News

Apr 15, 2011
Category: New York
Posted by: gwoods
Nicholas Phan, tenor; Myra Huang, piano

7.00pm, Friday 30 January 2009

Britten: Winter Words
Handel: Selected arias
Schubert, Rossini: Selected works
Apr 13, 2011
Category: New York
Posted by: gwoods

Gil Shaham and Friends

7.30pm, Tuesday 13 January 2009

Schumann/Brahms/Dietrich: F.A.E. Sonata for violin and piano
Brahms: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, op. 5
Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, op. 51, No. 2

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Festivals

Merano International Music Festival    Bolzano, Italy


Merano International Music Festival

26th August - 29th September 2008


The Merano Music Festival is among the important festivals of classical music in Europe. Introduced in 1986, the year of the 150th anniversary of the renowned spa town Merano, the Music Festival has been held ever since between the end of August and the end of September. Thanks to outstanding performances it has become an international meeting point for classical music. The elegant Kurhaus provides the ideal ambience for the festival. The Kursaal was designed by the Austrian architect Friedrich Ohmann and is one of the most beautiful concert halls in Europe. It is regarded a unique example of Jugendstil architecture. Its vast and elegant interior is flooded with light, making both artists and audience feel at their ease. This is largely due to the good acoustics of the concert hall.

Festival Website


Stresa Music Festival (Lago Maggiore)    Stresa, Italy


Stresa Music Festival (Lago Maggiore)

20th August - 6th September 2008



Box Office: (+39) 0323 31095 / 30459. Email: info@settimanemusicali.net. Address: Via Carducci, 38, 28838 Stresa (VB)

Festival Website


Rossini Opera Festival    Pesaro, Italy



Rossini Opera Festival

9th - 23rd August 2008



The aim of the Rossini Opera Festival aim is to revive, perform on stage and to study the musical heritage connected with the composer, who, by leaving all his considerable fortune to the town council of Pesaro, gave birth to the Conservatory of Music and the Foundation that bear his name today. Year by year it has become increasingly clear that as the long-forgotten scores are revived one by one, problems in their musical performance and in their staging for modern audiences become increasingly numerous and complex. For this reason the strategy of the Festival is to accompany the re-discovery of Rossini's little-known operas - and, since 1990, the exploration of all his chamber and salon works - with the systematic study of the problems involved with presenting a contemporary audience for the first time.

Festival Website


Tuscan Sun Festival    Cortona, Italy


Tuscan Sun Festival

2nd - 12th August 2008

Festival Website


Macerata Opera Festival (Sferisterio Opera Festival)    Macerata, Italy



Macerata Opera Festival

24th July - 12th August 2008



Box Office: (+39) 0733 230735 - 0733 233508. Information: (+39) 0733 261335. Email: boxoffice@sferisterio.it

Festival Website


Puccini Festival (Torre del Lago)    Viareggio, Italy



Puccini Festival (Torre del Lago)

6th July - 23rd August 2008



Torre del Lago, home of the Puccini Festival, lies between the Lake of Massaciuccoli and the Tyrrhenian Sea, 4 kilometres far from the magnificent beaches of Viareggio on the Tuscan Riviera, 18 kilometres from Lucca and Pisa. The Festival welcomes about 40.000 spectators every year to its open-air theatre, just a few steps from the Villa Mausoleum where Giacomo Puccini lived and worked. His mortal remains are now in a small chapel inside the Villa.

Festival Website


Trasimeno Music Festival    Trasimeno, Italy



Trasimeno Music Festival

28th June - 4th August 2008



The first Trasimeno Music Festival which was held in July 2005 was a thrilling occasion. Those of you who joined us for that inaugural event already know the magic of Lake Trasimeno. Situated in the heart of Umbria, just twenty minutes from the historic city of Perugia, it is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Italy, and the country’s fourth largest lake. The festival venue is the Castle of the Knights of Malta in Magione, with its stunning 15th-century courtyard.

Festival Website


Verona Opera Festival    Verona, Italy



Verona Opera Festival

20th June - 31st August 2008

Festival Website


Ravenna Festival    Ravenna, Italy



Ravenna Festival

13th June - 18th July 2008



Ravenna Festival is the youngest of all the major European events. In 2004 it celebrated its fifteenth anniversary, yet it is not only the artistic achievements, but also its size, which makes it an event of unquestionable importance. One of the distinguishing features of the festival's programming is the number of events staged in the town's extraordinary and extremely rich monumental heritage. Not only the theatres, but also the splendid Byzantine basilicas, cloisters, piazzas provide the settings which attribute a particular charm to the event, creating that added value which is the result of the magical combination of art and music.

Festival Website


Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2006    Florence, Italy



Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2006 at Teatro Comunale

26th April - 1st July 2008



The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino was founded in 1933 by Vittorio Gui; it is the oldest Italian music festival and, on an international level, one of the most important. Although it started on a triennial basis, by 1937 it had already become an annual event and one of the most popular music pilgrimages.

Festival Website
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