Dear Friends,

✅Join us for a musical evening titled ❤️From Italy with Love❤️ at the Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church within the Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts.

⏰Date: October 29, 2023
⏰Time: 5:00 PM (17:00)
Location: 152 W 66th St, New York, NY 10023

✅The concert will feature pianist Michael Bulychev-Okser and the L'Apulia Piano Brass Ensemble. Together, they'll present a selection of works by Verdi, Bellini, Ennio Morricone, Andrea Bocelli, among others.

Concert participants
  • Michael Bulychev-Okser
    Piano, USA
  • L'Apulia Piano Brass Ensemble
  • Giuseppe De Marco
    Trombone, Italy
  • Giovanni Calabrese
    Piano, Italy
And now about the participants in more detail
Michael Bulychev-Okser
Piano, USA

The pianist Michail Bulychev-Okser, acclaimed by critics for his intellectual style and pure poetry, debuted at the age of 14 with the Manhattan Symphony Orchestra.

Michael has performed with many renowned conductors and on prestigious world stages, including Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.

In the 2023-2024 season, he will play with the legendary violinist Shlomo Mintz, give solo concerts in Rome, China, and Washington, as well as with the Estonian National Orchestra and the Spanish Chamber Orchestra Reus.

Bulychev-Okser is also the organizer of the George Gershwin International Music Competition and the Classical Hugs music festival, which holds master classes and concerts in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Finland.

l'Apulia Piano Brass Ensemble

The l'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.
Giuseppe De Marco
Trombone, Italy

Giuseppe de Marco, a dedicated trombonist and educator, has been sharing his passion for music across various cities in Italy.

He played as the first trombonist for the Opera Theatre in Rome, then at the Italian International Orchestra in Martina Franca, and later at the Foundation ICO "T. Schipa" in Lecce.

In addition to his performances, Giuseppe has been imparting his knowledge as a trombone teacher at the Conservatory "U. Giordano" in Foggia and previously in Conservatory "Ceglie Messapica" in Brindisi.

Throughout his career, he has consistently aimed to bring music closer to young students.

Giovanni Calabrese
Piano, Italy

Giovanni Calabrese, a maestro from the heart of Italy, is as passionate about teaching as he is about the vibrant world of music.

For over two decades, he has been a beacon in Tricase's musical scene, leading as director, piano maestro, and captivating performer, both solo and in chamber ensembles at the "W. Mozart" Association for Advanced Musical Culture.

Since 2015, in Andria, Giovanni has been shaping young minds as a secondary school teacher.

Moreover, his fervor for contemporary music, especially pieces from Apulian composers, finds an outlet in Tiggiano where he has been the Artistic Director at the Mediterranean International Artistic Center since 2018.

Time: 17:00
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts

Address: 152 W 66th St, New York, NY 10023

Tickets and price
Contact details
+372 5142537
  • Aleksei Bljahhin