LXVI International Choral Competition Polifonico Guido d’Arezzo & Guidoneum Festival 2018 – Program

Programma Giornaliero Concorso Polifonico Internazionale Domenica 26 agosto 2018
16 agosto 2018
Risultati 66° Concorso Polifonico Internazionale Guido d’Arezzo 2018 – Results 66th International Choral Competition Polifonico Guido d’Arezzo 2018
10 settembre 2018

Saturday, 18th August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Anna Passarini

Giacinto Scelsi (La Spezia 1905 – Rome 1988)

After studying Skrjabin’s musical system in Geneva and twelve-tone technique in Wien, he develops his own personal concept of a de-composition built on revolutionary dynamics.

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Marco Ferretti (1974)

 

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GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL – Choirs Night, starting 9pm to midnight

Chiesa della Pieve di Santa Maria 9pm

Scalinata della Fraternita dei Laici 9.20pm

Piazzetta del Praticino 9.40pm

Chiostro di Casa Petrarca 10pm

Giardino via dei Palagi 10.20pm

Logge del Vasari ore 10.40pm

Chiesa della Pieve di Santa Maria 11pm

 

Taking part:

Coro Giovanile Toscano – director Benedetta Nofri

Ensemble Kastalia – director Eugenio Della Noce

Gruppo Corale Francesco Coradini – director Vladimiro Vagnetti

Inseme Vocale Vox Cordis – director Lorenzo Donati, Benedetta Nofri, Elisa Pasquini

UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante – director Lorenzo Donati

 

 

 

Sunday, 19th August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Riccardo Miolo

Giuseppe Sarti (Faenza 1729 – Berlin 1802)

Successful opera composer, worked for royal chapels and courts in Italy, Denmark and Russia. Among his clever pupils was Cherubini.

 

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9am, church of San Francesco

MISSA SOLEMNIS

Coro Giovanile Toscano – director Benedetta Nofri

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Stefano Puri (1979)

 

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9pm, church of San Michele

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL – “Towards new paths”

Coro Giovanile Toscano – director Benedetta Nofri

 

Stefano Puri (1979) Meeting at night

Lorenzo Donati (1972) Cassandra

Ola Gjeilo (1978) Ave generosa

Gregorian chant: Victimae paschali laudes

Giovanni Bassano (1558-1617) Dic nobis Maria

Luca Fialdini (1993) Crucifixus a 8 voci

Bob Chilcott (1955) Friday 28 September 1928: The Discovery of Penicillin [Piano: A. Drigo]

Bob Chilcott (1955) Thursday 29 March 1455: The Invention of Printing [Piano: A. Drigo]

Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) Nisi Dominus

Rihards Dubra (1964) Stetit angelus

Giorgio Susana (1975) Luci serene e chiare

Benedetta Nofri (1985) The gate – tribute to Björk

Morten Lauridsen (1943) Sure on this shining night [Piano: Alessandro Drigo]

Eric Whitacre (1970) Leonardo dreams of his flying machine

 

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11pm, Piazza San Francesco

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

UMAGROSO

 

 

Monday, 20th August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Nikos Betti

Domenico Scarlatti (Napoli 1685 – Madrid 1757)

Born in a music family, Scarlatti starts his career as opera composer in Naples and Rome, lately working in Lisbon, London and Spain, becoming celebrated during his lifetime for his masterful sacred music.

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Nikos Betti (1978)

 

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9pm, church of San Michele

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL

 

“Festino nella sera del giovedì grasso avanti cena” (1608) by Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634)

UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante – director Lorenzo Donati

 

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11pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (La Clandestina Cocktail&Food)

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

I NEW BOGARTS – GIANNI BRUSCHI – NADINE RUSH

in collaboration with Spazio Seme

 

 

 

Tuesday, 21st August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Anna Passarini

Domenico Zipoli (Prato 1688 – Córdoba 1726)

An organist and composer in Baroque Rome, Zipoli became a Jesuit and a teacher among the missionaries, bringing the music of Frescobaldi and Pasquini to the Spanish reducciones of Paraguay.

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Cecilia Vettorazzi (1959)

 

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9pm, church of San Michele

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL

 

Closing concert for the Masterclass by Mo Gary Graden e del Mo Lorenzo Donati

UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

directed by the students of Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo’s School for Choir Direction

 

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11pm, Piazza San Francesco

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

JAZZ CLUB AREZZO

 

 

 

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Federico Incitti

Ferruccio Busoni (Empoli 1866 – Berlin 1924)

Performing from an early age in the Mitteleuropa area, later teaching in Europe as well as the United States and Russia, Busoni was one of the most sought after and influencing pianists of the XX century.

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

FROM SIGN TO SOUND: on music notation and the ever challenging research for a more complete adherence to ancient texts

 

Speakers: Prof. Marco Gozzi, Mo Walter Marzilli, Mo Lorenzo Donati, Mo Salvatore Sciammetta

Moderating: Mo Luigi Marzola

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Giovanni Bonato (1961)

 

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9pm, church of San Michele

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL

 

Concert-exam for the graduating students of Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo’s School for Choir Direction

Insieme Vocale Vox Cordis

 

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11pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (La Clandestina Cocktail&Food)

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

DAVIDE MASTRANGELO & MASELLA RE

 

 

 

Thursday, 23rd August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Enrico Correggia

Alessandro Orologio (1555 – Wien 1633)

A gifted trumpeter, Orologio was vice-kapellmeister for the emperor in Prague before becoming appreciated for his versatility, writing madrigals, instrumental and sacred music.

 

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10am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

FROM SIGN TO SOUND: on music notation and the ever challenging research for a more complete adherence to ancient texts

 

Speakers: Prof. Paolo da Col, Mo Enrico Correggia, Mo Alexander M. Schweitzer, Mo Vladimiro Vagnetti

Moderating: MBenedetta Nofri

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

WAITING FOR TOSCA

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

SCRITTO E CANTATO! – A project by Lorenzo Donati & UT Insieme Vocale-Consonante

Interview with Mo Mauro Zuccante(1962)

 

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9pm, church of San Francesco

66th International Guido d’Arezzo Polyphonic Contest OPENING CONCERT

 

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GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL – to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Rossini’s death

 

Eva Mei sings Rossini

Gioachino Rossini – Soirées musicales

 

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11pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (La Clandestina Cocktail&Food)

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

I VIULAN in collaboration with D.I.M.A.

 

 

Friday, 24th August 2018

 

9am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

BUONGIORNO POLIFONICO! by Anna Passarini

Gioachino Rossini (Pesaro 1792 – Passy 1868)

Brilliant and facetious, Rossini imposed himself as the foremost Italian opera composer of his time, leaving a lasting influence on musical taste of the 19th century. Only 36 and immensely famous, he ritires from opera writing and lives in Paris, where he composes  chamber and sacred music.

 

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9am, church of San Francesco

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 4

Monographic program

 

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2.30pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (3rd floor)

QUATTRO CHIACCHIERE E UN CAFFÈ by Enrico Correggia

 

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3.30pm, church of San Francesco

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 2

Sacred music

 

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6.30pm, church of San Francesco

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 7

Micrologus Prize – Gregorian chant – Medieval liturgical chant

 

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9pm, church of San Francesco

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 1

Compulsory program

Section A: Mixed choirs

Section B: Vocal ensembles

Section C: Equal voices choirs

Section D: Children’s choirs

Section E: Monodic chant

 

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11pm, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo (La Clandestina Cocktail&Food)

POLIFONICO OFF – Not only choral music but also folk, jazz and more…

 

ALTEREGO

 

 

Saturday, 25th August 2018

 

9.30am, Teatro Petrarca

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 3

Secular program

 

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4.30pm, Teatro Petrarca

GRAND PRIX CITTA’ DI AREZZO

 

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6.30pm, church of San Michele

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL

Celebrating the First World War centenary: songs from the Great War

with Federico Mozzi

 

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9pm, Roman Anfiteatro (Via Margaritone)

COMPETITION, CATEGORY 5

International Festival of choral Folk Music

Ensemble ALTEREGO

AWARDS CEREMONY

 

 

 

Sunday, 26th August 2018

 

10am, Fondazione Guido d’Arezzo

ROUND TABLE – Choir directors third international meeting

“Instruments for the contemporary choir director”

Moderating: MLorenzo Donati

 

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9pm, Roman Anfiteatro (Via Margaritone)

GUIDONEUM FESTIVAL

TOSCA

by Giacomo Puccini

Festival Pucciniano Orchestra & Choir

Conducted by: Alan Freilles

Direction: Carlo Antonio De Lucia