Agenda

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"The experienced Italian conductor Simone Fontanelli guided the

Manson Ensemble with a sure hand. Webern's Six Pieces opus 6

were well realized, reaching a truly shattering climax" 

Barry Millington - The London Times

2019

2018

December 14

Leganes, Madrid (E) – Teatro Tierno Galván 

Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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December 1 

Austrian premiere

Telfs/Tyrol (A) - Villa Schindler

Simone Fontanelli’s  Es war einmal ein Stück Holz (version in German)

For narrator and clarinet

Alexander Stummer, narrator

Simon Reitmaier, clarinet

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November 25

Salzburg Festival Dialoge – Großer Saal der Stiftung Mozarteums

Simone Fontanelli - Je commence par déclarer (2018)

for violin and recorder with a vocal part for both performers.

Words by Giacomo Casanova, from "Histoire de ma vie"

Dorothee Oberlinger, recorder/voice and Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin/voice

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November 9 

Reinosa (E) – Teatro Principal 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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October 27

Torrelavega (E) – Teatro Concha Espina 

Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera 

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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October 18

Villaescusa (E) – Biblioteca 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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October 13

Renedo de Piélagos 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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October 3

Astillero (E) – Sala Bretón 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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August 10

Valderredible (E) – Salón de Actos

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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 June 5

Frosinone (I) – Conservatorio

Tricky News For guitar ensemble

Ensemble e-cetra. Eugenio Becherucci, conductor

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June 1

Laredo (E) – Casa de Cultura

Había una vez un trozo de madera 

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet

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May 24

Novara (I)

Simone Fontanelli

Strings And Pipes (2017)

per Sassofono baritono e Violoncello

Duo Tubi & Corde: Marco Bonetti, sassofono; Guido Boselli, violoncello

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May 5

Como (I)

Simone Fontanelli

Strings And Pipes (2017)

per Sassofono baritono e Violoncello

Duo Tubi & Corde: Marco Bonetti, sassofono; Guido Boselli, violoncello

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April 28

Polignano a Mare (I) - Fondazione Pino Pascali - Museo di Arte Contemporanea

Simone Fontanelli

C'era una volta un pezzo di legno (version in Italian), for narrator and clarinet

Maurizio Pellegrini, narrator

Caterina Santoro, clarinet

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April 6

Corsico (I) – Auditorium Libere Stelle

Simone Fontanelli

Y luego, for solo guitar

Angela Massafra, guitar

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March 16

Santander (E), Palacio de Festivales

Spanish premiere  of Simone Fontanelli’s

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Cuento musical basado en el Pinocho de Carlo Collodi.

para clarinete y actor/acrtriz

“Once Upon a Time There Was a Piece of Wood”. After Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio

for clarinet and actor/actress

Mónica González, actriz, y Nando Mora, clarinete

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March 16

Bergamo (I), Sala Piatti,        

Strade della città tumultuosa

for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello

AchRome Ensemble. Marcello Paolini, conductor

November 25  

Berlin (D), Staatsoper Unter den Linden - Monteverdi Italien

Je commence par déclarer (2017), for violin and recorder with a vocal part for both performers.

Dorothee  Oberlinger, recorder/voice and Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin/voice

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November 24

Brescia (I), Teatro san Carlino Rassegna "sulle ali del 900" - World Premiere

Strings And Pipes (2017) per Sassofono baritono e Violoncello,

Duo Tubi & Corde: Marco Bonetti, sassofono; Guido Boselli, violoncello

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October 11

Grinnell, Iowa – USA, Herrick Chapel, Grinnell College - World Premiere

A Port of Call, for Horn and Narrator

Words by Fernando Pessoa

Rob Clower, narrator. Eric McIntyre, horn

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September 16  

Dresden (D), Staatskapelle Dresden

WP of Fontanelli’s C’era una volta un pezzo di legno (…e adesso ancora), for clarinet and large ensemble (2018). Robert Oberaigner, clarinet; Staatskapelle Dresden 

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June 10 

Potsdam (D), Musikfestspiele Sanssouci und Nikolaisaal Potsdam

WP of Fontanelli’s Je commence par déclarer (2017), for violin and recorder with a vocal part for both performers.

Commissioned by Musikfestspiele Sanssouci

Dorothee  Oberlinger, recorder/voice and Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin/voice 

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June 2 & 3

"Faltering Talks", for recorder and percussion

Duo Enßle/Lamprecht

- June 2nd, 2018 at 19:00, KUNSTRAUM, Tosterglope (D)

- June 3rd, 2018 at 18:00, St. Annen Kirche, Wolfsburg (D)

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May 6

Lucca (I),  Festival Lucca Classica - Palazzo Ducale, Sala Ademollo.

Sed fieri sentio… (2011), for 8 cellos - Italian premiere

Cello students from the Mozarteum Salzburg. Enrico Bronzi, cond.

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May 3-4 

Frosinone (I), Conservatorio “L. Refice”

Music Analysis Masterclass on the contemporary repertoire for guitar

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April 10-11 

Manchester (UK) – Chetham’s Shool of Music

Chamber music Masterclass

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April 7 

Bergamo (I) – Sala Piatti, stagione "…e adesso Musica"

WP of Fontanelli’s  Due pezzi per clarinetto, for solo clarinet (2001-2002)

Marco Sorge, clarinet

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March 28 

Trieste (I) – Teatro Verdi, Società dei Concerti

WP of Fontanelli’s

Tagebuch eines fahrenden Tnzers, for cello and string orchestra (2017)

Orchestra d’Archi Italiana; Enrico Bronzi, solo cello and conductor

 

March 11

Parma (I) - Società dei Concerti, Casa della Musica

Italian Premiere of Fontanelli’s

C’era una volta un pezzo di legno  - Racconto in musica tratto dal Pinocchio di Carlo Collodi (libero adattamento di Simone Fontanelli). Per narratore e clarinetto

Andrea de Luca, voce recitante

Stefano Franceschini, clarinetto

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February 25 

Milano (I)

CD recording of Simone Fontanelli’s “Martybar”, for guitar (2017)

Martina Barlotta, guitar

 

January 28 

Milano (I) – Palazzina Liberty. Milano Classica, Novurgìa

Cose leggere e vaganti (Mild And Wandering Things), for flute and piano (2015)

Duo Bini – Rota: Antonella Bini, flute and Gabriele Rota, piano

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January, 24 

Salzburg (A), Universität Mozarteum

WP of Simone Fontanelli’s  For Hans (2017), for harp.

Johann Michael Niedermaier, harp 

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January 20 

Bergamo (I) – Sala Piatti, stagione "…e adesso Musica"

WP of Fontanelli’s Il diavolo nel campanile, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and narrator (2017), after E. A. Poe’s tale The Devil in the Belfry

AchRome Ensemble; Simone Fontanelli, narrator

Simone Fontanelli

composer

conductor

pedagogue

2017

November 24 & 26

Kirkcudbright (UK, Scotland) and Thornhill (Scotland)

Six To Six”, for solo cello - Nicholas Jones, cello

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November 11

Schloss Hohenwerfen (A)

Faltering Talk, for recorder and percussion (2016)

Duo Anne-Suse Enßle & Philipp Lamprecht

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July 24

Aberystwyth (UK, West Wales) - Musicfest Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

UK-Premiere of  “Six To Six”, for solo cello - Nicholas Jones, cello

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July 12, 13 and 14

Torrita di Siena (I) – “Rosso di Sera” Festival

WP of Simone Fontanelli’s

“Six To Six”, 6 solo cello pieces to introduce each of the J.S. Bach cello Suites.(2012-2014)

Nicholas Jones, cello

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June 21

Stoke d'Abernon (UK) - Yehudi Menuhin School – Chamber music Masterclass

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June 20

London (UK)

Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Composition Masterclass and lecture

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June 15

Salzburg (A), Universität Mozarteum, Kleines Studio

WP of Fontanelli’s For Paul (2017), for harp. 

Johann Michael Niedermaier, harp

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June 2

Schwäbisch Hall (D) - Musik an St. Michael

WP of Fontanelli’s Faltering Talk, for recorder and percussion (2016)

Duo Anne-Suse Enßle & Philipp Lamprecht

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May 26

Treviso (I), Museo Bailo – Intrecci di ‘900

WP of Simone Fontanelli’s

"Una melodia per il piccolo David" (A Melody For The Little David) - nello stile popolare / in folk style (2014), for Flute or Tenor recorder - Francesca Cescon, flute

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May 24-25

Salzburg Guitar Fest 2017 – International Guitar Competition

President of the jury

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March 29

Brescia (I) – Conservatorio, Sala Bazzini - VII Rassegna Chitarristica

Concert/Workshop on the works for guitar by Simone Fontanelli

Simone Fontanelli, lecturer. Leopoldo Saracino, guitar

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February 27-28

Stoke d'Abernon (UK) - Yehudi Menuhin School - Masterclasses 

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January 25

Milano (I) – Palazzina Liberty, "Poesia chiama Musica - Intermezzi"

WP of Simone Fontanelli’s “Da una poesia”, per flauto in sol e voce narrante (2016)

Antonella Bini, flauto; Simone Fontanelli, voce narrante