About Franco Donatoni’s Sextet…

Franco Donatoni was an Italian composer, considered father of New Music.
His works were performed by leading artists, ensembles and conductor, such us Claudio Abbado, Salvatore Accardo, Dino Asciolla, Pierre Boulez, etc.
He reached musical maturity after a long period of exploration, trying to “look beyond” and reaching freedom and brightness into the writing.
His musical life can be divided into three different period:

  • Bartok’s Neoclassicism;
  • serialism, linked to the relationship with M° Bruno Maderna;
  • the negative period;
  • the discover of the invention, linked to the discover of a positive relationship with the art of composition.

This week, Limenmusic Web Tv, proposes to the audience a wonderful concert, dedicated to Franco Donatoni’s Sextet for 2 violins, 2 violas and 2 cellos. A rarely performed composition, written in 1985 during his “positive period” and performed for the first time in Cremona by Gruppo Musica Insieme.
In this concert, this opus is performed by String Sextet of La Scala Theatre Academy, musical group founded in 2000 and made up of Livio Salvatore Troiano (voilin), Aldo Sebastian Cicchini (violin), Luca Guidi (viola), Paolo Fumagalli (viola), Gianluca Muzzolon (cello) and Alejandro Mariangel Pradenas (cello).

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