Giacomo Farina: “Music can change the world and even Messina”

Inventive Director of the Horcynus Pageant, the musician talks about initiatives, concepts and dates in Capo Peloro

MESSINA – A world of sound that’s related to individuals from the very starting. When he talks about initiatives and concepts for the Horcynus Pageant, Giacomo Farina repeatedly emphasizes the wealth of social and existential implications that enliven music. And its social and cultural potential. “Let’s consider an space like Messina. From native to world, music can work wonders and alter actuality,” observes the previous drummer and private supervisor of Kunsertu, a reference level for world music experiments within the Eighties and Nineties.

If many know “Mokarta”, the symbolic track of “Kunsertu”, as we speak Farina alternates the exercise of supervisor of the group basis with that of musician of the favored group “Mattanza” from Reggio Calabria. He teaches taking part in devices reminiscent of marranzano and accordion, kids of an historic custom, and since 2008 he has been creative director of the music part of the competition deliberate in Capo Peloro.

The creative administrators Farina and Polimeni

“Luigi Polimeni and I – he specifies – are the creative administrators of the Horcynus Music Pageant. Having two utterly completely different formations is an added worth. Polimeni, a musician and composer who has been with me for 3 years, has a classical schooling. I draw on a extra fashionable custom that was as soon as outlined as vulgar.

“Collectively – provides the musician – we created an unique work and carried out stay to accompany the brief movies produced by the Advanced Social District in help of the venture capability in Messina. Fashionable and ecological constructing, restoration and creative exercise, as this and different experiences with the group basis present, can and should go collectively”.

The Opera of the Social Theater of Como with the Kids of Messina

As Inventive Director, Farina is pleased with the 2 appointments as we speak and Monday August 1st in Capo Peloro: “However first a premise should be made. In step with the themes we face, this 12 months the ecological transition and the brand new generations, the competition is the results of a collective effort and every part of the evaluation is in correlation with the others. We take into account and determine collectively in an general imaginative and prescient of the occasion. Possibly it is extra tiring, but it surely’s additionally extra rewarding. As for the appointments of lately, ready to announce the brand new occasions between Forte Petrazza and Mirabella Imbaccari by December, we current two distinctive moments “.

“Tonight’s initiative at 7 p.m. in Capo Peloro (free entry, registration at 090932759, ed.) – emphasizes the creative director – is totally a part of the social and cultural spirit that animates us. An necessary operation entitled “Acquaprofonda”. An opera by the Teatro Sociale di Como in co-production with the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Music by Giovanni Sollima and libretto by Giancarlo De Cataldo”.

Farina want to level out: “At this time’s work entails working with kids and younger individuals from some elementary and secondary colleges in Messina, situated in outlying areas. All on the finish of a workshop on tackling early faculty leaving and academic poverty. The colleges, the Progetto Suono kids’s choir, 5 professionals on stage and the youngsters collaborating within the choir: it is a particular venture. The Sollima rating ensures high quality and a world dimension”.

The grand finale with “Marlene Kuntz” and Stefano Mancuso, environmental dedication and the way forward for the planet

On August 1st, at 9 p.m., the scientist and botanist Stefano Mancuso and the “Marlene Kuntz” will obtain the Horcynus Orca 2022 Award for “Attainable Horizons” – “Phrases and Music for a Inexperienced Planet”. The latter will carry out within the already sold-out live performance.

The main target of the brand new album and tour entitled “Karma Clima” is on the surroundings and a sustainable future. “The presence of a unprecedented persona like Mancuso’s and a bunch that, within the second of maturity, decides to deal with essential points for the planet, is a part of the spirit of the Horcynus Pageant. At this time, 50-year-old artists are extra conscious of political and social points; the youngest on relationships and interpersonal relationships”.

“Messina suffers from an alarming lack of house for many who wish to play”

Giacomo Farina would passionately speak for hours about how intently music is related to human beings from the very starting, within the womb, as the primary type of communication. And the way a lot it could actually revolutionize what already exists on a social and cultural degree.

“At this time in Messina – emphasizes the musician and creative director – we word an absence of areas that enable us to precise musical creativity. Areas are like highways. Freely accessible rooms for teams, rehearsal rooms and rooms for dialogue and alternate are important. Within the present state of affairs virtually each unique momentum has been destroyed and solely the duvet bands stay. We in Messina had been the artistic pole and Catania the productive one. Music and its potential should not given the proper consideration lately. And it is a disgrace”.

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