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Sylvano Bussotti

International Study Days about Sylvano Bussotti – Sept. 29-30, Oct.1
When Sep 29, 2016 05:00 PM to
Oct 01, 2016 11:00 PM
Where Rome
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After being launched in Palermo in November 2015, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Passion selon Sade (1965), the three-year travelling project about “The Theatres of Sylvano Bussotti” moves on to Roma-Genazzano in Autumn 2016, in coincidence with Maestro Bussotti’s 85th birthday.
The conference sessions will start out at the Istituto Storico Germanico in Rome (1st session, 29th September), continue at the Università di Roma Tre (2nd and 3rd sessions, 30th September), and conclude with a full day at the Castello Colonna di Genazzano (1st October).
The participants include scholars from a wide range of origins and disciplines (Jürgen Maehder, Ivanka Stoianova, Daniela Tortora, Giovanni Guanti, Matteo Nanni, Adriana Guarnieri, Alessandro Mastropietro, Massimiliano Locanto, Patrizia Veroli, Claudio Strinati, Valentina Valentini, Giovanna Morelli, Giovanni D’Alò, Federica Marsico, and Stefania Bruno), musicians and interpreters of Bussotti’s music (Monica Benvenuti, Nicholas Isherwood, Toni Candeloro, Sandra Fuciarelli, Grazia Galante, and Alessia Toffanin), and a number of the historical protagonists of the Scuola Spettacolo di Genazzano (Mauro Castellano, Leonardo Gensini, Hidehiko Hinohara, Claudio Lugo, and Gustavo Malvezzi).
Academic organising committee:
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Maehder, Università di Lugano
Prof. Ivanka Stoianova, Université de Paris 8
Prof. Daniela Tortora, Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella di Napoli
With the support of:
Istituto Storico Germanico di Roma Sezione Musica
Accademia di Villa Massimo
Università di Roma Tre
Accademia Nazionale di Danza
Pontificio Istituto di Musica Sacra di Roma
Fondazione Campus Internazionale di Musica di Latina
Fondazione India Europa Nuovi Dialoghi di Zagarolo
Comune di Genazzano
For further information:
mar.tora@email.it
enpehh@gmail.com

Dérives by Gérard Grisey

UK premiere in London.
When Aug 20, 2016
from 07:30 PM to 09:35 PM
Where London
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Gérard Grisey’s, Dérives pour deux groupes d’orchestre, will have its UK premiere on August 20. The composition will be performed in London, Royal Albert Hall, by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Ilan Volkov, as part of the BBC Proms.

 

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The 37th edition of the Rossini Opera Festival (ROF)

Pesaro, 8 – 20 August, 2016.
When Aug 08, 2016 08:00 PM to
Aug 20, 2016 11:00 PM
Where Pesaro
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The 37th edition of the Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), taking place in Pesaro from  August 8 throughout August 20, 2016, is featuring the following operas: La donna del lago, (Michele Mariotti, conductor - Damiano Michieletto, director – coproduction with Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège); Il turco in Italia (Speranza Scappucci, conductor - Davide Livermore, director –  coproduction with Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia); Ciro in Babilonia (Jader Bignamini, conductor - Davide Livermore, director); Il viaggio a Reims (Gabriel Bebeselea, conductor - Elisabetta Courir, director).
The program of the festival includes concerts and lectures, as well.
From its beginning the festival has made use of the scholarly expertise of the Fondazione Rossini, with whom Casa Ricordi collaborates in the publication of the critical editions of all the operas.

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World and national premieres for Daniele Ghisi in Germany

The performances will take place in Freden on 20 and 23 July.
When Jul 20, 2016 06:30 PM to
Jul 23, 2016 07:30 PM
Where Freden
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269 steps away from you (269 steps away from me) for bass clarinet, violin and electronics (and video) by Daniele Ghisi will have its world premiere in Freden (Germany)  on 20 July. Adrian Adlam (violin) Thorsten Johanns (bass clarinet) and Daniele Ghisi (live electronics) will perform the composition as part of the  Internationale Fredener Musiktage.
Come di tempeste for string quartet will have its German premiere by the Cremona Quartet on 23 July, always as part of the  Internationale Fredener Musiktage.

 

 

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Da capo II by Luca Francesconi in New York

First American performance.
When Jul 10, 2016
from 08:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where New York
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Da capo II (for eight instruments) by Luca Francesconi will be performed for the first time in  the United States on July 10. The New Juilliard Ensemble, under the baton of Joel Sachs, will present the composition in New York, Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, as part of the Summergarden: New Music for New York.

 

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Luci mie traditrici by Salvatore Sciarrino

From 10 to 16 July in Berlin.
When Jul 10, 2016 07:30 PM to
Jul 16, 2016 08:40 PM
Where Berlin
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From 10 to 16 July the StaatsOper in Berlin, will present Salvatore Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici in a new production under the direction of Jürgen Flimm. The production has been realized in collaboration with the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, where it was programmed last June (from 14 to 17).
Since its première at the Schwetzingen Festival in 1998 the opera, in two acts, on a libretto by the composer himself and drawn from Giacinto Andrea Cicognini’s Il tradimento per l’onore (1964), has been performed more than a hundred times.
Below is a list of the venues it has been performed in:
Schwetzingen,  Rokokotheather Schwetzinger Festpiele (19 May 1998, world première)
Vienna, Wiener Festwochen Teatro Odeon (29 May 1998)
Lucerne, (5 November 1999)
Paris, Festival d’Automne (20 November 2000)
Bruxelles, Festival Ars Musica ( 16 March 2001)
New York, Lincoln Center (10 July 2001)
Wuppertal, Operhaus (15 February 2002)
Madrid, Festival Musica de Hoy (5 March 2002)
Kufstein, Tiroler Festspiele (21 July 2002)
Turin, Settembre Musica Festival (4 September 2002)
Berlin, Berliner Festpiele (17 October 2002)
Koblenz, Theater der Stadt (11 October 2003)
Warsaw, Warsaw Autumn Festival (16 September 2006)
Lyon, Festival Amour Soupçon (17 April 2007)
Salzburg, Salzburg Festival  (3 August 2008)
Wien, Theater an der Wien (14 December 2008)
Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela (6 June 2009)
Poznan, Festival Nostalgia (10 October 2009)
Berlin, MaerzMusik (19 March 2010)
Montepulciano, Co-production Festival Internazionale Cantiere d’arte/Oper Frankfurt  (31 July 2010)
Frankfurt, Oper (14 May 2011)
Buenos Aires, Teatro San Martín (5 November 2011)
Passau, Landestheater (17 December 2011)
Moscow, Na Strastnom (26 November 2012)
Buxton, Music Wales Theater, tour in UK - Libretto in English (July-November 2013)
Tongyeong (South Korea), International Music Festival (28 March 2014)
Göteborg, Opera Musikteater Verket (14 August 2014)
Wien, Wiener Festwochen (16 May 2015)
Bologna, Co-production Teatro Comunale/Staatsoper Unter den Linden (14 June 2016)
Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater (10 July 2016)

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Unrisen by Marco Momi

World premiere in Paris on 27 June.
When Jun 27, 2016
from 08:30 PM to 10:35 PM
Where Paris
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The world premiere of Marco Momi’s Unrisen for smart piano quintet and electronics will take place in Paris on 27 June at Festival ManiFeste (Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord). The performers are the pianist Mariangela Vacatello and the Quatuor Zaïde.  The piece is a commission of Françoise e Jean-Philippe Billarant.

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UK premiere for Marco Stroppa

Le marteau fantôme in Aldeburgh.
When Jun 24, 2016
from 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Aldeburgh
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UK premiere for Marco Stroppa’s Le marteau fantôme for piano on 24 June in Aldeburgh. Pierre-Laurent Aimard will perform the composition as part of the Aldeburgh Festival, Britten Studio, Snape.

 

 

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Salvatore Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici in a new production

From 14 to 17 June at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna
When Jun 14, 2016 08:00 PM to
Jun 17, 2016 10:00 PM
Where Bologna
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From 14 to 17 June the Teatro Comunale in Bologna will present Salvatore Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici in a new production under the direction of Jürgen Flimm. The production has been realised in collaboration with the StaatsOper in Berlin, where it has been programmed for July (from 10 to 16). The Orchestra of Teatro Comunale , the singers  (Katharina Kammerloher , soprano - Lena Haselmann, alto - Christian Oldenburg , tenor - Otto Katzameier, baritone) are conducted by Marco Angius.
Since its première at the Schwetzingen Festival in 1998 the opera, in two acts, on a libretto by the composer himself and drawn from Giacinto Andrea Cicognini’s Il tradimento per l’onore (1964), has been performed more than a hundred times.
Below is a list of the venues it has been performed in:
Schwetzingen,  Rokokotheather Schwetzinger Festpiele (19 May 1998, world première)
Wien, Wiener Festwochen Teatro Odeon (29 May 1998)
Luzern, (5 November 1999)
Paris, Festival d’Automne (20 November 2000)
Bruxelles, Festival Ars Musica ( 16 March 2001)
New York, Lincoln Center (10 July 2001)
Wuppertal, Operhaus (15 February 2002)
Madrid, Festival Musica de Hoy (5 March 2002)
Kufstein, Tiroler Festspiele (21 July 2002)
Turin, Settembre Musica Festival (4 September 2002)
Berlin, Berliner Festpiele (17 October 2002)
Koblenz, Theater der Stadt (11 October 2003)
Warsaw, Warsaw Autumn Festival (16 September 2006)
Lyon, Festival Amour Soupçon (17 April 2007)
Salzburg, Salzburg Festival  (3 August 2008)
Wien, Theater an der Wien (14 December 2008)
Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela (6 June 2009)
Poznan, Festival Nostalgia (10 October 2009)
Berlin, MaerzMusik (19 March 2010)
Montepulciano, Co-production Festival Internazionale Cantiere d’arte/Oper Frankfurt  (31 July 2010)
Frankfurt, Oper (14 May 2011)
Buenos Aires, Teatro San Martín (5 November 2011)
Passau, Landestheater (17 December 2011)
Moscow, Na Strastnom (26 November 2012)
Buxton, Music Wales Theater, tour in UK - Libretto in English (July-November 2013)
Tongyeong (South Korea), International Music Festival (28 March 2014)
Göteborg, Opera Musikteater Verket (14 August 2014)
Wien, Wiener Festwochen (16 May 2015)
Bologna, Co-production Teatro Comunale/Staatsoper Unter den Linden (14 June 2016)
Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater (10 July 2016)

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Marcello Panni in Paris on 8 June

World premiere for Mishima Trio.
When Jun 08, 2016
from 08:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where Paris
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Marcello Panni’s new composition Mishima Trio, for clarinet, violin and piano will have its world premiere in Paris on 8 June. The Carbonare Trio, to which this piece is devoted, will perform the composition at the Italian Cultural Institute, as part of the Festival de Musique Italienne.

 

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Marco Betta in Auckland and Christchurch

First performance in New Zealand for Tre mari.
When Jun 07, 2016 06:00 PM to
Jun 08, 2016 07:00 PM
Where Auckland and Christchurch
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On 7 and 8 June Marco Betta’s Tre mari (Sonata No. 1) for violin and piano, will have its New Zealand premiere. Francesco D'Orazio and Giampaolo Nuti will perform the composition in Auckland, Auckland Town Hall, Concert Chamber, on 7 June and in Christchurch, the day after. The concert has been organized  by the Italian Embassy in Wellington and by the IIC in Sydney, in cooperation with The Dante Alighieri Society in Auckland and the Com.IT.Es in Wellington, to celebrate the Italian National Day.

 

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Ottetto by Niccolò Castiglioni

Austrian premiere in Innsbruck on 4 June.
When Jun 04, 2016
from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Innsbruck
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Niccolò Castiglioni ‘s Ottetto for wind instruments, will have its Austrian premiere in Innsbruck on 4 June. Kasper de Roo will conduct the Windkraft  Kapelle für Neue Musik at the VIERundEINZIG (Grosser Saal).

 

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...tra la carne e il cielo... by Azio Corghi

Release of the Decca CD.
When May 31, 2016
from 12:25 PM to 12:25 PM
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Tra la carne e il cielo, Azio Corghi’s composition in honour of Pier Paolo Pasolini, written on a libretto by Maddalena Mazzocut-Mis, is now available on CD (Decca). The piece, commissioned by the Teatro Comunale G. Verdi in Pordenone for the 40th anniversary of the poet’s death, was recorded on the occasion of its world premiere on 2nd November last year. The interpreters are the Turin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Tito Ceccherini, Silvia Chiesa (concertante cello and dedicatee of the piece), Maurizio Baglini (piano), Valentina Coladonato (soprano), and Omero Antonutti (reciting voice). The CD also features other compositions by Corghi: Filigrane Bachiane (it too a world first recording) for piano and string orchestra, and D’après cinq chansons d’élite, a suite for cello and piano dedicated to the duo Chiesa/Baglini.

 

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World premiere for Corghi’s …respiro il tuo respiro…

Tarcento (Udine) 30 May.
When May 30, 2016
from 08:45 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Tarcento
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Azio Corghi’s …respiro il tuo respiro…, lyrics by Saffo,  for mezzosoprano and piano, will have its world premiere in Tarcento (Udine), at the De Rubeis Florit Villa, on 30 May.  Akiko Kozato, mezzosoprano and Adele D’Aronzo, piano, will perform the composition as part of the Risuonanze 2016 Festival.

 

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Franceschini: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

World premiere in Paris on 28 May.
When May 28, 2016
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Paris
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Alice au pays des merveilles (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), Matteo Franceschini’s latest opera for 5 singers, boys’ choir, actors and orchestra, will be premiered on May 28 at the Philharmonie in Paris. The adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s novel has been realised by Edouard Signolet, who will also direct the production. Jean Deroyer will conduct the Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, which, with the Philharmonie, co-commissioned the opera. The singers (2 sopranos, a contralto, a tenor, and a baritone) interpret a range of roles. The boys’ choir, which has a substantial part to play, is made up of young boys coming from the schools in Paris, all carefully selected during the school year, in line with a process which was already in place by the Orchestre national d'Île-de-France’.

 

 

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Milo, Maya e il giro del mondo (Milo and Maya around the world) by Franceschini

On 28 May the German premiere.
When May 28, 2016 11:00 AM to
Jun 02, 2016 12:10 PM
Where Magdeburg
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On 28 May (additional performances until 2 June), the Opernhaus of Magdeburg will host the German premiere (with libretto into German) of the Expo Opera Milo, Maya und die Reise um die Welt (Milo and Maya around the world), a contemporary opera for young audiences (ages 6 to 14) written by Matteo Franceschini on a libretto by Lisa Capaccioli. The opera tells the story of an imaginary round-the-world trip that two 13-year-olds undertake by way of the ethnic restaurants of a large city. Through the dishes they encounter the young protagonists get to know the tastes and customs of various cultures.
The world premiere of Milo, Maya e il giro del mondo (which took place on February 2015 in Como with libretto into Italian) has been developed through the European project Interactive Opera where specially tailored education initiatives prepare students to engage with the piece and the performers. Directed by Caroline Leboutte, the opera is a coproduction of several European institutions (Associazione Lirica e Concertistica Italiana di Como-AsLiCo; Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Liége (BE); Theater Magdeburg (GER); and the Opéra de Rouen – Haute Normandie (FRA). After the French premiere on January 15, Milo and Maya around the world had its Belgian premiere in Liège on 17 February and now its German premiere.

 

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Il giornale della necropoli by Sciarrino in Florence

Italian premiere on 26 May.
When May 26, 2016
from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Florence
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Salvatore Scirrino’s Il giornale della necropoli for accordion and orchestra, will have its Italian premiere in Florence, Opera Theatre, on 26 May. The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra will be conducted by Alexander Mayr, accordion Geir Draugsvoll. The concert is part of the 79th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

 

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La sabbia del tempo by Romitelli in Ljubljana

Slovenian premiere on 25 May.
When May 25, 2016
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
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Fausto Romitelli’s La sabbia del tempo, for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and keyboard, will be performed  for the first time in Slovenia, Ljubljana, Cankar Hall, on 25 May by the Neofonia Ensemble conducted by Stevan Loy.

 

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World premiere for Alberto Colla in Milan

Notturno IX "Rope Bridge".
When May 21, 2016
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Milan
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Alberto Colla’s  Notturno IX "Rope Bridge", for piano, will be premiered by Gianluca Cascioli on May 21 in Milan, at the Edison Building, as part of the ‘Piano City Milano’ cycle.
During the concert, Cascioli will perform another Colla’s piano work: Notturno VII "Mosarc”.

 

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Greek premiere of Nono’s, La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura

Athens, 17 May.
When May 17, 2016
from 09:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where Athens
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Greek premiere of Luigi Nono’s, La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura. ‘Madrigale a più “caminantes” con Gidon Kremer’, for solo violin and 8 tapes. The composition will be performed  in Athens (at the Onassis Cultural Centre)  on May 17, as part of the “Talks and Thoughts” cycle. Tania Sikelianou is the violinist and  Thomas Pouliasis the sound director.

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