lunedì 29 marzo 2010

Florence Youth Festival - Tuscan International Youth Orchestra


TUSCAN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA RECRUITING ORCHESTRAL PLAYERS FOR BRAND NEW INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA:

Tuscan International Youth Orchestra (TIYO)
25th June-5th July 2010
Cortona (Tuscany, Italy)

FOG (Festival Orchestre Giovanili) is pleased to announce a brand new symphony orchestra for young musicians: the Tuscan International Youth Orchestra (TIYO).

TIYO will compose of c.60 young musicians aged between 18-30 years, selected from conservatoires and universities across Europe and beyond. Entrance is subject to audition and will reflect the highest standards of young musical talent from all around the world. TIYO will unite musicians from across the globe, offering a unique educational, cultural and social experience for young musicians in training with renowned conductors, tutors and soloists offering the very best in guidance and tuition.

TIYO will consist of one week of intense sectional and tutti rehearsals in Cortona, followed by a three-day concert tour in the area. On 2nd July TIYO will inaugurate the International Festival of European Youth Orchestras in the famous piazza della Signoria, Florence (www.florenceyouthfestival.com). The piece which will be studied is the magnificent 9th Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven.

INFO:
TIYO will provide half-board shared accommodation to all of its members in the youth hostel of Cortona.

Rehearsals will take place in the historic Teatro Signorelli in the town centre.

All students must cover their own travel expenses to Cortona and arrive at the venue (Teatro dei Signorelli) by 5pm on Friday, 25th June.

Applicants are requested to fill in the attached application form and a recent recording of your playing. The deadline for application is 10th April 2010. The orchestra members will be announced on 30th April 2010.
Download application:
http://www.florenceyouthfestival.com/TIYO_Appl

Conductor DANIELE GIORGI
Composer, conductor and violinist, born in Florence in 1970. Since 1998 Giorgi has led the string ensemble “OrtEnsemble”, and in 1999 was nominated leader of ORT (Orchestra Regionale della Toscana). Giorgi has taught violin at the Girolamo Frescobaldi conservatoire of Ferrara and Niccolò Paganini of Genova. He studied conducting with Piero Bellugi and Isaac Karabtchevsky. Soloists he has collaborated with include Yuri Bashmet, Stanislav Bunin, Roberto Cappello, Umberto Clerici, Roberto Cominati, Ilya Grubert, Igor Oistrakh, Marco Rizzi, Alexander Starkman, Viktor Tetriakov, Edoardo Zosi. In 2004 he was nominated principal conductor of the “Orchestra Pistoiese Promusica” and has since regularly conducted the Orchestra di Roma e del Lazio and the Orchestra Haydn di Trento e Bolzano. Throughout 2006 he conducted ORT for a special programme entirely dedicated to Mozart. Giorgi has worked both as violinist and conductor with major Italian orchestras and has dedicated much of his career to tutoring young musicians and creating new youth ensembles.

CONCERTS
Florence, Piazza Della Signoria (2nd July)
Ischia, La Mortella (tbc)

CONTACTS
TIYO - c/o Festival Orchestre Giovanili
Via G. d'Annunzio 121
50135 Firenze
Italy

tel 055 611299
tel & fax 055 6123516

E-mail: festival@accademiasanfelice.com
Website: http://www.florenceyouthfestival.com
E-mail: tam@accademiasanfelice.com


More info: http://www.florenceyouthfestival.com/index.php?id=9

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