ARCOArt, Research and Creation Opus 2023 – is a binational academy dedicated to musical creation, association between the Mozarteum University Salzbourg, Gmem-Marseille (one of the French National Center of Musical Creation) and French ensembles Multilaterale, Les Métaboles and Tana string quartet.

This fourth edition will be hosted by GMEM Marseille from July 7th to 16th 2023. It will welcome twelve young composers from all over the world along with two student string quartets, singers and one assistant conductor. Student composers will be coached by H. Fourès, E. Gutjahr, S. Nemtsov, E. Reiter, Y. Robin, C. Sebille and F. Filidei; two young string quartets will receive daily coaching with Tana quartets; and the singers will be trained by Valérie Philippin.

Throughout the week, public lectures and concerts will be given at " La Friche belle de Mai " and in partner venues around Marseille. Written for the occasion, the students’ pieces will be rehearsed, performed and professionally recorded during two closing concerts.

ARCO benefits of the support of SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) and Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne for this edition.


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