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"I had the great good fortune to hear my NIGHT OF THE FOUR MOONS conducted by the accomplished Italian conductor Simone Fontanelli. It is rare that one's music is prepared with such sensitivity and insight,combined with such superb technical skill. My warmest congratulations to this wonderful musician!" 

George Crumb

Simone Fontanelli

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A PIECE OF WOOD

A musical tale after Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio

For solo clarinet and narrator - English version

Narrator: Jon Iles       Clarinet: Sarah Watts

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Simone Fontanelli

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENTS

(1990 - 2010)

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Simone Fontanelli

SPOTS. 48 pieces for young violinists 

Fiona Robertson and Ren Jean, violin

Also featuring, Flora Fontanelli

2CDs

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László Lajtha (1892 - 1963)

Complete Works for String Orchestra 

Weiner-Szász Chamber Orchestra - Budapest

Simone Fontanelli, conductor

Imre Rohman conductor

Péter Csaba, conductor 

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 Highlights 2021 


October 2  

Salzburg (A), Literaturhaus

WP os Simone Fontanelli’s Den Schmerz zu heilen, for Mezzo-soprano, Recorders and Percussion. 

Commission Internationale Paul Hofhaymer Gesellschaft Salzburg. 

Ensemble Mönch von Salzburg: Cordula Stepp, Voice; Anne-Suse Enßle, Recorders; Philipp Lamprecht, Percussion


August 28

Auver-le-Hamon (F) - Festival de Sablé

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


July, 18

Hannover (D)

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

Antonella Bini, flute


June, 27

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

Simone Fontanelli - Poemi di Trilussa

Per Ensemble professionale, orchestra amatoriale e narratore (2021)

Achrome Ensemble e Orchestra Giovanile Crescendo. Marcello Parolini e Judit Földes, direttori. Simone Fontanelli, narratore

NEW RELEASE!!!


Spanish Tour 2021-2022

Simone Fontanelli  

"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

A Quasar Teatro production - http://www.quasar-teatro.com

Mónica González, actress

Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


July, 10 - Festival Bisontere 2021, Santillana del Mar

September, 15 - Parque Jado, Santander

September, 30 - Teatro Municipal Colindres, Cantabria

October 30, - XIV Ciclo Jóvenes Solistas de Murcia, Murcia

November, 19 - Centro Cultural Soto de la Marina, Cantabria

December, 11 - Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid 

December, 18 - Limpias, Cantabria

December, 20 - Sala Negra, Logroño


2022

February, 10 - Teatro Casyc, Santander

February, 14 - Sala Bretón, Astillero, Cantabria