Simone Fontanelli

composer

conductor

pedagogue

A wonderful uniqueness of Simone Fontanelli is that he is a composer, a conductor, a chamber music teacher, and a lecturer all at once.


Vladimir Tarnopolski, Composer. Professor of Composition at the Moskow Tchaikovsky Conservatory

Agenda

2021


December, 18

Limpias, Cantabria (E)

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


December, 11

Madrid (E) - Circulo de Bellas Artes

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


November, 19

Soto de la Marina (E)

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


November 3

Hall in Tirol /A)

Simone Fontanelli - Faltering Talks, for Recorder and Percussion (2015)

Duo Enssle-Lamprecht


October, 30

Murcia (E) - Auditorio Beniaján

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


October 2  

Salzburg (A), Literaturhaus

WP os Simone Fontanelli, s “Den Schmerz zu heilen”, for Mezzo-soprano, Recorders and Percussion. Commissioned by the Internationale Paul Hofhaymer Gesellschaft Salzburg. 

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


September, 30

Cantabria (E) - Teatro Municipal Colindres

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


September, 15

Santander (E) - Parque Jado

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


September, 15

Göttingen (D) - Internationale Händel Festspiele

WP, Simone Fontanelli - Epilogo

For Sopran, Baritone and Baroque  Ensemble


September, 6, 8, 11 and 26

Velletri (6th), 

Simone Fontanelli - Tricky News For guitar ensemble

Ensemble e-cetra. Eugenio Becherucci, conductor


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


July, 10

Santillana del Mar (E) - Festival Bisontere

Simone Fontanelli - Había una vez un trozo de madera

Mónica Gonzalez Megolla, actress. Andrés Pueyo, clarinet


July, 8

Veroli (I) – Chiostro di S. Agostino

Simone Fontanelli - Tricky News For guitar ensemble

Ensemble e-cetra. Eugenio Becherucci, conductor


July, 4

Aquino (I) – Piazza dei Conti

Simone Fontanelli - Tricky News For guitar ensemble

Ensemble e-cetra. Eugenio Becherucci, conductor


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


April, 17

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

Simone Fontanelli - A Friend Within My Mind for ensemble (1997)

Achrome Ensemble. Marcello Parolini, conductor


April 8

Online concert

WP of Simone Fontanelli’s Fear, for cello and speaker.

On a poem by Khalil Gibran

John Thwaites, narrator. Nicholas Jones, cello, 3, 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzFV-iYqvmM&list=PLizaF7uiwDcw8NZyR7bgi19-21b8flknx&index=4

2020


November 22

Telfs (A) -  Villa Schindler

Fontanelli’s “Es war einmal ein Stück Holz”

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


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


2019

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)

Simone Fontanelli - Strings And Pipes (2017)

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