Who we are

Promart Tango project

In 2010 the pianist Teodora Ristic gives life to the Promart Tango project and in the same year he conceives and conducts a concert-show entitled History of Tango, to the music of Astor Piazzolla. Made in collaboration with the Rome Town Hall
XV, is recognized as the best project of the year with an international artistic cast with Ana Karina Rossi, the Uruguayan singer in the role of Maria de Buenos Aires and the dancers Roberta Beccarini And William DeFazio (Los Hermanos Macana).

Promart Tango Quintet was born in December 2021 from the desire of pianist Teodora Ristic to channel artistic energy, her own experience in the field, Astor Piazzolla's passion for music and the willingness to spread the music and culture of tango, a UNESCO heritage site since 2009.

Promart Tango Quintet, defined “an ensemble of high level of interpretation, sophisticated and energetic”, began his artistic career by participating in the Campagnano International Music Festival in Rome in collaboration with AMAL (Musical Academy of Upper Lazio)

Concert season University of Tuscia,
Sudamericana Festival 2022 – San Ginesio,
Green concert – Art and nature, in the Piazzolla and Borges project with Luigi Lo Cascio,
Foreign Affairs Club, Rome, Concert for the Municipality of Velletri – city of camellias, Festival “Musiche in cortile” in Vasto (Arena Ennio Morricone), Gymnasium Theatre in Rome, Industrial Theatre a Grosseto, ricevendo le migliori recensioni per l’interpretazione.

The Repertoire of the Promart Tango Quintet, called "Tango without borders", è una sintesi della musica del tango in tutte le sue varietà: dal tango tradizionale al Tangonuevo di Astor Piazzolla e alle composizioni contemporanee di tango (Coco Nelegatti, Julian Peralta, Riccardo Taddei, …) il tutto arricchito anche da arrangiamenti originali scritti appositamente per l’ensemble.

Members

Promart Tango Quintet

Members

Promart Tango Quintet

Samuele Francesco Mazza

Samuele Francesco Mazza

Ha conseguito la laurea in Musicologia presso il Dipartimento di Musicologia e Beni Culturali di Cremona con una tesi dal titolo “Le tecniche idiomatiche del bandoneon nel Tango”.

Il suo interesse per la musica è cominciato all’età di sette anni quando ha iniziato a studiare il clarinetto, passando poi alla Fisarmonica Diatonica, strumento con cui ha vinto numerosi concorsi nazionali, tra cui il primo premio al “Campionato italiano di fisarmonica diatonica” in 2015.
Nel medesimo anno, ha partecipato al programma televisivo Italia’s got Talent, ricevendo gli elogi dei giudici Nina Zilli, Frank Matano, Claudio Bisio e Luciana Litizzetto.

Durante una tournée in Argentina nel 2015, ha scoperto il bandoneon, lo strumento principale del tango, decidendo di studiare con il maestro Hector Ulises Passarella a Roma, e poi con il maestro Fabio Furia presso il Conservatorio di Cagliari. Inoltre, ha partecipato a importanti masterclass con i noti bandoneonisti Daniel Binelli, Marcelo Nisinman e Patricio Bonfiglio. Ha collaborato alla produzione di vari CD, come “A los maestros” di Fabio Furia e Alessandro Deiana, “In viaggio per Gità” di Antonio Grosso, “Tvoja pese, je naš obraz-il tuo canto è il nostro volto” di Aljosha Saksida, Silvia Pierotti e L’Ensemble Romjan. Inoltre, ha partecipato alla realizzazione di vari spettacoli teatrali, tra cui “Anfitrione” di Plauto, “Le Baccanti” di Euripide e “Vento Traverso” di Anna Pavone.
Ha tenuto numerosi concerti in diverse città italiane, tra cui Venezia, Padova, Milano, Trieste, Gorizia, Udine, Pisa, Roma e Cremona, oltre ad aver suonato in diverse città estere come Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata (Argentina), Lubiana (Slovenia), Sofia, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), Bleiburg (Austria) and many others.

Ha suonato come bandoneonista solista in vari concerti con l’importante orchestra “Istituzione Sinfonica Abruzzese” e attualmente fa parte di due orchestre tipiche: la Transónica Tango Orchestra e l’Orchestra Tipica Libertango (Bulgaria). Inoltre, svolge un’attività didattica presso diverse istituzioni musicali, tenendo seminari e lezioni private in tutta Italia.

Cecile Bruned

Cecile Bruned

Graduated with honors in flute at the Toulouse Conservatory, in 2015 he graduated in ancient and contemporary music and in 2017 he obtained a Masters in Music, Interpretation and Heritage at the Conservatory of Versailles.
Since the age of eighteen, Cécile has been sharing her passion by teaching transverse flute successively in various conservatories in the Paris region and since 2020 at the Chateau Musique school in Rome.
Furthermore, since 2015 he has been a member of the Massy Opera Orchestra (Paris).

Teodora Ristic

Teodora Ristic

She is a Serbian pianist from Belgrade.
She began piano studies at the age of 8 with some determination to become a musician.
Piano degree and Master's degree are obtained at the Academy of Fine Arts at the University of Novi Sad in the class of the Russian pianist and teacher, Svetlana Bogino. In her training, once she discovered the Russian piano school, she perfected herself with pianists from the great schools of the former Soviet Union (Arbo Valdma, Rudolf Kerer, Rita Kinka, Dorian Leljak, Dejan Sinadinovic and Konstantin Bogino).
During the studies he has participated in various national and international music competitions, winning several prizes, including the "Stevan Mokranjac" National Award given to particularly gifted students; Europian Music Competition, Moncalieri, (TO); International Music Competition for Scholarships, City of Tortona….
He has performed various concerts and performances (Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Makedonia, Italy, Austria, United States, Peru) as a soloist and in various formations, with one in particular passion for Argentine music.
She is the founder of the Promart Tango Quintet, Promart School of Music and Ristic Method Piano School.
He has participated in radio and television broadcasts by Rai, Sky, RTS (radio and television of Serbia) and Radio and television of Peru.
2011 he recorded the CD "Histoire du Tango" on the music of Astor Piazzolla.

Monica Nicoara

Monica Nicoara

Soprano Monica Nicoara began her musical studies at the age of nine studying oboe, piano and later singing. 
In 2009 she graduated in opera singing at the Conservatory of Music 'S. Cecilia of Rome
He consolidated his vocal technique and interpretation by attending courses and master class of the prestigious sopranos Mariella Devia and Stefania Bonfadelli.
Light lyric soprano, she has performed in various concerts and recitals with a repertoire ranging from chamber music to opera, including: International Music Festival organized by the Alto Lazio Music Academy; recital entitled Profumo di donna, organized in collaboration with the Rome XV Town Hall at the Crocetti Museum; cycle of humanitarian concerts for women affected by Endometriosis, and various participations in cultural events.
He collaborated as a soloist in the recording of the CD 'Percorsi di stile' by the well-known Master guitarist Carlo Carfagna.
Since 2009 he has been collaborating with 'Promart music school and with the cultural association 'Musica Nova' as a teacher of singing and choral singing.
She is winner of the II prize at the Dinu Lipatti International Competition (May 2018, San Gemini, Terni).

Valerio Di Lelio

Valerio Di Lelio finished his double bass studies at the Licinio Refice conservatory in Frosinone.
Training in classical music and jazz,

he attended courses and master classes from Masters
Luca Cola, Antonio Sciancalepore, Daniele Roccato, Elio Tati.
Insegnante e concertista, fa parte dei numerosi progetti musicali spaziando dalla musica classica al jazz e esibendosi in Italia e all’estero (Cina, Kazakistan, Iran).
He collaborates with various orchestras tra le quali l’Italia Philarmonic Orchestra, l’Orchestra Giovanile Europea, l’Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento, John Cabot Chamber Orchestra (Roma), l’Orchestra Notturna Clandestina, l’Orchestra Bellini (Roma), Musica Antiqua Latina, Europa Incanto, l’Orchestra Domenico Mazzocchi di Civita Castellana, l’Orchestra di Renato Zero, l’Orchestra di Gerardo DiLella (concerti di musica del film), l’Orchestra Sinfonica delle Alpi, sotto la direzione dei Maestri Antonio Pappano, EnricoMelozzi, Giordano Antonelli, Emiliano Facchinetti.
Since April 2022 he has participated in the show Queen at the Opera.
Collabora con la classe di composizione del Sant Louis College perregistrazioni e concerti e con l’Associazione Musicale Castelli Romani.
Dal 2023 fa parte del musical “Swing Heil” sotto la regia di Maurizio Lopez.