NEO ARTE Synthesizer of Arts is an international festival presenting the most interesting trends in contemporary music and art. It works as a platform connecting artists from various cultural backgrounds and realms of art. The organiser of the Fstival, which will take place on 22-25 October 2020 in Gdańsk, is NeoQuartet ensemble based in Tri-city.
The audience of the 9th edition of NeoArte Synthesizer of Arts Festival will have an opportunity to take part in 10 concerts, 2 art installations and several art performances – all this in just four days. Students of composition will have a chance to take part in composing workshops held by Hanna Kulenty – this-year festival’s Patron and Composer-in-Residence. Each concert is planned as a multidisciplinary spectacle where audience is an active component of artistic process.
During an inauguration of the festival NeoQuartet will present one-hour multimedia spectacle devoted to renowned Polish composer – Hanna Kulenty. Next day, the festival will host Ensemble Mosaik from Berlin – one of the finest contemporary music chamber ensembles in the world and also Swiss duo reConvert presenting an interactive music installation created in collaboration with composer – Fabrizio di Salvo. Third day of NeoArte Synthesizer of Art Festival will include: afternoon concert, art performance, workshops inspired by oeuvres of Alvin Lucier and finally an evening Concert of Premieres with world premieres of compositions written for NeoQuartet by composers from Japan, Russia, and Poland. The last day of the festival will traditionally be a scene of music marathon with an excellent lineup of chamber music ensembles specializing in performance of new music. The ASP foyer in Gdańsk will host: Hashtag Ensemble (Poland), Śniedź Duo (Poland), reConvert (Switzerland), Cikada Ensemble (Norway), Liebchen-Kwiatkowska-Pałosz Trio (Poland) and NeoQuartet in multimedia performance with Gdańsk artist – Piotr Wyrzykowski.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
Full programme is available at: www.neoarte.pl