Turin, Biblioteca Musicale Andrea Della Corte, Villa la Tesoriera
8 March 2017 at 8.30 p.m.
The concert, organised by the Fondazione Merz in collaboration with the Biblioteca Civica Musicale “Andrea Della Corte”, will be held within the setting of the eighteenth-century Villa La Tesoriera: it will be conducted by Willy Merz and performed by the DE SONO Futura Ensemble a in partnership with the Associazione DE SONO.
The finalists of the Music Section, Gabriele Cosmi, Elvira Garifzyanova, Geoffrey Gordon, Pierre Mariétan and Catherine Milliken, were selected by a jury composed of Giacomo Agazzini (violinist and teacher at the Conservatorio G. Verdi of Turin), Stefano Pierini (composer and teacher at the Centro di Formazione Musicale in Turin) and Philip Samartzis (sound-designer and lecturer at the University of Melbourne).
The final jury for the Music section consists of Dieter Ammann (composer), Thomas Demenga (cellist and composer), Alexander Lonquich (pianist) and Willy Merz. For the Music section too, the public can express its preference by logging on to www.mariomerzprize.org or sending the postcard that is available.