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09/2023 Divertimento Ensemble – IT

ULYSSES Journeys offer young composers and performers the opportunity to take part in courses,  workshops and residencies, but also to have concrete working experiences, through commissions and concerts.

Two conductors and six performers still to be announced are selected to take part in the Orchestra Conducting Course
 organised by  Divertimento Ensemble  in Moncalvo, Piedmont (IT) in September 2023. The course is dedicated to repertoire for ensemble
from the early 20th Century to the present. Conductor Sandro Gorli leads the course, along with composer tutors Mikel Urquiza, Marco Momi and Tristan Murail. Divertimento Ensemble is the course’s ensemble-in-residence. Conductors benefit from six hours of score analysis and six hours of rehearsals followed by meetings with the tutors. Course participants have the opportunity of rehearsing and playing with the performers of Divertimento Ensemble and participating in all the activities of the course, including the concluding public concerts in Piedmont and one in Milan, during the Rondò 2023 season.

The programme of the course includes:

Mikel Urquiza:  new piece (2023)or accordion and ensemble
Marco Momi: Iconica IV (2010) for ensemble and electronic
Tristan Murail: Mémoire/Erosion (1976) for horn and 9 performers
George Benjamin: At first light (1982)for ensemble
Gyorgy Ligeti: Piano Concert (1985-88)


3 to 11 September 2023, Moncalvo/Piedmont (IT).

More information on Divertimento Ensemble’s homepage.

Image from the Orchestra Conducting Course 2022 in Moncalvo (IT). Photo: Alberto Panzani.


Organized in partnership with :
Divertimento Ensemble - IT, Gaudeamus - NL, HfMT- DE, IEMA - DE, impuls - AT, Ircam - FR, Mixtur - ES, Royaumont foundation - FR, Time of Music - FI, Ultima - NO, Warsaw Autumn - PL