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SUMMER ACADEMY

2021 COURSES, SEMINARS & MASTERCLASSES

Despite the prolonged nature of the Covid-19 emergency, ALL of the courses, seminars and masterclasses of the Summer Academy (July – September 2021) are currently CONFIRMED to be held IN PERSON in Siena.

If the instructor of a course or seminar is not able to be present in Siena, the course may be held remotely online (with the exception of the courses listed as “exclusively in person”).

If the course or seminar takes place with the teacher present in Siena, students will be able to participate remotely only in the event of proven impossibility of reaching Siena (this option is not valid for courses that will be held “exclusively in person”).

The operation of the courses and seminars will be subject to the evolution of the health crisis, as well as, to the relative subsequent government provisions. The Academy will promptly communicate any changes in the programming of courses based on the development of the crisis.

Each summer, since 1932, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana organizes advanced music courses for young talents from around the world, in collaboration with prestigious international instructors.

The first course was inaugurated in 1932 at Palazzo Chigi Saracini in Siena. Since then, the number of students has gradually increased; today the courses are attended by around 600 students representing over 45 nationalities.  The number of courses offered has been increased in a continuous interchange between old and new generations, from students becoming instructors – an integral part of the history of the Academy.

Celebrated musicians have attended the advanced level masterclasses at the Chigiana during their studies, including: Carlo Maria Giulini, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Oren, Roman Vlad, Claudio Abbado, Salvatore Accardo, Uto Ughi, Daniel Barenboim, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Alirio Diaz. Among the great musicians who have graced the halls of the Academy, Boris Belkin, Jurji Bashmet, Raina Kabaivanska, Renato Bruson, Patrick Gallois, Salvatore Sciarrino, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Antonio Meneses, David Geringas, Joaquin Achucarro, Luis Bacalov, the Quartetto Alban Berg and many other instructors.

SUMMER ACADEMY 2021

5 JULY – 31 AUGUST

COURSES

SEMINARS

WORKSHOP

30 AUGUST – 5 SEPTEMBER

BAROQUE MASTERCLASSES

COURSES

VOICE
matteuzzi
23 JULY / 10 AUGUST
GUITAR

AND CHAMBER MUSIC

ghiglia
5 JULY / 17 JULY
GUITAR

AND NEW MUSIC FOR GUITAR

PUDDU
18 AUGUST / 28 AUGUST
CLARINET
Alessandro Carbonare_2017_rit_Foto Roberto Testi
26 JULY / 7 AUGUST
COMPOSITION
sciarrino
19 JULY / 30 JULY
DOUBLE BASS
ettorre
26 JULY / 7 AUGUST
CHORAL CONDUCTING
DONATI_Foto Roberto Testi, Siena (1)
5 JULY / 15 JULY
ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTING
LEVEL 1 – ORDINARY COURSE
Luciano Acocella_2017_Foto Roberto Testi (1)
19 JULY / 23 JULY
LEVEL 2 – MASTER COURSE
gatti
24 JULY / 7 AUGUST
FLUTE
GALLOIS_Foto Roberto Testi, Siena (6)
12 JULY / 24 JULY
PERCUSSION
CAGGIANO_Foto Roberto Testi, Siena (2)
13 JULY / 31 JULY
PIANO
ZILBERSTEIN 2019_Foto Roberto Testi, Siena (4)
28 JULY / 13 AUGUST
STRING QUARTET

AND CHAMBER MUSIC FOR STRINGS AND PIANO

GREENSMITH
14 JULY / 28 JULY
VIOLA

AND CHAMBER MUSIC

Bruno Giuranna_ Foto Roberto Testi_2016
18 AUGUST / 31 AUGUST
VIOLIN
9 AUGUST / 27 AUGUST
VIOLIN
12 JULY / 24 JULY
CELLO
Geringas_Fountain_2018_Foto Roberto testi (1)
17 AUGUST / 30 AUGUST
CELLO
MENESES 2019_Foto Roberto Testi (1)
29 JULY / 11 AUGUST

SEMINARS

FIVE CENTURIES OF GUITAR
FISK 2019_Foto Roberto Testi, Siena (2)
9 AUGUST / 14 AUGUST
CROSSING MUSICAL BOUNDARIES
Krakauer-Jazz_1[1]
26 JULY / 31 JULY
LIVE ELECTRONICS

SOUND AND MUSIC COMPUTING

vidolin
26 JULY / 4 AUGUST
OBOE
Christian Schmitt_2019_Foto Roberto Testi (1)
18 AUGUST / 26 AUGUST
TABULA RASA

THE ART OF IMPROVISATION

STEFANO BATTAGLIA
20 AUGUST / 27 AUGUST

WORKSHOP

TELL ME CHIGIANA
foto di Roberto Testi (4)
INFO TBD

CHIGIANA-MOZARTEUM BAROQUE MASTERCLASSES 2021
SIENA SUMMER PROGRAM

SINGING

BAROQUE SONG

Andreas-Scholl
30 AUGUST / 5 SEPTEMBER
HARPSICHORD

& BASSO CONTINUO

Florian-Birsak
30 AUGUST / 5 SEPTEMBER
TRAVERSO

BAROQUE FLUTE

MarcelloGatti-web1
30 AUGUST / 5 SEPTEMBER
BAROQUE OBOE
30 AUGUST / 5 SEPTEMBER
VIOLA DA GAMBA
Ghielmi-viola-da-gamba
30 AUGUST / 5 SEPTEMBER

COLLABORATING MAESTRI

Voice
Francesco De Poli
Clarinet
Monaldo Braconi
Double Bass
Pierluigi Di Tella
Flute
Luigi Pecchia
Oboe
Alessandra Gentile
Viola and Chamber Music
Roberto Arosio
Violin
Stefania Redaelli
Cello
Monica Cattarossi
Tamami Toda-Schwarz
Baroque Masterclasses
Andreas Gilger
Gabriele Levi 
Alexandra Filatova 

MUSICIANS IN RESIDENCE

Composition
QUARTETTO PROMETEO
Giulio Rovighi violin
Aldo Campagnari violin
Danusha Waskiewicz viola
Francesco Dillon cello
Matteo Cesari flute
Paolo Ravaglia clarinet
Choral Conducting
Choir of the Siena Cathedral “Guido Chigi Saracini”
Orchestral Conducting
ORCHESTRA SENZASPINE
Matteo Parmeggiani
course assistant and musical director of the Orchestra Senzaspine

SUPPORTED BY

The courses of the Accademia Chigiana’s Summer Academy are supported by the REGION OF TUSCANY through Intervention 10 “Basic music training and music education projects”, identified by the DEFR 2020 and pertaining to the Regional Project 4 “Great cultural attractors, promotion of the arts system and of cultural institutes”, and in particular with the financial support of projects aimed at the organization of professional training courses for musicians, singers and other professional figures and the production activity, as an element of completion and integration of qualification courses, carried out by Institutions of Higher Musical Education, pursuant to art. 46, paragraph 1, l.r. 21/2010.

ISO CERTIFICATION 9001

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