Arezzo Organ Festival, born with the intention of enhancing the immense historical, artistic and organ heritage of a territory scattered with magnificent instruments in monumental churches, offers a series of performances by international interpreters, to make ancient keyboards resonate and offer moments of unrepeatable suggestion .
The concerts, starting from Sunday 18 July, will be held at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Donato, the Parish Church of Santa Maria, the Basilica of San Domenico, the Church of the Sacred Heart in Arezzo. To these is added the organ of the Church of S. Bartolomeo in Badia al Pino, Civitella in Val di Chiana.
Particular attention will be paid to the Centenary of the death of Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921).
In addition to the presence mode, with free admission subject to availability, the concerts will be available online with live streaming on the Facebook page of Terre d’Arezzo and on the digital terrestrial of Teletruria. (Broadcast on the Monday following the concert at 9.30 pm).
18 July at 9.15 pm
Organ Recital with Franz Hauk, organ (Germany) – Cathedral of SS Pietro and Donato, Arezzo.
25 July at 9.15 pm
Organ Recital with Roman Hauser, organ (Austria) – Pieve di Santa Maria, Arezzo.
August 1st at 9.15 pm
Organ Recital with Simone Vebber, organ (Italy) – Pieve di Santa Maria, Arezzo.
8 August at 9.15 pm
Organ trio and two violins with Paola Talamini, organ Luisa Bassetto and Francesca Balestri, violins (Italy) – Basilica of San Domenico, Arezzo.
14 August at 9.15 pm
Organ Recital with Ennio Cominetti, organ – Church of the Sacred Heart, Arezzo.
22 August at 9.15 pm
“Birds”. Duo organ and recorders, harmonic flute and bagpipes – Civitella in Val di Chiana. Church of S. Bartolomeo (Badia al Pino).