Rimini Int. Choral Workshop 2012

The Rimini International Choral Workshop 2012 from Sunday 25th August to Saturday 1st September is a week of music-making and learning in the beautiful and ancient town of Rimini, on the “Riviera Adriatica” in Italy. The workshop is especially dedicated to exploring our great heritage of renaissance choral music, and to developing a performance style appropriate to it, as pioneered by the Tallis Scholars. The course is open to singers aged 16 years and over, and participants from Italy and abroad are welcomed. All you need are reasonable sight-singing skills and a passion for a cappella choral music. Lessons will be in Italian and English at the same time.

2012 Tutors:

Peter Phillips, Director, The Tallis Scholars
Ghislaine Morgan, Singer, The Tallis Scholars
Andrea Angelini, Director, Musica Ficta Ensemble

Activities include:

  • Choral rehearsals with Peter Phillips and the other Tutors
  • Individual vocal tuition (by Ghislaine Morgan)
  • Talks and workshops including:
    · History of the Polyphony of the Renaissance.
    · Directing Your Own Group
  • Morning warm-up sessions with Ghislaine Morgan
  • “Carpe Diem”: impromptu chats with Peter Phillips
  • Concert at Abbazia del Monte in Cesena directed by Peter Phillips
  • Gala concert by participants, directed by Peter Phillips and Ghislaine Morgan
  • CD recording of the Gala Concert
  • Party and presentation of certificates by Peter Phillips.

[All information published here is provisional and may be subject to change]


Standard Price: 430 € (Euros) will include:
1 – Workshop fees.
2 – Membership fee to Associazione Musica Ficta
3 – Music scores of the works studied.
4 – A digital copy of the CD of the Saturday Gala Concert.
5 – Pizza Party after the Saturday Concert.
6 – A Certificate of Attendance signed by P. Phillips
7 – The return private bus ticket from Rimini to Cesena

Applications, for a maximum of 40 people, are open by 26 January 2012 to 12 August 2012

For more about the Rimini International Choral Workshop, application forms, timetable etc. visit the project homepage: www.musicaficta.org