Contemporary music for 40+ tubas – Garon, by Yuval Avital – World Premiere


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GARON by Yuval Avital

Contemporary music for 40+ tubas, 6 percussion, choir, 3 conductors and live electronics.

Premiere

26/01/2012 – closing concert of Anish Kapoor’s site specific installation in Milan, Italy, titled “Dirty Corner”.

Dirty Corner, the site-specific installation by Anish Kapoor at the Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, will host the world premiere of GARON by Yuval Avital – a massive sonic composition for 40 tubas and 6 percussion with a choir & soloists of extended vocal techniques, 3 conductors & live electronics.

Sonic experiment

In a large-scale sonic experiment – a concert designed to involve the public and performers in an architecture of meanings and structures – GARON (in Hebrew – “throat”) is the brand new opera of Yuval Avital, an emerging talent of the international contemporary music scene.

The concert is a co-production of MADEINART & Maga Global Arts, the Milan-based performing arts organization in which Avital is the Artistic director, and MilanoSonora.

Orchestration

GARON is a real journey of listening with an exceptional orchestration.

40 tubas (ranging from contrabass Tubas to Euphoniums – the tenor tubas) are the foundation of this original sonic mass (in a stable orchestra usually only one tuba player is present), 6 percussion, 1 choir of 16 singers, 4 soloists of extended vocal techniques, 3 conductors, 1 programmer for the live electronics played in 12 speakers & one composer/director.

Cast

COMPOSITION
Yuval Avital

LIVE ELECTRONICS
Giovanni Cospito

CONDUCTORS
Sandro Gorli, Dario Garegnani

CHOIR CONDUCTOR
Elena Casella

TUBA SOLOISTS
Eros Sabbatani, Paolo Bertorello, Federico Ferrari, Giuseppe Scarati, Christopher Spiteri

VOCAL SOLOISTS
Lee Colbert, Valentina Moar, Lorenzo Pierobon, David W. Benini, Fakhraddin Gafarov

PERCUSSION:
Maurizio Ben Omar, Lodovico Berto, Lorenzo Colombo, Lorenzo D’Erasmo, Giampiero Pisani, Salvatore Scucces

CHOIR
Musica Aperta, Milan

— TUBA CONSORTS —
CONTRABASS & BASS TUBA :
Vincenzo Boriello, Michele Cantatore, Francesco Chinaglia, Lorenzo D’Avolio, Fabrizio Della Corte, Gabriele Desdro, Nicola Di Grigoli,  Marco Firmani, Fabrizio Iacomini, Alberto Introini, Luigi Izzo, Antonio La Balestra, Simone Lanzi, Davide Marinucci, Angelo Messina, Edoardo Oddovero, Giuseppe Osa, Gabriele Pantalone, Perez Gurado Alberto, Domenico Pirrotta, Luciano Porazzini, Francesco Porta, Salvatore Rajmondo, Rebecca Romeo, Cosimo Salvemini,  Gabriele Santalini, Nereo Scarinzi, Giuliano Scoppetta, Alberto Tondi, Francesco Vassene

EUPHONIUM
Pietro Bertoni, Giorgio Bornacina, Giovanni Capelli, Giorgio Ferraro, Stefano Perini, Andrea Testa

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
www.magaglobalarts.com
www.madeinart.it
www.yuvalavital.com

Announcement Garon by Yuval Avital

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