News

2017

00 TBC: “One Life To Live”, a short film by Nendie Pinto-Dushinsky to be released. More info soon

26 Oct: “Beato Chi Ci Crede”, a new show with and by myself, singer Camilla Barbarito and musician Fabio Marconi previews at the Danae Festival, Out Off Theatre, Milan Italy. More info (in Italian) HERE

12 Oct: “La bellezza riunita”, new compilation album to be released. More info soon

04 Oct: Photo shoot in Copenhagen. More info soon

01 Oct: “Fun House Mirrors”, Almagest!’s new album to be released on the Backward Label. More info (in Italian) HERE

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10 Aug: “La Notte della Poesia”, Oratorio di San Lorenzo, Palermo, Italy. I will read a sonnet at this special event. Other guests include artist Andrea Cusumano and author Alessio Castiglione. More info (in Italian) HERE

04 Aug: Star. New compilation album by Man Parrish in which I sing on 2 tracks, released. More info HERE

02 Jul: An Evening with Ernesto Tomasini. Contemporary Art Museum, Palermo, Italy. More info (in Italian) HERE

01 Jul: Palermo Pride March, Italy. More info HERE

28 Jun: “Ernesto Tomasini: Voci Celestiali/Corpi Sensuali”, an illustrated lecture at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy. More info HERE

22 Jun: Honoured to have been chosen as the Official Ambassador for Pride 2017 in Italy. Press Conference today at the Teatro Massimo, Palermo Italy, with the Mayor and the President of the Region. More info HERE

15 May: Workshop of new show resumed in Milan, Italy.

30 Mar: “Devotional Songs” on OE1 Orf 1 (Austrian national radio) and Shackleton interviewed about his collaborations. Listen to the podcast HERE

29 Jan: “Madame E”, a new record based on Georges Bataille’s “Madame Edwarda”, released. More info and buy it HERE

12 Jan: Pitti Uomo 2017, Florence, Italy. Carlo Volpi Fashion Show. I will be singing on the catwalk. More info HERE

2016 (selection)

29 Dec: “Devotional Songs” second best album of the year for critics of Onda Rock and Indie For Bunnies, also in the top 20 for Il Cartello and SRF.

22 Dec: TUI Mag announces its list of the year’s 30 fundamental albums (without scoring) and “Devotional Songs” is one of them! Full list HERE

22 Dec: Sentire Ascoltare announces its list of the year’s best albums and “Devotional Songs” is the best! Full list HERE

12 Dec: The Wire announces its list of the year’s best albums and “Devotional Songs” is 35th. Full list HERE

08 Dec: Comparing of a special celebration of Derek Jarman’s “Jubelee” in which I will also sing accompanied by Julia Kent and band members from Larsen, in Turin, Italy. More info HERE

06 Dec: The Quietus announces its list of the year’s best albums and “Devotional Songs” is 18th! Full list HERE

 

26 Oct: I am guest of Bar Italia, the Italian music programme on Shoreditch Radio. Podcast HERE

14 Oct: Opening of the exhibition: “Carlos Motta: Requiem”, at MALBA (Modern Art Museum) in Buenos Aires. The film of Motta’s “Libera Me”, in which I star, is part of an installation. Closes 06 Feb 2017. More info HERE

03 Oct: Recording of a new song for a compilation album to be released next year. More info soon

01 Oct: “Devotional Songs” best album of the year for the music critic of Blow Up Magazine.

04 Aug: Shackleton & Ernesto Tomasini: “Devotional Songs” live at Dekmantel Festival, Amsterdam. More info HERE

22 Jul: Shackleton’s “Devotional Songs” released as a double 12-inch, CD and download on Honest Jon label. More info HERE

04 Jun: Carlos Motta’s “Libera Me” at Sui Generis – Festival of Performance, Lucca, Italy. More info HERE

28 May: “Adam Donen’s Symphony to a Lost Generation”, world première, London. More info HERE

17 May: “Bowie Night” with Marc Almond, Lindsay Kemp and Konstantin Lapshin. Ace Hotel, London. SOLD OUT

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Left to right: Ernesto Tomasini, Marc Almond, Lindsay Kemp, Neal Whitmore (Sigue Sigue Sputnik), Nicholas Pegg (author of The Complete David Bowie), Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood). In the audience: Marilyn, Nicholas Kent, Arlene Phillips, Nickolas Grace.

03 May: “Creates-Tour”, an hand made art magazine by Italian photographer Enrico Frignani, containing an image of myself is released today.

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23 Apr: Shackleton & Ernesto Tomasini in “Devotional Songs” live at Arma17 in Moscow. More info HERE

16 Apr: At 12:25 (Italian time) I am interviewed on RAI 3 (Italian television). Whatch the interview in Italian HERE (a brief introduction at 00:0052 and the 5 minute feature at 00:23:58)

14 Apr: Inclusion in the Osservatorio delle Arti e della Scrittura. See Ernesto’s page HERE

13 Apr: I will attend the first screening of a new video interview (in Italian with English subtitles) by Salvo Cuccia, for the Osservatorio delle Arti e della Scrittura in Sicilia, at the Real Albergo dei Poveri, Palermo.

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09 Apr: “Ernesto Tomasini Live!”, National Theatre, Palermo, Italy. More info HERE

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08 Apr: Guest on Radio Time (Italy)

20 Mar: “Heavenly Voices: The Heirs of Farinelli” on TV in Austria. More info HERE

14 Mar: A video interview for Artefact Magazine (CCL) released online and find the article on the mag HERE

17 Feb: Recording of a for now semi-secret project continues in Berlin. More info soon

“Boy Story”, an exhibition of photos by Magnus Arrevad extended till 31 Jan, London. More info HERE

24 – 27 Jan: I will be on the set of “Adam Donen’s Symphony to a Lost Generation”, the world’s first feature length fully holographic production. An arena-scale spectacular concerning the First World War coming to local theatres across Europe. Featuring the Vienna Philharmonic Choir, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra and a cast of 250. More info HERE

21 Jan: I was invited by teacher/director Massimo Marinoni to coach the lead in his adaptation of “Tis Pity She is a Whore” at the Courtyard Theatre in London. More info HERE

20 Jan: Masterclass – RADA, London. I was invited to give a masterclass at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts for their Musical Masters series curated by Jane Streeton. Concerts and Masterclasses for all RADA staff and students. More info HERE

06 Jan: Interview on Italian Sky TV by Ernesto Petrola’

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2015 (selection)

26 Nov: World premiere of a new collaboration with Dubstep wiz Shackleton – CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain. More info in Spanish HERE

23 Apr: “TG Body Probe London”, with Ron Athey, Jose’ Macabra, Gunther Iscariot and Suka Off – The Coronet, London. Watch the video:

20 MarErnesto Tomasini: One Life to Live!”, world première, with Adam Bridges at the piano – Theater Dortmund, Germany. More info in German HERE