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

Creative director of the Horcynus Competition, the musician talks about initiatives, concepts and appointments in Capo Peloro

MESSINA – A world of sounds linked to the human being from the start. When he talks about initiatives and concepts for the Horcynus Competition, Giacomo Farina by no means fails to focus on the wealth of social and existential implications that animate music. And its social and cultural potential. “Let’s consider a territory like Messina. From the native to the worldwide, music can work miracles and remodel actuality”, observes the previous percussionist and private supervisor of “Kunsertu”, within the eighties and nineties a degree of reference for experimentation with world music kinds.

If many know “Mokarta”, the symbolic tune of “Kunsertu”, at this time Farina alternates the exercise of operator of the Group Basis with that of musician of the favored group “Mattanza” of Reggio Calabria. He teaches to play devices such because the marranzano and the accordion, youngsters of an historic custom and, since 2008, he’s the creative director of the music part of the pageant scheduled in Capo Peloro.

The creative administrators Farina and Polimeni

“Luigi Polimeni and I – he explains – are the creative administrators of the Horcynus Music Competition. Having two profoundly completely different formations represents an added worth. Polimeni, a musician and composer who has been working with me for 3 years, has a classical training. He impressed me from a extra well-liked custom, as soon as outlined as vulgar”.

“Collectively – provides the musician – we created an authentic work and performed stay to accompany the quick movies, produced by the Advanced Social District, in help of the undertaking Capability in Messina. Fashionable and ecological building, restoration and creative exercise, as this and different experiences with the Fundación Comunidad exhibit, can and will stroll collectively”.

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

As creative director, Farina is pleased with the 2 appointments at this time and Monday, August 1 in Capo Peloro: “However to start with it’s a must to make a premise. Consistent with the problems we face, this yr the ecological transition and the brand new generations, the pageant is the results of a collective effort and every part of the evaluate is correlated with the others. We purpose and resolve collectively, in an summary of the occasion. It might be extra tiring, but it surely’s additionally extra rewarding. As for the appointments of today, ready to speak the brand new occasions till December, between Forte Petrazza and Mirabella Imbacari, we current two distinctive moments”.

“The initiative tonight at 7:00 p.m., in Capo Peloro (free admission, reservation at 090932759, ed) – highlights the creative director – is an integral a part of the social and cultural spirit that animates us. An essential 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 highlights: “Tonight’s work foresees the collaboration with youngsters and younger folks from some main and secondary colleges of Messina, situated in peripheral areas. All on the finish of a workshop created to fight early faculty leaving and academic poverty. The colleges, the Progetto Suono youngsters’s choir, 5 professionals on stage and the youngsters who take part within the choir: this can be a particular undertaking. Sollima’s rating ensures high quality and a world dimension”.

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

On August 1, at 9:00 p.m., for “Potential Horizons” – “Phrases and Music for a Inexperienced Planet”, the scientist and botanist Stefano Mancuso and “Marlene Kuntz” will obtain the Horcynus Orca 2022 award. The latter will carry out in live performance , already exhausted.

Within the foreground, on the brand new album and tour entitled “Karma Clima”, the themes of the atmosphere and a sustainable future. “The presence of a unprecedented determine like Mancuso and of a bunch that, in the intervening time of maturity, decides to deal with decisive points for the planet, is a part of the spirit of the Horcynus Competition. At present artists of their fifties are extra attentive to political and social features; the youngest to relationships and human relations”.

“Messina suffers from an alarming scarcity of areas for many who wish 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 womb, as the primary type of communication. And the way a lot it will possibly revolutionize what exists, at a social and cultural degree.

“At present in Messina – highlights the musician and creative director – we register an absence of areas that permit us to precise musical creativity. Areas are like highways. Free entry areas for teams, rehearsal rooms and areas for dialogue and trade are important. Within the present state of affairs, virtually any authentic momentum is annihilated and solely cowl bands stay. We, in Messina, have been the artistic pole and Catania the productive one. These days not sufficient consideration is paid to music and its potential. And it is a disgrace.”

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