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Agenda 2019

13. 3. – 10. 4. 2019
Wien (A), Pfarrkirche St. Thekla:
Musikalische Meditationen zur Fastenzeit

11. 4. 2019
Wien (A), Media vita in morte sumus – Passionskonzert

25. 7. 2019
Terrassa (E), Sons del Temps 2019: Konzert | Orgel und Sopran

8. – 16. 8. 2019
Magnano (Biella, I), Festival Musica Antica a Magnano. Master class

1. 11. 2019
Venedig (I). Kirche von San Rocco: Orgelmesse

1. 11. 2019
Venedig (I). Kirche von San Rocco: Orgelkonzert

4. – 18. 12. 2019
Wien (A), Piaristenkirche St. Thekla: Musikalische Meditationen im Advent 2019


Sons del Temps

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25. 7. 2019
Donnerstag | 20:30 Uhr | Esglesia de Sant Pere
Plaça del Rector Homs, 1
08222 Terrassa (Barcelona, E)

Susanna Crespo Held Sopran
Silva Manfrè Orgel

Werke von Georg Muffat, Tarquinio Merula, Johann Jakob Froberger, Giovanni Felice Sances, Johann Kaspar Kerll, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Bernardo Pasquini und Barbara Strozzi

Abbildung: Esglesia de Sant Pere (Cultural Heritage Spain)
Foto: PMRMaeyaert
Lizenz: CreativeCommons by-sa-2.0-de (Kurzfassung).

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Festival Musica Antica a Magnano 2019: Master class

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8. – 16. 8. 2019
13887 Magnano (Biella, I)

Master class Silva Manfrè
Orgel (Giovanni Bruna, 1794)

Der Orgelkurs findet auf dem schönen Instrument von Giovanni Bruna aus dem Jahr 1794 statt, das sich in der Pfarrkirche von Magnano befindet.

Programm des Orgelkurses 2019

Some of the works chosen in the repertoire of the South German organ school from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries will be studied. The aim is to highlight the close style-relationships between this School and the Italian one, focusing on the figures of Frescobaldi and Pasquini. In particular, we will dedicate ourerselves to the works of Johann Jakob Froberger, Johann Caspar Kerll, Georg Muffat, Johann Pachelbel and Alessandro Poglietti. However. Some of Bernardo Pasquini’s „Sonate a due Bassi“ will be the subject of Basso Continuo lessons. On request, photocopies of some of the works will be available.

Programm des Kurses für Basso continuo 2019

Continuo with analysis of repertoire the most flourished European literature. Correlation on the different methods of execution of a same piece based on the type of instrument adopted (organ or harpsichord). Individual and group lessons at the organ and/or harpsichord with possible participation to the final concert and the choir rehearsals, as well as those of the various instrumental groups.

Silva Manfrè: Organ and Basso continuo



Foto: Magnano (I) © Albert Seitlinger


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Born in Verona (Italy), Silva Manfrè studied piano, organ and composition at the conservatory of her hometown and at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Vienna with Michael Radulescu. She also studied musicology at the Universities of Pavia (I) and Vienna (A). She got her degree with a dissertation on the organ compositions of Arnold Schönberg, Olivier Messiaen und Paul Hindemith. Silva Manfrè attended masterclasses in particular in historical performance practice with Gaston Litaize, Guy Bovet, Bernard Brauchli, Esteban Elizondo, Harald Vogel, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Paolo Crivellaro.

International concert activities as soloist and chamber music player led her to Italy (Asiago Festival Internazionale, Festival di Musica Antica di Magnano, Organfestival of Alessandria, Rassegna »Monteverdi ai Frari«, „Gaude Barbara beata“ in Mantua, Festival Serassi, „Concerti di S. Torpete“ in Liguria and others), Austria (Wiener Orgelkonzerte, Wiener Bezirksfestwochen, Orgelkonzerte von Jeunesse und ORF / Radio Ö1, „Music for a while. Alte Musik in Bludenz“, »donauFESTWOCHEN im Strudengau« in Upper Austria and others), in Hungary, Czech Republic, Switzerland (Festival Antegnati – Bellinzona, Rassegna Organistica Valmaggese), Spain, the Principality of Andorra and in Slovenia. Silva Manfrè has also made radio recordings for the Austrian Broadcasting (ORF), radio klassik Stephansdom and the European Broadcasting Union.

Among her main interests are less known or rarely performed compositions of the Renaissance, the Baroque and the classical period as well as organ chamber music. Silva Manfrè has worked together with contemporary composers such as Michael Radulescu, Wolfgang Sauseng, Karl Schnürl, Paul Koutnik, the catalan composer Victor Estapé who wrote his composition »Landschaft mit Gesang« (Landscape with chant) for her and the spanish flutist Enric Ribalta (First performance: Vienna 2011) and Pier Damiano Peretti (First performance of »Canto di una Creatura« for soprano and organ with Marie-Antoinette Stabentheiner, Vienna, march 2018). Since 2018 Silva Manfrè gives a master class (organ, basso continuo) at the Festival Musica Antica Magnano (Piemont, I).

Silva Manfrè was also organist at the Cappella musicale of the Cathedral of Padua (IT). She has been Organist at the »St. Thekla« Church of the Piarists in Vienna since 1998.



Foto: Silva Manfrè (© Tommaso De Barbieri)