Sunday, August 29, 2010

International Jazz Trio in Vallo della Lucania

August 3rd, Morten Schantz (piano), René Mogensen (saxophone) and Gianluca Guida (bass) played jazz standards, original compositions by René Mogensen and a jazz version of "Wonderwall" by the British rock band Oasis at Parco della Musica. See and

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Schubert and arpeggione

Nicolas Deletaille (Belgium) and Alain Roudier (France) played works by Franz Schubert, Boyan Vodenitcharov and René Mogensen for piano and arpeggione in Ascea, Vallo della Lucania, Pellare and Novi Velia in mid July. Roudier played on a grand piano from 1820 brought directly from the Ad Libitum collection in Etobon, France. The concerts also included René's work Sonata Neo-Schubert for arepeggione, piano and computer written for Deletaille and Roudier.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Marietta Leis

Marietta Leis will show 3 mixed media pieces at the Wooden Cow Gallery at 7400 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 4-28. Reception August 6, 5-8 pm. The group exhibit, THE BUZZ: NEW ART, NEW IMAGES, at 105 Gallery, located at 105 4th Street SW in Albuquerque, will show 27 pieces af Leis' work on paper August 13-28. Opening reception August 13, 5-8 pm.

Morten Schantz

Jazzkamikaze has released the CD "supersonic revolutions" on the label Sevenseas Music. It includes "Acropolis" written by Morten Schantz during a stay in Ascea.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Wedding in Ascea

Leila Rasheed and René Mogensen were married at the Ascea Town Hall on July 4, 2010.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Leila Rasheed

Leila Rasheed, in her latest book, The World Turned Upside Down, commissioned especially for the 2010 Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival, tells a story for teenagers and adults set against Stratford's past and future.