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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 (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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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 […]