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Accademia Amsterdam PDF Print Email
Accademia Amsterdam

Diversity and frivolity from Amsterdam, whether as duo, ensemble or orchestra. Instrumental chamber music and baroque cantatas to early classical string quintets.

Musicians: Onno Verschoor, oboe / recorder; Mario Topper, oboe; Henriëtte Bakker, bassoon / recorder; Jan Pieter van Coolwijk and Evert Jan Schuur, violin; Rachael Yates and Niek Idema, viola; Wilma van der Wardt, cello; Hendrik-Jan Wolfert, violone; Susanne Braumann, viola da gamba; Harjo Neutkens, lute; Stefano Intrieri, continuo.

Accademia Amsterdam is inspired by an Italian institution flourishing in the 17th and 18th centuries, where people gathered to make music and discuss wide-ranging subjects. Accademia Amsterdam follows this tradition in as much as the musicians work together to reach a clear interpretation of the music. The main aim of playing concerts is to give pleasure to the audience. This is achieved through the “Speaking Style”, which has its roots in Rhetoric. Use of Rhetoric opens up the colourful world of Affect, these days described as the world of feeling.

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La Confraternita de’ Musici PDF Print Email
La Confraternita de’ Musici

An ensemble whose line-up is as variable as the extraordinary music of a city, between the 1600’s and the 1700’s, musical capital of Europe: Naples.

Musicians:
Alessandro Giangrande, tenor
LA CONFRATERNITA DE’ MUSICI:
Cosimo Prontera, director at the harpsichord
Raffaele Tiseo violin
Giovanni Rota violin
Pasquale Lepore viola
Claudio Mastrangelo, cello
Maurizio Ria violon
Giuseppe Petrella, théorbe and baroque guitar

The ensemble plays on period instruments, and its history, playing 18 years ago, is marked by increasing success in Italy (Theatres, Foundations, Corporations music, Festivals) and overseas (Turkey, Netherlands, Svizera, England, Portugal. Tunisia, Lebanon).
With the Confraternita de’ Musici collaborate important soloists: violinists Enrico Gatti, Stefano Montanari, cellists Christophe Coin and Gaetano Nasillo, flutist Marcello Gatti, singers Sara Mingardo, Gemma Bertagnolli and Paolo Lopez. With the tenor Alessandro Giangrande now explore the world of Neapolitan singing choosing those that express “affetti” the most diverse and extreme, their elements of the “city theater”: Napoli.

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