Francesco Mammola is a young mandolin player from Italy. He has studied in Aquila and has passed with distinction in 2015. His favorite instrument is the mandolin, but he plays the piano and the accordion as well.
During the last years he has given many concerts in Italy and whole Europe. Last year he gave a concert at the festival “Le strade d‘Europa” in Lithuania. The videos made by the local TV station are available at youtube with mandolin concertos by Caudioso, Giuliano and Vivaldi.
Playliste Francesco Mammola und Čiurlionis Quartet
Francesco Mammola, mandolin
Nijolė Dorotėja Beniušytė, harpsichord
ČIURLIONIS STRING QUARTET:
Jonas Tankevičius (I Violin)
Darius Dikšaitis (II Violin)
Gediminas Dačinskas (Viola)
Saulius Lipčius (Violoncello)
Filmed at the 9th International Music Festival “Le strade d‘Europa”, 12th November 2017, Vilnius
Francesco Mammola is very active as a mandolin teacher and director of youth ensembles like the Giovane Orchestra Pescolana.
In the following video he plays the famous song Tu vuò fà l’americano by Renato Carrosone to present the mandolin:
Tu vuò fà l’americano
I have made a large playlist with videos with Francesco Mammola. The playlist starts with the videos of a concert given in November 2016. Mammola plays the mandolin together with clarinet, bossoon and piano. The play Italian music with works by Ennio Morricone, Rossini, music from the movie La Vita è Bella, Carneval of Venice, a potpourri with Neapolitan folk songs and the Czardas by Vittorio Monti. The playlist includes some videos from the EXPO in Milano in 2015 where Francesco Mammola played Italian folk music together with Lino Giusti on the guitar.
A concert of the Quintetto a Pizzico Aquilano with Francesco Mammola given in London in June 2013 is also included in the playlist. Read more “Francesco Mammola – Mandolin Player from Italy – Mandolin Concertos and Italian Music”