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This was decided by Suoni subscribers reflected after today's final / concert in the Sala Vanni
The Polaris Duo (Moschitz and Bonini) wins the 2nd Pontillo musical interpretation competition
Goes to an Italian saxophone-piano duo with a completely twentieth-century program, the first prize of the second edition of the international musical interpretation competition Marcello Pontillo, which opened the Sunday concerts of the festival Suoni reflection today in Florence.
The saxophonist Simone Moschitz (25 years old from Tarvisio) and the pianist Daniele Bonini (32 years old from Udine), to whom a recognition of 2500 euros goes, had the greatest approval of the voting public (the subscribers to the festival), at the end of the final / concert held in Sala Vanni which saw two other finalists as Duo Eva Maddalena Grossenbacher and Grzegorz Fleszar violin and piano (Swiss and Polish based in Berne), ranked 2nd with a prize of 1500 euros, and the Duo Silvia Carlin and Matteo Four-handed piano hinges (Italians residing in Basel), 3rd place with a prize of 500 euros.
The interpretations of the three finalists were preceded by a short performance by Duo Konstantin Nosyrev and Yulia Grosheva domra and piano (Russians by Niznij Novgorod), who received a special mention from the jury chaired by Aldo Ceccato and composed by Alain Meunier, Pierre Wavre, Matteo Fossi and Mario Ancillotti. The jury prize was not awarded. All the musicians have been applauded by the public.
The Polaris Duo of the saxophonist Simone Moschitz and the pianist Daniele Bonini, trained for about a year and a half and already awarded, has played the Sonata op. 29 by Robert Muczynski (1929-2010), then the Hot-Sonate (in four movements) by Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) and finally a music by a living composer, the Japanese Takashi Yoshimatsu (1953): Fuzzy Bird Sonata (I Run, Bird; II Sing, Bird; III Fly, Bird).
"The Florentine public - the president of the jury Aldo Ceccato said visibly moved in closing - proved to have an extraordinary sensitivity and love for music. Love for music is a reason for living ».
The festival Sounds reflexes continues Thursday 17 October at 9pm at the Sala Buonumore of the Conservatory of Florence with the first concert of the cycle "The impossible transcriptions" with the piano duo Matteo Fossi - Marco Gaggini . Tickets will go on sale about half an hour before it starts at the Conservatory (Piazza delle Belle Arti 2). To book: 055-699223, email@example.com . Full ticket 12 euros, reduced 8 euros. Who has the Classic Tuscany Network card has the right to reduction. For more information, visit the website www.suoniriflessi.it or the Facebook page 'Suoni Riflessi'.
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The realization of this event was possible thanks to the sensitivity of institutional sponsors (Municipality of Florence, Tuscany Region, Florentine Estate, CR Firenze Foundation) and of some private subjects: from Banca Mediolanum and Apartments Florence ( www.apartmentsflorence.it ) in primis , at Fattoria Ugo Bing, Onerati Strumenti Musicali, Savino del Bene, 2Next. Without forgetting the Friends of Reflected Sounds.
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