Center of musical research production and education
Founded by Luciano Berio in 1987, Tempo Reale is one of the main Italian points of reference for research purposes, production and education in the field of new musical technologies.
Since its beginning, the Center has been engaged in the realization of the Berio's works, allowing it the possibility of working in the most prestigious musical contexts in the world.
The development of a criteria of quality and creativity derived from the Center's experiences is reflected by its continuous work with both famous composers and artists as well as with young emerging musicians.
The main topics of research reflect the multifaceted ideas that have always characterised the choices and initiatives of Tempo Reale: the conception of musical events of great depth, the study of electronic processing of "live" sound, the experience of interaction between sound and space and the synergy between creativity and performance and rigour.
In addition to the activity of research in these areas, the Center regularly organises performances, events and projects in collaboration with various institutions in Tuscany involved in the fields of music, theatre and dance, as well as promotes a wide network of educational exchanges.