News

Applications for the Opera studio are open!

Starting today, November 15, 2017, the audition applications are open for the Silvio Varviso International Opera Studio! A double cast of singers will be selected as well as the rehearsal accompanists who will participate in the production of 2018, “L’italiana in Algeri” by Gioachino Rossini. Following the rule “the winning team does not change”, the

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Opera studio: auditions for pianists!

Ticino Music and the “Silvio Varviso”  International Opera studio is offering selected pianists the opportunity to experience a 360 degree learning and artistic experience: auditions will be held soon for vocal accompanists. Pianists of any nationality will be accepted, with an age limit of 30 years (born after 01.01.1988). The auditions will take place on March

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Ticino Musica in a nutshell

Academy

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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Concerts

Ticino Musica promotes the production and dissemination of classical music throughout the Canton, by organizing more than 50 concerts per year in different "ticinese" locations.

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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 composers, interpreters, and ensembles. The contemporary music laboratory’s structure may be described as follows: masterclass in composition, masterclass in contemporary voice, 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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