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Risorgimento strumentale: Busoni & Sibelius. Debussy & Casella - Cello & Piano

Date:

02/14/2019


Risorgimento strumentale: Busoni & Sibelius. Debussy & Casella - Cello & Piano

THE CYCLE

Started in 2018, “Risorgimento strumentale” (Instrumental Renaissance) explores the valiant composers who succeeded in reinvigorating Italian instrumental music in the late nineteenth century and in the first half of the twentieth by rediscovering the diverse and luxuriant heritage of Italian and European pre-Romantic music and merging it with Romantic innovations, avant-garde research and modern instrumental technique.

THE PROGRAMME OF THE CYCLE

2018
26 March
Italian composers and European models
20 April
Martucci, Pizzetti, Respighi - Violin and piano sonatas
3 May
Casella, Respighi, Sgambati - Piano solo and four hands
30 May
Bossi, Respighi, Sgambati - Violin and piano pieces
20 September
Busoni, Martucci, Sgambati - Piano

2019
14 February
Busoni & Sibelius. Debussy & Casella - Cello and piano
3 April
Alfredo Casella & Ildebrando Pizzetti – Violin, cello and piano

11 April
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari & Pyotr Ilich Tchaykovsky - Violin and piano

SIXTH EPISODE
BUSONI & SIBELIUS. DEBUSSY & CASELLA - CELLO & PIANO

This episode deepens the renaissance of Italian instrumental music from the second half of the nineteenth century by exploring the complex relations between teachers (Ferruccio Busoni) and pupils (Jean Sibelius) as well as between inspirers (Claude Debussy) and admirers (Alfredo Casella).

Programme
Ferruccio Busoni, Kultaselle. Ten short variations on a Finnish folk song for cello and piano BV 237
Jean Sibelius, Four pieces for cello and piano op. 78
Claude Debussy, Sonata for cello and piano L144
Alfredo Casella, A la manière de… op. 17, n. 4 Claude Debussy: Entr’acte pour un drame en préparation for piano
Alfredo Casella, Notturno e tarantella per violoncello e pianoforte op. 54, transcription by Luigi Silva

Performers
Laura Pascali, cello
Camille Lemonnier, piano

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Information

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time: At 7:00 pm

Organized by : ICI Ldondon

Entrance : Free


Location:

ICI London

2909