Saturday, June 1, 2013 is staged within the picturesque setting of the Barco Ducale Urbania performance of contemporary music and dance “Il fiore delle mille e una nota,” directed by accordionist Claudio Jacomucci and choreographer Kathleen Delaney.
The protagonists of the evening, beside Jacomucci and Delaney as an accordionist and composer-dancer-choreographer, will be the musicians of the
Itaian Accordion Academy (Dennis Allegaert, Marco Ambrosio, Barbara Ardenois, Luca Pignata, Ezio Testa, Przemek Wojciechowski), the dancers of Kathleen Delaney Dance Company (Kathleen Delaney, Martina Ferraioli, Maria-Francesca War, Erika Rombaldoni, Irene Saltarelli) and the Choir Durantino conducted by Simone Spinaci.
The program includes music for classical accordion, accordion ensemble, mixed choir and ensemble by Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Alexina Louie, György Kurtag, Guillaume de Machaut, Pawel Baranek, Arvo Pärt, Bach, Erkki Jokinen, George Zamfir, George Gershwin, William Albright and original choreography by Kathleen Delaney. It will take place also the premiere of “Arcana” for mixed choir, ensemble of accordions and singing conductor by Claudio Jacomucci (2013).
The Italian Accordion Academy is an advanced-level pedagogic and performing project dedicated to the development and promotion of the classical accordion. It’s lead by the Italian accordionist Claudio Jacomucci and the Alexander Technique teacher and choreographer Kathleen Delaney. The activities of the academy consist in a yearly Master Course – whose pedagogy is based on the Alexander Technique principles – and in the realization of several public concerts and performances which involve the participation of the students.Concerts and masterclasses are generally scheduled in Italy and in the Netherlands (Urbino, Venice, Amsterdam).For further information: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIUJZCzk6Gw http://www.claudiojacomucci.com/AccordionAcademy/AccordionAcademy.html www.claudiojacomucci.com www.kathleendelaney.org
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