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Ad Lucem Marc Vella (piano) /France/

In 25 years Marc Vella and his piano have travelled over 200 000 km of roads, in around forty countries to celebrate Humanity: The Malagasy bush, African villages, Eastern European countries, The Sahara, Indian shanty towns, the mountains of Pakistan … Thanks to the variacordes which he has devised, his piano music is unique. Virtuoso pianist, winner of the Prize for Composition in Paris in 1985 and 1st Prize for Composition at the TIM in Rome 1999, he gives recitals all over the world. He has recorded eight CDs to date. A highly skilled speaker, he is the creator of the “Concerts d’émergence” (Emergence Concerts) and regularly gives courses “Live differently - the music of the life” intended for professional musicians and the layman alike. Creator of “La Caravane amoureuse”(The Caravan of Love)- participant in The International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Nonviolence and Peace.