Fourth edition of the prestigious festival, a unique and extraordinary event that in the panorama of festivals dedicated to classical music represents the maximum conjugation between high education, competition and expression for Romantic music worldwide, with teachers and students meeting in intense sessions of study and execution concentrated in two dense weeks, every July.
The Virtuoso and Belcanto Festival makes it possible for generations to come together, between experience and passion, between profound knowledge and the desire to learn. An extraordinary symphony of feelings and talent will invade the city of Lucca and some of the most beautiful locations in the historic center, celebrating the best cultural heritage of this city.
In the days of the festival there will be concerts of the Virtuosi, which will take place in the most evocative places of the city of Lucca, such as the splendid Palazzo Pfanner, the Church of the Servants, the Church of San Michele.
scheduled today Monday 22 July
3.30 pm - Real College piano contest.
9.30 pm - Church of St. Michael - Chamber Orchestra of the Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival - Maestro Concertatore Jan Bjøranger.
Soloists: Eszter Haffner, vl. / Jan Bjøranger vl. / vl., Paul Cortese vla. / Adrian Brendel vc.
G. F. Haendel: Concerto Grosso
E. Elgar: Serenade for strings op. 20
S. Barber: Adagio for strings
E. Elgar: Introduction and cheerful for solo string quartet and orchestra, Op.47