XX International Festival
ITALIAN BRASS WEEK 2019
'SUBLIME BEAUTY OF GENIALITY '
Kosmos in Brass. Musical constellations at the Bargello
Tuesday 23 July and Wednesday 24 July, at 9.30 pm, the Italian Brass Week soloists will join the Fiorentina Chamber Orchestra. The international brass stars, under the baton of Maestro Giuseppe Lanzetta, will shine in the Courtyard of the Bargello National Museum (Via del Proconsolo, 4 - FI). A Kosmos. Musical constellations , an eclectic journey, with spatial harmonic atmospheres, with surprising cosmic alignments of great artistic personalities gathered in Florence, universal fulcrum of Art.
For the first evening the soloist trumpeter Ruben Simeo will perform, as an extraordinary virtuoso, the Venice Carnival , theme and variations of one of the most famous nineteenth-century pages written by the French Jean Baptiste Arban. From the trumpet to the horn of Arkady Shilkloper, an international soloist who will present, in Italian premiere, one of his compositions entitled Tribute. He will conclude Peter Moore, the first part of the London Symphony Orchestra who, with his trombone, will perform the Concerto for trombone and strings by Johann George Albrechtsberger, Austrian classical composer, spokesman of the eighteenth-century gallant style.
The second evening stars will be Rex Richardson, US international soloist trumpeter, who will perform the Concerto in D major D 53 , transcription of the violin one, by the Venetian Giuseppe Tartini; Omar Tomasoni, first trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, with the Sonata n. 1 in F major by Pietro Baldassare, articulated in the three movements Allegro-Grave-Allegro, typically Baroque; Zoltan Kiss with his trombone will propose a cantabile Movement by the composer Frigyes Hidas and Eric Terwilliger, soloist of the Bayerische Rundfunks Symphonieorchester, will close the evening with the performance of the classic Concerto in D major n. 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn, a wonderful '700th century page, rich in harmonic and rhythmic contrasts.
Entrance to the concerts includes an admission ticket that can be purchased at the concert venue, at the ticket office of the Bargello National Museum.
It will also be possible to make a donation for the mission of the Festival, in favor of the Association The Precious Hands Onlus and, in particular, to support the creation of a child cardio-surgical center in west Africa.
For info: www.italianbrass.com
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