Short bio

 

I was born in Jesi (AN) in 1989. I  began studying the bandoneón with my father, Héctor Ulises Passarella, at the age of 11 years.
I graduated in Composition at Conservatory of Pesaro (Italy, and in Philosophy with a thesis entitled "Philosophy of Music: from Theodor W. Adorno to Glenn Gould" at the 'University of Macerata, where I live.

In 2007 I started to play in my fathers ensemble in various places. The most important are: Auditorium Parco della Musica and Teatro Marcello in Rome, Istanbul Auditorium, Music Festival of Bodrum (Turkey), Teatro Lauro Rossi in Macerata, the Governors House in Pesaro, Music Festival Mozartiana in Chieti. In 2008 I composed the musical Oratory "Caravaggio: The Shape of Shadowsdedicated to the great painter with the text of Matteo Ricucci. I conducted his work in the Music Festival of San Ginesio

In june 2014 I performed as bandoneòn player and conductor the first of my composition Mass Qoelet in the Palace of Vatican Chancellery, with the support of Uruguay Embassy at the Holy Seat in homage to Pope Francesco and J.G.Artigas. This concert was broadcast by Vatican Radio

The Symphonic Orchestra of the Conservatory Rossiniof Pesaro performed my composition “Piéce Ludique Scherzando con Rossini” in the Auditorium Pedrotti in homage to Gioacchino Rossini. The Vatican Radio broadcast a program on my carrer as composer and as concert player.

In 2015 I played my arrangements of famous Tangos with "Mitteleuropa Orchestra", conducted by Giovanni Pacor.

I played as bandoneón solo in the soundtrack movie Tango per la libertà, composed by Stefano Lentini.

In a Bandoneón Duo with my father, I played during a tour of China, Taiwan (Shanghai, Wuxi and Taipei Concert Hall) and in Abu Dhabi Festival (Arts Center New York Univeristy).
In 2017 my Album
 El Nuevo Tango Sinfonico, for bandoneón and Symphony Orchestra, was released by Centaur Records.

Recently I participated in the composition of the soundtrack of the documentary La voce di Fantozzi, directed by Mario Sesti

 

 

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