The 2019 edition of the Francigena International Arts Festival confirms its international role as an opportunity to study classical music, bringing together the best teachers in the world and the most qualified students. From this extraordinary alchemy then great concerts are born in the most beautiful corners of the territory. There are at least 300 students and teachers who for one month will gravitate to the Lucca Plain and beyond, often becoming testimonials.
A billboard of great artistic depth, which includes exhibitions ranging from the soloist to the orchestral group, with the Francigena Chamber Orchestra, which has now established itself as one of the most appreciated orchestras in Tuscany, directed with great care and passion by one of the best conductors of orchestra, Rosella Isola.
Tonight, Saturday 13 July, the festival begins with the show "Vent'anni senza Faber" ("Twenty years without Faber"), a concert dedicated to the great Genoese singer-songwriter Fabrizio De Andrè, on the 20th anniversary of his death, with the voice of Roberto Puccini and the Band "Progetto in La Minore ".
Roberto Puccini, guitar and vocals
Laura De Luca, flute and voice
Marcello Ragone, percussion and voice
Dinorah Abela, violin
Fabrizio Biro Bartoli, blues guitar
Franco Scatena, phonic
Susanna Della Maggiora, lights.