highSCORE Festival 2018 - 9th edition

highSCORE Festival is today’s leading Italian Contemporary Music Festival offering unique masterclasses specifically shaped for composers, one of the «ten summer festivals to get the contemporary music blood pumping» (Composition: Today). The upcoming 9th edition (August 6-18, 2018) features an outstanding faculty roster: Helmuth Lachenmann and Toivo Tulev, guests of honor; Amy Beth Kirsten, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Dmitri Tymoczko, and Christopher Theofanidis the core of our Composition faculty. Guest performers invited to perform the music submitted by participant composers are Quartetto Indaco, Trio Mythos and unassisted fold. Application deadline: April 14th, 2018.

Founded in 2010 and set every summer in historical Pavia (Northern Italy), highSCORE Festival is an invaluable venue for emerging composers wanting to produce and promote their work, inspire audiences with their music, secure future commissions and job opportunities, and join other musicians to create a vibrant artistic community. Musicians work closely with a renowned faculty, talented visiting artists and special guests from around the world for two intense weeks of masterclasses, lectures, workshops and concerts. It offers composers a choice of two programs of study – an intense Full Composition Program and a Light Composition Program – along with several concerts and recreational events to enjoy the beauty of northern Italy. Performances during the festival are presented at cultural and historical sites throughout Pavia. Such venues included the famous church of St. Peter in the Golden Sky where St. Augustine and Boetius are buried.

14 Apr 2018
Euro (EUR)