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Terre d'Arezzo Music Festival

The Festival reaches its 19th edition this year. Even richer and more extensive is the programme that will cross the territory of no less than 14 municipalities in the Province, presenting a varied array of events with exceptional guests and programmes

 

The festival will take place from July 12 to September 4, 2024, in Arezzo, featuring the Arezzo Or-gan Festival and Musica nel Chiostro. The venues will be diverse and picturesque, including historic palaces, churches, villages, Romanesque parish churches, and villas. Renowned artists from Italy and abroad will participate. The opening event is on July 12 with the “Battaglia di Cembali” harpsi-chord concert at the State Archives of Arezzo. Highlights include the Syncronie String Quartet on July 13, the piano duo Gadheer Abaido & Svetozar Ivanov on July 16 and 17, the Andrea Palladio Ensemble on July 21, the UmbriaEnsemble trio on July 22, and the Italian Women in Music Trio on July 24. On July 27 and August 3, there will be concerts in the Castles in Music series. On August 5, a tribute to Puccini with a full performance of “La Bohéme” will take place in San Giovanni Va-ldarno. Other events include organ concerts, piano recitals, and performances by vocal and in-strumental groups until September 4.

PROGRAM

 

Friday, July 12
5:00 PM
State Archives of Arezzo
MUSIC IN THE CLOISTER – BATTAGLIA DI CEMBALI
Michele Fontana & Andrea Trovato, harpsichords
Free admission by reservation, subject to availability.
Reservations: phone and WhatsApp 335 8028413 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

 

Saturday, July 13
9:15 PM
Terranuova Bracciolini, Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie (Montemarciano)
FROM MONTEVERDI TO MALIPIERO
Quartetto d’Archi Sincronie

 

Tuesday, July 16
9:15 PM
Cavriglia, Roseto Botanico “C. Fineschi”
FANCY / FANTASY
Piano Duo Ghadeer Abaido & Svetozar Ivanov (USA)

 

Wednesday, July 17
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Cloister of the Town Hall
MUSIC IN THE CLOISTER – PIANO RECITAL
Ghadeer Abaido & Svetozar Ivanov, piano (USA)
Tickets: €7 full, €4 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members).
Presale on ciaotickets.com

 

Thursday, July 18
9:15 PM
Capolona, Piazza di Pieve S. Giovanni (Pieve S. Giovanni)
THE CLARINET FROM BACH TO THE PRESENT DAY
Nicola Bertolini, clarinet – Raffaele Bertolini, bass clarinet

 

Sunday, July 21
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Basilica of San Francesco
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – BAROQUE SPLENDORS
Ensemble Andrea Palladio
Enrico Zanovello, organ and direction

 

Monday, July 22
9:15 PM
Sansepolcro, Auditorium di S. Chiara
THE SOUND OF PLACES
Abha Valentino Lo Surdo, narration
Luca Ranieri, viola – Maria Cecilia Berioli, cello
Andrea Trovato, piano

 

Wednesday, July 24
9:15 PM
Capolona, Piazza di Bibbiano (Bibbiano)
ITALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC
Silvia Di Falco, soprano – Palma Di Gaetano, flute
Angela Ignacchiti, piano

 

Saturday, July 27
9:15 PM
Chiusi della Verna, Castello di Sarna
VISIONS OF GREAT CINEMA
Sator Duo. Music and Images
Paolo Castellani, violin – Francesco Di Giandomenico, guitar

The concert, with free admission, will be preceded at 7:30 PM by a guided tour by Armando Cherici and a tasting of local products.
Participation fee €15.00, reservation required at phone and WhatsApp 366 444 9152

 

Sunday, July 28
7:30 PM
Arezzo, Cathedral of SS Peter and Donato
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – LAURETAN MUSIC CHAPEL
Choir of the Cardinal Domenico Bartolucci Foundation
Andrea Trovato, organ – Adriano Caroletti, conductor

 

Monday, July 29
9:15 PM
Sansepolcro, Auditorium di S. Chiara
TANGOS AND WALTZES
Martin Munch, piano (Germany)

 

Tuesday, July 30
9:15 PM
Castiglion Fibocchi, Piazza Chiesa SS Pietro e Ilario
DANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Trio Amaj
Joseph and Antero Arena, violins – Maria Assunta Munafò, piano

 

Wednesday, July 31
9:15 PM
Monterchi, Civic Museum Gardens of the Madonna del Parto
BETWEEN TANGO AND SOUNDTRACKS
Raffaele Bertolini, clarinet – Gianni Fassetta, accordion

 

Friday, August 2
9:15 PM
Bucine, Churchyard of SS Susanna and Tiburzio (Perelli)
VIOLIN AND ACCORDION CONCERT
Giacomo Heita Ferracci, violin – Giuseppe De Nitto, accordion

 

Saturday, August 3
9:15 PM
Chiusi della Verna, Castello del Conte Orlando
BLUE. THE SOUND OF WATER
UmbriaEnsemble
Giovanni Mareggini, flute – Luca Ranieri, viola
Maria Cecilia Berioli, cello – Davide Burani, harp

The concert will be preceded at 9:00 PM by a historical introduction by Armando Cherici

 

Sunday, August 4
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Pieve di Santa Maria
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – GAIL ARCHER (USA)
Organ recital

 

Monday, August 5
9:00 PM
San Giovanni Valdarno, Piazza Masaccio
LA BOHEME by Giacomo Puccini
Opera in 4 acts, libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa
Orchestra delle Terre Verdiane – Coro dell’Opera di Parma
Stefano Giaroli, conductor – Alessandro Brachetti, director

Tickets:
1st sector: €25.00 full price – €20.00 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members)
2nd sector: €20.00 full price – €15.00 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members)

Presale:
Online at ciaotickets.com and on-site at the Pro Loco of San Giovanni Valdarno

Presale cost:
€1.00 on-site – €1.50 and €2.00 online

 

Thursday, August 8
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Cloister of the Abbey of SS Flora and Lucilla
MUSIC IN THE CLOISTER – MOZART EFFECT, ILONA TIMCHENKO (Spain)
Piano recital

Tickets: €7.00 full, €4.00 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members)
Presale on ciaotickets.com

 

Friday, August 9
9:15 PM
Anghiari, Sanctuary of the Madonna del Carmine
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – DIDIER HENNUYER (France)
Organ recital

 

Saturday, August 10
9:15 PM
San Giovanni Valdarno, Convento di Montecarlo
CLARINETTISSIMO
Giovanni Lanzini, clarinet and live electronics

 

Sunday, August 11
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Pieve di Santa Maria
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – AXEL FLIERL (Germany)
Organ recital

 

Tuesday, August 13
9:15 PM
Bucine, Residenza Il Verreno
FROM OPERA TO MUSICAL
Quartetto Saramago
Alba Riccioni, soprano – Gianfranco Lupidii, violin
Emiliano Macrini, double bass – Massimiliano Caporale, piano

The concert, with free admission, will be preceded by an Apericena by Cucina Donnaluisa – Resort Il Verreno.
The Apericena has a participation fee of €30.00.
Reservation is required by August 11 by calling 334 7048353.

 

Wednesday, August 14
9:15 PM
Capolona, Pieve a Sietina
PIANO RECITAL
Francesco Attesti, piano

 

Friday, August 16
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Terrace of the Palazzo della Fraternita dei Laici (Piazza Grande)
MUSIC IN THE CLOISTER – BRASS AT THE PALACE
Quintetto di Ottoni Pentabel
Maurizio Pasqui and Mauro Basiglio, trumpets
Filippo Zambelli, horn – Giovanni Comanducci, trombone
Emanuele Ragni, tuba

 

Sunday, August 18
9:15 PM
Arezzo, Pieve di Santa Maria
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – ORGAN RECITAL
Alessandro Bianchi, organ

 

Monday, August 19
9:15 PM
Cavriglia, Piazza di Montegonzi
CELLO AND ACCORDION CONCERT
Andrea Sernesi, cello – Anna Bodnar, accordion

 

Thursday, August 22
9:15 PM
Castiglion Fiorentino, Cloister of San Francesco
PIANO RECITAL
Diego Benocci, piano

Tickets: €7.00 full, €4.00 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members)
Presale on ciaotickets.com

 

Friday, August 23
9:15 PM
Bucine, Pieve di Galatrona
ON THE PATHS OF EUROPEAN BAROQUE
Ensemble Recercare
Dana Stancu, violin – Roberto Torto, recorders
Walter D’Arcangelo, organ and harpsichord

 

Saturday, August 24
9:15 PM
Cortona, Church of San Domenico
PIANO AND ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Florian Koltun & Xin Wang, piano duo (Germany)
COR Orchestra

 

Sunday, August 25
7:00 PM
Civitella in Val di Chiana, Church of S. Bartolomeo in Badia al Pino
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – TRUMPET AND ORGAN CONCERT
Alessandro Grione, trumpet – Ennio Cominetti, organ

 

Wednesday, August 28
9:15 PM
Castiglion Fiorentino, Cloister of San Francesco
THE MUSIC OF ASTOR
Cafè Express & Celeste Gugliandolo
Celeste Gugliandolo, voice – Angelo Vinai, clarinet
Alberto Fantino, bajan – Maurizio Baudino, guitar

Tickets: €7.00 full, €4.00 reduced (over 65, under 18, and Unicoop Firenze members)
Presale on ciaotickets.com

 

Saturday, August 31
9:15 PM
Capolona, Churchyard of S. Michele Arcangelo (Castelluccio)
FLORENCE ACCO QUARTET
Accordion Quartet

 

Monday, September 2
9:15 PM
Laterina Pergine Valdarno, Villa Ghezzi
TRIBUTE TO JOHANNES BRAHMS
Luca Ranieri, viola – Andrea Trovato, piano

 

Tuesday, September 3
9:15 PM
Cavriglia, MINE Museum (Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni)
THE SOUND OF TIME
Lorenzo Parisi, violin – Giuseppe Maiorca, piano

 

Wednesday, September 4
9:15 PM
Anghiari, Sanctuary of the Madonna del Carmina
AREZZO ORGAN FESTIVAL – CONCERT FOR TWO SOPRANOS AND ORGAN
Lidia Basterretxea Vila – Marina Malavasi, sopranos
Giulio Mercati, organ

Information

Contacts:
+39 335 8028413 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
info@terredarezzomusicfestival.it

Ilona Timchenko

Michele Fontana

Valentina Lo Surdo

Andrea Trovato

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

WHEN

from July 12 to September 4, 2024

WHERE

Various locations

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