Musical Renaissance in Florence
International Festival - III Edition
From 27 August to 12 September 2019
It continues until September 12 with daily appointments, from today all with free admission, the festival «FloReMus . Renaissance Music in Florence ", organized by L'Homme Armé. Sunday 8 September at 6.30pm in the cloister of Palazzo Medici Riccardi (Via Cavour 3, Florence; free admission; info and reservations 3396757446 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hommearme.it ), Concert of the III International Course of Renaissance Music , with course students and professors of L'Homme Armé; in collaboration with the Committee Cosimo and Caterina: during this week, in parallel with the festival "FloReMus", an intensive course was held aimed at students already previously trained and selected; the study program focused on the repertoire of the Italian madrigal and French chanson of the sixteenth century, from Josquin to Marenzio, with a masterclass given by Denis Rai Dadre, leader of the prestigious and excellent Ensemble Doulce Mémoire. Teachers and students (of previously ascertained quality) meet on Sunday 8 at 6.30pm for a concert open to the public.
Monday 9 September at 5pm , at the Buonarroti Library (Viale Alessandro Guidoni, 188; free admission) second meeting of the free workshop «“ How beautiful is youth ”. Music and stories of the Florentine Renaissance, held by Maestro Fabio Lombardo and soprano Eva Tonietti , expressly aimed at people who know little or nothing about the art, culture and music of this period; the workshop, with active involvement of the public, aims to stimulate the development of a knowledge of the artistic and musical treasures of the city and to understand its genesis, both through narratives and through practical musical and poetic activities. The first meeting was a great success, so much so that the public prolonged to three and scheduled two hours of laboratory (and enthusiastically joined the proposal to sing in choir "How beautiful is youth", or the Triumph of Bacchus and Arianna , on a text by Lorenzo de 'dici, set to music for a carnival of the Laurentian age and made popular in modern times by Angelo Branduardi too).
Summary calendar of events until 12 September
Tuesday 10 September, 6.30pm, Biblioteca delle Oblate, Via dell'Oriuolo 24, Florence; free admission: «Simonetta and the others: women in the Florentine fifteenth-century festival», with Paola Ventrone , show historian, professor at the Catholic University of Milan. Last of the highly popular conversations, aimed at the audience of enthusiasts and entrusted to experts in the sector, chosen for their particular experience and attitude in high-level dissemination.
Tuesday 10 September, 7.30pm , Altana della Biblioteca delle Oblate, Florence (via dell'Oriuolo 24), free admission: Lunaensemble, directed by Luciano Bonci; music by Monteverdi.
Wednesday 11 September , 5 pm , Biblioteca Mario Luzi (Via Ugo Schiff, 8); free admission: third meeting of the free workshop "How beautiful is youth". Music and stories of the Florentine Renaissance, held by Maestro Fabio Lombardo and soprano Eva Tonietti, expressly aimed at people who know little or nothing about the art, culture and music of this period.
Wednesday 11 September, 7.30pm , Le Murate. PAC , Florence ; free admission: concert à boire with the Violets Consortium of the Fiesole Music School directed by Bettina Hoffmann ; music by J. Dowland, J. Jenkins, G. Coperario, T. Lupo, T. Morley
Thursday 12 September , 6 pm , BiblioteCaNova Isolotto (via Chiusi); free admission: fourth and last meeting of the free workshop "How beautiful is youth". Music and stories of the Florentine Renaissance, held by Maestro Fabio Lombardo and soprano Eva Tonietti, expressly aimed at people who know little or nothing about the art, culture and music of this period.
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