pre-academic courses.