Sara Caneva, born in 1991, is winner as composer of the residency “Fabbrica Y.A.P. 2016-2017” at the Rome Opera Theater, working on a new opera commission. She graduated in Composition and Piano with full marks and honors at the S. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome. Then, she attended the advanced course in Composition at the Scuola Civica Claudio Abbado in Milan with G. Verrando. She has been active in workshops like Tchaikovsky Academy for Composers (with C. Bauckholt, O. Bianchi, F. Lévy), Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena (with G. Battistelli). She wrote for the Schallfeld Ensemble, the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, the PMCE Ensemble. Some of her pieces have been played in Germany, Italy and Argentina, and “Il Rubinetto” has been recorded and broadcast by Sky Classica TV as a monographic episode. Besides, she studied Orchestral Conducting at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan and at the Stuttgarter Musikhochschule, funded by the Erasmus+ program. She was involved in the Dirigentenpodium Baden-Wurttenberg 2016 and active participant in masterclass with G. Noseda, G. Gelmetti, C. Metters, P. Järvi, R. Numajiri, E.Nicotra, she made in 2014 her debut in Opera Conducting with Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, at the Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto (Italy). With keen attention for XX-XXI centuries repertoire, she conducted orchestral groups like the SWDKO, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, Berlin Sinfonietta, PSO Eindhoven, Bulgaria Classic Foundation Orchestra, Dèdalo Ensemble, Divertimento Ensemble and led concerts for Festivals and fairs like Estate Musicale Chigiana, NoMus, EXPO and Festival Pontino di Musica, inaugurating the 51° International contemporary music encounters.
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Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble
A fan (a wind maker) becomes the source of inspiration for the instruments’ behaviour. The ensemble becomes a fan. And a surprise for fans (people in the audience) reveals the subtle line between background and main play.