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Italian flautist Luisa Sello will be performing in Toronto with the UofT Symphony Orchestra and in Sutton at the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery. The concert is a part of the project ‘Great Music’ organized by the Amici della Musica Association of Udine, supported by the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia and the Istituto Italiao di Cultura in Toronto; it is included in the calendar of the Events for the celebration of the "World War 1915-1918".

April 20, 2017 - 7:30pm:
UTSO Special Concert with URI MAYER, conductor; MARIO HOSSEN, violin; LUISA SELLO, flutes.

ROSSINI Overture to La gazza Ladra
WLADIGEROFF Violin Concerto, Op. 11 in F Minor
BISCHOF Concerto for flutes, Op. 11/1
TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio Italien, Op. 45

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Symphony Talk, a pre-performance chat with professors and graduate students, will be given one hour prior to each UTSO performance in room 130.


April 21, 2017 - 7:30pm: Concert at Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery in Sutton   

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Luisa Sello's working activities are supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the Ministry of Culture as a ‘unique artist with an exceptional versatility and enchanting charm which is able to reach the soul of each listener leaving behind an unforgettable emotion’
(Il Mattino di Bolzano, Il tempo, ABC Madrid, General Anzeiger Bonn).

Immediately distinguished for her phrasing and quality of sound she began a concert career. She has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout all Europe, the United States, South America, Russian and Asian countries. Luisa Sello has been guest of the Wiener Symphoniker, the Miami Great Symphony Orchestra and the Salzburger Krammerorchester.

She has collaborated with the Orchestra of the “Teatro alla Scala” in Milan directed by Riccardo Muti. She maintains a vigorous concert schedule and in recent seasons she has performed regularly throughout the midwest, as well as in Italy, Scotland, Thailand and China. She has plaied beside Bruno Canino, Alirio Diaz, Trevor Pinnock, Edgar Guggeis, il Nuovo Quartetto Italiano, lo Jess Trio Wien.

Beside being a visiting professor at University of Music in Vienna, she joined the Faculty of Music in Trieste where she is currently a tenured associate professor. She also is invited to give master calsses at the Universities of Koln/Aachen, Moscow, Madrid, Miami, Tallin, Zagreb, Peking, Shanghai and Buenos Aires.

In addition to her teaching duties Luisa is the artistic director of the "Amici della Musica Association in Italy (Udine), has won many literary poetry prizes and has published essays on the relationship between music and literature.

Luisa Sello completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Italy and Paris where she studied flute, Contemporary and Baroque performance practice. She has studied in Paris with Raymond Guiot “very musical, superb sound”, at the “Accademia Chigiana” with Severino Gazzelloni “magnificent interpretive sensibility and excellent sound”, and at the “Académie Internationale” of Nice with Alain Marion. She has graduated also in “Languages” and in “Modern Literature”.

She records for Stradivarius, one of the most famous companies in Europe.


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Date: Da Thursday, April 20, 2017 a Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: At 7:30 pm

Organized by : UofT, Faculty of Music

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura; Amici della Musica of Udine

Entrance : With fee


MacMillan Theatre - 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5; 149 High Street, Box 1455 Sutton, Ontario L0E 1R0