17-21 Oct 2005. Two years from the death of one of the most most appreciated contemporary composers of the 20th century, this festival, organised by the Accademia di S. Cecilia in conjunction with Settembre Musica, the Accademia Filarmonica Romana and Musica per Roma, pays tribute to Luciano Berio, his music and his genius. The programme consists of the performance of some of Berios most significant work together with music by the composers he loved most; these include Bartok and Brahms, as well as work by young composers and world premieres commissioned by Berio for the Accademia di S. Cecilia.
17 Oct Teatro Minimo and Amy Luckenbachs Puppets. Music by Berio (19.30). Repeated 18 Oct (19.30).
Concert by the Orchestra and Choir of the Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia conducted by Daniel Kawka, with Andrea Lucchesini piano, and Andreas Schmidt baritone. Music by Antignani and Berio (21.00).
18 Oct Concert by the Ensemble Ictus. Music by Berio (21.00).
19 Oct Chamber music concert by the Freon Ensemble conducted by Stefano Cardi with Maria Chiara Pavone soprano. Music by young composers (21.00).
21 Oct Concert by the Orchestra Nazionale di S. Cecilia conducted by Pascal Roph, with Armand Angster clarinet, and Bruno Canino piano. Music by Brahms, Berio, Fedele (21.00).