“Founded in 2004, the ensemble works on harpsichord music of the 20th century, particularly Italian. It focuses on music ranging from the early 20th century to the avant-garde, right up to works composed today.
Novecembalo has worked with important contemporary musicians, including Enzo Porta, Dario Intrigo, Mariolina De Robertis and is currently studying under Annamaria Morini and Annelie De Man (Holland).
Composers who have written music for Novecembalo include: Ermanno Bacca, Andrea Basevi, Roberto Bonati, Mauro Bonelli, Fulvio Caldini, Andrea Cremaschi, Marco Ciannella, Silvia Colasanti, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, Fabrizio Fanticini, Enzo Galdi, Paolo Geminiani, Jiri Gemrot, Enrico Marocchini, Livio Minafra, Andrea Nicoli, Paolo Perezzani, Gianluca Podio, Stefano Taglietti, Daniele Venturi and Luigi Verdi.
Novecembalo edited the research catalogue "Il Clavicembalo nella Musica Contemporanea Italiana" ("The Harpsichord in Contemporary Italian Music") published in 2005 by the Associazione Clavicembalistica Bolognese (Bologna Harpsichord Association), which lists over 700 works by about 300 composers.
Novecembalo gives concert-lectures on the modern harpsichord repertoire (Italian conservatoires including Cremona, Bologna University Music Faculty Aula Magna; Rome, Biblioteca Casanatense).
Novecembalo also performs at music festivals in towns such as Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Cremona, La Spezia, Genova, Milano, Modena, Parma, Reggio Emilia, Roma, and Torino. Our programmes of contemporary music receive critical and public acclaim.“
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