“Cradle songs of my grief”

Lateness in Brahms’ Intermezzi 

THURSDAY, 16 JULY 2020 | 7.00PM – 7.30PM

Event introduction

Event programme

Johannes Brahms
Three Intermezzi, Op. 117

No. 1 in E flat major: Andante moderato
No. 2 in B flat minor: Andante non troppo e con molta espressione
No. 3 in C sharp minor: Andante con moto

About the creator

Filippo Di Bari

Italian pianist Filippo Di Bari is a graduate of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, as well as the Conservatory of Ferrara, and is now based in London. He regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician in many important venues across Europe. He performed the Piano Concerto KV 414 by W. A. Mozart as a soloist accompanied by the Ensemble Bisentium, and was among the founders of the Ensemble Nuovamusica, with whom he gave première performances of works by living Italian composers under the baton of M° Mauro Bonifacio. 

Filippo studied in Italy, the USA, and the UK, and in 2012 he spent five months as a visiting musician at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland. He is a pupil of Sergio De Simone, Fabrizio Lanzoni, and Gabriele Baldocci for piano, and Ilaria Maurri for Chamber Music. He also took part in several masterclasses of piano, harpsichord, and chamber music by various internationally acclaimed artists such as Benedetto Lupo, Ilana Vered, Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Ronald Brautigam, Martino Tirimo among others. During his studies Filippo has been awarded several scholarships from European and American institutions, and he was a prize winner in many piano competitions. His career has also been generously supported by Help Musicians UK.

An eclectic and inquisitive mind, in 2017 Filippo completed a Degree in Drama at CityLit and he is currently pursuing a Masters in Musicology at Royal Holloway University of London, where he is the recipient of the prestigious Corky McGuinness Award. He is also very involved in education and strongly believes in music as a meaningful and enriching form of expression. He teaches at The Blackheath Conservatoire and collaborates with several music schools and academies.


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