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Following the publication of Luciano Berio’s writings in 2013, a selection of his major interviews is now issued for the first time by Einaudi, Torino. The new volume Luciano Berio. Interviste e colloqui, edited by Vincenzina C. Ottomano with an introduction by Paul Griffiths, features over fifty conversations, interviews and inquiries held with Berio over a period ranging from the early 1960’s up till a few months prior to his death in 2003. The texts, accompanied by editorial notes and comments, offer a multiple perspective on the composer’s life and work in an idiom that is at once approachable by a large spectrum of readers and surprisingly new for those who are familiar with his theoretical writings. The constant interaction of questions and answers encourages a spontaneous and immediate mode of communicating thoughts and issues that are central to Berio’s world view and poetics, such as music theatre, language, oral tradition and music history, electronic and computer-assisted composition, musical education. The portrait of a composer emerges who is deeply (and often critically) involved in the contemporary scene, convinced of the role of music and of the musician in the formation of a better society.

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From the end of May to October 2018 numerous events featuring Luciano Berio's music are scheduled. Here follow the most outstanding concerts (for a complete list, please visit our Concert calendar). 

Laborintus II is scheduled at the DR Koncerthuset of Copenhagen with Demian Vitanza as speaker, the vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices, the DR VokalEnsemblet and the DR SymfoniOrkestret conducted by Franck Ollu (May 31). The month of June starts with the performance of Rendering in Oranjewoud (Holland), with Benjamin Levy conducting the Noord Nederlands Orkest (June 1). Folk Songs are scheduled in three concerts between June and August: in Bochum, Germany, with Cristina Zavalloni and the Bochumer Symphoniker conducted by Enrico Onofri (June 2); in the frame of the Kuhmo Festival, Finland, featuring the mezzo-soprano Victoire Bunel and the musicians Alberto Mesirca, Christoffer Sundqvist, Harri Lehtinen, Janne Thomsen, Julian Arp, Lior Ouziel, Tuija-Maija Nurminen and Yuval Gotlibovich (July 23); at the Salzburg Festspiele, with mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa and the Wiener Philharmoniker conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen (August 5).

Sinfonia will be performed in Seoul, with the Swingle Singers and the KBS Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Yoel Levi (July 20); in Milan – with Berio's Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini – featuring the Swingle Singers and the Filarmonica della Scala conducted by John Axelrod (September 23); in Prague, with the London Voices and the Czech Philharmonic conducted by Semyon Bychkov (October 17, 18 and 19).

In october 2017 the ECM Records published the album Now, And Then featuring the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and guitarist Pablo Márquez conducted by Dennis Russel Davies. The album orchestral transcriptions of works by Frescobaldi, Legrenzi, Gabrieli, Viadana and Wassenaer realized by Bruno Maderna, and Chemins V for guitar and chamber orchestra by Luciano Berio. The booklet includes the texts Now, and then by Paul Griffiths, and Scrivere – e riscrivere. L’interpretazione o l’analisi della musica by Michele Chiappini and Angela Ida De Benedictis.
For and excerpt of Chemins V, click here.
For the details of the album on ECM's website, click here.

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