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International Carillon Festival Performance: Stefano Colletti

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Join us in celebrating one of the world’s greatest carillons, Bok Tower Gardens’ Singing Tower. With performances by world-renowned carillonneurs, enjoy a renaissance of this unique musical instrument through debut performances of new compositions and music performed throughout the 500-year history of the carillon.

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Event Date & Time

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Included with general admission or membership

The Program

Italian Music

Music Of The Baroque Era
Sonata in C Major K501
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Adagio (Italian Concerto)
Johann Seb. Bach (1685-1750)

Operatic Selection
Va pensiero (Nabucco, 1842)
Addio, del passato (La Traviata, 1852)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Inspired By Nature
“Brouillard” (Fog, Image No.1, 2016)
Stefano Colletti (b.1973)

From The Movies
La dolce Vita (1960)
Nino Rota (1911-1979)
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Ennio Morricone (1928-2020)
Amarcor (1981)
Tribute to Nino Rota (1911-1979)
All arrangements are by the performer

About the Preformer

A native of France, Stefano Colletti has earned a Gold Medal in writing, musical training, carillon and piano. He also holds a certificate of completion in chamber music, sonata and orchestration, as well as a master’s degree in musicology from the University of Lille III and the Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat de l’Enseignement du Second degree (CAPES) of musical education and choral singing.

He began the carillon in Saint-Amand-les-Eaux in 1985 and entered the French School of Carillon in 1991. He obtained the Master-carillonneur diploma in 1995.

In 1998, he was admitted to the National Conservatory of Music in Paris. That year, he was also a finalist in the Queen Fabiola carillon competition in Belgium. In September 1998, he was appointed master carillonneur of the city of Douai and professor of carillon at the Conservatoire national de Région de Douai. He is co-owner of the Carillons of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux and Orchies, in the North.

In June 2002, he obtained a higher diploma in musical writing, including a first prize in harmony, a first prize in counterpoint, a prize in fugue and forms and an orchestration prize.

A virtuoso of international renown, he performs in Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Portugal, England, Ireland and the United States (in Michigan, Illinois and Florida). Since 1998, he has recorded more than 10 CDs of carillon pieces.


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