Le bouquet emblématique Christian El Khouri
- Mauro Giuliani (1781 - 1829): Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 1:
- 1Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 1: I. La risoluzione06:38
- 2Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 1: II. Lo scherzo03:53
- 3Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 1: III. L'amoroso05:41
- 4Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 1: IV. Giocoso05:42
- Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 2:
- 5Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 2: V. L'armonia04:28
- 6Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 2: VI. Il sentimentale04:20
- 7Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 2: VII. La melanconia02:57
- 8Giulianate, Op. 148, Pt. 2: VIII. L'allegria02:52
- Mauro Giuliani
- 9Cavatina "Bel Raggio Lusinghiero" (After Rossini's "Semiramide")08:06
- Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46:
- 10Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: I. Le myrte01:37
- 11Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: II. La pensée01:16
- 12Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: III. Le lis01:25
- 13Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: IV. Le jasmin01:59
- 14Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: V. Le romarin01:40
- 15Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: VI. L'œillet01:31
- 16Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: VII. Le narcisse01:57
- 17Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: VIII. La violette01:35
- 18Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: IX. La rose02:52
- 19Choix de mes fleurs chéries, Op. 46: X. Le laurier04:49
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The programme of this album features three works for solo guitar composed by Mauro Giuliani and performed by Christian El Khouri: Giulianate Op. 148, Choix de mes fleurs chéries Op. 46, the Cavatina Bel raggio lusinghiero from Rossini’s Semiramide. The collection Choix de mes Fleurs chéries, ou Le Bouquet Emblématique Op. 46 was first published in 1814 with a dedication to Monsieur Jules Giraud. This work is here recorded for the first time by Christian El Khouri.
Christian El Khouri, guitar
Christian El Khouri
was born in Segrate (Milano) in 1988; since his childhood he began to study guitar with Stefano Leone.
In 2003 he was admitted to the “Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Milano” where he studied with Paolo Cherici and achieved his diploma in 2010. He also achieved the didactic diploma at the "Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Como" under Maurizio Grandinetti. He attended masterclasses with Enea Leone, and enhanced his musical experience with classes by Roberto Masala, Carlo Marchione and Jukka Savijoki.
He attended the courses of the “Accademia Chigiana” in Siena held by Oscar Ghiglia and reached the Merit Diploma (2012).
From 2007 he has been achieving important results as soloist in several Italian and International competitions: first prize at “Mondovì” and “Città di Castello” (2009), winner of “Premio Restelli” announced by the Conservatorio di Milano (2010) and of the Concorso Internazionale di Carpi “Arte a 6 corde” with Honorable Mention. In 2011 he won the International Competition linked to the Festival “N. Paganini” in Parma, the Concorso Internazionale “Claxica” in Castel d’Aiano and in 2013 the “Sernancelhe International Guitar Competition” (Portugal). In 2014 he was awarded First Prize at the “R. Chiesa – Città di Camogli” classical guitar competition along with the special prize for the best interpretation of a ‘800 composition. He also received a special prize “Premio del pubblico” voted by the audience.
His lively performing activity leads him to give numerous concerts in Italy and abroad, as soloist as well as part of the International Duo; he is also collaborating with ensembles and chamber music orchestras; he is also often invited on the stage by many important musical associations (Società Umanitaria, Circolo Filologico Milanese, Guitar’ Essonne,). In 2014 his concert for the 7th “Festival de Musica da Primavera” of Viseu (Portogallo) has been broadcast live by the national portugese radio Antena 2.
In 2011 he recorded for the magazine “Seicorde” the CD “Sonata”, focused on the 20th century Sonatas for guitar.
He is currently guitar Professor at "Liceo Musicale P. Secco Suardo" in Bergamo and he is also teaching guitar at “Tinina Amadei” music school in Gessate (Milano)
Christian El Khouri is Offical Endorser for Aquila Corde Armoniche.