Grieg in Bergen 2020
SAT 15. AUG at 7.30 pm

The artists of this concert are both prizewinners from the "Winterreise" competition 2020 in Moscow. A very nice bucket of pearls from the world of opera to be featured from young musicians on a high level.

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C. DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
L'âme évaporée

G. PUCCINI (1858-1924)
O mio Babbbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

E. GRIEG (1843-1907)
Solveig´s Song, Op 23

F. CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Walzer, Op 18

E. GRIEG (1843-1907)
Det første Møde (First Meeting), Op 21

G. VERDI (1813-1901)
Teneste la promessa…Addio del passato (from La Traviata)

G. PUCCINI (1858-1924)
Quando m’en vo (from La Bohème)

F. SCHUBERT (1797–1828)
Impromptu, Op 90 No 3

G. ROSSINI (1792-1868)
Anzoleta avanti la regata…Anzoleta co passa la regata (from “La regata veneziana”)

G. PUCCINI (1858-1924)
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (from Te Swallow)

F. LISZT (1811-1886)
Pace non trovo e non ho da far guerra (from “Sonetti del Petrarca)
Sonetto del Petrarca No 123

G. DONIZETTI (1797-1848)
Quel guardo il cavalier…so anch’io la virtù magica (from “Don Pasquale”)
Me vojo fa na’ casa

F. CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Fantasia improvviso Op 66 in C#-minor

ELISA ESPOSITO was born in Reggio Emilia (1988). She began singing in the choir of Modena and Reggio Emilia University at just fifteen years. At the age of nineteen... she started the opera singing course in "Achille Peri" musical institute in Reggio Emilia with soprano Elena Bakanova, then she started in 2014 the AFAM singing course with Bruno Praticò.

In april 2013 she made her debut as page in "Rigoletto" Opera at the "De Andrè" theatre of Casalgrande in Reggio Emilia and sang in 2014 the role of Pergolesi's Orpheus at "Savona Festival".

In November 2015 she made her first debut in the role of Livietta in "luoghi immaginari" Festival in Asti. She was engaged again as protagonist of Pergolesi's Opera "Livietta and Tracollo" several times in 2016 for different italian festivals.

In 2016 she was Caterina in the opera "Amico Fritz" at the theater "De André" of Casalgrande and was selected by Cidim for chamber romances concert held in Villa Tesoriera and Puccini's Gala of Reggio Emilia. In October 2017 she started a collaboration as solo voice in Modena and Reggio Emilia University choir that continues today, with important international collaboration trips: Columbia University of New York City twinning in April 2018 and Maestro Ennio Morricone Tour for the stages of Turin, Milan and Bologna in December 2017 and March 2018 .

Elisa started again AFAM ending studies at the end of 2018 with the mezzosoprano Sonia Ganassi as teacher. In August 2018 she won Annina's role in "La Traviata" of G. Verdi which took place in August 2019 in Montecatini Opera festival. In April 2019 she was Lauretta in "Gianni Schicchi" of Giacomo Puccini and in November 2019 she participated in the Winterreise competition in Moscow together with the pianist Roberto Cancemi where they won some dates in different European cities during 2020 as Bergen and Vienna.

ROBERTO CANCEMI started playing piano very young thanks to "Quodlibet" study and his teacher M. Davide Fregni. He studied with Alberto Arbizzi. Until 2015 he played in various Italian cities like Modena, Bologna, Rome, Parma, Acquiterme, Alessandria. He frequented Varoius Masterclasses (Andrei Gavrilov, Leone Magiera, Roberto Giordano). He worked as piano accompanist for Soroptimist association and at the Summer School of M. Giorgio Mandolesi, M. Piergiuseppe Doldi, Patrizia Biccirè, Maurizio Leoni, Stefano Maffizzoni, Giovanni Gavanelli.

In 2017 He won the third prize of Piove di Sacco’s Chamber music competition. In november and december 2015 he played "Livietta e Tracollo" of G.B. Pergolesi as piano accompanist in Asti city, during "Luoghi Immaginari" Festival. In October 2017 He graduated with 110/110 Valuation.

In November 2019 he won the First prize in Moscow in the “Winterreise” competition and In September he will perform in Vienna with Elisa Espostito.

Concert Info
Elisa Esposito, soprano
Roberto Cansemi, piano

Saturday 15th of August
at 7.30 pm

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Ticket Info
Student NOK 235
Child NOK 195
Bergen Card 235
BT Card 235

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