Luca Ciarla Quartet

    Genre : Jazz-classic & contemporary

    Perform on:
    Sunday March 6, 2011
    Semeru Garuda Indonesia Hall

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About This Act :

One of the most creative and surprising violinists nowadays, Luca Ciarla has performed in Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United States. His music easily transcends the boundaries between musical genres to trace an innovative path, a "magical acoustic seduction‟ in perfect balance between written compositions and improvisation, traditional and contemporary sounds. "Luca Ciarla has wooed the classical, jazz and folk crowds with his originality." Cover Magazine (Hong Kong)

A native of Termoli, Italy, Luca began playing violin and piano at the age of eight. By twelve he was studying at the conservatory and few years later began exploring also jazz and improvisation, inspired by artists such as Keith Jarrett, Egberto Gismonti and the Turtle Island Quartet. He received the "Diploma di Violino" in 1993 and then studied at the Fiesole School of Music and the European Union Music School of Saluzzo. In 1996 Luca moved to the United States to pursue a master‟s at the Indiana University and to study jazz with David Baker. Subsequently he completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Arizona where he has taught violin and improvisation for several years. Winner of several competitions in Italy and abroad, in 1999 he has been awarded by New York-based Chamber Music America.

Luca Ciarla has recorded with several record labels (Egea, Alfamusic, Felmay, Camjazz, Incipit) working with classical, jazz, folk and even rock musicians such as Greg Cohen, Daniele Sepe, Joshua Bell, Edgar Mayer, Daniele Scannapieco, Danilo Rea, Sylvain Gagnon, Simone Zanchini, Lello Pareti, Marco Siniscalco, Marina Rei, Mimmo Locasciulli, Luciano Biondini, Fabrizio Bosso, Sergio Cammariere, Rodolfo Maltese, Paola Turci, Ferruccio Spinetti, Luigi Tessarollo and many more. Founder of Violipiano Arts, an art production house born in Hong Kong in 2001, Luca is also the artistic director of prestigious international events.