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HAPPENED TODAY - On July 13, 1923, the composer Asger Hamerik died in Frederiksberg



Sandro Laffranchini (3)

Equally important are the collaborations with chamber ensembles. Which ones gave you the most satisfaction and who are the musicians with whom you have collaborated more often and willingly. What are the characteristics you appreciate most in a colleague? For 6 years I was artistic coordinator of the Ensemble of the Teatro Grande in Brescia. […]


Sandro Laffranchini (2)

A small secret, however, I want to reveal in this interview and concerns the use of colors also on the physical part that is being read, in this way the instinctive mental association emotion-color makes the communication of precise emotions more immediate and almost automatic, depending on the color you see. There would be a […]


On The Bridge (4)

What kind of repertoire did you address and what repertoire would you like to deal with? Is there a specific repertoire for your ensemble or do you have to work on arrangements? The infinite expressive potentiality of a cello ensemble allows for great creativity, and among our targets there is the (re)discovery of original compositions, […]


On The Bridge (3)

Why did you decide to begin this experience? Stefano Cerrato The will to constitute a group of cellos comes, in my case, from the passion for this kind of ensemble that my teacher Antonio Mosca passed onto me during my studies with him, through various summer activities in which the didactical core, both with children […]


On The Bridge (2)

Simone Ceppetelli Especially in the last years, my relationship with chamber music has been very intense, since I specialized precisely in this field. As a matter of fact my musical activity is mainly linked to chamber music groups, with which I had the opportunity to create a solid relationship. Among these I have to quote […]


Cremona Musica International Exhibitions & Festival (2)

But, among the events proposed by the exhibition, there are not only awards. A very rich calendar of concerts is also proposed to the public every year. Among the many musicians who performed in 2019, the young competitors who met in the final of the Gewa Young Contest deserve to be remembered in particular. And […]


Caterina Isaia (2)

Which are, from your point of view, the most significant competitions, you have participated in? Do you think participating in competitions is important for a young musician? Since I was a child I have participated in many national competitions. to get used to playing on different occasions, meeting new people and making new friends. At […]


Michèle Ferron (3)

I know that every year you come on holiday to Italy, to Venice, and that you don’t miss the opportunities that arise to listen to concerts. Is there any Venetian concert that left you with a particular memory? Last year I heard the group Arte dell’Arco. Nice complicity between the musicians and my favorite music. […]


Michèle Ferron (2)

What characteristics should a teacher teaching an adult have in your opinion? Patience and flexibility. Because if the body doesn’t learn as fast as at six or ten, the head goes on and would like to know everything already. I can’t spend hours and hours learning difficult studies, scales, and arpeggios, because my body can’t […]


Giovanni Gnocchi (6)

Teaching and the solo career lead you to be around the world often. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this situation? How do you feel right now, forced to sit still in the same place? And where do you dream of going, as soon as it is possible to do so? I confess that […]