Vincenzo Silvestris - Biography
Vincenzo Silvestris was born in Gioia del Colle (BA) in 1970. He studied at the “N.Piccinni” conservatory ( Bari ) and in 1991 he took a first class degree
He launched his career at the age of thirteen, playing the K107 concert of Mozart with the Bari Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Enrico Mariani.The following years he performed many concerts as soloist so as with chamber groups.He was a prize winner in several national competitions.
He studied with Emanuele Arciuli and Paolo Bordoni. He also participated in master classes given by P.Bordoni, L.Ceci, S.Fiorentino, J.Hobson, B.Petrushansky, A.Lucchesini, E.Arciuli. Subsequently he began to study at the musical Academy in Pescara receiving the pianistic didactic diploma with Piotr Lachert and thepianoforte first-class honours diplomawith Paolo Bordoni. He gave lessons – Concert in Gioia del Colle (Ba) in the project “ Laboratorio – Itinerari d’ascolto Creativo e Ricreativo”, organizedby the“Daniele Lobefaro” Association, in cooperation with the Kismet Opera Theatre.
He performed with the Tirana Chamber Orchestra and with the guitarist Marcos Vinicius. He is a member of the “New classical Group”, a group formed by musicians with experiences in several musical genres. In 2001, a live concert “O graziosa luna, io mi rammento…”, was recorded and published on CDby VIDEORADIO, FONOLA DISCHI distribution, . The event was organized by the town ofGioia del Colle (Ba), and the Chairmanship of Culture and Youth Politics committee in collaboration with the Archaeological Superintendence of region Puglia. In 2002 he recorded a second CD: “…semplicemente emozioni…” ( labelled Videoradio).
From 2004 he collaborated with Costa Cruises Lines, performed
in Costa Romantica, Costa Fortuna,Costa Atlantica,Costa Magica and
In 2008 he recorded a DVD: "from music...in music..."