The International Young Composers Academy aims at strengthening the collaboration between composers, performers and ensembles.
Oscar Bianchi (faculty composer and artistic director)
Francesca Verunelli (faculty composer)
Quatuor Diotima (ensemble in residence)
Description of the Composition Academy
• world premieres of participants' works by Quatuor Diotima + soloists
• one to one lessons with faculty composers
• lectures, seminars by faculty & guest composers + participants' showcase
• masterclass with the Quatuor Diotima
Focus of the 2020 edition will be: composing for string quartet
Selected participants will be asked to write works to be premiered in Lugano during the festival. Each participant will benefit of dedicated and coached rehearsals and individual lessons. Faculty composers will hold lectures and each participants will have the chance to publicly present their work. A roster of five renown Swiss composers will contribute to the academy participating to the diverse dynamic of the workshop.
Details are available at web pages: