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11-19 October 2010

Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne

In collaboration with:

the City of Milan, the City of Melbourne, the Consulate General of Italy, Melbourne, the Federazione CEMAT (Sonora), ABC Classic FM, Atlha Onlus, the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, the Dante Alighieri Society, the Italian Society of Contemporary Music, the Jeunesses Musicales Italy Modena Section, Monash University, the University of Adelaide Elder Conservatorium of Music, Toorak Uniting Church, Yamaha

The international composition competition 'Forme uniche della continuità nello spazio' provided an opportunity for composers to express the originality of their musical ideas. A selected group of young composers have been invited to have their scores completed during a workshop held October 11-14 in Melbourne, under the guidance of Maestro Carlo Forlivesi.

Selected composers include Huey Ching Chong, Turkar Gasim-Zada, Annie Hsieh, Hikari Kiyama, Isaiah Lee Chie Tsang, Giulia Monducci, Ji Eun Moon, Ken Namba, Frederik Neyrinck and Felipe Pinto D’Aguiar Montt.
Their works have been inspired by Italian poems written especially for the event.

The project culminated in a concert on Saturday 16 October at the Iwaki Auditorium. The winning compositions has been performed in a special concert by local musicians Jean Penny (flute) and Kenji Fujimura (piano)
Further editions of the concert took place on Sunday 17 October and on Monday 18 October at Toorak Uniting Church, 603 Toorak Road, Toorak. Featuring Andrew Blackburn (organ) and Jean Penny (flute)
On Tuesday 19 October the concert has been held at the Elder Hall, Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide

Poem readings by Domenico Tindaro Di Luca (October 16-17-18), Mimmo Mangione (October 16) and Domenico de Clario (October 19)

All concerts will include also works by composers and Forme Uniche 2010 Jury members Marco Stroppa, Stephen Whittington, Carlo Forlivesi and Gian Paolo Luppi

 Forme uniche della continuità nello spazio: 3 concerts in Melbourne
Melbourne 16 October, 4:00 pm, Iwaki Auditorium Southbank
Melbourne 17 October 2:30 pm -Toorak Uniting Church
Melbourne 18 October 7:00 pm - Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak

Forme uniche della continuità nello spazio: Concert in Adelaide
Adelaide 19 October 8:00 pm
Elder Hall of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Jean Penny flute
Andrew Blackburn organ
Kenji Fujimura piano