The virtuoso violinist of Albanian origin, Tedi Papavrami returns to his Tirana to bring Beethoven's sonatas with his colleague, the pianist François-Frédéric Guy.
Lovers of classical music, at 19: 00 tonight, will admire the performance of Tedi Papavrami in violin e François-Frédéric Guy, in piano.
The concert will take place in the environments of the Orthodox Cathedral of the capital, Tirana.
Tirana is the birthplace of Tedi, from which he himself - in the years' 80, an 11enne boy and prodigy for the violin - with his family had gone abroad, breaking the strict rules of the communist dictatorship and asking for political asylum in France.
Tedi would then return to Tirana to establish democracy.
In his autobiographical book, "Fugue for solo violin", he recounts all his life and professional life, from his arrival in France and later, to the present day that sees him as an established and world-renowned artist.
Today, Tedi returns to Tirana, in the company of his consort, Maki Okada, Japanese pianist and at the same time supported by his friend and colleague, the pianist François-Frédéric Guy.
Tonight, Papavrami and Guy will both play four sonatas in Tirana Beethoven e Creek.
Vlorent Xhafaj, known Albanian cellist, curated the event, of which he is artistic director.
In the 2012, the two artists had also performed in Tirana in quartet, ergo with two other artists, always bringing the sonatas of Beethoven.
Tedi lives the performance in his hometown, Tirana and the approach with the public of the Albanian capital, always with great affection and emotion.
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