AGORA' FORUM & SOUNDS - COMPOSITION & PERFORMANCES

AGORÀ – FORUM & SOUNDS
COMPOSITION - WORKSHOPS & PERFORMANCES

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Agorà – Forum & Sounds – Composition – Workshops & Performances, provides:
emerging composers with the chance to develop their compositional skills, and have their work premiered by a professional ensemble and musicians specialized in contemporary repertoires;

VENUE
ITALY. Trentino – Smarano (Trento) – Smarano International Organ Academy. Smarano is a small city located in Val di Non (Trentino), in a beautiful landscape between mountains and woods.

DATES
4 weekends (in the months from September to December): 28-29 September; 26-27 October; 20-21 November; 14-15 December.

ADMISSIONS
Maximum 10 composers. For admission: curriculum vitae and 1 composition project. Expiration date for application: Agust 24th. Here for application form: http://www.piazzadelmondo.it/wp/agora/forum-sounds/application-form

PRICES
Free

ACCOMODATION
In Smarano have accommodation solution in Dormitory – rooms with 4 beds, shared bathroom. 10,00 €/12,00 € pers/night –, and more.

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES

COMPOSERS
will be offered:
- the opportunity to develop their work in progress for solo and ensemble performance.
will attend:
- individual classes
- seminars on contemporary vocal and instrumental techniques taught by experienced musicians
- lectures on theory and practice of contemporary music
- seminars on poetry for libretti taught by academic experts.

WORKSHOPS
– COMPOSITION
Cosimo Colazzo (Conservatorio di musica “F.A. Bonporti” Trento, Italy – CARAVELAS-CESEM Universidade Nova Lisboa, Portugal – Italian School Middlebury College, U.S.A.)

LECTURES
– COMPOSITION
Cosimo Colazzo and other composers

– CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL TECNIQUES
MotoContrario ensemble: Andrea Mattevi (violin and viola; other string instruments); Emanuele Dalmaso (saxophones: soprano, alto, tenor, baritone); Riccardo Terrin (trumpets; other brass instruments); Beatrix Graf (clarinets); Marco Longo (piano)

– ITALIAN VERSIFICATION – POETRY FOR MUSIC
Giuliana Adamo (Professor in Italian Studies, Trinity College Dublin)

FINAL CONCERTS
Agorà – Forum & Sounds will be concluded by the Agorà – Forum & Sounds – Concerts.
MotoContrario ensemble, a professional contemporary music ensemble, will coach and perform the original works composed, in Smarano and other locations.

WEB
Main organizer:
Associazione Culturale “Piazza del Mondo” – http://www.piazzadelmondo.it
in collaboration with:
Associazione di Promozione Sociale “Monsignor Celestino Eccher”. “Smarano International Organ Academy” http://www.smaranoacademy.com/accademiaorgano/
Associazione culturale “MotoContrario – MotoContrario ensemble” – http://www.motocontrario.it

INFO
segreteria@piazzadelmondo.it
http://www.piazzadelmondo.it/wp/agora/forum-sounds

APPLICATION FORM
Here for application form: http://www.piazzadelmondo.it/wp/agora/forum-sounds/application-form

24 Aug 2019