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Biennale Musica 2016

7 > 16 October 2016

The Biennale Musica will feature 26 concerts, including 45 world premieres, 27 new works for Italy and 24 commissioned works: these include commissions to Kaija Saariaho, Pascal Dusapin, and Salvatore Sciarrino, who will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. For the first time, a few live-sets will be commissioned to musicians from the digital scene. TICKETS >>

Biennale College - Music

The four one-act works of the 2016 edition

Four world premieres are in the program this year: Troposfera by Francesco Ciurlo and Trascrizione di un errore by Alexander Chernyshkov (9 October 8 pm, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale), Funeral Play by Caterina Di Cecca and Il flauto tragico by Roberto Vetrano (16 October 8 pm, Teatro Piccolo Arsenale). 25-minute chamber theatre works on the subject of the absurd, the surreal, the comic, and the paradoxical.