Musica Experimento

is active since 1997 in production, research and diffusion of innovative and creative music art, in music theatre and live performance, connected to electronic sound research, visual art and multimedia, highlighting a new artistic object. Among his founders Enrico Cocco is the artistic director, and inside operate musicians, artists, cultural operators.

Cartellone 2012

Abbazia di Farfa
Basilica SS Maria Assunta

15 luglio - ore 21.00
Concerto inaugurale

22 luglio - ore 21.00

29 luglio - ore 21.00

5 agosto - ore 21.00

19 agosto - ore 21.00

26 agosto - ore 21.00

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Musica Experimento turned at once his interest towards  contemporary music multimedia theatre devoting to produce works of successful and young composers. With this purpose was inside founded MusicaTeatroEnsemble, formedwith actors and musicians and specialized in creation and mise en scene of music theatre work, live performance, crossover works in scenic events.

The activities are diversified in productions at Rome, Farfa in Sabina, Europa and America. Since 2010 was started off Musica nel Tempo Presente - International Farfa Festival close the important old Benedectine Abbey in Farfa. On  2000-2008 Musica Experimento presented in Rome Musica & Teatro, historical concert season with international events and artists, just something : 2000 Phonophonie of MAURIZIO KAGEL with baritone Nicholas Isherwood; 2001 New York UkwithNY Festival, DERWYDD of ENRICO COCCO, supported by  British Council; 2002 Rome,  italian language semi-staged premiered EL CIMARRON of H.W.HENZE, and SILBEN-MERZ by ALDO CLEMENTI ; 2003 Stockholm, Double Percussion at Capitol Theatre with Kroumata Percussion; 2004 Ojota III of Daniel Ott supported by Pro Helvetia; 2005 Retrospective concert on GIACINTO SCELSI in partnership with Scelsi Foundation; 2006 Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao (BBK Festival), EQUILIBRI PER VERSI multimedia contemporary opera by ENRICO COCCO, and still many other.

On 2009-2011 the activity was focused on different located projects.
On the one hand in Italia-Farfa Musica nel Tempo Presente Festival–ancient and modern music, with specifically international programmes based on extreme opposing styles, from ancient instruments to latest arts of electronic music and multimedia. Have taken part many artists as: Christoph Maria Moosmann organ, Magnus Andersson (guitar), Federico Paci (clarinet), ensembles like Dutch The Roentgen Connection, Ensemble Ars Ludi Lab conducted by Antonio Caggiano; compositions by Radulescu, Cage, Battistelli, Luc Brewaeys, Hanna Kulenty, Pawel Mykietyn, Annelies Van Parys, Franco Donatoni, Alfonso Ferraboso, Jukka Tiensuu, Adolfo Núñez, John Palmer, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, Jan P.Sweelinck, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Hans Eugen Frischknecht, Andrea Gabrieli etcetera.

On the other hand during 2011 a long tournee in USA, France, Belgium and Italy with the new project Electric Voice founded on baritone voice Nicholas Isherwood and partnership of international Institution and Festival : Centre Henri Pousseur (Liège-Belgium), Institut National de l'Audiovisuel INA–GRM (Parigi, France), Radio France, Musica Experimento  (Rome), University of Stanford (Stanford, California–Usa), University of Oregon (Eugene-USA), Festival Musique & Recherches (Brussels-Belgium), Fine Arts Academy in Rome. Scheduled Havona the latest Karlheinz Stockhausen’s work, and compositions  commissioned to six important living composer : Jean Claude Risset, Daniel Teruggi, Mark Appelbaum, Enrico Cocco, Jeffrey Stolet, Robert HP Platz who presents the new piece Lilith-Szene im Krieg committed by Musica Experimento. The final concert in Rome on december 2011, where all the works will be italian premiered.

Musica Experimento cooperate permanently or in the past with : Federazione Cemat, Istituti Italiani di Cultura-Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sonora,  Goethe Institut, British Council, Art Council of Wales, Wales International, Polish Institut in Italy, Pro Helvetia, New York University, Badia Benedettina di Farfa, Konsequenz, Musica Verticale, Festival Spaziomusica, Autunno Musicale di Caserta.

Collaborate with Musica Experimento : Nicholas Isherwood (baritono), Magnus Andresson (guitar),Pierre-Albert Castanet(musicologue,composer), Pablo Maximo Taddei (director, dramatist), Christoph M.Moosmann (organist,composer), Michele Lomuto (, Federico Paci(clarinet), Marco Rogliano(violin),Antonio Caggiano (perc), Goska Isphording(cembalo), Roberto Giacomello (artist), Thierry Miroglio( perc), Helmuth Flammer(composer), Rosario Marrocco(video-artist), Girolamo De Simone (essayst/performer), Concezio Panone (organist), M.Carla Notarstefano(piano), M.Chiara Pavone (soprano), Massimo Bartoletti (trumpet),  Massimiliano Fuschetto (oboe), Piero Mottola (artist, composer) and many more.


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