JS BACH: Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor, BWV.883 (Well Tempered Klavier Book II) GRIEG: Holberg Suite (Praeludium, Aria and Rigaudon), Op.40 MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
Described as an ‘artist whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond his instrument’ (Il Sole24Ore), in 2019 Samuele was a prize-winner at the YCAT International Auditions held at Wigmore Hall.
Previous awards include 1st Prize at the 2018 Arassate-Hiria (Spain) and the 2013 Castelfidardo (Italy) Competitions.
Highlights over the last year include performances at Snape Maltings Concert Hall in Aldeburgh, a recording for BBC Radio 3, and ‘online live’ recitals commissioned by Deal Music & Arts Festival, the London Early Music Festival and the Banquo de la Republica in Colombia. In 2020 Samuele recorded the Goldberg Variations at Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh for Delphian due for release in July.
Engagements during 2021/2022 include recitals Wigmore Hall, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Verbier Academy Festival, the Divertimento Ensemble Rondò series in Milan and Schlern Music Festival (North Italy). He collaborates with Ema Nikolovska (mezzo), the Castalian Quartet, Quatour Hermes and Tabea Debus (recorder). In 2022 he makes his debut with the Haydn Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano in Bolzano and Trento, Italy.
An “artist whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond his instrument” - Il Sole24Ore
Samuele Telari is a total musician, a quiet, thoughtful and elegant artist, often absorbed in intangible listening practices. Sandro Cappelletto / Limes CD / 2017
‘Telari belongs to a generation of artists whose overwhelming musicality goes beyond their instrument: here, Bach becomes anorgan, Gubaidulina a mystical prayer, Saint-Saens a flaming Orchestra’. Il Sole24Ore / Carla Moreni / 2017