BIOGRAPHY

The Italian duo has been present for several years in the most important music national and international circuits, performing for important concert societies such as International Guitar Festival of the Adriatic; The Tuesday Concerts at the Certosa di Padula (SA); The International Guitar Festival City of Lagonegro (Pz); University of Novgorod (Russia); Rachmaninov Academy, Timisoara State Theater, Theater of State of Arad (Romania); the International Festival of the Guitar de Cieux-France; “Sound Waves” of Oristano; Library of the Royal Palace of Caserta; XV Concert Season of Cosenza; XVII Festival City of Racconigi (Cn); IX Musical Season of Cassano Magnago (Va); Castle of Casapozzano (CE); Museum of Capodimonte (Na); Vatican Radio; International Guitar Festival of Gubbio; Lutheran Church of Sanremo; Solidarity Concert “Amigos” Madeira (Portugal); XXV Encuentro Internacional de Guitarra de la Fundacion “A. Segovia “of Linares (Spain).

In addition to the performance of the pieces they are dedicatee, they often take care of the transcriptions and adaptations of the music they perform. Some of the composers that have written for the

duo are Claude Bolling, Maximo Diego Pujol, Roberto Fabbri, Vincenzo Palermo, Giuseppe Carannante, Vincenzo Sorrentino, Antonello Grande, Catello Cannavale, Ciro Barbato, Angelo Lauro, Aniello Palomba, Vincenzo D’Ambrosio.

In 2013 their repertoire enriched with a new musical production entitled “Riflessi di luce” (“The new composers of the Via del Grano”), performed in the most prestigious International Festivals both in Italy and abroad. In 2015 “Riflessi di Luce” won the prize as best CD of the year for flute and guitar at the International Guitar Festival “Città di Fiuggi”;
Claude Bolling wrote in the presentation: “Bravo les Amis pour ce bel album! La guitare de Giuseppe Del Plato est la base de cet enregistrement qui soutient la magnifique flûte de Angelo Ruggieri dans les interprétations de ces compositions parfaitement équilibrées qui reflètent avec bonheur tout l’esprit de l’Italie.”

Angelo Ruggieri is a flute teacher at the Music High School of Castellammare di Stabia (Italy); Giuseppe Del Plato is a guitar teacher at the Music High School in Eboli (Italy).

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