Biennale College Musica

The calls are addressed to young composers and performers from Italy and abroad, between the ages of 18 and 30 years old.

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2022.

Biennale College Musica 2022 is dedicated to experimental musical theatre, the theme chosen by the director Lucia Ronchetti for the 66th International Festival of Contemporary Music of La Biennale di Venezia (Out of Stage, 14 > 25 September 2022).

The calls are aimed at the selection of:

– 1 composer to compose a work of music theatre for solo voice or solo instrument and percussion trio (electronics optional) lasting from 30 to 45 minutes

– 1 composer to create a site-specific sound installation for a site in Venice proposed by the Biennale Musica

– 1 composer to compose a work for radio inspired by John Cage’s Sounds of Venice, a piece that the American composer presented on Rai television in Milan in 1959 on the show Lascia o raddoppia

– 2 experimental performers (djs / turntablists / controllerists / beatmakers and live electronics performers) interested in the theatrical aspects of performance for the creation of two new works

– 4 performers (sopranos, clarinettists, harpists, percussionists) interested in the chamber repertory of Georges Aperghis’ musical theatre.


Deadline 31 January 2022



January 31


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