Espace polyvalent – Odyssée I Clara et Robert : piano 2 et 4 mains

Samedi 28 septembre 2024

15h | Centre culturel et des Congrès | Aix-les-Bains

Le concert


David IRIMESCU, Marie-José PALLA, piano et piano 4 mains


Robert Schumann

  • Blumenstück (Pièce comme une fleur), op.19

  • Novolette, op. 21 n°8

  • Gesänge der Frühe (Chants de l’aube), op. 133

  • Bilder aus dem Osten pour piano à quatre mains op. 66

De retour au festival, les deux jeunes talents du Conservatoire de Turin proposent une rencontre pianistique entre Clara et Robert Schumann.

Durée : 45min
Tarifs : 15€


Maria José Palla

Maria José Palla was born in 2001 in Cagliari and started her musical studies in Cagliari conservatory under the guidance of prof. Tangianu and Murgia.

Over the years, Maria José has been guest of important concert companies, either as recitalist, chamber musician and orchestra soloist. Nonetheless she has never missed to share her knowledge and passion through teaching music and piano in various contexts and schools.

Maria José has taken part of a number of masterclasses and courses with professors François-Joelle Thiollier, Gilles Millet, Francesco Di Rosa, Orazio Sciortino, Giuseppe Guarrera, Enrico Pace, Benedetto Lupo, Dimitri Alexeev, David Alecsandru Irimescu, and a semester at “hemu” (haute ecole de musique) university in Lausanne under professors Jean-François Antonioli and Vincent Coq.

After getting her classical high school diploma and conservatory degree with top marks, has continued her studies at Turin Conservatory under prof. Voghera, and Pinerolo Music Academy under prof. Enrico Pace.
New prizes and accomplishments, among which stand the first prize at ‘Humberto Quagliata’ piano competition and the second prize at “Premio Giangrandi-Eggmann” , and exhibitions in important musical societes, like “Unione Musicale” are giving her more and more visibility.

David Irimescu

David Irimescu, of Romanian origins, was born in Italy in 1999 and soon turned out to be an extraordinary talent. Student at the “G. Verdi ”of Turin since 2013, he has recently come to the attention of critics and public as the absolute winner of the 2018 edition of Amadeus Factory, the only talent-competition in Italy dedicated to classical music and produced by Sky TV in collaboration with the magazine Amadeus. Thanks to this award, David Irimescu will be touring promoted by “Gioventù Musicale Italiana” and will be the protagonist of a cover cd for Amadeus’ magazine.

David Irimescu’s musical experience began almost for fun when, at nine, he began following lectures by Marieta Gavrailova at the Artemus Music Association of Turin, city where he attended also his higher studies in the Musical High School « Cavour », graduating in 2018 with top marks.

David Irimescu has won 26 awards in national and international competitions and music festivals. Praised for his early musical maturity and sound care, David Irimescu has attended masterclasses and lessons held by internationally renowned musicians, including Entremont, Achucarro, Béroff, Beatrice Rana, Madzar, Delle Vigne-Fabbri, Scalafiotti, Voghera, Plano, Susan Shu-Chen Lin, Chin Chuan Chang, Chi Wu, Bidini, Christa Butzberger

Already guest of important concert companies, has performed in Europe, receiving always excellent public as well as critical acclaim. Also active in the chamber music field, he has played in various formations with piano, strings and winds, as well as taking part into the Italian National Musical High School Orchestra as soloist. In 2018 he also inaugurated the Turin Conservatory musical season performing Tchaikovsky’s Concerto n. 1.

Appointed by the « Cavour » Music High School, he dedicated himself to a didactic project featuring a complementary piano course, having the purpose of preparing the students for the Conservatory entrance exam. In 2018, he has to stop his musical activities, and starts studying in detail the physiology of body and movements and the interaction between psyche and physical inclinations, first and foremost on himself and hence on students, with the help of disciplines such as Feldenkrais, Psychology, Phenomenology, Mindfulness, Mental Coaching,  » playing being”’s well-being, continues to gather and integrate information, with the objective of spreading the musical verb among all people and preventing students from hurting themselves, facilitating instead their personal expression.

In 2023 he starts back giving concerts and graduates from Turin Conservatory with top marks, cum laude and special mention of honor. He receives the BISMA 2023 scolarship and starts a collaboration with Unione Musicale in Turin.

Serving Music, he dedicates himself as musician to create an intersubjectively valid and sincere musical fruition and, as teacher and therapist, to sensibilize people to access more of themselves. He holds Music Listening seminars to closen further the listeners to the emotional and descriptive resources that lie deep down in them. The mission is to reset the coincidence between music and well-being through awareness.