Solo instrument or voice/s, or narrator and instruments or orchestra

Una relazione per un'Accademia (1989) - 12'

SATB soli and orchestra - Text by F. Kafka

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L'Usignolo e la Rosa (1995) - 26'

Narrator, cello, pno

Text: Oscar Wilde, “The Nightingale and The Rose”. Translation and adaptation by S. Fontanelli

English and Italian version

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»Es war einmal ein Stück Holz« (2010-2011) - 60' 

(“Once Upon a Time There Was a Piece of Wood”, “C’era una volta un pezzo di legno”)

A musical tale after Carlo Collodi’s “Pinocchio”; Eine musikalische Erzählung nach Carlo Collodis »Pinocchio«

for solo clarinet and narrator

Premiere of the concert version; 19.XI.2011, Kölner Philharmonie.

Premiere of the stage version: 6.XII.2011, Kinderoper Köln.

Guido Hammesfahr, Narrator Robert Oberaigner, clarinet

A co-production Gürzenich-Orchester Köln and Kinderoper Köln

A trailer of this production is available on Youtube 

The score (also as eBook) of the Italian and of the Spanish version is available at 

www.lulu.com/spotlight/SimFontanelli 

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Albolina (2012) - 60'

an eurythmy theatrical play after a fairy tale from the Dolomites mountains

for fl, cl, vl, percussion, narrator, dancers

Premiere: Rovereto (I), 10.V.2013. MART - Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea, Auditorium Fausto Melotti

For info: Gia van den Akker

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In segreta solitudine (2013) – 13’ 

for solo cello and string orchestra

Premiere: 16.11.2014 Verona (I), Sala Maffeiana. I Virtuosi Italiani; Enrico Bronzi, cello and conductor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlO9_G8flj4

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Il Diavolo nel campanile (2017) – 40’ 

for narrator and four instruments (flute, clarinet, violin and cello). Based on the tale “The Devil in the Belfry” by E. A. Poe.

Premiere: 29.01.2018, Bergamo (I), Sala Piatti. AchRome Ensemble; Simone Fontanelli, narrator

Simone Fontanelli

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