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Marco Misciagna to perform World Premiere of Marco Anzoletti Viola Concerto No. 1

The Thailand viola society has offered to host the world premiere performance of the Marco Anzoletti Viola Concerto No. 1 with Marco Misciagna as the soloist for the 48th International Viola Congress!  The Congress will happen June 6-10 at Mahidol University in Salaya, Thailand.  The concert will take place on June 9, 2023 at 1:30 at Mahidol University.  

For the latest updates on the 48th International Viola Congress, visit https://www.thailandviolasociety.com/?fbclid=IwAR17VWj8Y17y_k6tL8Qz86wyH6_liEx03k3EVV7xO4zOjsEC6uatvRvXvIU  or visit www.internationalviolasociety.org

The Anzoletti Viola Concerto No. 1 written in 1900, but only finished by Anzoletti as a viola solo with piano reduction (no orchestration).  Kenneth Martinson orchestrated and published the concerto with Gems Music Publications in 2019, and 123 years after it was written, it will have its long awaited world premiere.  The work is scored for 2 flutes (1 with piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons (one with contrabassoon), 2 trumpets, 2 horns in F, trombone, tuba, timpani, celeste, and strings.

The score and parts are available at https://www.gemsmusicpublications.com/viola-concerto-no-1-in-f-minor-1900-scoreparts-orchestration-by-kenneth-martinson-from-the-original-piano-reduction

The piano reduction is available at https://www.gemsmusicpublications.com/viola-concerto-no-1-in-f-minor-1900-violapiano-reduction

Finale demos are available on YouTube at;

1st. movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZqi5e3EBAQ

2nd movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ho90bU2ZK4

3rd movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqu_2zMlDR8

Marco has been a champion of the solo works of Marco Anzoletti, please check out his YouTube recordings of Studies #2 and #11.

Study #2:


Study #11