The program, structured on three meetings, aims to open to awareness of the main issues inherent in Gregorian Chant. 17.04.2021 – 8:30 pm The Gregorian question Genre and Repertoire Notes on the ancient repertoires La traditio musicae 18.04.2021 – 8:30 pm Notations Neumatic figures Trend of Gregorian chant Structures and forms 24.04.2021 – 8:30 pm Musical and interpretative significance Examples and perspectives of a completed course To register fill out the following form: Registration is FREE for all members of the Choirs associated with FEDERCORI. Michele Faustino Loda was born in 1978 in Brescia (Italy), where he obtained his Classical High School diploma in 1996. At the Pontifical Lateran University (Vatican City) he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Sacred Theology and subsequently a Licentiate in Fundamental Theology with honors. Graduated summa laude in Gregorian Chant at the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music (Vatican City) with Franz Karl Praβl, he obtained the Master’s Degree in Prepolyphony at the State Conservatory of Music G. Verdi” of Turin (Italy) under the guidance of Fulvio Rampi, deserving praise and honorable mention. He is currently Head and Conductor of the Joint Choir of the Military Ordinariate for Italy and Maestro di Cappella of the Pantheon in Rome. Awarded with various civil and ecclesiastical merits, since 2017 he has been a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

The Secondary School of 1st Degree of Siurgus Donigala, detached section of Mandas, together with the Cultural Associations: Choir of the Sacred Rosary – The Choir of Siurgus Donigala announces the XXI Edition of the NATIONAL COMPETITION OF VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC “Gavino Gabriel” intended for students attending the Primary School, the Secondary School of 1st Degree Traditional and Musical Address, Musical High Schools, students of the Conservatory, Academies, Civic Schools, Band Projects and Cultural Associations, with a maximum age of 20 years. The Competition will be held in Siurgus Donigala (SU) from 17 to 20 May 2021, at the Teatro Civico Comunale, according to the following calendar:

  • From Monday 17 to Thursday 20 from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 19:00 the AUDITIONS will take place;
  • Monday, May 24 at 10:00 am will take place the AWARDS of the First Prizes and First Prizes Absolute

All tests, as a result of the restrictions due to COVID-19, are reserved only for participating students and teachers enrolled in the Competition. Applications for registration must be sent by e-mail no later than 03 May 2021 to the address: caic829008@istruzione.ite and by certified copy to:

Below are the videos of the conference held on February 27, 2021.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5