Workshop for String Quartets


Submission period

Sun Aug 15 at 4 AM UTC

End of submission period

Sun Sep 5 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Fri Sep 10 at 4 PM UTC
The Workshop "Harmony and form in string quartets by John Cage, Bruno Maderna and Giacomo Manzoni", organized by the Institute of Music in collaboration with the mdi ensemble, is aimed at already formed string quartets (2 violins, 1 viola , 1 cello). The works will take place at Fondazione Cini on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice from 4 to 6 October 2021. The following quartets will be studied through theoretical and musical practice sessions:

- John Cage, String Quartet in Four Parts;
- Giacomo Manzoni, Musica per Pontormo (Secondo Quartetto);
- Bruno Maderna, Quartetto in due tempi.

Practical sessions will be taken by the members of the mdi ensemble. Musicological sessions will held by Gianmario Borio (Fondazione Cini and University of Pavia) and Francisco Rocca (Fondazione Cini).

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