Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo, guitar and bandoneon, takes shape in 2002 with the precise aim to propose the music coming from Argentina throughout the charme and fascination of its most representative instruments.
The duo immediately becomes an important point of reference in the international music outline thanks to their great comunicative power joined to an extraordinary charisma.
Invited by the most important festivals and theatres all over the world, the duo has toured Mexico, Rumania, China, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Holland, Croatia, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, Czech Republic, Hungary, by gaining everywhere an extraordinary approval of audience and critics.
The duo has had the big honour to play the Double Concerto "Hommage a Liegi" by Astor Piazzolla conducted by M°Leo Brouwer in the Auditorium Paganini of Parma and for Unione Musicale in Turin with the well-known chamber orchestra "I Virtuosi di Mosca" conducted by Pavel Berman.
In 2004 the duo Bandini-Chiacchiaretta wins the XV Award "Beniamino Joppolo" Città di Patti (Messina) for the great artistic values reached in the music field.
In 1995 the duo has its debut in the prestigiuos Great Hall of Saint Pietroburgo Philarmonic, gaining such a big success to be immediately invited the following three years.
Major Argentinian composers, among which Daniel Binelli, Fernando Tavolaro and last but not least Maximo Diego Pujol who wrote and dedicated to them "Luminosa Buenos Aires" a new Double Concerto for guitar, bandoneon and orchestra.
Their specific feature to live music with no borders brings them to work together with artists like Arnoldo Foa', Elio e le Storie Tese, Amanda Sandrelli, Nando Gazzolo and musicians like Fernando Suarez Paz, Pavel Steidl, Michele Pertusi, Corrado Giuffredi, Danilo Rossi, Massimo Quarta, Enrico Bronzi, Franca Masu, Maria Estela Monti, Enrico Fagone and many others.
Their first CD "Hombres de Tango" has sold more than ten thousand copies and has been welcomed with great enthusiasm from the specialized critics.
The duo has recorded radio and TV shows for the most important Italian and foreign stations. Recently a concert of the duo happened in Bruxelles has been broadcasted via satellite in more than twenty countries.
As teachers, besides being invited from the most famous Academies and Universities, they regularly teach in the Institutes of High Education "Luigi Boccherini" in Lucca and "Tito Schipa" in Lecce as well as in the summer Festivals of Gubbio and Portogruaro.