The Workshop RCW 2015

The Rimini International Choral Workshop (25-30 August 2015) is a five days course of music-making and learning with Gary GradenAndrea Angelini and Lykke Anholm in the beautiful and ancient town of Rimini, on the “Riviera Adriatica” in Italy. The workshop is especially dedicated to exploring our great heritage of renaissance choral music together the beautiful contemporary repertoire, and to developing a performance style appropriate to both of them. The course is open to singers aged 16 years and over, and we welcome participants from Italy and abroad. All you need is reasonable sight-singing skills and a passion for a cappella choral music. Lessons will be held in Italian and English.

2015 Tutors:

Gary Graden, Director of Choral Music at Stockholm Cathedral and St. Jakob Church, Sweden
Andrea Angelini, Director of the Musica Ficta Ensemble and the choir Coro Carla Amori
Lykke Anholm, Vocal coach, singer, teacher and conductor

Activities include:

  • Choral rehearsals with Gary Graden and the other Tutors.
  • Warm-ups and vocal lessons with Lykke Anholm.
  • Talks and workshops including: · History of the Polyphony of the Renaissance. · Directing Your Own Group.
  • Carpe Diem: impromptu chats with Gary Graden.
  • Gala concert sung by participants, directed by Gary Graden and Andrea Angelini.
  • CD recording of the Gala Concert.
  • Party and presentation of certificates by Gary Graden.

[All information published here is provisional and may be subject to change]


Standard Price: 300 € (Euros) will include:

1 – Workshop fees.
2 – Membership fee to Associazione Musica Ficta.
3 – Music scores of the works studied.
4 – A digital copy of the CD of the Saturday Gala Concert.
5 – A Certificate of Attendance signed by the Tutors.

Payment: After you have registered online, please send as soon as possible the deposit of 100 Euros. Please send the final payment of the balance of 200 € (170 € if you are a student or if you have paid the deposit within the 31 March 2015) by 8 August 2015. If making a bank transfer, please allow for transfer fees on top of the amount. Payment methods:

    • A cheque in Euro payable to “Associazione Musicale Musica Ficta, Via Pascoli 23-g, 47900 Rimini – Italy”

    • Bank transfer to “Associazione Musicale Musica Ficta” account: – Bank: Banca Popolare dell’Emilia Romagna – SWIFT or BIC Code: BPMOIT22XXX – IBAN: IT55O0538724200000001094062 – Account No: 000001094062 – Address: Banca Popolare dell’Emilia Romagna – Rimini – Agenzia di Città n° 4 – Via Flaminia 35 – 47900 Rimini – Italy

    • On-line Payment by Paypal, with credit card

      Payment of the Bob Chilcott Workshop fee

Discounts: Students: 10% off fees (270 €); proof of eligibility required. All the people: 10% off fees (270 €) for application and payment of the deposit within the 31 March 2015.

Term of Booking:

  • The deposit is non-refundable.
  • Participants are responsible for their own insurance arrangements.
  • Cancellation: In the unlikely event of cancellation of the course, fees will be refunded in full.
  • Force majeure: In the event of cancellation or curtailment due to national calamity, war, earthquake, epidemic, refunds will be made on a pro rata basis for the unexpired remainder of the course.