“Il Circolo delle Quinte Vuote”is a vocal and instrumental group which was formed in 1992 by musicians who share the same interest for ancient music.
Italian Renaissance and Baroque music, played with copies of original instruments, and according to a filologic lecture, is the main activity of the ensemble
The group gives several concerts every year, in Italy as well as abroad, always meeting the extreme favour of all kind of spectators.
“Il Circolo” took part in theatrical performances, as well as in international festivals such as the International Music Campus in Latina; the Festival Latina Musica Oggi; the second edition of the International Festival of Ancient Music in Avellino; the International Ferrara Buskers’ Festival; in Germany, Dachau and Munchen; in Prague, in the beautiful baroque frame of Nostilz Palace, at the presence of some members of both the italian and the czech Embassies, and of the Italian Culture Institute; in the International Ancient Music Festival in Var in France, etc
In the International Competition for vocal ensembles in Riva del Garda it gained the silver qualification at the V Edition and the gold qualification at the VI Edition.
In 2000 the ensemble has won the International Choirs Olimpiade in Linz, Austria.
Il Circolo delle Quinte Vuote collaborate with theatre’s actors and directors to create a new way of performing and acting music and theatre, by using ancient texts from Italian writers, telling a musical history.
The ensemble is conducted by Antonella Cerino e Paola Salvezza
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