Concert of finalists Music section Mario Merz Prize third edition
Biblioteca civica musicale Andrea Della Corte, Villa La Tesoriera, corso Francia 186 Turin, June 3, 2019, 8.30 pm
conducted by Willy Merz
The concert, organized by the Fondazione Merz in collaboration with the Biblioteca civica musicale “Andrea Della Corte”, was held in the setting of the eighteenth-century Villa La Tesoriera.
The finalists composers, Annachiara Gedda, Mauro Lanza, Filippo Perocco, Robert HP Platz, Jay Schwartz, were selected by a jury composed of Giampaolo Pretto (flautist and main conductor of the Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino), Stefano Pierini (composer and lecturer at the Centro di Formazione Musicale in Turin) and Philip Samartzis (sound-designer and lecturer at the University of Melbourne).
The public can express its preference listening to the recording of the concert, available in a dedicated space in the Fondazione Merz, and on the Mario Merz Prize website.
The public vote will be added to the votes cast by Jury composed of Dieter Ammann (composer), Thomas Demenga (cellist and composer), Alexander Lonquich (pianist) and Willy Merz.
Musicians: Niccolò Susanna, flute – Gianluca Calonghi, clarinet – Paolo Grappeggia, double bass – Andrea Rebaudengo, piano – Lorenzo Guidolin, percussions
Quartetto Maurice: Georgia Privitera, violin – Laura Bertolino, violin – Francesco Vernero, viola – Aline Privitera, cello