Wednesday 22 January (9 pm), the world-famous guitarist Manuel Barrueco will be on stage accompanied by Cesare Chiacchiaretta at the bandoneon and the chamber orchestra of I Solisti Aquilani, for a concert that will range from the contemporary Caterina Di Cecca to Mozart, Vivaldi, Respighi and Piazzolla.

The guitarist Manuel Barrueco is recognized as one of the most important interpreters of the instrument. Barrueco performs in the most important music capitals, has collaborated with contemporary composers such as Arvo Pärt, Roberto Sierra, Steven Stucky and Toru Takemitsu. In December 2011 Manuel Barrueco received the “United States Artists Fellowship for Artistic Excellence” award.

The Solisti Aquilani are instead one of the most important chamber ensembles in Italy, formed in 1968, under the guidance of Vittorio Antonellini, they perform in a repertoire ranging from pre-Baroque music to contemporary music. They have toured all over the world.

Cesare Chiacchiaretta is one of the best Italian bandoneonists, a type of accordion used mainly in tango.

Tango will also be a large part of the program with, among other pieces, the Astor Piazzolla Concerto for guitar, bandoneón and strings. But on the program there will not only be tango; will be performed: Vivaldi, with the Concerto in D major for guitar and strings, Mozart, with Divertimento in F major for strings n. 3 K 138 and Respighi, with Suite III of Ancient Arias and Dances for Lute and, lastly, La via isoscele della sera, the recent piece by the young Caterina di Cecca, winner of the 5th National Composition Competition “Francesco Agnello” – 2018, with Ennio Morricone as jury president.