CLUSTER, Lucca’s Contemporary Music Group’s Autumn Season

CLUSTER’S AUTUMN SEASON BEGINS WITH A CREATIVE EXHIBITION BY MAURIZIO DELLA NAVE

‘Cluster’, Lucca’s association of contemporary music, is now starting its eighth autumn season. This will be full of varied initiatives and fifteen events spotlighting world famous artists, production exchanges with other countries and the publication of new books and recordings.

Saturday, October 8 at 11 am at the LuccaLibri Literary Café (between Lucca station and the San Pietro gate of the walled city), an exhibition by Maurizio Della Nave (Artistic Director of Cluster) entitled “Multiverse” and running until 9 November will be inaugurated. During this period Cluster members will improvise compositions on emotions originating from the pictures on display.
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PS For something about the Literary Cafe see my post at https://longoio2.wordpress.com/2015/03/02/luccass-caffe-letterario/

CONCERTO FOR VIOLA AND SAX

Sunday, October 16, at the Auditorium of the Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, at 5.30 pm, there’s a concert by the duo formed by Maurizio Barbetti, viola and Michele Selva, saxophones. The programme includes music by Berio, Bartok, De Pablo, Mansurian, Glass, Hindemith, and Liebman.
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OCARINA MASTERCLASS

Saturday, October 22, at the LuccaLibri Literary Café, at 5.30 pm there’s a unique
combined masterclass on the study and composition for ocarinas.
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CRISTINA DONNINI PRESENTS HER BOOK ON FEDERICO MOMPOU

Wednesday, October 26, at the LuccaLibri Literary Café, at 5.30 pm there’s a presentation of Cristina Donnini’s new book on “Federico Mompou: the charm of the ineffable”. This is a biography and analysis of works by the Catalan composer and pianist (Barcelona 1893-1987), which will be illustrated by the author on the piano and with recordings of Mompou’s songs.

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(Federico Mompou)

THE ENIGMATIC SCALE

Friday, November 4, at the Auditorium of the Banca del Monte di Lucca Foundation, at 5.30 pm, there’s a concert organized by Cluster’s young composers under the direction of Stefano Teani.
The Yugen Ensemble (Valentina Cinquini, harp; Emanuele Lucchesi, trombones) will play compositions by S. Chelotti, F. D’Agostino, A. F. Di Stefano, M. Del Ghingaro, M. G. Lastraioli, C. Monti, and S. Teani.

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THE VOICE OF ANA SPASIC AND ITALIAN FUTURISM

Saturday, November 12, at the ‘Auditorium of Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca at 5.30 pm, there’s a presentation of Ana Spasic’s new CD Futurvoice. There will be a discussion on the composer Daniele Lombardi’s and Francesca Barbi Marinetti’s (Filippo Tommaso Marinetti’s granddaughter) Futurist music with a slide show.

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DARIO FERRANTE PRESENTS HIS NEW CD

Wednesday, November 16, at the LuccaLibri Literary Café (5.30 pm), Dario Ferrante will present his new CD “One”, playing it and explaining some of the pieces recorded on it.

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ATZORI – BRUNINI GUITAR DUO

Tuesday, November 29, at the LuccaLibri Literary Café (5.30 pm) “Backlight” the new CD by the Atzori – Brunini guitar duo will be presented. The duo will play of some of the pieces on it.

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TILT ENSEMBLE AT SAN COLOMBANO CASERMETTA

Saturday, December 10, in the San Colombano Casermetta (9.00 pm), there’s a Tilt Ensemble concert in collaboration with the “Lucca Puccini Days” Festival. The extensive programme includes several premieres alternating with twentieth century music by A. Bellandi, S. Giannotti, S. Rapezzi, S. Sorrentino, J. Cage, C. Corea, A. Corghi, E. Beglarian, and S. Reich.

Free entry

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ETYMOS ENSEMBLE AT THE PUCCINI FOUNDATION BOOKSHOP

Thursday, December 15, at the Puccini Foundation Bookshop (Piazza Cittadella) at 9.00 pm there’s a concert with the Etymos Ensemble (Cluster’s ensemble-in-residence). The programme includes music composed for the occasion by Cluster members Girolamo Deraco, Arduino Gottardo, Marco Simoni, Guido Masini and Alistar Grieg, winner of the Call for Scores Etymos Ensemble and Cluster Price.

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