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Michael Stimpson – new CD

Michael Stimpson – new CD

Age of Wonders, a voyage in music by Michael Stimpson, was written to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin

One of Britain’s fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now and has appeared on this site many times over the past decade (all those articles can be seen here) He has just released a new double CD of his latest composition “Age of Wonders” a voyage […]

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Michael Stimpson’s new opera – Jesse Owens

Michael Stimpson’s new opera – Jesse Owens

Philharmonia Orchestra (orchestra) | Stuart Stratford (conductor) | Abigail Kelly (soprano) | Johnny Herford (baritone) | Megumi Fujita (piano)

One of Britain’s fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now and has appeared on this site many times over the past decade (all those articles can be seen here) The influence of Barga and this area on his work was put in front of the public for […]

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New CD release from Michael Stimpson

New CD release from Michael Stimpson

New Work for Harp featured as part of 50th Anniversary comemorations of the flooding of Tryweryn valley

One of Britain’s fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now and has appeared on this site many times over the past decade (all those articles can be seen here) The influence of Barga and this area on his work was put in front of the public […]

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L’Ora di Barga. Omaggio a Giovanni Pascoli con le musiche di Michael Stimpson

L’Ora di Barga. Omaggio a Giovanni Pascoli con le musiche di Michael Stimpson

Armonie, colori e poesia per celebrare ancora una volta Giovanni Pascoli nell’ambito del Centenario Pascoliano. Il prossimo 14 ottobre (ore 21,15) presso il teatro dei Differenti si terrà “L’Ora di Barga. Omaggio a Giovanni Pascoli”, evento inserito negli appuntamenti ufficiali del centenario e che vedrà la presentazione di uno speciale progetto musicale con  musiche scritte […]

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New CD release from Michael Stimpson

One of Britain’s fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson who has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now (article here) has just released a new CD containing some of his recent work. The CD entitled “Journeymen” is recorded by the Allegri String Quartet and is based on two distinct and separate moments and […]

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Michael Stimpson – new work based on the poems of Pascoli

One of Britain's fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now. The influence of Barga and this area on his work will be put in front of the public for the first time during May with four performances of his latest compostion "Dall'Alba al Tramonto based on […]

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Cultural Geocaching – works on paper

Cultural Geocaching – works on paper

some works on paper inside the cultural geocaches

There are now 10 cultural geocaches already hidden in and around Barga and with another 10 boxes ready to go out into “the wild ” People are coming into Barga on a daily basis looking for these caches. The logs books show visitors from Germany, Holland, France, Switzerland, Finland and USA. So far very few […]

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Cultural geocaching – the Livorno artists

Cultural geocaching – the Livorno artists

conversation with Livorno artists participating in geocaching

Where better to sit down and talk with the group of artists from Livorno who are participating in the Cultural Geocache project than in the unofficial cultural centre of Barga – Aristo’s bar in Barga Vecchia ? With wine being poured and salami cut in the background the group sat down and explained why they […]

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L’Ora di Barga (world première) – Teatro dei Differenti

L’Ora di Barga (world première) – Teatro dei Differenti

As you can quite clearly see and hear in the video below, it was a special evening at the Teatro dei Differenti with music of an exceptionally high quality in a concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pascoli. It has to be said that it was not what could be […]

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Hamish Moore preparing for the Barga School of Scottish Music 2013

Hamish Moore preparing for the Barga School of Scottish Music 2013

Isn’t it nice when old friends turn up suddenly out of the blue?  An old friend and colleague of giornaledibarganews  arrived in Barga this week for a very short visit before once again disappearing into the distance –  the piper and pipemaker Hamish Moore, who has been nurturing affiliations with Barga since he was musician-in-residence […]

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L’Ora di Barga (world première)

L’Ora di Barga (world première)

On October 14th at the Teatro in Barga there is a concert of music to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pascoli. This includes readings and music inspired by the poet, including a performance of Dall’Alba al Tramonto for baritone and piano, written by Barga resident Michael Stimpson and first toured in […]

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Compositions inspired by Pascoli

One of Britain's fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now. The influence of Barga and this area on his work was put in front of the public for the first time in May with four performances of his latest composition "Dall'Alba al Tramonto based on the […]