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Music Biennale

20th-21st September, and 3rd > 12th October 2014

The 58th International Festival of Contemporary Music will run on 20-21 September, and 3 to 12 October 2014, directed by Ivan Fedele.
In recent editions, the Sala delle Colonne at Ca’ Giustinian established itself as a greatly appreciated venue for chamber concerts, due to the extensive renovation carried out on the acoustics of the hall.

• Further information on the Program 2014 will be announced soon.

Intl. Festival of Contemporary Music

Venues of the Music Biennale

The Teatro Piccolo Arsenale is located in Campo della Tana: the theatre has a new stage (16 m wide and 13 m deep) and seating for 250. The Teatro alle Tese is located in the heart of the Arsenale’s monumental area, within the third building of a 2650 sq.m open space, and offers seating for 408 and a large foyer. A new venue in the Biennale’s headquarters at Ca’ Giustinian, the Sala delle Colonne is an ideal space for meetings and concerts of chamber music. >>

Intl. Festival of Contemporary Music

History of the Music Biennale

The Venice Biennale's International Festival of Contemporary Music was established in 1930 and was the first festival to run alongside the International Art Exhibition, that had characterized the birth of the Biennale back in 1895. Over the years, the Festival presented world premieres by Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Nono, offering an overview of music in the 20th century. >>