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

Creative director of the Horcynus Pageant, the musician talks about tasks, concepts and appointments in Capo Peloro

MESSINA – A world of sounds linked to the human being from the start. When he talks about tasks and concepts for the Horcynus Pageant, Giacomo Farina by no means ceases to spotlight the richness of social and existential implications that animate the music. And its social and cultural potential. “Let’s consider a territory like Messina. From native to international, music can work miracles and rework actuality ”, observes the previous percussionist and private supervisor of“ Kunsertu ”, within the eighties and nineties some extent of reference for world music type experimentation.

If many know “Mokarta”, the symbolic music of “Kunsertu”, at this time Farina alternates the exercise of operator for the Group Basis with that of musician of the favored group “Mattanza” of Reggio Calabria. He teaches to play devices similar to marranzano and accordion, youngsters of an historical custom and, since 2008, he has been the inventive director of the music part of the competition scheduled in Capo Peloro.

The inventive administrators Farina and Polimeni

“Luigi Polimeni and I – he specifies – are the inventive administrators of the Horcynus Pageant for music. Having two profoundly totally different formations represents an added worth. Polimeni, a musician and composer who has been with me for 3 years, has a classical training. I draw on a extra common custom, as soon as it was outlined vulgar “.

“Collectively – provides the musician – we created an unique work and performed reside to accompany the quick movies, produced by the Advanced Social District, in assist of the venture Capability in Messina. Fashionable and ecological building, restoration and inventive exercise, as demonstrated by this and different experiences with the Group Basis, can and should stroll collectively ”.

The opera of the Como social theater with the youngsters of Messina

As inventive director, Farina is pleased with the 2 appointments at this time and Monday 1 August in Capo Peloro: “However to begin with, a premise should be made. In step with the themes we face, this yr the ecological transition and the brand new generations, the competition is the results of a collective effort and every part of the overview is in correlation with the others. We cause and determine collectively, in an total imaginative and prescient of the occasion. Perhaps it is extra tiring, but it surely’s additionally extra rewarding. As for the appointments of nowadays, ready to speak the brand new occasions till December, between Forte Petrazza and Mirabella Imbaccari, we current two distinctive moments “.

“The initiative tonight at 7 pm, in Capo Peloro (free admission, reserving at 090932759, ed) – highlights the inventive director – is absolutely a part of the social and cultural spirit that animates us. An vital 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 is eager to spotlight: “Tonight’s work foresees the collaboration with youngsters and younger folks of some elementary and center faculties in Messina, situated in peripheral areas. All on the finish of a workshop created to fight early faculty leaving and academic poverty. The faculties, the Progetto Suono youngsters’s choir, 5 professionals on stage and the youngsters taking part within the choir: this can be a particular venture. Sollima’s rating ensures high quality and a world dimension ”.

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

On 1 August, at 9 pm, for “Attainable horizons” – “Phrases and music for a inexperienced planet”, the scientist and botanist Stefano Mancuso and the “Marlene Kuntz” will obtain the Horcynus Orca 2022 award. The latter will carry out in live performance, already bought out.

Within the foreground, within the new album and tour entitled “Karma Clima”, the themes of the atmosphere and a sustainable future. “The presence of a unprecedented determine like that of Mancuso and of a gaggle that, within the second of maturity, decides to deal with decisive matters for the planet, is a part of the spirit of the Horcynus Pageant. At this time fifty-year-old artists are extra attentive to political and social features; the youngest to relationships and human relationships “.

“Messina suffers from an alarming scarcity of house for many who want to play”

Giacomo Farina would spend hours telling, with ardour, how a lot music is linked to the human being from the start, within the mom’s womb, as the primary type of communication. And the way a lot it might revolutionize the present, on a social and cultural degree.

“At this time in Messina – highlights the musician and inventive director – we file an absence of areas that enable us to precise musical creativity. Areas are like motorways for automobiles. Areas of free entry for teams, rehearsal rooms and areas for dialogue and trade are important. Within the present state of affairs, nearly any unique momentum is annihilated and solely the duvet bands stay. We, in Messina, had been the artistic pole and Catania the productive one. At this time the fitting consideration just isn’t given to music and its potential. And it is a disgrace ”.

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