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Bologna Modern #2

Contemporary Music Festival

From: 11/10/2017 - To: 31/10/2017

Teatro Comunale e altre sedi - Bologna

Phone (+39) 051 529958 (da martedì a venerdì 10.00 - 14.00)

Date of last update: 25/09/2017, 13:19

Second edition of the festival dedicated to contemporary music. From October 11th to 31st , 2017, Teatro Comunale di Bologna presents Bologna Modern #2. Festival per le Musiche contemporanee (Bologna Modern #2. Festival for the contemporary music) focussing on nowadays composing languages, from the opera to the electronic music, with exclusive concerts and première operas.
“Bologna Modern #2” is organized by Teatro Comunale di Bologna in cooperation with Fondazione Musica Insieme,  the support of Fondazione del Monte and of Pelliconi, and in collaboration with AngelicA, TEDx, roBOt and Xing.
Here is the programme of 2017 edition:

Wednesday, 11-12 October, at 20.00 - Teatro Comunale
MEDEA / MEDEAMATERIAL
Music by Georg Benda / Pascal Dusapin
Pamela Hunter, director
Marco Angius, conductor
Mario Benotto, chorus master
Performers: Salome Kammer, Paul Suter, Piia Komsi, Gabriella Costa, Sabina Martin, Katazyna Otczy, Kostantin Derri
Orchestra e Chorus of Teatro Comunale di Bologna
New production of Teatro Comunale di Bologna with Nimrod Opera Zurich

Friday, 13 October, at 20.30 - Teatro Comunale
CON CARMELO BENE
On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Carmelo Bene's birth (1937-2017)
Open meeting with Goffredo Fofi, Piergiorgio Giacché, Rino Maenza, Nicola Sani
Screening of the film “Manfred” (1979)
Music by Robert Schumann
Version for concert as oratorio
Piero Bellugi, conductor
Carmelo Bene, director and main actor
Leone Magiera, chorus master
Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Other performers:
Lydia Mancinelli, Astarte
Anna Tammaro, soprano
Sofia Mukhametova, contralto
Dino Di Domenico, tenor
Flavio Tasin, Bernardino Ferracchiato, Antonio Picciau, Armenio Santi, bass
in collaboration with Rai Teche

Saturday, 14 October, at 20.30 - Oratorio S. Filippo Neri
On the occasion of the 70 years of Salvatore Sciarrino
I CAPRICCI
Michael Barenboim, violin
Niccolò Paganini, Capricci
Salvatore Sciarrino, Sei Capricci for violin
in collaboration with Fondazione Musica Insieme

Sunday, 15 October, at 20.30 - Teatro Comunale
FINAL CONCERT OF THE COMPOSING CONTEST “PREMIO NAZIONALE DELLE ARTI 2016/2017”
Roberto Parmeggiani, conductor
Ensemble of contemporary music and Chorus of Conservatorio G. B. Martini di Bologna
Awarded compositions: “Poesia cioè natura” byDario Peluso, “Con rochi fiori in mano” by Daniele Bertoldin, “Vieniconrochifiori_inmano” by Giorgio Astrei

Monday, 16 October
Teatro Comunale, Foyer Respighi
TRITTICO: TROVA IL SOGGETTO
in collaboration with Xing
at 18.00, Alessandro Bosetti, Plane/Talea #31 (2017)
Live Electronic Act curated by Pierfrancesco Pacoda
at 18.30, Bruno Belissimo

at 20.30 - Teatro Manzoni
Philippe Auguin, conductor
Michael Barenboim, violin
Orchestra Giovanile Italiana
Richard Wagner, Ouverture from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Concerto in D major op. 35 for violin and orchestra
Anton Bruckner, Sinfonia n. 7 in E major
in collaboration with Fondazione Musica Insieme

Wednesday, 18 October, at 20.30 - Teatro Comunale
IN MEMORIA DI MARIO ZANZANI
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Mario Zanzani's death
in collaboration with AngelicA and with Goethe-Institut Mailand
Curated by Oderso Rubini, Massimo Simonini
Première
Music by Heiner Goebbels, Tiziano Popoli, Gianni Gebbia
Lyrics by Paul Auster, Tommaso da Celano, Messale, Bardo Thodol, Novalis, “lamentazioni lucane”
Aldo Sisillo, conductor
Ermanno Cavazzoni, voice
Gianni Gebbia, sax soprano , sax sopranino
Heiner Goebbels, piano
Anna-Maria Hefele, harmonic voice, soprano
Tiziano Popoli, sampler
Valeria Sturba, theremin, voice, electronics
Vincenzo Vasi, theremin, voice, electronics
Alhambra Superchi, chorus master
Orchestra and Children Chorus of Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Friday, 20 October, at 20.30 - Teatro Comunale
Daniel Smith, conductor
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Olivier Messiaen, “Les offrandes oubliées”
Witold Lutos?awski, Concerto for Orchestra
Dmitrij Šostakovi?, Symphony n. 12 in D minor op.112 (The year 1917)

Saturday, 21 October
at 14.00 - Teatro Comunale
TEDX 2017 - INIMMAGINABILE

at 21.30 - Teatro Comunale
ELECTRONIC NIGHT
in collaboration with Mounkey Program
Live Electronic session of Sailor & I from Berlin

Sunday, 22 October, at 20.30 - Teatro Comunale
STEFANO BOLLANI Piano solo
in collaboration with Fondazione Musica Insieme

Tuesday, 24 October - Teatro Comunale, Foyer Respighi
TRITTICO: TROVA IL SOGGETTO
in collaboration with Xing
at 18.00, Alessandro Bosetti, Plane/Talea #32 (2017)
Live Electronic Act curated by Pierfrancesco Pacoda
at 18.30, K-Conjog

Friday, 27 October, at 18.00 - Teatro Comunale, Foyer Respighi
TRITTICO: TROVA IL SOGGETTO
in collaboration with Xing
at 18.00, Alessandro Bosetti, Guryong - Voice as Trash (2016)
Live Electronic Act curated by Pierfrancesco Pacoda
at 18.30, Jolly Mare

Saturday, 28 October, at 20.30 - Basilica di San Petronio
Tonino Battista, conductor
Orchestra of Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Arvo Pärt, Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten for tubular bells and string orchestra
Giacinto Scelsi, Anagamin for strings (1965)
Tristan Murail, La dérive des continents for viola solo and string orchestra
Philip Glass, Symphony n. 3 for strings (1995)

Tuesday, 31 October
at 19.00 - Oratorio S. Filippo Neri
TAVOLA ROTONDA
On the occasion of the 80 years of Azio Corghi
with  Azio Corghi, Cristina Zavalloni, Sandro Cappelletto, Nicola Sani
in collaboration with Fondazione Musica Insieme

at 20.30 - Oratorio S. Filippo Neri
OMAGGIO AD AZIO CORGHI
Laura Catrani, soprano
Maurizio Baglini, piano
Paolo Grazia, oboe d’amore
Ensemble Zipangu
Fabio Sperandio, conductor
Azio Corghi, …Ite bellu ! “rondeau“ for soprano and strings (2003)
Azio Corghi, Filigrane bachiane for piano and strings (2010)
Azio Corghi, …fero dolore, drama song from “pianto della Madonna sopra il Lamento d’Arianna” by Claudio Monteverdi for woman voice, oboe d’amore, percussions, strings (1993)
in collaboration with Fondazione Musica Insieme

at 22.00 - Teatro Comunale, Foyer Respighi
HALLOWEEN NIGHT feat. ROBOT

Further information and updates www.comunalebologna.it

  • From: 11/10/2017
  • To: 31/10/2017

TICKETS FOR THE CONCERTS AND “MEDEA/MEDEAMATERIAL” AT TEATRO COMUNALE
Tickets are available online on the website www.tcbo.it and at the box office of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Largo Respighi 1
Info: box office of Teatro Comunale +39 051 529019 - www.tcbo.it - boxoffice@comunalebologna.it

TICKETS FOR THE CONCERTS ORGANIZED BY MUSICA INSIEME
Tickets for the concerts organized by Musica Insieme (Michael Barenboim, 14 October – Stefano Bollani, 22 October – Homage to Azio Corghi, 31 October) are available online on the circuit Vivaticket and at the box office of Auditorium Manzoni Via De' Monari 1/2 (Tuesday to Saturday 15-18.30). Tickets are also available at the event locations one hour before the concert starting time (for the concert on October 22 from 3pm).
Info: Segreteria di Musica Insieme +39 051 271932, info@musicainsiemebologna.it

Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Largo Respighi, 1

Teatro Manzoni
Via De' Monari, 1/2

Oratorio di San Filippo Neri
Via Manzoni, 5

Basilica di San Petronio
Piazza Maggiore

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