EMCY

Pasquale Vitale

All prize winners
EMCY Prize
2017
Nationality: Italian
Instrument: Guitar
Date of birth 1997/10/31
Promoted by EMCY, Jubilee concert Classic Young Masters 2017

Pasquale Vitale, born in 1997, begins to study guitar at the age of 12 under the guidance of Marco Caiazza. In 2014 started to attend masterclass with Frèdèric Zigante, and since 2016 he is a student in the conservatory of Alessandria.

He debuted, as young talent, at the prestigious “Convegno Michele Pittaluga” in 2015, event that he took part also in 2017 to pay tribute to Reginald Smith-Brindle.

In the same year, he has awarded at Camera dei Deputati of Rome in the “International music day” as winner of many international competition. He has played in numerous festival including: Festival international Andres Segovia (Madrid), Festival international city of Fiuggi, Festival international Andres Segovia (Pescara) and many others.

He participated in numerous competition from 2013 and he won over 20 first prizes, including Anna Amalia Competition for Young Guitarists (Weimar), International guitar competition city of Fiuggi, Roburent international guitar competition, Mottola international guitar competition for young guitarist.

He attended masterclass with international guitar artist as Manuel Barrueco, Carlo Marchione, Adriano Del Sal, Marcin Dylla, Aniello Desiderio.

You can hear Pasquale on our YouTube Channel

If you are interested in working with Pasquale, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo

A. Barrios Mangorè and J. Florida – La Catedral and Studies
B. Britten – Nocturnal (Op.70)
L. Brouwer – Elogio de la danza
M. Castelnuovo Tedesco -Sonata omaggio a Boccherini (Op.77) and “No hubo remedio”from 24 caprices of Goya
F. Da Milano – Fancy 34
G. Huwet – A fancy
L. Legnani – Caprices
J. K. Mertz – Hungarian Fantasy, Elegie
J. Rodrigo -Trez piezas espanolas
R. Smith Brindle – El polifemo de oro
F. Sor – Rondò (Op.22)
A. Tansman – Cavatina and danza pomposa

With Orchestra

M. Castelnuovo Tedesco – Concerto No.1 (Op.99)

Video

J. Rodrigo, Passacaglia from Tres Piezas Espanolas