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International Carillon Festival Performance: Stefano Colletti

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Event Date & Time

Friday, March 18, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Included with general admission or membership

The Program

French Music

Inspired By Nature
Ballet of the Little Ducks (1953)
Robert Lannoy (1915-1979)
Aquarium & the Swan (1886)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

(for carillon, 2001)
Stefano Colletti (b.1973)

From The Movies
Amélie Poulain (2001)
Yann Tierssen (b.1970)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Michel Legrand (1932-2019)

French Songs
Sweet France (1943)
Charles Trenet (1913-2001)
La bohême (1965)
Charles Aznavour (1921-2018)
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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