The Hall of the Niš Symphony Orchestra, 20:00 hrs


Giuseppe Nova's performances have been hailed in international publications. The Washington Post called his performance "charming." Other critics have commented enthusiastically: "enlightened performance... an extraordinary musical sense" (Il Giornale); "a magic performance of virtuosity" (Gazzetta del Sud); "musical art at its perfection" (Nice Matin, France); "a genius mode dialogue" (Nürtinger Zeitung, Germany); "in a class of his own" (Secolo XIX); and "simply divine…" Concert Reviews UK, ... Canino and Nova for an evening of excitement ... the bravura and more, the class, the artists "Monthly Lombardy" ... charmer and elegant, straining to empty, like a cornucopia, his flute with music pearls "HubCulture", The public has long applauded the main performers Maxence Larrieu and Giuseppe Nova ... admirable quality approach, with fluid, gentle and mild interpretation... Arena di Verona "

Graduated from the Conservatory in Turin and Conservatoire Supérieur de Lyon where he studied with the celebrated Maxence Larrieu. Described as one of the most outstanding Italian flutists of his generation, Mr. Nova made his debut in 1982 as a soloist with the RAI Symphony Orchestra. This marked the beginning of a brilliant career which has led him to perform in the most prestigious concert halls in Europe, the United States and Asia (Japan, Thailand, China, Korea, Singapour). Soloist with several Orchestras, such as Prague Virtuosi, Ensemble of Tokyo, Orchestre de Cannes Côte d'Azur, Camerata Bohemica, Arena di Verona Orchestra,Turin Philharmonic, Tübinger Kammerorchester, Thailand Philharmonic, West Bohemian Symphony orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Chesapeake Orchestra, Astana Symphony Orchestra, Pavlodar Philharmonic, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Petrapavlosk Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica Cervantes, Pardubice Philharmonic Orchestra in prestigious concert halls and Festivals, like Suntory Hall Tokyo, Rome Parco della Musica, Umbria Jazz, Washington Italian Embassy, Esterhàzy Castle, Teatro Filarmonico in Verona. As one of the most eagerly sought-after teachers, he has given master-classes worldwid, he taught at the Accademia di Pescara, at the Arts Academy Foundation in Rome, at the Scuola di Saluzzo, at Geneva Conservatory. He has recorded extensively (many CDs are available on iTunes), with partners like Maxence Larrieu, Bruno Canino, Arnoldo Foà, Wolfgang Schulz, since 2006 he record with well-known Japanese label Camerata Tokyo. He now teaches at the Conservatoire de la Vallée d'Aoste and he’s Guest Professor in St. Mary’s College of Maryland, USA. Giuseppe Nova received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Kyoto, he has performed at the G20 in Guatemala City and in 2011 he received in Prague the European Award for Artistic and Cultural activities. Mr. Nova plays a 19.5 carats gold Powell flute, expressely made for him.

Patrick Dheur, pianist & composer

Patrick Dheur is one of the world’s leading Belgian pianists.  He develops his creativity through the multiple facets of  the musical art. His career as concert pianist took off at the end of his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Liège (Belgium), his hometown. He won various international competitions and distinctions, including the first prize of the Szymanowski Competition. The United States occupies a very early position in its activities. Selected by Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, he stays there several times, performing many concerts, including a remarkable recital debut at the Lincoln Center in New York.

He is an internationally renowned soloist with numerous orchestras (the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Moscow Soloists with Yuri Bashmet, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Philharmonic Orchestras of Liège, Grenoble, Hong Kong, Jerusalem, Caraca,the Springfield Symphony, the Norfolk Symphony, the G. Enesco Orchestra of Bucharest, Wiener Sinfonietta, La Camerata de Lausanne with Pierre Amoyal, the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia among others.

At the same time, his discography is growing and his catalog includes over twenty CDs

He is regularly invited to be a judge at major international competitions. He is in charge of the Grétry Museum in Liège.

Patrick Dheur is known for his attachment to the musical culture of the City of Liège. The complete piano music of César Franck (3 Cds) is a good example. One can also add its vocation to highlight masterpieces of composers from Liège. Appointed by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation of Belgium, Chargé de mission for the commemorations of the bicentenary of the death of the composer André-Modeste Grétry, He discovered the original unpublished manuscript and never performed opera of Gretry « The Officer of Fortune » 1770 He realized the study and the adaptation and allowed its first execution by the Royal Opera of Liège the

Patrick Dheur is also a talented and published composer and writer.

His production as composer includes about thirty opus (symphonic works for piano, chamber music, concertos, Cantate, Melodies, …). Patrick Dheur’s literary work « Music at the Fingertips » published by Editions Luc Pire and recently translated into Chinese, in support of his Asian tours.

His 2016 season takes him to Italy, Norway, France and the United States for a tour with a keystone, a concert at the Carnegie Hall in New York on 16 November.


Giuseppe Nova – flute & Patrick Dheur – piano
Gaetano Donizetti Sonate for flute and piano
Patrick Dheur Ballade for flute and piano (2017)
World première in Alba Festival on october 1 First audition in Serbia
Giuseppe Verdi Fantaisie sur Rigoletto