From April to May, a series of music events dedicated to eighteenth-century music in Lucca and its most famous interpreters.
3 Spring concerts in the dei Servi church in Lucca will open the 7th festival Il Settecento musicale a Lucca, created thanks to the cooperation between the Boccherini Study Center and the most important music associations of the area: Associazione musicale lucchese, Sagra musicale lucchese, Centro studi Luigi Boccherini, Federazione lucchese delle associazioni musicali, Animando and the Luigi Boccherini Institute.
In the program on Saturday 18 April
6:00 pm / 8:00 pm - Live on YT / channel.Animando, FB / AnimandoLucca, YT / channel.LiveLoveLucca | Musica inglese tra Settecento e Novecento. English music from the eighteenth and twentieth centuries. A journey through the compositions of the British cultural area over three centuries.
Conducted by Alan Freiles Magnatta, the Nuove assonanze orchestra opens the evening with the Concerto in F major for violin and orchestra by Thomas Linley Jr followed by the Adagio for violin and orchestra, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In conclusion, The Charterhouse Suite and Five Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus'. Two masterpieces by Ralph Vaughan Williams.