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Contemporary Encounters III

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Contemporary Encounters III

Master classes for composers and conductors

The “16″ String Quartet

Meitar Ensemble

Special Guests: Fabiàn Panisello (Spain),  Erri De Luca (Italy)

 

Friday, 5th April 2013, at 14:00

The Ran Baron Hall, The Center for Contemporary and Electronic Music

The Israeli Conservatory of Music

Louis Marshall str. 25, Tel Aviv

I.

Five world premieres by participants of the Contemporary Encounters:

Bnaya Halperin (Israel), Omri Abram (Israel), Diego Jimenez Tamame (Spain),

Carolina Carrizo (Argentina), Ziv Cojocaro (Israel)

Conductors: Ziv Cojocaro (Israel), Avishay Shalom (Israel), Natalia Salinas (Argentina), Orr Guy (Israel), Mario Ruiz María (Spain)

The “16″ String Quartet - Moshe Aharonov, Cordelia Hagman – violins,

Itamar Ringel – viola, Yoni Gotlibovitch – cello

Meitar Ensemble - Marta Mc’cave – flute, Gilad Harel – clarinet, Amit Dolberg – piano

II.

A world premiere of L’officina della Resurrezione

Music by Fabiàn Panisello to original text by Erri De Luca

In the presence of the composer and the author of the text

 

Mr. De Luca will read the text before the performance of the piece

Yair Polishook – baritone Guy Feder – conductor, The “16″ String Quartet

Credits for the Composition by Fabiàn Panisello and Erri De Luca:

The Israeli Conservatory of Tel Aviv and its Director, Costin Canellis Ollier

The Italian Cultural Institute of Tel Aviv and its Director, Carmela Callea

The Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid and its Director, Carmelo Di Gennaro

Instituto Cervantes and its Director ,Julio Martìnez Mesanza

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TOM!

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Thanks to my friend/partner Silvia, I can go to see movies just at the “begin” of their opening to the world…this time I could not wait to see Tom Cruise in a “Rock and Roll” version…like always, when he acts in a “unique” role, he amaze me…actually, the best part of the movie is when he interprets legendary rock tracks such as Bon Jovi’s “Dead Or Alive” or “Pour some sugar on me”…almost 50, he is an amazing, hot, Rock & Roll Star!

“When Cruise started this project more than a year ago, he didn’t know whether he could really sing. “Adam Shankman, the director, asked me if I could carry a tune,” Cruise tells me later. “I said, ‘We’ll see, won’t we? This is either going to work or it’s going to be dreadful.’ ”

Read More http://www.wmagazine.com/celebrities/2012/06/tom-cruise-rock-of-ages-cover-story#ixzz1xFZutaOg

Anoushka Shankar and the power of music

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I’m always happily surprised when I have the opportunity to discover new ways to share and mix different cultures, bringing the best of this world, together.

The daughter of Ravi Shakar and amazing prodigy of the sitar, has always explored the possibilities of the classical sitar within other musical genres and traditions. For her seventh album, Anoushka Shankar sets her sights on the links between Hindu and flamenco music, and  turns to producer Javier Limon, one of the most important key figure in the development of flamenco fusion in the past decade. Although her sitar playing remains the focal point of the album, she is joined by superb musicians and the results are as intriguing as they are beautiful…a great result of the power of music, from India to Spain!