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Chamber Music & Dance Course, Perugia 2017 PDF Print Email

“Commedia dell’Arte” Piazza in Ballo

Italian baroque dances, vocal & instrumental baroque music
by Accademia Amsterdam

Perugia (Italy), July 24 – 28, 2017
for enthusiast amateurs and students: dancers, singers, strings-, wind-, and harpsichord/basso continuo players

With additional master-classes for those who want to improve their skills.
We collaborate with the Festival “Musica dal Mondo”, and offer courses cooking and arts.
From 2017 on, we organise tailor-made courses in Casa “Le tre Muse” in Deruta as well.

Chamber music & dance

Music CourseThe tutors of Accademia Amsterdam invite amateurs and (music) students to an exciting summer course dedicated to baroque chamber music and dance. Particular attention is paid to the overall interpretation of the early baroque period up to classicism.

Accademia Amsterdam will treat participants with an inspiring concert in the beautiful Auditorium Marianum of the Istituto Musicale “G. Frescobaldi”, located in the medieval centre of Perugia. This is also the place where most of the music and dance courses are taking place. Music students present themselves on the last afternoon in a magnificent historical hall.

The splendid medieval city of Perugia and the beauty of Italy serve as a source of inspiration.

Who can attend?

Courses are open to all dancers, singers and instrumentalists, whether you are experienced or not. Participants of all ages can apply, from moderately advanced amateurs to college of music students. We organise additional master-classes for participants who would like to obtain individual coaching in technique and style. The experienced tutors of Accademia Amsterdam will coach dancers, singers, winds, strings and keyboard players of both modern and historic instruments. Individuals are welcome as well as ensembles.

Everyone can follow a dance workshop by master of baroque dance Ricardo Barros. Dance skills are not necessary! We organise separate baroque dance workshops and master classes for dancers, accompanied by instrumentalists.

Music teachers (who bring in their students) can follow advanced interpretation workshops at an advantageous rate. We offer Italian (music) students an attractive discount.

Arts & Cooking Courses, Perugia 2017 PDF Print Email

“Commedia dell’Arte”

Drawing & Painting – Traditional Italian cooking
organised by Accademia Amsterdam

Perugia (Italy), July 24 – 28, 2017
for all interested people

Be inspired by the cuisine, the people, palaces and landscapes of Italy.
We collaborate with the Festival “Musica dal Mondo”. You can follow more courses alongside.
From 2017 on, we organise tailor-made courses in Casa “Le tre Muse” in Deruta as well.

1. Drawing & Painting

Painting CourseThe splendid medieval city of Perugia and the beauty of Italy serve as a source of inspiration to people who like to paint or draw.
Antique architecture and the poetic landscape can be subject of the artistic works. The course participants will get professional guidance from a qualified tutor. Whether you are experienced or you want to give it a try; you are welcome to subscribe to one or more courses. The drawing and painting course will take place in the open air, in the historical centre of Perugia. Subjects can be the architectural elements of noble palaces, people in the streets, still lives and so called “vedute”. The course participants can try several drawing or painting techniques at wish: charcoal, ink, pencil, wax pastels or (oil/acrylic) paint.

The course participants can present the drawings and paintings at the final concert.

Duration of the course: 1 to 4 days (as desired).

2. Traditional Italian cooking

The cooking class will be dedicated to the traditional Italian cuisine, from appetizers to desserts. It highlights the evolution from country cooking to the most technologically advanced kitchen. We will pay attention to the preparation of fresh pastas and homemade pastries. After the first course day, we adapt the course to the needs of the students, asking them which recipes and techniques they would like to learn. At request, participants can cook dishes of the Baroque era, following the original recipes.

During the course-week, participants can enjoy the results of the cooking course at lunch or at the common dinner.

Duration of the course: 1 to 3 days (as desired).


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