Vincenzo Silvestris, Composer
My approach to classical music:
Music is all about fantasy but to feed fantasy it is necessary to study hard, too!
Vincenzo Silvestris was born in Gioia del Colle (Bari) Italy 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 the pianoforte first-class honours diploma with Paolo Bordoni.
He performed with the Tirana Chamber Orchestra and with the guitarist Marcos Vinicius.
In 2001, a live concert “O graziosa luna, io mi rammento…”, was recorded and published on CD by VIideoradio, Fonola Dischi distribution, .
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..." (labelled Videoradio).
In 2013, the release of a new CD "L’arcobaleno dei suoni" (labelled Preludio) with unreleased music composed and interpreted by Vincenzo Silvestris, with orchestration by Fabrizio Pigliucci and Artistic Production by Dr. Franco Cusimano.
He is also a music teacher in the public school in Italy.