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The importance of masterclass and workshops

Why are TICINO MUSICA masterclass so important? Because they work as a connection between study and working life. A lot of young students, after studying music for a long time, don’t know how to transform this experience in a professional way. TICINO MUSIC fills the gap and gives students the chance of improving their talent with

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Opera studio – enrollments are open

This year, the international Opera Studio “Silvio Varviso” TICINO MUSICA 2017 will work on Mozart’s Così fan tutte, and also for 2017 the musical direction is left in the hand of Umberto Finazzi, with Marco Gandini as stage director and Claudio Cinelli as set designer. Two years ago, the Opera Studio worked on Mozart’s Don

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Festival 2017, 16 to 29 July

We are working hard preparing the 21st edition of the Ticino Musica Festival, which will take place from 16th to 29th July 2017. After the success of the 20th edition, which ended last 30th of July and which saw a great deal of participants and audience, the Ticino Musica staff is already preparing the programme

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Ticino Musica in a nutshell

Masterclass

With the masterclasses, students have the opportunity to interact on a daily basis with artists with a well-established international reputation. The simultaneous offer of courses for almost every orchestral instrument provides also the opportunity to for different chamber music ensembles. Also, the numerous concerts that take place during the two weeks of the masterclasses help preparing the young musicians for their future professional lives and enrich the cultural panorama of Ticino.

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“Silvio Varviso” Opera Studio

The “Silvio Varviso” international Opera Studio is an integral part of the educational programme of your classical music festival in Southern Switzerland. Our objective is to give the opportunity to young singers to study and interpret a selected opera, so that they can put into play their talent and their capacities. Through an international call for applications, auditions are organized so that the new voices can be selected…

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Contemporary music workshop

The contemporary music laboratory focuses in the creation of strong collaboration bonds between different actors: composers, interpreters, conductors and ensembles. The contemporary music laboratory’s structure may be described as follows: masterclass in composition with professors Vladimir Tarnopolsky and Mathias Steinauer, masterclass in contemporary repertoire conducting with professor Arturo Tamayo, and lectures by 5 Swiss composers.

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Ticino Musica

Ticino Musica is an international meeting of young musicians coming from all around the world. The masterclasses give students the opportunity to have close contact with internationally renowned musicians on a daily basis. The simultaneous offer of courses for almost every orchestral instrument provides also the opportunity to for different chamber music ensembles. Also, the numerous concerts that take place during the two weeks of the masterclasses help preparing the young musicians for their future professional lives and enrich the cultural panorama of Ticino. This international meeting of young musicians...

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Interviews

Intervista a Lorenzo Micheli

Lorenzo Micheli, docente di chitarra al Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana, è uno dei chitarristi più attivi al mondo, sia in campo didattico che concertistico. Questa estate ha suonato a Lugano sia per Ceresio Estate che per Ticino Musica riscuotendo un enorme successo. La chitarra è uno strumento molto “popolare”, ma per chi intraprende la professione

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Intervista ad Arturo Tamayo

Una delle grandi novità di Ticino Musica 2014 è il Laboratorio di Musica contemporanea, che comprende un lavoro di ensemble e il corso di direzione sotto la guida del M° Arturo Tamayo e un corso di composizione con i maestri Mathias Steinauer e Vladimir Tarnopolski. Abbiamo intervistato il M° Tamayo.  Come è nato il progetto

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Intervista agli strumentisti dell’Opera Studio

Oggi martedì 22 luglio alle 0re 21.00 avrà luogo, al Teatro San Materno di Ascona. la seconda rappresentazione del Don Giovanni di W.A. Mozart, messo in scena dai componenti dell’Opera Studio internazionale “Silvio Varviso”. In questi giorni abbiamo chiacchierato con gli strumentisti dell’ensemble, selezionati in seguito ad audizioni tra gli studenti del Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana:

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