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The Isabella Scelsi Foundation

Nicola Sani, President

Via San Teodoro 8
I-00186 ROME

T. 39-06-69920344
F. 39-06-69920404



The Isabella Scelsi Foundation is a cultural institution whose seat is in Rome. It is devoted to the study and diffusion of the music of the Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi and also to the promotion of the new music in the world.
The Foundation – recognised by a the Ministry of Art and Cultural Activities by a decree of the President of the Italian republic – has been created on 21 January 1987 by the will of the Maestro and composer Earl Giacinto d’Ayala Valva, known in the musical and artistic world as Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988).
Since October 2004, the composer Nicola Sani ensures the chairmanship of the Foundation. In agreement with the statutory objectives, has decided to give a new boost to the activities of the Foundation.
In this context, priority has been given to the scientific activities (publications and colloquium), the new edition of the musical scores, the discography, exhibitions and all cultural initiatives which have lead the institutions to be present in the main cultural events in Italy and abroad.
The Isabella Scelsi Foundation do realise its activities with the support of the Italian Ministry of Arts and Cultural Activities and the Latium Region.

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