MAY 23, 2020 | BRIEF HISTORY OF THE STRING QUARTET #3

Saturday, May 23rd 2020, at 5 pm – Live streaming on Fondazione Giorgio Cini’s YouTube channel

#3 THE 20TH CENTURY - MUSIC IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Third and last live streaming, broadcast in Italian, with IL QUARTETTO, QUESTO SCONOSCIUTO – Brief history of the string quartet curated by Simone Gramaglia, violist of Quartetto di Cremona and artistic director of Le Dimore del Quartetto and Archipelago, and Chiara Lijoi, musicologist and project coordinator of Le Dimore del Quartetto.

TOPIC
The musical paths of the 20th century and the international spread and success of string quartets.

SPECIAL GUESTS
Mauro Bonazzi, philosopher and professor of History of ancient philosophy at Università Statale di Milano and University of Utrecht.
Laura Croce, actress, stage director and artistic director of theater company Murmuris, in residence at Teatro Cantiere Florida of Florence.

PLAYLIST OF LISTENINGS

Listen to the episode’s playlist on Spotify and Apple Music

PLAYLIST OF READINGS

• Arnold Schoenberg/Vasilij Kandinskij, Letters, pictures and documents
• Webern, The path to the new music
• Nathan Shaham, The Rosendorf Quartet
• Eugene Drucker, The savior
• Rostislav Dubinsky, Stormy Applause. Making music in a worker’s state
• Vikram Seth, An Equal music
• Umberto Eco, The open work

Suggested movie: A Late Quartet (2012)

IL QUARTETTO, QUESTO SCONOSCIUTO

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE STRING QUARTET

First online format in live streaming signed by Le Dimore del Quartetto and hosted by Fondazione Giorgio Cini.
Three episodes about the string quartet world, discovering composers and repertoire through stories and anecdotes. To enrich the exchange, each episode will see the presence of a guest from a different background: a scholar, a musician, a philosopher.