SOUND SPACES 2021 / Emanuele Torquati
SOUND SPACES 2021
John Cage (1908-1992) – In a landscape (1948)
Raffaele Sargenti (1980-) – Real Studies n. 1, 2, 3 (2020) WP
Francesco Filidei (1973-) – Berceuse (2018)
Simone Corti (1986-) – Compendium (2020) WP
David Lang (1957-) – This was written by hand (2003)
George Benjamin (1960-) – Piano Figures (2014)
TICKETS: 50 SEK / FREE FOR STUDENTS
Ticket valid also for Ars Nova Ensemble concert at 19.00.
Emanuele Torquati is rapidly gaining international recognition for his poetic and passionate music making, communicative performances and engaging programming. He has been hailed as “a thoughtful musician and a champion of contemporary music” by the New York Times and as “a vibrant pianist, excellent overall” by the Boston Globe. His flourishing career has taken him to some of Europe, Canada, America and Africa’s most illustrious venues, in such diverse cities as Addis Abeba, Buenos Aires (Teatro Colon), San Francisco, Toronto, Banff, New York, Chicago, Vancouver, Boston, Paris, Lyon, Frankfurt, Berlin, Leipzig, Berlin, Prague, Warsaw, Krakow, Munich, Graz, Ljubljana, Kiev, Oslo.
His concerts have been broadcasted by RAI, BBC Radio3, Deutschland Radiokultur, MDR Kultur, Radio France, Swiss RSI, RTE Lyric and Euroradio. He has worked intensively with leading composers including Salvatore Sciarrino, Sylvano Bussotti, Wolfgang Rihm, Kaija Saariaho, Beat Furrer, Jonathan Harvey, Brett Dean, Thomas Larcher, Magnus Lindberg, Peter Ablinger and he has collaborated among others with musicians such as Isabel Charisius, Matthias Pintscher, Michael Gielen, Marisol Montalvo, Garth Knox, Susanne Linke, Inon Barnatan and Prometeo String Quartet. The recipient of several international awards, Torquati has been supported by Institutions such as CEMAT, Accademia Musicale Chigiana, DAAD Bonn, Ambassade de France en Italie, Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Graz, Ensemble Modern, The Banff Centre.
He has been invited to give Masterclasses within several Universities and Conservatories in Italy and abroad, a.o. for New York University, Boston University, University of La Plata and Universidad Popular de Còrdoba (Argentina), Trinity College Dublin and Southampton University. He is currently Professor at State Conservatory “G. F. Ghedini” in Cuneo.