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Sibelius Festival Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera – autumn 2017

The final schedule has been announced for the third Sibelius Festival Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera, Italy, taking place in September/October 2017. The Festival comprises an ambitious programme of lectures and concerts organized under the artistic direction of  composer Federico Ermirio.

Friday 22 September, 5pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Sala ‘Spazio Aperto’
Sibelius e il Golfo del Tigullio: Soggiorno e ispirazione (in Italian)
Federico Ermirio, composer & artistic director

Friday 29 September, 9pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Villa Durazzo
Inauguration Concert: Grieg, Sibelius, Ermirio, Rautavaara
Folke Gräsbeck, piano (artist in residence)

Saturday, September 30th 9pm
Sori / Oratorio di Sant’Erasmo
Soprano Recital: Grieg, Sibelius, Catalani, Puccini
Daria Masiero, soprano / Gisella Dapueto, piano

Sunday 1 October, 3.30pm
Recco / San Giovanni Battista Church
Grieg, Sibelius, Holst, De Haan, Elgar, Tchaikovsky
Filarmonica ‘Gioacchino Rossini’ wind orchestra

Friday 6 October, 5pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Sala ‘Spazio Aperto’
Luci, colori e suoni (in Italian)
Simon Falvo, editor

Friday 6 October, 9pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Villa Durazzo
Piano Quintets: Ermirio, Berg, Sibelius
New Helsinki Quartet; Folke Gräsbeck, piano

Saturday 7 October, 9pm
Zoagli /San Martino Church
String Quartets [1]: Berg, Kokkonen, Sibelius
New Helsinki Quartet

Sunday 8 October, 9pm
Recco / Oratorio di San Martino
String Quartets [2]: Sibelius, Webern, Kaipainen, Beethoven
New Helsinki Quartet

Friday 13 October, 5pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Sala ‘Spazio Aperto’
Il cinema finlandese prima di Kaurismäki (in Italian)
Hilla Okkonen (Finnish Embassy, Rome)

Friday 13 October, 9pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Villa Durazzo
Piano Recital: Prokofiev, Nielsen, Sibelius
Andrea Carcano, piano

Saturday 14 October, 5pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / Sala Consiliare del Comune
Sotto la stella polare: cento anni di indipendenza (in Italian)
Ferruccio Tammaro, critic
Hilla Okkonen (Finnish Embassy, Rome)
with the participation of Janne Taalas, Finnish Ambassador in Rome

Saturday 14 October, 9pm
Santa Margherita Ligure / San Siro Church
Symphonic Concert: Barber, Sibelius
Orchestra Sinfonica del Conservatorio ‘Giacomo Puccini’ di La Spezia
Giovanni Di Stefano, conductor

Sunday 15 October, 6pm
Bogliasco / Sala ‘Piero Bozzo’
Viola Recital: Sibelius, Bax, Brahms
Kate Hamilton, viola
Andrea Carcano, piano

Click here to visit the Festival’s website.

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Awaiting the Sibelius Festival in Italy

In anticipation of the third Sibelius Festival – Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera, which will take place in October 2017, the AkREibA Association is presenting a series of four lectures, as a preview of the festival.

The first will be given by Prof. Ferruccio Tammaro, one of the greatest Italian musicologists (University of Turin).
‘THE SEA IN THE NORDIC SYMPHONIC MUSIC’
Saturday 1 April, 5 pm,  ‘Spazio Aperto’ Hall, Via dell’Arco, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

followed by:
8 April, 5 pm, with Valentina Lo Surdo (musicologist and journalist with RAI)
29 April, 5 pm, with Roberto Iovino (director of the Genoa Conservatory)
6 May, 5 pm, with Federico Ermirio (artistic director of the festival, composer)

Further information: click here (in Italian)

Sibelius Festival Golfo del Tigullio – Update

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More details of the Sibelius Festival Golfo del Tigullio (artistic director: Federico Ermirio) taking place in October 2016 have been released.

Friday 30 September (morning):
Press conference and music at Villa Durazzo, S. Margherita

Saturday 1 October, 5pm, Spazio Aperto Hall, S. Margherita
Opening conference: The Inheritance of Jean Sibelius, with Federico Ermirio, composer

Friday 7 October, 9pm, N. S. della Rosa (Cathedral), S. Margherita
Opening concert: ‘Against a Pale Glow’. A Nordic Travel
Eva Alkula, kantele / Orchestra Polledro / Federico Bisio conductor
Grieg/Gudmundsson/Sibelius/Nielsen

Saturday 8 October, 5pm, Spazio Aperto Hall, S. Margherita
Lumikiteistä (Snow Crystals)
Eva Alkula, kantele / M. Del Monte, flute / D. Ermirio, cello
Karjalainen/Yli-Salomäki/Saariaho/Pärt/Laakso/Sibelius

Sunday 9 October, 5pm, N. S. del Suffragio, Recco
Le Salon Spirituel / Eva Wymola, mezzo-soprano / Andrea Carcano, piano
Tchaikovsky/Dvořák/Sibelius/Mahler/Handel/Bizet/Franck/Gounod

Sunday 9 October, 9pm, Villa Durazzo, S. Margherita
A Romantic Violin
Essi Kiiski, violin / Eduardo Andrade, piano
Sibelius/Andrade/Grieg/Maier-Röntgen

Thursday 13 October, 5pm, Spazio Aperto Hall, S. Margherita
Meeting with extracts from the film ‘Sibelius’, 2003 by Timo Koivusalo

Thursday 13 October, 9pm, Oratorio S. Erasmo, Sori
Animula Vagula
Domenico Ermirio, cello / Folke Gräsbeck, piano
Busoni/Bax/Debussy/Sibelius

Friday 14 October, 9pm, Villa Durazzo, S. Margherita
Sibelius and the Slavonic World
Eva Wymola, mezzo-soprano / Andrea Carcano piano
Tchaikovsky/Dvořák/Sibelius/Minkov/Janáček

Saturday 15 October: Piano Recitals
5pm, Piero Bozzo Hall, Bogliasco
Music by the Sea
Andrea Carcano plays Sibelius/Busoni/Rósza/Rautavaara/Grieg
9pm, N. S. del Suffragio, Recco
Sibelius &…
Folke Gräsbeck plays Busoni/Gräsbeck/Ermirio/Sibelius

Further information:
Festival website: http://sib150.wix.com/festivalsibeliusen
e-mail: sibeliusfestival@gmail.com

Click here to download the flyer as a pdf document.

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Sibelius Festival – Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera 2016

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The second Sibelius Festival – Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera (artistic director: Federico Ermirio) will take place in October 2016. The festival will include a range of concerts, with artists including Eva Alkula (kantele), Eva Wymola (mezzo-soprano), Essi Kiiski (violin), Eduardo Andrade (piano), Domenico Ermirio (cello), Andrea Carcano (piano) and Folke Gräsbeck (piano). There will also be a screening of Timo Koivusalo’s 2003 film Sibelius starring Martti Suosalo and Miina Turunen.

Visit the Festival’s website for further information.

Call for scores: ‘Pocket Ballet: Kalevala’ (2017)

The third Sibelius Festival – Golfo del Tigullio e Riviera (October 2017) will host Pocket Ballet, a project born some years ago, dedicated – as the title suggests – to the creation of events involving a small number of dancers and musicians. The first of these, Isofromatem, was premièred in Italy in 2014, introducing new works by four living composers from Italy, Greece, Israel and Finland. For 2017 a new ballet project, with a duration of less then one hour, inspired by the Finnish epic poem Kalevala, will be realized by choreographer Peter Larsen. The music will be entrusted to an instrumental trio: accordion, viola and kantele. All Finnish composers born after 31 December 1981 are eligible to submit scores for consideration.

For further information please click the link below to download a pdf document
Pocket Ballet – Kalevala – Call for Scores 2017

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