Sunday, July 6, 2008

Masterclass with Marco Horvat and Deda Cristina Colonna

Singer, lute player and director Marco Horvat (fr) and baroque theatre director and choreographer Deda Cristina Colonna (it) will lead a masterclass with focus on Caccinis opera Euridice and the art of recitar cantando at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen October 13 - 17.

The masterclass, open for singers and continuo players, will end with a public concert in the afternoon, Friday October 17.

This concert also marks the opening of an international conference on early opera which takes place at the Conservatory Oct. 17 - 19.

The masterclass and the conference are organized in collaboration with Nordic Network for Early Opera and The Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Opening concert with Marco Horvat & Ensemble Faenza

Marco Horvat and Ensemble Faenza (fr) opens Copenhagen Renaissance Music Festival 2008 with a concert Sunday October 12, at 19.30 in the Concert Hall foyer of The Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Ensemble Faenza consists of Marco Horvat, voice, theorbo and guitar, Olga Pitarch, voice, and Bruno Helstroffer, theorbo and guitar.

In their program - "Il Giardino di Giulio Caccini" - they will present music by Giulio Caccini, Francesca Caccini, Guglielmo Miniscalchi, Girolamo Kapsberger, Carlo Milanuzii, Radesca di Foggia and Giulio San Pietro de’ Negri.

The concert will be transmitted live on DR P2-koncerten 19.00 - 22.00.