Concert program
Leonardo Lei: Toccata ~ Unique composer from Apulia Region - performer: Giovanni Calabrese, Piano.
C. M. von Weber: Romance. Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
M. Ravel: 3 songs: Chanson Romanesque, Chanson Epique, Chanson Boire. Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
P. L. de Tirindelli - F. Liszt: Seconda Mazurka - Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
G. Rossini - A. Falcone: Tarantella Napolitana - Apulia Brass Ensemble / Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
N. Piovani - A. Falcone: La villa e Bella - Apulia Brass Ensemble / Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
G. Puccini - A. Falcone: Nessun Dorma (Turandot) - Apulia Brass Ensemble / Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
A. Morricone - A. Falcone: Love Theme from 'Cinema Paradiso'
A. Bocelli: Time to Say Goodbye: Apulia Brass Ensemble / Giuseppe de Marco, Trombone / Michael Bulychev-Okser, Piano
Concert participants
l'Apulia Piano Brass Ensemble

The APULIA PIANO BRASS ENSEMBLE is a collaboration between the Association of High Musical Culture "W. A. Mozart" of Tricase (Le) and the conservatory "U. Giordano" of Foggia with the intention of providing young musicians graduates and graduates with opportunities for artistic growth and learning by doing.

The artistic and didactic points of reference of the Ensemble Giuseppe De Marco of the Conservatory "U.Giordano" and Giovanni Calabrese of the Association "Mozart". The Ensemble has a winter tour in Puglia from Gargano to Salento , it held a concert at the in Stuttgart Parliament (Germany) on behalf of the Italian Institute of Culture.

The repertoire ranges from opera arias to soundtracks that have made the history of film music through the songs of the Neapolitan and Apulian tradition.
Michael Bulychev-Okser
Piano, USA
Michael Bulychev-Okser is an internationally
acclaimed American pianist, composer, and producer. A recipient of "Who's Who in Music", Mr. Bulychev-Okser performed at the world's most prestigious stages: Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kennedy Center, La Salle Pleyel (France), Wigmore Hall (London), Rachmaninov Hall (Russia), Suur Saal (Estonia), and Centermex Theater (Mexico).

Bulychev- Okser organizes international music events: Gershwin International Music competition in New York and Classical Hugs Music Festival in Estonia. Michael is a guest performer at numerous music festivals, competitions, and concert series in England, France, Germany, Mexico, Israel, Estonia, Georgia, Ukraine, Austria, Finland, South Korea, China, Serbia, Singapore, and the United States.

In 2022, Michael Bulychev-Okser performed
Mendelssohn's Double Concerto with a renowned virtuoso violinist, Shlomo Mintz. Michael Bulychev-Okser is a Professor of Piano and Chamber Ensembles at Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center.
Giovanni Calabrese

Piano, Italy
Giovanni Calabrese graduated brilliantly in piano and graduated in chamber music under the guidance of Professor Mariagrazia De Leo at the Conservatory "T. Schipa" in Lecce.

Mr. Calabrese is president of the Association of High Musical Culture "W. A. Mozart" and artistic director of the International Artistic Centre of the Mediterranean, of the International Artistic Festival Artistic Harmonies and of the International Competition "Musicarte". He was artistic director of the Salento stages of the ICMC Festival (Positano, Paris and Shanghai). He has more than one hundred concerts both as a soloist and in the formation of vocal and instrumental chamber music.
Giovanni Calabrese has performed in Italy, as well as in Belgium, Germany, and the United States among other countries.

He specializes in performances of songs by Apulian authors and is appreciated for his interpretations of contemporary music.
Giuseppe De Marco
Trombone, Italy
Giuseppe De Marco, born in Tricase (LE) on 19.08.1972, began his studies at the "CRSEC" with Maestro
Giuseppe De Giorgi and graduated in Trombone, with flying colors, in 1993 at the "Conservatory of State
Music" Tito Schipa " in Lecce "with Maestro Giuseppe Candido. He then continued his studies with Maestro
Andrea Conti (1st Trombone at the "Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia ").

He has attended numerous Masterclasses including those with Michael Mulcahy (2nd Trombone "CSO"),
Charles Vernon (Bass Trombone "CSO"), Rex Martin (Northwestern University Chicago), Jay Friedman (1st
Trombone "C .SO") Andrea Conti ( 1st Trombone "Accademia Santa Cecilia"), Daniele Morandini (1st
Trombone Teatro alla Scala") and others.
In 2010 he attended the seminar Alessi, held by Joseph Alessi (1st trombone of the New York

Since 1996 he has been 1 st Trombone of the "Orchestra of the ICO Foundation" Tito Schipa "of Lecce".
He has worked and collaborated with numerous institutional associations such as "Petruzzelli di Bari",
"Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia", "Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia". He has also worked with many
conductors such as P. Bellugi, G. Kuhn, D. Renzetti, A. Ceccato, R. Bonynge, V. Delmann, A. Guingal, S.
Ranzani, G. Györyvanyi Rath, E. Mazzola, H Schellenberger, F.Luisi, S. Accardo, M. Panni, A. Pappano, D.
Gatti, Sir J. Conlon and many others.

He has recorded numerous Cds and participated in several television broadcasts on "Rai Uno", "Canale 5"
and "Telemontecarlo".
He is also a soloist and is part of several chamber music groups such as the Ensemble del Sud, directed by
Maestro Marcello Panni.

From 2002 to 2014 he was professor of Trumpet and Trombone at the "Conservatory of Music of Ceglie
Messapica (Br)", part of the "Conservatory of State Music" Tito Schipa "of Lecce". Currently he is professor
of Trombone at the "Umberto Giordano" Conservatory in Foggia.
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