13 August, 9pm
Villa Cipressi, Varenna
MAURIZIO BARBETTI (ALTO), FRANCESCO CUOGHI (GUITAR)
PROGRAM: FROM ROSSINI TO PIAZZOLLA
Napoleon Coste Le Montagnard (1805-1883): Divertissement Pastoral op. 34
Alessandro Grego (1960): Astor (prima esecuzione assoluta)
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868): Scherzo
Luigi Picchianti (1786-1864) : Due arie di Rossini per chitarra (Preghiera -Mosé in Egitto, Cavatina - Tancredi)
Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992): Etude n. 4 per viola
Ferdinando Carulli (1870-1841): Duetto op. 137 n. 1 (Allegro moderato, Andante con variazioni, Tempo I°, Allegro moderato)
A tasting menu will be provided during the interval of the concert, organized by the Restaurant of Villa Cipressi at the cost of 15 €.
MAURIZIO BARBETTI (ALTO)
After obtained the Diploma in Viola Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro, goes to study with Aldo Bennici. He attended the Darmstadt Ferienkurse studying with Stefan Georghiu andIrvine Arditti, who gave to Maurizio Barbetti the Darmstadt Preis in 1992. The same year also won the International Award of interpretation Iannis Xenakis in Paris since 1992Barbetti is completely dedicated to the concert and performs as a soloist in major halls ofthe world: La Scala in Milan, Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin Radio (playing "Mixture " by Karlheinz Stockausen at the presence of the composer) Mozarteum in Salzburg, Opera of Nice, Venice Biennale, Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Hamburg (Staatsoper);Cochrane Theater in London, Darmstadt, Köln (WDR), Witten, Frankfurt, Hannover,Heilbronn ; Rottenburg (Südwestfunk), Wurzburg, Bonn, Bremen (Radio Bremen),Dresden, Leipzig; Monaco (Konzerthaus, recording for the Rundfunk Bayerisher the violaconcerto by KK Hubler directed by Robert HP Platz), Freiburg, Baden Baden, Bamberg;Belfast (BBC), Paris (Radio France), Strasbourg (European Parliament), Lyon (Grame),Orleans (Semaines Musicales Internationales), Lille, Siena (Accademia Chigiana); Auditorium of Milan, Rome (National Theater), Milan Conservatory , Venice (Sonopolis,Teatro La Fenice), Turin, Madrid (Centro Bellas Artes, Centro Reina Sofia), Oporto, Mexico(Festival Internacional Cervantino), Rotterdam (IGIC), Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bucharest(Ateneum), Innsbruck (Konservatorium ), Finland (Time of Music); Vienna, Sapporo,Toky... often accompanied by prestigious groups as the Ensemble Koln (of which hewas principal viola solo from '92 to '96), the Ensemble Recherche Freiburg; DublinConcorde Ensemble, Roma Sinfonietta; Monesis Ensemble; Modus Novus Madrid and by major orchestras such as Orchestra of the Opera of Nice Orchestra of Radio Television ofDublin International Orchestra of Italy; Euroasian Philharmonic Orchestra in Seoul.Has performed its first Irish "Chemins II" for viola and orchestra by Berio with theOrchestra of Radio Television of Dublin led by Friedrich Goldmann. (The director of"Prometheus" by Luigi Nono). The concert was broadcast live on BBC Radio3.Particularly attentive to the production of music, "new", the world's major composers havededicated works for viola, among them Paul Mèfano, Ennio Morricone, Luis de Pablo andHoratiu Radulescu. Ennio Morricone has performed and recorded the world premiere ofhis concerto for viola and orchestra, by Luis de Pablo, recently performed the worldpremiere of the piece "Anatomias" for viola and ensemble (dedicated to him) at the CenterReina Sofia in Madrid. He collaborates with the "Living Theater" in New York.Maurizio also studied Sociology, Phenomenology, Psychology and Pedagogy of Music atthe Conservatory of Perugia with, among others, Anna Maria Freschi.Maurizio Barbetti holds master class in important institutions like all 'Irina Prize Foundation in Tokyo, Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo), Tokyo Gakugei University, Toho GakuenCollege of Drama and Music (Tokyo); Viitasaari Summer Academy (Finland) the CentroNacional de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, The Lucero Master Class in Paris, Milan AcademyTheme. He recorded for Südwestfunk; SFW Berlin, WDR in Cologne, Radio France, RadioTelevision Ireland; Swisse Romande, Rai, Rai Sat and also to radio and television inBritish, Mexican, Japanese, Austrians, Israelis. She has also recorded, among others, for the record labels Mode Records in New York, Stradivarius in Milano and Col Legno ofBaden Baden. Taught at the conservatories of Mantua, La Spezia, Matera, Reggio Emilia and theInternational Academy of Music in Milan.
FRANCESCO CUOGHI (GUITAR)
Graduated in guitar at the Music Lyceum GBViotti of Vercelli and at the Conservatorio SanPietro a Majella in Naples.
He attended the Accademia Musicale Chigiana Seminars ofSiena, the Atelier de Recherche Instrumentale IRCAM in Paris, the FerienkurseDarmstadt. He also studied composition privately with Nazario Carlo Bellandi and AldoClementi, music electronics (Max / MSP) to the FPA Eighth of Rome. Since 1984 he is professor of guitar at the Conservatory G. Rossini in Pesaro and in 2007 at theConservatorio Luigi Cherubini in Florence.
He plays on copies of period instruments and modern instruments: a ten-stringed guitar,electric guitar, guitar midi.
Since 1985 he has started the implementation of works with liveelectronics devices with various appliances.
With the new generation of microprocessors using dedicated software audio-video: MAX5, Csound, etc..
He played in Italy and Europe in the festivals: Festival of Foreign Academies (Roma),Fabrikomposition (Zurich),
Concert de Ville (Geneva), The Church of Vivaldi in Venice(Venice), a contemporary-music in our time (Teramo)
ETC. Especially active incontemporary music has been part of the 'Ex Novo Ensemble "in Venice, the" Group of Rome"(director G. Sinopoli), gave first performances of: F. Pennisi, A. Brizzi, M. Molteni, G. Giuliano, E. Sapphires, M. Giri, W. Branchi registering for Edipan, Rugginenti, RAI .
In 1986 he was among the founders of Orphée Musicale in Pesaro for the promotion ofplucked instruments (guitar, harp, harpsichord, lute) and is artistic director of the'Ensemble Orphée. " The association has continuously played music activity throughevents concerts, master classes (Gradara, Orta San Giulio), conventions: Minimal music,Anton Webern, Roland Barthes and the music, Giovanna Sandri, notation, (Urbino, Rome )has published articles in: A. Haba, B. Maderna, Steve Reich, etc..
Has written several compositions for solo guitar and electronic instrumentation. As part ofthe music of the seventeenth century, in addition to running on a copy of the repertoire onperiod instruments, has promoted the conference in Pesaro (1995) on music for baroque guitar.
Cds: The Labyrinth trial Aldo Brizzi PHM971606ABNova Ensemble Philharmonia CD PAN 3012
Revisions: Malerbi Joseph (1771-1849), Concerto for guitar and orchestra, nineteenth-century editions of Ancona.
Contemporary repertoire with tools and devices in audio equipment and music instruments
Micro-tonal universe of Alois Haba in Sonus Materials for modern and contemporary music, fasc. December 20, 2000.
Tablature rasguear from the twentieth century, the Baroque guitar, insert Guitart 2002
Giacinto Scelsi Ko-Tha (Interview 1987) in 'Giacinto Scelsi', Actes Sud, 2006
Correspondence Chilesotti-Faithful. 1910-1916 in Music / Reality, March 2008 n.85 LIM