Eccetera Saxophone Duo

Eccetera Saxophone Duo is a set of chamber music born in 2022, in the bosom of the Eccetera Saxophone Quartet, with the purpose of exploring and creating new repertoire for saxophone. The Duo are part of the project "Dante 22" promoted by Edizioni Sconfinarte and has performed in several festivals of chamber music and contemporary music as the "Festival of the Melologo" in Like, the "Festival 5 Giornate per la nuova musica
musica" in Milan, "II Week EiSaxional" on La Palma, Canary Islands (Spain). Laura Chittolina, a founding member of the quartet of saxophones Eccetera since 2009, he graduated from the Conservatory of Mantua in saxophone, classical and jazz under the under the direction of Gianluca Pugnaloni, Mauro Negri, Barend Middelhoff and Giulio Visibelli. Graduated in Speech therapy at the University of Verona with a thesis on the brain of a musician. Andrea Carrozzo graduated with honors at the Conservatory of Monopoli and in the CRR de Lyon under the direction of Vittorio Cerasa and Jean-Denis Michat. Is the winner of several national and international competitions, such as 1st prize in the International Competition for Saxophone "Adolphe Sax" de Castelnau. International competition for Saxophone Castelbuono (Italy) and in 2019, she participated in the 7th International Contest "Adolphe Sax" in Dinant (Belgium). Participates in music festivals as a soloist and with ensembles, performing in Italy and abroad (France, Spain, Indonesia, and Romania). She appeared at the 18th World Congress of Saxophone in Zagreb.

CONCERT TITLE

Dante's Purgatory

CONCERT PROGRAM

Per correr miglior acqua (Canto I) ...............................................................Rotili Paolo

 Eat schiera che scorre sanza brake (Canto V)...........................Gedda Annachiara

Song VI.....................................................................................................Taglietti Stefano  

La legge della salita (Canto VII)...................................Volpi Fabrizio

VOM (Canto XII).............................................Cardini Simone

 Dissolto (Canto XVI)..................................Tundo Matteo

To diradar cominciansi (Canto XVII)....................................Festa Fabrizio

 Il weight of the prophecy (Canto XXIV)......................................Lepre Filippo

 Canto XXVI (PREMIERE PERFORMANCE)...........................Talmelli Andrea

E fior gittando e di sopra e dintorno... (Canto XXX)..................................Bellandi Antonio

Tratto m avea nel fiume infin la gola (Canto XXXI)...................................Sanna Michele

Exit le stelle (Canto XXXIII)....................................................Rebora Carla

PROGRAM NOTES

"Dante Purgatory" is a project born of the collaboration between EcceteraSaxophone Duo and Edizioni Sconfinarte, which brings together 33 composers, a pair of saxophones, a publishing company and a record label to pay homage to the collective (Italian) the immortal Italian poet Dante Alighieri. The project "Purgatory" represents the second stage of a trilogy dedicated to the "Sommo Poeta", launched in 2021 during the celebrations of the 700th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri with the production of "Inferno", which premiered in Berlin by the String Quartet Indaco". The proposed program contains pieces composed en2022/2023 and represents a panoramic view of the contemporary music Italian through different musical styles, influences and contaminations. Each composition is a brief thumbnail inspired in one of the 33 cantos of the Purgatory of "The DivinaCommedia" of Dante Alighieri.The music for the project was commissioned, published and recorded by Edizioni Sconfinarte.

MUSICIANS

Andrea Carrozzo

Laura Chittolina

CONCERT VENUE

Foundation Mapfre Canaries

C. Juan de Quesada, 10, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Day: Friday, December 8. 

Time: 14:30h – 14:50h