The 65° edition of the CIA Accordion Coupe Mondiale (Confédération
Internationale des accordéonistes) for classical and varieté
accordionists will take place in Spoleto near Perugia, in the wonderful
setting of the Teatro Nuovo "Giancarlo Menotti". The competition
returns to Italy after a 50 year gap and the town of Spoleto will have
the most successful musicians and ensemble in the World after Glasgow
(Scotland), Auckland (New Zealand), Varazdin (Croatia) and Shaghai (China).
categories are: varieté, classic, digital and ensemble. The event,
organized by the IAC (Italian Accordion Culture) and Strumenti&Musica
Festival, is full of excellent events and guests to complement the high
artistic level of competing participants, all of whom are winners of
their respective national selections.
event will take place at 7.00 p.m. of Saturday 18 August in "Chiostro
di San Nicolò" with the concert of the international artist
and Trophée Mondial de l'Accordéon Winner, proudly appears
in concert in his home town of Spoleto Mirco Patarini, in collaboration
with "Spoleto Mama Open" and "Spoleto a colori".
p.m. of Sunday 19 August in the "Castello di Pissignano" (Campello
sul Clitunno), Samuele Telari will play: the young boy Winner of the
2009 and 2010 editions of "Strumenti&Musica Festival"
and 2nd Prize Winner of the 2009 CIA Junior Coupe Mondiale in Auckland,
New Zealand, Samuele Telari lives in Spoleto. This concert is presented
in cooperation with "Tra Arte Musica e Video" - Associazione
Monday 20 August at 7.00 p.m. in Albornoz Palace Hotel will take place
"Dance&Music", performance of contemporary dance featured
by "ContemporaneaMente Gruppo Danza" with Arianna De Angelis
and Sara Libori from Spoleto. The duo "Una Sinistra", comprises
Alexander Selivanov and Yulia Amerikova. Both from Moscow, Russia, Alexander
was the winner of 57th CIA Coupe Mondiale in 2004 and in duo with Yulia,
the winner of the CIA International Competition for Ensemble Music in
2007. Reception will follow.
August in Teatro Nuovo "Giancarlo Menotti" ("Sala XVII
Settembre") at h. 12.00 will take place the Conference "Music
and Culture: Organizational Challenges" with Prof. Antonio Corsi,
President of the "Tavolo Nazionale for the promotion of Popular
Music and Amateur Musicians". At h. 5.00 p.m. Contestant Draw for
Playing Order and at 9.00, the Teatro Nuovo "Giancarlo Menotti"
will host the opening concert of Coupe: important guests will perform
tango on the stage. The ensemble, winner of "Astor Piazzolla Music
Award", will start the concerts then: "Giuliana Soscia&Pino
Jodice Duet": accordion and piano duo, taking a fascinating voyage
through the rhythms of Tango, while offering a Jazz rendering of some
compositions by Astor Piazzolla. "Peter Soave Quartet" concert
accordion and bandoneon - music of Astor Piazzolla: Aldo Pagani decided
to bring together a group of excellent musicians and friends to celebrate
the music of the legendary Maestro Astor Piazzolla in memory of the
20th anniversary of his passing away on 4th July 1992. A tribute to
Piazzolla by his closest collaborators and friends, featuring Peter
Soave, winner of CIA Coupe Mondiale in 1984; "Aldo Pagani Editore",
in the name of Aldo Pagani, producer, publisher and friend of Astor
Piazzolla for more than twenty five years, will award this annual International
Prize, established in 1993, dedicated to the great Argentine Composer:
"Astor Piazzolla Music Award". The choir of cultural association
"Bisse" will close the evening: the umbrian choir conducted
by M° Claudio Scarabottini, based in Spoleto, will introduce the
audience to the popular traditions of the World through music.
22nd and Thursday 23rd, all at the Teatro Nuovo "Giancarlo Menotti",
location in which take place the whole competition, from 9.00 a.m. and
all day long, there will be the contest where 100 competitors from China,
Russia, Finland, United Kingdom, New Zeland, Brasil and other places
in the World will participate.
August, the competition will continue, while at 9.00 p.m. the evening
concert will take place with "Fisorchestra Luciano Fancelli",
conducted by M° Marco Gatti, Founded in 1989, the orchestra aims
to promote the music around the world of the composer Luciano Fancelli,
from Umbria. Then the "Orquestra de Acoreon de Brusque" conducted
by M° Bruno Moritz: Coming all the way from Santa Catarina State
to Spoleto, to present their traditional music of southern Brazil. The
Accordion Ensemble "Concertino", based in Moldova, comprising
seven accordions, bass, piano and drums, will perform famous pieces
from the classic, popular and jazz repertoire.
event, Mirco Soprani, Mayor of Castelfidardo and Vincenzo Canali, President
of International Accordion Museum will award the "Paolo Soprani"
prize, now in its third edition. At the end, the German "Akkordeonorchester
di Hof", conducted by M° Torsten Petzold will play a variety
of classical pieces, original compositions and arrangements from well
known repertoire, then the "World Accordion Orchestra" (WAO
VI): founded by Joan C. Sommers for the CIA, for the sixth time, competitors
in the Coupe Mondiale, delegates, friends and members of the Jury will
join together forming the largest Accordion Orchestra in the world.
25th August the final competition will take place with Prize Giving
and Awards Ceremony. At 9.00 p.m. will take place Closing concert of
the 65° Coupe Mondiale, where Nenad Ivanovic (Serbia), winner of
64° edition and the winners of this year will perform. Concert player
M° Wladimir Zubitsky Ukrainian accordion Soloist, Composer, Conductor
and winner of the CIA Coupe Mondiale in 1975 will play accompained by
string orchestra "Giuseppe Tartini" based in Latina, it's
one of the most important in Italy cooperating with many famous musicians
and directed by M° Marco Gatti, conductor and composer, working
with orchestras across Europe and with great musicians.
August, at 6.00 p.m. in Albornoz Palace Hotel "Farewell Jazz concert"
with renowned Italian accordionist Antonio Spaccarotella.
of music and of travel can also discover Umbria by way of a special
tour which will show them in the most evocative locations of the region,
starting with Spoleto itself. We have a single goal: to make each participant
fell as if they belong to this territory by getting to know the places
and traditions from within, to enjoy the smells, sounds and colors of
this land. During the tours, people will visit the towns of Spoleto,
Assisi, Bevagna for a Medioeval Lunch, Spello, Montefalco for a wine
tasting, Marmore Falls, the ancient village of Solomeo for cashemere
shopping. Some tours will be organised so that the guests have the opportunity
to attend the concerts and evening events.
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