Simone Fontanelli

composer

conductor

pedagogue


"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

Agenda

2020

November 22

Telfs (A) -  Villa Schindler

Fontanelli’s “Es war einmal ein Stück Holz”

for clarinet and narrator

Alexander Stummer, narrator; Simon Reirmaier, clarinet


November 14

Geras (A) -  Marmorsaal

Austrian Premiere of Fontanelli’s “Es war einmal ein Stück Holz”

for clarinet and narrator

Alexander Stummer, narrator; Simon Reirmaier, clarinet


October 3

Dresden (D) - Semperoper

WP of Fontanelli’s new work for septet

Commission Staatskapelle Dresden

Staatskapelle Dresden Kammerensemble.


May, 23 

Solomeo (PG), Italy - Teatro Cucinelli

Don Chisciotte

Spettacolo musicale liberamente ispirato al Don Chisciotte della Mancia di Miguel de Cervantes

Testo originale di Francesco «Bolo» Rossini

Musiche originali di Simone Fontanelli

Coordinamento artistico di Giampiero Frondini
con Francesco «Bolo» Rossini, Ensemble «Magazzini Babàr», Compagnia Teatro Musicale «Musica per Crescere», Coro di Voci Bianche e giovanile «Octava Aurea» diretto da Mario Cecchetti

https://www.perugiamusicaclassica.com/musica-per-crescere/festa-della-musica/


May, 16

Laredo, Cantabria (E) - Primaveras Musicales Pejinas
Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


April, 1

Budapest (H), Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music

Lectures on Italian contemporary music Masters


March 19

Stoke d'Abernon (UK) - Yehudi Menuhin School

Chamber music Masterclass


March 18

London (UK) - Guildhall School of Music and Drama. 

Composition Masterclass and lecture


March, 11

Santander (D) - Teatro Caysc

Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


February, 26

Manchester (UK) – Chetham’s Shool of Music

WP of Fontanelli’s Echoes Of A Beatles Song

For string octet (2019)

Chetham’s String Octet


February 23-26

Manchester (UK) – Chetham’s Shool of Music

Chamber music Masterclass


February, 16

Santander (E) - Escena Miriñaque
Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


February, 16

Berlin (D) - Museumskonzert der Staatsoper Berlin

WP of Fontanelli’s For Stephen, for solo harp

Stephen Fitzpatrick, harp


February, 15

Santander (E) - Escena Miriñaque
Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


February, 15

Bergamo (I) – Sala Piatti. Stagione “…e adesso Musica!”

WP of Fontanelli’s Je vous parle d’un temps lointain, for solo flute (2015)

Antonella Bini, flute


January, 3

Llanes - Casino de Llanes, Asturias (E)

Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


January, 2

Langre (E) - Teatro La felgera

Simone Fontanelli

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet
































December 30

San Adrián, Navarra (E)

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


December 27 

Santander (E), CC Doctor Mandrazo

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


December 6

Aurisina , Trieste (I) - L’Energia dei Luoghi - Circolo Culturale Sloveno “Igo Gruden”

Simone Fontanelli

Storie da chissà dove (2003-2005), per violoncello e vibrafono

Riccardo Pes (violoncello) e Marko Jugovic (percussioni)


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


November 9 

Reinosa (E) – Teatro Principal 

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


October 27

Torrelavega (E) – Teatro Concha Espina 

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


October 18

Villaescusa (E) – Biblioteca 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


October 13

Renedo de Piélagos 

Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


October 3

Astillero (E) – Sala Bretón 

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


August 10

Valderredible (E) – Salón de Actos

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


June 5

Frosinone (I) – Conservatorio

Simone Fontanelli - Tricky News For guitar ensemble

Ensemble e-cetra. Eugenio Becherucci, conductor


June 1

Laredo (E) – Casa de Cultura

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera 

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Nando Mora, clarinet


May 24

Novara (I)

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

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


May 5

Como (I)

Simone Fontanelli

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

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


April 28

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

Simone Fontanelli

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

Maurizio Pellegrini, narrator. Caterina Santoro, clarinet


April 6

Corsico (I) – Auditorium Libere Stelle

Simone Fontanelli

Y luego, for solo guitar

Angela Massafra, guitar


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

Mónica González, actriz, y Nando Mora, clarinete


March 16

Bergamo (I), Sala Piatti,        

Strade della città tumultuosa, for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello

AchRome Ensemble. Marcello Paolini, conductor

2019

2018

November 25 

Berlin (D), Staatsoper Unter den Linden

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


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


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


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 


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


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)


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.


May 3-4

Frosinone (I), Conservatorio “L. Refice”

Music Analysis Masterclass on the contemporary repertoire for guitar


April 10-11

Manchester (UK) – Chetham’s Shool of Music

Chamber music Masterclass


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


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 Per narratore e clarinetto

Andrea de Luca, voce recitante. Stefano Franceschini, clarinetto


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


January, 24

Salzburg (A), Universität Mozarteum

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

Johann Michael Niedermaier, harp


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