Sfida was founded in March 2004. The members of the group are playing solo- and chambermusic for mandolin, mandola, mandoloncello and guitar
The name of the group “Sfida” is Italian and means “challenge”.
The group has organized concerts every year, the last concert was the 14th concert and was given on Sept. 5th, 2010.
Sfida presents many interesting videos from those concerts at youtube, at the moment there are 22 videos.
Here a selection of some interesting videos:
Introduction and Polonaise – Frederic Chopin
For mandoloncello and piano – Kobayashi Kaori
From the 12th concert (2009/10/18)
2°Concerto I.Maestoso op.144 – Raffaele Calace
Satoshi Hiroshi Marumoto of Dreams Come True
Other videos include the following pieces:
Leroy Anderson – Plink Plank Plunk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJei56cZr1Y
Prelude XI by Lutz Werner Hesse for mandolin solo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSP7g4prdVY
Joseph Haydn, Emperor Quartet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4FXsXfvhGo
Le grand tango – Astor Piazzolla for mandoloncello and piano: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yd9OHEtMHU
youtube channel SFIDA Tokyo Japan : http://www.youtube.com/user/sfidatokyojp
Homepage (google translation to english): http://translate.google.de/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=de&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=ja&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fsfidatokyojp.hanabie.com%2F