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Icarus ensemble
Icarus ensemble - Biography


Web: www.icarusensemble.com

E-mail: info@icarusensemble.com
Le clessidre di Dührer (1985) by Armando Gentilucci
© RIVO ALTO

Instrument: Ensemble
The ICARUS ENSEMBLE was founded in 1994 in Reggio Emilia. The musicians, before the Ensemble was founded, were already active in the international concert field and as music professors. Within the Ensemble, the Reggio Emilia musicians collaborates with external musicians who share a common passion for the study and diffusion of contemporary music.
In Italy it has taken part in major musical events (Teatro alla Scala, Nuove Sincronie, Scuola Civica, Stagione della Cantelli in Milan, Spaziomusica in Cagliari, Spazionovecento in Cremona, Teatro Regio, Camerata Casella in Torino, Cantiere Internazionale dell'Arte in Montepulciano, Musica su più dimensioni in Palermo, Interensemble in Padova, Di Nuovo Musica in Reggio Emilia, Musica Verticale in Rome, Traiettorie Sonore in Como, Sonopolis/Teatro La Fenice in Venice) as well as abroad (Festival Cervantino and Festival Donatoni in Mexico, Maltafest, Festival Encuentros/Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Gaudeamus Week Amsterdam, Festival Art of New Generation in Tokyo, Germany, Romania).
They have recorded with Ricordi, Ariston, Sincronie, Spaziomusica, La bottega discantica.
Their performances have been transmitted on the radio by RAI (Italy), NHK (Japan), Dutch, Mexican, rumanian and argentinian national radios.
Icarus also split up into smaller groups such as trio (Flute, Clarinette, Piano) and piano duo "Musicarara" which is well known at an international level.
Updated to 01/2008