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January 2020

It’s published on Folk Bulletin, the historical Italian folk magazine, the review of “Intrecci“.

November 2019

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BIO

Melodèon player, singer, bagpipe player, composer, arranger, born in Milan in 1970, has always play folkmusic. He was the founder of many folk groups: Terantiqua in 1991, with whom he won in 1994 the firstFolkontest established by Folkermesse of Casale Monferrato (AL) and participated in the same year, atthe prestigious Festival Interceltic Lorient in Brittany; 1996 La Magiostra, group-laboratory fusion of folkmusic of various origins and modern musical languages; Musicanta in 1998, the first group that mixedtraditional Italian music with the french canadian’s sounds of; Din Delon in 2000, with whom hetoured all over Europe and recorded two CDs.

E was melodèon player’s group Picotage (French music), O Calascione (music of southern Italy) and piper the early music ensemble La chambre du RoyRené

In 2007 he founded Andrea Capezzuoli e Compagnia, a multifaceted project of Italian folk music with contaminations from overseas traditions. With this group he is currently shooting scenes of the most important Italian and foreign festivals (Canada, Peru, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland).  

Since 2007 is the melodeon player of the Genoese group BandaBrisca

With the fiddler Maddalena Soler he play  in the duo Soleluna. 

He has to his credit a thousand concerts, fourteen recordings, and participation in numerous radio and television broadcasts, including RAIDUE “follia rotolante”. 

He has been melodeon teacher since 1996 with stable courses (Cremona, Canegrate, Novara, CPSM of Milan) and private lessons. He holds melodeon workshops in Italy and abroad (Belgium, Holland, Germany, Spain, France).

In 2012 he published a melodeon’s methode (“Manuale di Organetto Diatonico”). 

In in 2015 he was part of the jury of  the prestigious PIF : Castelfidardo International Accordion Award, “Organetto – World music” section.

MAIN EVENTS

Québec
Carrefour mondial de l’accordeon – Montmagny, Québec

Perù
FIMA 2014 – Festival Internacional de Musicas de Alturas – Lima
FIMA 2017 – Festival Internacional de Musicas de Alturas – Lima, Ayacucho, Willcashuaman

Netherlands
TEEU 2014 – Baarlo
TEEU 2015 – Baarlo
TEEU 2016 – Baarlo
Triskell folkfestival – Merkelbeek
Stichting Folk – Groningen
Appingedam Folk – Appingedam
Theater Stadsschouwburg De Harmonie – Leeuwarden

Belgium
Gooikoorts – Gooik
Labadoux festival – Ingelmunster
Boombal festival – Gent
Muziek pubblique – Brusselles
Celtic Art Gallery folkfestival 2003 – Ham
Celtic Art Gallery folkfestival 2006 – Ham
Celtic Art Gallery folkfestival 2014 – Ham
Midis-minim music festival – Brusselles
Puur muzike folkfestival – Anversa
Voix du monde folkfestival – Welkenraedt
Musique et traditions – Marsinne Héron

France
Les Traversées de Tatihou 2015 – Normandia
Les Traversées de Tatihou 2004 – Normandia
Gran bal d’Europe – Gennetines
Gran bal d’Europe – St. Gervais d’Auvergne
Festival interceltique de Lorient – Bretagna
Lo Rondeu – Castelnau (Tolosa)
Les nuits du folk – Le Mans
Trad estiu – Foix 2014
Trad estiu – Foix 2015
Trad estiu – Foix 2018
Nuits de nacres – Tulle
Festib’alzen – Toulouse
6e continent – Lyon
Le sauts du Loup – La Motte en Provence
Trad Ardeche – Privas
Trad’hivernales – Sommières

Spain
Berguedà folk – Barcellona
Garrotxinàrius – Olot
Folkinjuve – Cartagena
Undarius – Girona
Locofolk festival – Valencia
Granball de Catalunya – Girona

Portugal
Andanças 2009 – Porto
Andanças 2013 – Lisboa
Enrudanças – Castro Verde

Germany
TFF – Rudolstadt
Tanzhaus folk 2006 – Leipzig
Tanzhaus folk 2009 – Leipzig
Tanzhaus folk 2012 – Leipzig
Kaspar Hauser Forum – Berlin
Wabe – Berlin
Schechingen Folk – Schechingen

Czech Republic
Balfolk.cz – Praha

Switzerland
Alpentone music festival – Altdorf
Irish guinnes Festival 2004 – Veysonnaz
Irish guinnes Festival 2001 – Veysonnaz
Locarno folk – Locarno
Slowmusic – Bellinzona
Folkclub Zürich

Austria
Huben im Oetztal music festival – Oetztal

Melodeon’s Workshop
TEUU – Netherlands
Groningen – Netherlands
Appingedam – Netherlands
Gooik – Belgium
Folk Yvette – Parigi, France
Undarius – Catalunya
Vallo della Lucania (SA)
Biccari (FG)
Vialfré (TO)
Sondalo (SO)
Renofolk (BO)
Folkambroeus (MI)

Italy

Televisione e radio
Follia rotolante – RAIDUE
L’aia – Telenorba
La sacca del diavolo – Radio Popolare
Radio Tandem – Bolzano

Festivals
Gran Bal Trad – Vialfré (TO)
Festival internazionale della zampogna – Scapoli (IS)
PIF – Premio Internazionale di Castelfidardo (AN)
Folkest – Spilimbergo (PN)
Folkermesse – Casale Monferrato (AL)
Etétrad – Fenis (AO)
Lavel folk festival – Calolziocorte (LC)
Folkambroeus – Milano
Dantzas – Nuoro
Reno Folk Festival – Bologna
Lo spirito del pianeta – Bergamo
Le vie della Musica – Monza
Not(t)e in ballo – Budrio (BO)
Festinval – Tramonti di Sotto (PN)
Zap Fest – Rocca Cornata (BO)
Irlanda in festa – Palalido, Milano
Samonios, Capodanno Celtico – Castello Sforzesco, Milano
Civitella Alfedena Folk Festival – Civitella Alfedena (AQ)
Piemonte Cultura folk festival – Torino
Isolafolk – Suisio (BG)
Cantavalli – Perrero (TO)
Canté Bergera – Asti
Lithos Folkfestival – Ferla (SR)
Musica Oltre – Cusano Mianino (MI)
Pifferi, muse e zampogne folkfestival – Arezzo
Venezia Folk Festival – Mestre (VE)
Re appennino Celtic Festival (RE)
Festival Interceltico di Trezzo – Trezzo sull’Adda (BG)
Zingaria Folkfestival – Biccari (FG)
Capodanze Folkfestival – Biccari (FG)
La musica nelle aie – (CE)

Rassegne
CarneValanga – Venezia
Musica nei castelli di Liguria
Andar per Musica – Fiorano (BG)
Le vie dei Canti – Urbino
Arie Popolari 2004 – Bergamo
Per antiche contrade – Valle Imagna 2016, 2017
La sera del dì di festa – Trieste
Alla ricerca dei suoni perduti – Ranzanico (BG)
Como città Spettacolo – Como
Festa dell’uva – Bevagna (PG)
Flehd – Roccabrivio (MI)
Estate in musica – Arma di Taggia (SV)

Contatti

andcapezzuoli@gmail.com

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