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  • 09/01/2019

    Announcement of upcoming ICAMus events 2019-2020.

    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Renaissance. The Center announces new events in 2019-2020, following the large resonance of the June 12-14, 2018 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco events at Sapienza Università di Roma: Aloma Bardi's paper on Castelnuovo-Tedesco's musical and cultural America, being published in a forthcoming volume of conference proceedings; Caroline Helton and Kathryn Goodson perform Castelnuovo-Tedesco's settings of Italian poetry at the University of Michigan in October 2019; a restyling of the ICAMus Website, with new content available for research; the inaugural event of American Poets Set to Music by American Composers at the Florence Lyceum on May 18, 2020. Programs and details to be made available closer to each event.

  • 01/12/2020

    World première of “That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple” by Jerome N. Margolis in Venice, Old Ghetto, conducted by Davide Casali.

    That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA, for string orchestra (composed: October 30, 2018) premiered in Venice, Old Ghetto, by the Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta conducted by Jewish-and-Holocaust-music specialist, Davide Casali. The performance, within the Festival Viktor Ullmann, is a collaboration with ICAMus and with the composer. Dr. Margolis donated this unpublished and unperformed score to the ICAMus Archive, as part of a major donation of his works. Sala Montefiore, Old Ghetto, Venice, Italy. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm; free admission.

  • 01/27/2020

    European première of “Kol Nidre” by Jerome N. Margolis in Budapest, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

    Kol Nidre, for clarinet and piano (2019) by Jerome N. Margolis is performed by Jewish-and-Holocaust-music specialist, clarinetist and conductor Davide Casali, and Pierpaolo Levi. The European première of Kol Nidre, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020 is a collaboration with ICAMus and with the composer. Dr. Margolis donated this unpublished score to the ICAMus Archive, as part of a major donation of his works. At the Italian Cultural Institute in Budapest, Bródy Sándor u. 8, Budapest, Hungary; Monday, January 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

  • 02/23/2020

    “Duke Ellington: le visioni sinfoniche di un Duca del jazz” (“The Duke of Jazz and His Symphonic Visions”). Lecture by Luca Bragalini in Prato, Italy.

    Musicologist and jazz expert Luca Bragalini offers a lecture that is a journey through Duke Ellington’s symphonic works; for MetJazz 2020, sponsored by Camerata strumentale “Città di Prato” in collaboration with ICAMus. Sala delle Colonne of the Scuola di Musica “G. Verdi” in Prato, Italy, Sunday February 23, 2020 at 11:00am. Open to the public, with free admission. The event inaugurates a groundbreaking 2020-21 ICAMus international project with Luca Bragalini on Ellington’s symphonic works; initiatives in the United States and in Europe.

 

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