On March 8, 2017 at 8.30 pm in Biblioteca Civica Musicale “Andrea Della Corte” will be premiered the finalists’ scores of Mario Merz Prize | second edition: Gabriele Cosmi, Geoffrey Gordon, Pierre Mariétan and Catherine Milliken,
The concert, organized by Fondazione Merz in collaboration with Biblioteca Civica Musicale “Andrea Della Corte”, will be in the 18th-century Baroque setting of Villa La Tesoriera. It will be directed by Willy Merz and performed by the DE SONO Futura Ensemble in collaboration with the Association DE SONO.
The finalists in the Music Section, were selected by jurors of the pre-selection panel Giacomo Agazzini (Violinist and Professor at “Conservatorio G. Verdi” in Turin), 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).
Members of the final Jury for the Music Section are: Dieter Ammann (composer), Thomas Demenga (cellist and composer), Alexander Lonquich (pianist) and Willy Merz. For the Music Section as well, the public will have the possibility to vote for their favorite score by logging onto the website, www.mariomerzprize.org or by filling out the voting card provided.