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Tabea Debus & Samuele Telari

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Wednesday 26th July | 6.30pm
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A musical match made in heaven! Come and enjoy the outstanding musicianship of Tebea Debus (Recorder) and Samuele Telari (Accordion) who combine their considerable talents in a thoughtfully curated and wide-ranging programme of music, taking in Avo Pärt, John Dowland, Villa-Lobos, Bartók and JS Bach.

Both are former prizewinners at the Young Classical Artists Trust Auditions in London and have performed at notable music venues and festivals across Europe.

A magical evening awaits!

Running Time 110mins inc interval

Programme Details
Arvo Pärt (born 1935) Pari Intervallo (1976)
John Dowland (1563-1626) Lachrimae Pavan (or Flow My Tears), Sir John Such his Galliard
Sofia Gubaidulina (born 1931) De Profundis for solo accordion
Viacheslav Semionov (born 1946) Bulgarian Suite Allegro vivace – Andante cantabile – Allegretto INTERVAL
Arvo Pärt (born 1935) Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
Alex Nante Luz de Otoño (2022, for Tabea Debus)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) Ária (Cantilena) - Bachianas Brasileiras Nr 5
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Sonata in C Minor (BWV 1017) Siciliano, Largo – Allegro – Adagio – Allegro
Béla Bartók (1881-1945) Six Romanian Folk Dances (1915)

Tabea Debus - Recorder
Described by The Times as a ‘charismatic virtuoso’ Tabea is much sought after as soloist, collaborator, educator and teacher. Over the last year she has given debut concerts across North America at Merkin Concert Hall (NY), the San Francisco, Napa Valley and Spoleto Festivals. She returned to the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern where she won the prestigious soloists prize, and appeared as soloist with La Serenissima, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The English Concert.

Tabea has performed widely internationally, highlights including Wigmore Hall, the Summerwinds Münsterland, Musica Antiqua Bolzano, Edinburgh International Festival and the Funkhaus Cologne. Her collaborations include Elizabeth Kenny, the Castalian Quartet, Iestyn Davies and Rachel Podger, and premieres of new works by Gareth Moorcraft, Freya Waley-Cohen, Alex Nante and Sylvia Lim.

Over the last two years she has recorded the critically acclaimed Ohrwurm for Delphian, Settecento with La Serenissama for Signum, and Sounds Familiar with GWK in Germany. Passionate about outreach work, Tabea has contributed to Saffron Hall and Music Masters education programmes, and given masterclasses at the Gstaad Baroque Academy, University of Music & Performing Arts Vienna and the Royal College of Music.

Born in Germany, Tabea studied at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Samuele Telari - Accordion
A prize-winner at the YCAT International Auditions in 2019, over the last year Samuele has made his debut as soloist with the Haydn Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano. He gave recitals at Wigmore Hall, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Verbier, Cheltenham, Deal and Schlern Music Festivals, collaborating with Ema Nikolovska, Pablo Barragán, the Leonkoro, Esmé and Simply Quartets. Further afield he undertook a solo tour of Colombia.

In 2021 Delphian Records released his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations to critical acclaim.

During the 2022/23 season highlights include performances of the Goldberg Variations at the MITO September Festival in Milan and Torino and his debut with London Mozart Players.

He gives recitals at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and with Tabea Debus, workshops and premieres a new project ‘Rotations’ with choreographer and dancer for Music in the Round in Sheffield.

Passionate about contemporary repertoire he continues to collaborate with Opificio Sonoro working with composers Sciarrino and Bedrossian, among many others.

Born in Spoleto, Italy, Samuele is professor at the Conservatoire ‘Domenico Cimarosa’ in Avellino.

...Debus's whole 70-minute CD goes by like an informal but fiery set at a jazz club.
Early Music America / Delphian Ohrwurm / 2020

Debus is a brilliant recorder player on a variety of instruments... Fine, flexible playing... I suspect some of these tunes will follow you around all day.
Andrew MacGregor: BBC Radio 3 Record Review

Lovely, too, are the three chamber sonatas…graced by Debus’s exquisite recorder playing.
BBC Music Magazine / Settecento La Serenissima / 2021

It is not often that recorder players gain renown (...) but Debus, Musical America’s New Artist of the Month, is off to a prodigious start. For those who associate the instrument with a child’s first attempts at musicianship, Debus’s astonishingly dexterous, nuanced playing will come as a wake-up call.
Musical America - Artist of the Month 2020

This whole recording is so joyful...the musicianship is so big, so irrepressible that Telari transcends the instrument he is playing...You can't help smile throughout the joy of the virtuosity...it really is a fantastic journey through the Goldberg Variations.
Radio 3 Record Review / Delphian Records Goldberg Variations / July 2021

This Week's Essential New Classical Albums ...this album is beautifully recorded and performed by Terlari.
Gramophone / Delphian Records Goldberg Variations / August 2021

Telari belongs to a generation of artists whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond their instrument: here, Bach becomes an organ, Gubaidulina a mystical prayer, Saint-Saens a flaming Orchestra.
Il Sole24Ore / Carla Moreni / 2017

Telari is a total musician, a quiet, thoughtful and elegant artist, often absorbed in intangible listening practices.
Sandro Cappelletto / Limes CD / 2017