Music Festival

07.08.2021 21:15 - 23:30

The Music Festival is a wide-ranging project, both in terms of cultural offer and of involvement and enhancement of the territory, the programming involves all the municipalities of the Val di Chiana Aretina and the capital, with the main objective of expanding the offer cultural heritage to the territory, giving life to a quality program which, while keeping music at the center, affects different genres and languages

This year the twenty-seventh edition will take place with the presence of artistic directors from the national and international music scene, Luca Roccia Baldini, Alessandro Perpich and Massimiliano Dragoni. The villages involved are Monte San Savino, Marciano della Chiana, Lucignano, Castiglion Fiorentino, Cortona, Civitella in Val di Chiana and Foiano della Chiana with events ranging from July 17 to August 7.

The program:
Inauguration on Saturday 17 July from the open-air theater of Monte San Savino, starting at 9.15 pm, with the concert by singer-songwriter Bobo Rondelli in “Free Heart”.

Sunday 18 July, at 6.00 pm, the festival will move to Foiano della Chiana, in Piazza Fra ‘Benedetto, with Alessandro Fiori and Luca Starita in “Canone ambiguo.

Tuesday 20 July at 9.15 pm in the setting of the Cloister of Palazzo di Monte, with the recital by Alfonso Soldano on the piano entitled “Metamorphosis”.

Wednesday 21 July the festival will host the theater, in Montagnano, with “SOS Cabaret on tour” presented by the quartet Noidellescarpediverse and Alan and Lenny. Start at 9.15 pm.

Also at 9.15 pm, Friday 23 July, double appointment. At the theater in Badia al Pino with “Almeno nevicasse”, a theatrical laboratory performance conducted by Francesca Sarteanesi.
The Cloister of Palazzo di Monte, in Monte San Savino will be enriched with the compositions of the musical heir of Gustav Mahler, Alexander von Zemlinsky, performed by Andrea Rum, Daniela Petracchi and Samuele Amidei.

Saturday 24 July in Cortona inside the Girifalco Fortress starting at 20.30 the public will be able to attend the concert of the “Little Pieces of Marmelade” with the opening by the young composer Martin Lügt from Arezzo.

Sunday 25 July, 9.15 pm, double appointment between Foiano della Chiana, with the expected concert in Piazza Fra ‘Benedetto in Geneva Di Marco and Francesco Magnelli and Monte San Savino, at the Cloister of Palazzo di Monte, with the concert “Aerography – Le Scat Noir feat. Anselmo Luisi ”with Natalia Abbascià, Sara Tinti, Ginevra Benedetti and Anselmo Luisi.

Tuesday 27 July in Monte San Savino, also in the cloister of Palazzo di Monte, the concert entitled “Love that moves the sun and the other stars” with Sebastiano Lo Monaco, Alessandro Perpich and Gabriella Orlando starting at 9.15 pm.

Wednesday 28 at 8.30 pm again at the Girifalco Fortress, with the concert by Lorenzo Polidori, as part of the Glocal Sound Project, and Riccardo Sinigallia in collaboration with the Toscana Spettacolo non-profit Foundation and Cortona on the Move.

On Saturday 31 July at 9.15 pm in the Cloister of Palazzo di Monte San Savino, a concert dedicated to Camille Saint-Saëns, one hundred years after his death, by the Ensemble Ouvert of the Savinese Music Festival.

From Friday 30 July to Sunday 1 August, in Marciano della Chiana, at the Tower and the historic center, the long-awaited ancient music festival Suoni dalla Torre will return, a project now in its 9th edition that has collected the praise of many fans of the genre.

Inaugural appointment on Friday 30 July, at 9.15 pm, with the presentation of the album “Di corte in corte” (ed. Tactus) by the Ensemble Anonima Frottolisti.

Saturday 31 July, again at 9.15 pm, “The invention of fantasy. Lute Music from the Italian Renaissance ”with Fabio Accurso (lute).

Sunday 1st August, beginning of the day at 11.30, at the Church of SS. Stefano and Andrea in the historic center of Marciano della Chiana, with the Music for the Mass “Franciscus, vir catholicus et totus apostolicus”. At 6.00 pm concert by the Quintana Ensemble entitled: “Hear a song”, a journey into the moods described in the Italian Renaissance and Baroque. Closing of the festival Suoni dalla Torre at 9.15 pm with the traveling show entitled “2 August 1554: Stories of the battle”.

On Monday 2 August at 8.00 pm in Piazza San Francesco in Lucignano the Soloists of the Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo directed by Enrico Fink together with Alexian Santino Spinelli’s Alexian Group for the concert presentation of the disc “Romanò Simchà. Jewish Roma holiday ”.
During the evening, a “Jewish Roma dinner” will be served by the restaurateurs of Lucignano Il Goccino and La Tavernetta. Reservation required.
Tuesday 3 August new appointment in Monte San Savino with the Radicanto concert realized in collaboration with Rete Toscana Ebraica. Appointment at the Palazzo di Monte Cloister at 9.15 pm.

Thursday 5 August, starting at 8.30 pm, the festival will return to the Fortezza del Girifalco, in Cortona, for the original concert reading “Female article. Illogical analysis of the printed media ”proposed by the duo formed by Daniela Morozzi and Stefano Cocco Cantini. In collaboration with Cortona on the Move.

Last days of the festival Friday 6 August at 9.15 pm at the Cloister of San Francesco, in Castiglion Fiorentino, with the concert of the Sinadades quartet.

Friday 6 August, 9.15 pm, in Foiano della Chiana, in Piazza Fra ‘Benedetto, with Kabìla in “Life”

Closing of the festival on the evening of Saturday 7 August in Civitella in Val di Chiana, in Piazza Don Alcide Lazzeri, with the concert of the Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo with the emblematic title “Cultures against fear”. Start at 10pm.

Complete program


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