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Music Concert by Tri Opera: Tribute to G. Rossini's 150th Anniversary



Music Concert by Tri Opera: Tribute to G. Rossini's 150th Anniversary

On the occasion of the 150th death anniversary of Gioacchino Rossini, Italian Embassy Culture Centre Mumbai in collaboration with the Poona Music Society, are organizing the TriOpera concert - Natalia Gavrilan (mezzo-soprano), Maurizio Simeoli (flute and piccolo) and Inessa Filistovich (piano) in Pune.

(To mark the 150th Anniversary of the Composer’s Death)

G. Rossini Cavatina from “Stabat Mater”for Voice, Flute and Piano

M. Simeoli “Fantasia all’italiana”, homage to G. Rossini for Piccolo and Piano

G. Rossini "Una voce poco fa" from "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" for Voice, Flute and Piano

R. Galli “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” Fantasy for Flute and Piano (rev. for Flute and Piano by M. Simeoli/I. Filistovich)

G. Rossini “Contro un cor che accende amore” from "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" for Voice, Flute and Piano

G. Rossini "Nacqui all'affanno" from "La Cenerentola" for Voice, Flute and Piano

F. Chopin-G.Rossini Variations in E major on a Theme (Non più mesta) from Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” for Piccolo and Piano

G. Rossini "L'orgia" from “Soirées musicales” for Voice, Flute and Piano

G. Rossini "L'invito" from “Soirées musicales” for Voice, Flute and Piano

G. Rossini "La danza" (Tarantella napoletana) from “Soirées musicales” for Voice, Flute and Piano



Natalia Gavrilan, mezzo-soprano was born in Chisinau. She is the winner of several awards in international competitions such as Mikhail Glinka Contest, Francisco Viñas Singing Competition and the Alexei Stârcea Contest. She started her opera study at the age of 15, taking private lessons from Polina Botezat and Vladimir Dragosh at the Moldova Music Academy and masterclasses from Irina Arkhipova.Since the year 2000 Natalia Gavrilan has collaborated with Teatro alla Scala (Milano), The Metropolitan Opera (New York), San Carlos (Lisbon), Opera in Catalunia, Il Teatro Massimo (Palermo), Il Teatro Petruzelli (Bari), Il Teatro Politeama (Lecce), Il Teatro di Cilea (Reggio Calabria), Il Comunale (Reggio Emilia) and on a Teatro alla Scala Mexican tour. Natalia Gavrilan is also engaged in teaching and was invited as an Opera vocal technique coach in Catalunia.

Maurizio Simeoli studied under Giuseppe Rocca (Solo Piccolo of La Scala Opera House) graduating in 1981. In 1982 he was invited to play at the “Teatro Regio Opera House Orchestra” in Parma as Solo Flute and Piccolo. From 1983 to 2010 he played at the “La Scala Opera House” under the direction of all the world’s most famous conductors, taking part in all the theatre’s works, all the international tours, recordings and videos, as well as all of the concerts of the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra. On many occasions he also covered the role of Solo Flute. Maestro Simeoli also teaches flute and Piccolo all over the world.

 Inessa Filistovich was born in Minsk (Belarus) and graduated brilliantly and very early from M. I. Glinka Conservatory. After moving to Italy, she graduated in Piano Cum Laude once more from the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan and also as a harpsichordist. She later studied with Oleg Marshev and dedicated herself principally to chamber music and accompaniment in masterclasses where she has collaborated with such well known artists as Mirella Freni, Fiorenza Cedolins, Luigi Alva, Jaume Aragal, Marco Berti, Bruno Cavallo, Glauco, Cambursano, Davide Formisano, Bruno Grossi and Maurizio Simeoli. As a post graduate she trained as a repetiteur at La Scala Opera House Academy and worked on many productions with famous conductors. She has accompanied the tenor Vittorio Grigòlo in his touring project “Italia un Sogno”.


Date: Sunday, October 07, 2018

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Mumbai

In collaboration with : Poona Music Society

Entrance : Free


Mazda Hall, Poona Music Society, Pune