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The Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016...

The Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale is one of the most famous orchestras in Italy, highly esteemed by international audiences and demanding conductors alike. The Orchestra was founded in 1928 by Vittorio Gui, under the name “Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina.” In 1933, the Orchestra created what would become one of the oldest and most prestigious music festivals in Europe : the “Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino”, giving its name to the Orchestra. Milestones in the Orchestra’s history include the resident conductorships of Riccardo Muti (1969-’81) and Zubin Mehta; Zubin Mehta has been Principal Conductor since 1985, and, season after season, leads important symphonic productions and highly-prestigious tours. In 2012, he is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his début in Florence. The Orchestra later established a special relationship with Myung-Whun Chung and Semyon Bychkov, who have been Principal Guest Conductors since 1987 and 1992 respectively.The Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino enjoys a superb reputation throughout the music world, and in the course of its history has been conducted by some of the finest musicians of all time, such as Victor De Sabata, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Tullio Serafin, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Bruno Walter, Otto Klemperer, Erich Kleiber, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Claudio Abbado, Lorin Maazel, Carlo Maria Giulini, Georges Prêtre, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Carlos Kleiber, Georg Solti, Riccardo Chailly, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Seiji Ozawa. Famous composers have also conducted their own works in world-première performances in Florence appositely commissioned by Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; they include Richard Strauss, Pietro Mascagni, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Paul Hindemith, Igor Stravinsky, Goffredo Petrassi, Luigi Dallapiccola, Krzysztof Penderecki and Luciano Berio.The Orchestra has made numerous musical recordings, many of which have received prestigious radio and television awards, including the Grammy Award. The Orchestra’s most recent successes include its third tour of Japan, headed by the Honorary Conductor for Life Zubin Mehta; Warsaw, the Musikverein in Vienna, Frankfurt and Baden-Baden. On the 80th anniversary of its inauguration, the Orchestra received the Fiorino d’Oro award from the City of Florence for outstanding artistic achievement. In 2011, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino was commended by the President of the Italian Republic Ambassador for its invaluable contribution to culture and was an essential part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy. During 2011 the Orchestra had important tournées in more than 12 countries (France, Luxemburg, Spain, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, China, India, Hungary, Russia, Austria, Switzerland). In 2012 the Festival of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is hosting its 75th edition, which has as motif the voyage from Middle Europe to South America, and is taking place during the year which celebrates Amerigo Vespucci on the 500th anniversary of his death.
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Boris Berezovsky at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016...

Boris Berezovsky has established a great reputation, both as the most powerful of virtuoso pianists and as a musician gifted with a unique insight and a great sensitivity. Born in Moscow, Boris Berezovsky studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Eliso Virsaladze and privately with Alexander Satz. Subsequent to his London debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1988, The Times described him as an artist of exceptional promise, a player of dazzling virtuosity and formidable power. Two years later, he won the Gold Medal at the 1990 International Tchaïkovsky Competition in Moscow.Boris Berezovsky is regularly invited by the most prominent orchestras including the Berliner Philharmoniker, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Philharmonia of London, Orchestra Santa Cecilia Roma, New York Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and so on.Boris Berezovsky is often invited to the most prestigious international recital series : The Berlin Philharmonic Piano series, the Concertgebouw International piano series and the Royal Festival Hall International Piano series in London, to great stages such as the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Salle Pleyel in Paris, Royal Festival Hall of London, Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Konzerthaus of Vienna, the Megaron in Athens, as well as to the most famous international festivals among which Verbier, Salzbourg, or la Roque d’Anthéron.With Teldec, Boris Berezovksy has recorded works of Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Balakirev, Medtner, Ravel and the complete Liszt Transcendental Studies. His recording of the Rachmaninov sonatas was awarded the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik and his Ravel disc was recommended by Le Monde de la Musique, Diapason, The BBC Music Magazine and the Sunday Independent. Boris Berezovsky also won the BBC Music Magazine Awards in March 2006 as Best Instrumentalist. His solo live recording Chopin/Godowsky was highly praised.His next engagements include, among others, concerts with : Russian National Rochestra/ Mikhail Pletnev, Orchestre de Paris/Andreï Boreyko, Les Siècles/François-Xavier Roth, Hong Kong Philharmonic/Jaap Van Zweden…, tours in Asia with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, in Europe with the Deutsches Symphony-Orchester/Tugan Sokhiev, in Russia (Mariinsky…) with the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra/Dimitri Liss, recitals and chamber music in the most prestigious halls and festivals (Royal Festival Hall of London, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Suntory Hall of Tokyo…). Boris Berezovsky took over the work of his friend Brigitte Engerer becoming artistic director of the Festival Pianoscope Beauvais.
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Andrei Korobeinikov at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016...

Andrei Korobeinikov was born in Moscow in 1986. This outstanding pianist all over the world and was rewarded more than 20 prizes in national and international competitions among them Alexander Scriabin International Piano Competition and Rachmaninov Piano Competition in Los Angeles in 2005 where he received a special public prize. At the age of 19, he graduated with honors from the Moscow Conservatory (Best musician of the decade) and pursued his studies at the Royal College of Music in London.

Being regularly invited over the world, he appeared with prestigious orchestras such as Philharmonia Orchestra, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Konzerthausorkester Berlin, Orchestre National de France, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow…In chamber music, he plays with distinguished musicians such as Vadim Repin, Alexander Kniazev, Dmitri Makhtin, Borodin Quartet.

In 2008, he recorded his first CD for Mirare, devoted to Scriabin. The recording brought him extraordinary success and awards : Diapason d’Or of the year of Diapason Magazine, Choc of Classica magazine and was followed by two CDs : a selection of Beethoven Sonatas and Bagatelles and one dedicated to Shostakovich Preludes op.34 and the 2 Concertos (with Lahti Symphony Orchestra/Okko Kamu). The latest was acclaimed by the international press (Gramophone, Diapason d’or, BBC Music Magazine…). The pianist recently completed for Mirare Scriabin solo cycle that he recorded at the Bayerischer Rundfunk in Munich.

This exceptional artist of multiple talents also graduated at the age of 17 from the Law European University of Moscow. He composes his music and writes poetry.His recent appearences with Maestro Ivan Fisher and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin in Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto, with Maestro Yuri Temirkanov and the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra in Tchaikovsky 1st Piano Concerto and Rachmaninov Paganini Variations were marked by extraordinary succes.

Highlights of 14/15 season also include concerts with Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra/Pinchas Steinberg, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio/Vladimir Fedoseyev, NHK Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Fedoseyev, recitals (Paris Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Taipei National Concert Hall…), two special japanese and canadian tour with the violonist Vadim Repin and an upcoming UK tour with Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Alissa Margulis at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016...

Appreciated for her expressive and very emotional performances, Alissa Margulis regularly plays in important concert halls such as the Berlin Philharmony, the Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Tchaikovsky Hall Moscow, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, the Cologne Philharmony, the Vienna Musikverein, the Tonhalle Zurich and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall. Born in Germany into a family of Russian musicians, Alissa Margulis studied in Cologne with Zakhar Bron, in Brussels with Augustin Dumay and in Vienna with Pavel Vernikov. She won numerous prizes at international violin competiitons and was awarded with the “Pro Europa” prize of the European Arts Foundation which was presented to her by Daniel Barenboim in Berlin. She made her first public appearance at the age of seven with the Budapest Soloists and has performed since then with numerous orchestras such as the English Chamber Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National d’Ile de France, New Russia Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Orchestra della Svizzera italiana, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Belgian National Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestras of Kiev and Novosibirsk, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Moscow Soloists, and the Kremerata Baltica, amongst many others. Besides her solo career Alissa Margulis is an enthusiastic chamber music player and collaborates with artists such as Martha Argerich, Yuri Bashmet, David Geringas, Ivry Gitlis, Gidon Kremer, Bruno Giuranna, Mischa Maisky, Gabriela Montero, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Liana Issakadze, Alexandre Tharaud, Stephen Kovacevich, Alexander Lonquich, Polina Leschenko, Paul Badura-Skoda and Lars Vogt. She further appeared at various Festivals: at the Enescu Festival Bucharest, Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, in Davos, Tours, Stravanger Festival, at the Mozartwoche Salzburg, “Spannungen”-Festival in Heimbach, “Progetto” Martha Argerich Festival in Lugano, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Sotshi Winter Arts Festival and Verbier Festival. Her discography includes more than than a dozen CDs at labels such as EMI Classics, Oehms, Novalis, Avanti Classic and CAvi. She recorded Piazzolla’s seasons and took part in an all Klezmer recording alongside musicians such as Myriam Fuks, Roby Lakatos, Evgeny Kissin, Polina Leschenko and Mischa Maisky. Alissa Margulis will be featured in another live recording of chamber music performed at the Progetto Martha Argerich, a 2016 release by Warner Classics. This season she plays concerts in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Greece, Russia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the USA, Italy, France at venues such as the Philharmonie de Paris, the Tchaikovsky Hall Moscow, the Verbier Festival and Pietrasanta in Concerto, among others.
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Alexander Gurning at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016...

Born in Belgium in 1973 to Polish and Indonesian parents, Alexander Gurning studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. After completing his studies, he served for three years as assistant to the world-renowned Russian pianist Evgeny Moguilevsky. Soon after, Alexander moved to Moscow to attend further classes with Lev Naumov (once an assistant of Heinrich Neuhaus) and Victor Merzhanov (a representative of the Goldenweiser School) at the Moscow Conservatory. Since then, Alexander Gurning has never stopped touring. He has appeared in world-renowned festivals such as the Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Festival International de Piano of La Roque d'Anthéron, the Sapporo Music Festival, the International Piano Festival of Obidos, the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival, the Tanglewood Music Festival, and the Verbier Festivals. Alexander Gurning has played with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Brussels or the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne with conductors such as Myung-Whun Chung, Charles Dutoit, Alexander Rabinovitch-Barakovsky and Christian Zacharias. Recently, Alexander toured Europe performing Bach’s Goldberg Variations to great acclaim. The recording career of Alexander Gurning started with a ‘Choc’ award from French magazine Le Monde de la Musique for his very first solo album, in the series ‘Martha Argerich Presents’, featuring works by Stravinsky and Debussy. His other recording collaborations include frequent appearances with various prestigious musical friends in the annual EMI boxes of live recordings from the Lugano Music Festival. Alexander received another award from French magazine Diapason as pianist of the Talweg trio, together with Sébastien Surel (violin) and Sébastien Walnier (cello), for their Tchaikovsky/Shostakovich album. Alexander Gurning is also a founding member of the world-renowned Soledad ensemble specialized in renewing the tradition of Tango. Together with Manu Comté (accordion and bandoneon), Jean-Frédéric Molard (violin), Patrick Schuyer (guitar) and Géry Cambier (bass), Soledad has had a tremendous success with acclaimed albums on the labels Virgin Classics and ENja. Alexander’s superb classical technique, combined with a musical horizon embracing not only classical music but also jazz, world music and film music, make him one of the most fascinating, revered and accomplished artists of his generation.
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Enrico Fagone at Pietrasanta in Concerto 2016

He has been defined by classical music specialized press one of the most promising musicians at international level and one of the best double bass players in the world, in spite of his early age, the quality and extent of Enrico Fagone’s musical experiences (ranging from Martha Argerich to POP music) I am determined to back this statement.The Italian Doublebass player Enrico Fagone was born in 1979 and He graduated cum laude at the conservatory ‘Giuseppe Nicolini’ of Piacenza (Italy) with Mº Leonardo Colonna and completed his studies with internationally renowned masters including among others Franco Petracchi (Fondazione W.Stauffer of Cremona) and Klaus Stoll (former Double-bass soloist of the Berliner Philharmoniker 1965-2008).Since his childhood, he won important national and international double-bass competitions including Double bass Competition «Werther Benzi», and 2nd price at International Competition for string instruments TIM (Torneo Internazionale Musicale). He also won the double-bass open competition organized by the theatre Teatro Regio di Torino, open competition for the first double bass soloist of the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and open competition for double bass professor at the Musikhochschule in Lugano – Switzerland.He performs in the biggest festivals of chamber music, collaborating with Martha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mischa Maisky, Vadim Repin, Boris Belkin, Micheal Guttman, Michael Dalberto, Quartetto Modigliani etc.He recorded for the record labels EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, Warner (Carnival of the animals-by Saint-Saens Chamber music version with Martha Argerich&friends) and Stradivarius ("Bottesini duets”) which has received many acknowledgements. Highly esteemed and passionate performer, he is regularly invited as double bass soloist all over the world, accompanied by several orchestras such as National Youth Strings-England, I Cameristi del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino-Italy, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto-Italy, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana-Switzerland, Chamber Orchestra of Rosario-Argentina, National Orchestra of Paraguay, I Musici di Parma-Italy, Italian Ensemble-Teatro Bellini of Catania-Italy, Napa Valley Simphony-USA, Dallas Symphony-USA, Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra Wroclaw etc There are many composers who wrote for the Double bass of Enrico Fagone as Luis Bacalov (Oscar Award for the Film “The Postman”).Teppo Hauta-aho, Jorge Bosso, Raffaele Bellafronte, Lamberto Curtoni and Leonardo Presicci.He is the Principal Double-bass soloist of the Orchestra della Svizzera and also collaborated with orchestras like the Filarmonica della Scala di Milano, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Festival Strings Lucerne, New York Philharmonic, Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Solisti Veneti, NHK of Tokyo etc. with Conductors such as Lorin Mazeel, Riccardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, Myun-Whun Chung, Alain Lombard, Vladimir Ashkenazy etc.He is a professor at the Conservatorio (Musikhochschule) della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland and He regularly holds Courses and Master Classes in several countries in the most important University in the World such as Juilliard school of New york, Manhattan school of Music, Royal College of Music of London, IUNA of Buenos Aires, Royal Danish Academy, Toho Gakuen of Tokio, Conservatoire supérieur de Paris CNSMDP. Enrico Fagone plays double bass of the Italian luthier Pietro Pallotta (1780) and the prestigious Gasparo da Salò (1590).Since 2010 he is Ambassador of the Martha Argerich Presents Project in the world and and since 2015 he became Artistic Director of renowned International double bass competition Giovanni Bottesini.
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Alexander Buzlov at Pietrasanta in Concerto

July, 21 - 22

Alexander Buzlov is one of the most vivid and talented cellists of the next generation, one who represents the Russian performing school with honour at the world’s leading music venues.

One of Buzlov’s most recent achievements came with his participation in the Emanuel Feuermann Cello Competition in Berlin in November 2010, at which he was awarded the Grand Prix and the Audience Award.Alexander Buzlov was born in Moscow in 1983. He graduated from the music school and college of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire; in 2006 he graduated from the Moscow Conservatoire itself. At master-classes, he has received instruction from such renowned cellists as Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniil Shafran, Natalia Shakhovskaya,, Eberhard Finke (Switzerland) and Bernard Greenhouse (USA).As a student, Alexander Buzlov received grants from numerous international organisations, among them the Russian Performing Arts foundation, the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation.He currently teaches at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire where he has his own class and is an assistant to Professor Natalia Gutman.Alexander Buzlov has won 1st prizes at Young Concert Artist competitions in Leipzig (2000) and New York (2001) and the Grand Prix in the categories “Cello” and “Chamber Ensemble” at the I New Names All-Russian Open Competition (Moscow, 2000); recipient of the Triumph youth prize (2003) and prize-winner at the XXXV International Competition Jeunesses Musicales in Belgrade (1st prize and Audience Award, 2005). 4). In 2005 he took 2nd prize at one of the most prestigious music compositions in Europe – the ARD International Cello Competition in Munich (Germany), while in 2007 he was the undoubted favourite at the XIII International Tchaikovsky Competition at which he took the Silver Medal, the prize for the best performance of a work by Tchaikovsky and the special prize of the Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya Foundation. One year later the cellist took 2nd prize at the LXIII International Cello Competition in Geneva, the oldest cello competition in Europe.Today Alexander Buzlov performs throughout Russia and abroad; his tours have taken him to the USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Israel, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, Belgium and the Czech Republic. Alexander Buzlov has appeared with many renowned Russian ensembles, among them the New Russia Symphony Orchestra, the Svetlanov State Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Grand Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow Soloists chamber ensemble, the Munich Chamber Ensemble, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the St Petersburg Academic Philharmonic . He has worked with conductors including Yuri Bashmet, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Yuri Temirkanov, Konstantin Orbelian, Leonard Slatkin, Thomas Sanderling,, Claudio Vandelli (Italy), Yakov Kreizberg (USA)).As a soloist he has performed with numerous American symphony orchestras, travelling to almost each and every American state while on tour. Alexander Buzlov’s debut at the renowned Carnegie Hall took place in 2005, while May the same year saw a gala at the Lincoln Center in New York with the Orchestra of St Luke’s under the baton of Leonard Slatkin. Alexander Buzlov performs with such acclaimed musicians as Natalia Gutman, Yuri Bashmet, Alexei Lyubimov, Vasily Lobanov and Tatiana Grindenko.The cellist takes part in international festivals including Musical Kremlin, Moscow Autumn, December Evenings of Svyatoslav Richter and Ars Longa (Moscow), the White Nights, Arts Square and Musical Olympus (St Petersburg), festivals in Ludwigsburg and Usedom (Germany), Colmar (France), the Oleg Kagan Memorial Festivals in Moscow and Kreuth (Germany), international chamber music festivals in Giverny and Montpellier (France), Crescendo (Israel), Chanel, Ginza (Japan) and the Seiji Ozawa Academy (Switzerland).Alexander Buzlov has won IIIrd prize at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition (2015).He plays on a 1742 Francesco Stradivarius on generous loan from a private collection.

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Update Programme 2016 **Pietrasanta in Concerto**

Amici di Pietrasanta in Concerto, ecco un nuovo aggiornamento per il programma generale del Festival in via di definizione.Fra i musicisti ospiti anche la pianista Vanessa Benelli Mosell, I Virtuosi Italiani e i giovani Solisti dell'Accademia Menuhin insieme ad Oleg Kaskiv.Ma ecco di seguito tutti i particolari con gli ultimi aggiornamenti del programma generale (provvisorio) del festival 2016...PIETRASANTA IN CONCERTO- INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL -

10TH EDITION July 19th-July 31st, 2016, 9.30 PMArtistic Director: Michael GuttmanPIETRASANTA (Lucca), Chiostro S. Agostino / La RoccaPROGRAMME 2016"*

Tuesday 19 July«Katia and Marielle Labèque’s Carnaval des Animaux»- ChiostroKatia and Marielle Labèque, piano Festival ensemble.

P.I. Tchaikovsky, R. Schumann, R. Strauss, A. Dvorak, J. Brahms, C. Saint Saëns: Carnaval des animaux

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Wednesday 20 July«From Vivaldi to Fellini, the Italian virtuosi»- ChiostroMichael Guttman, violinDmitri Makhtin, violinEnrico Fagone, double bassAlberto Martini, violin and conductorI Virtuosi Italiani.

G. Bottesini, A. Vivaldi, G. Rossini, N. Rota

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Thursday 21 July«A trip to Vienna with Beethoven and Schubert»- ChiostroWalter Delahunt, pianoMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaSasha Buzlov, celloEnrico Fagone, double bass

L.V. Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and PianoF . Schubert Quintet for Piano and strings «The Trout» in A major, D.667

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Friday 22 July«The Romantics: Brahms, Liszt, Dvorák»- ChiostroPlamena Mangova, pianoMichael Guttman, violinAlissa Margulis violinToby Hoffman, violaSasha Buzlov, cello

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Saturday 23 July«Vadim Repin, the prince of the violin»- ChiostroVadim Repin, violinAndrei Korobeinikov, piano

C. Debussy – SonateS. Prokofiev – Sonate n°2I.Stravinsky – DivertimentoP.I. Tchaikovsky – Méditation op. 42 n°1Valse Scherzo op. 23

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Sunday 24 July«The precocious genius of Mozart and Mendelssohn»- ChiostroMaggio Musicale FiorentinoToby Hoffman, viola and conductorCho-Liang Lin, violin

W.A. Mozart Symphony Concertante for violin and viola,F. Mendelssohn Symphony no 3

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Monday 25 July«The fabulous 4: The Jerusalem Quartet»- ChiostroThe Jerusalem Quartet

J.Haydn, A. Dvorak

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Tuesday 26 July«Tango sensations!»- Campo della RoccaAlexander Gurning, pianoManu Compté, bandoneonEnrico Fagone, double bassMichael Guttman, violin

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Wednesday 27 July«Bach and Beyond: Menuhin Academy Soloists- ChiostroMenuhin Accademy SoloistsAlexander Gurning, pianoCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violin

J.S. Bach concerto for 2 violins,concerto for Piano in F minorA. Gurning, improvisations, F. Mendelsohnn concerto in D minor for violin

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Thursday 28 July«Mozart Requiem with the Debussy Quartet»- ChiostroThe Debussy quartetChristophe Collette, violinMarc Vieillefon, violinVincent Deprecq, violaCédric Conchon, cello

L.V. Beethoven quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95, "Serioso",W.A. Mozart - Requiem (quartet version)

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Friday 29 July«The future is here: introducing the Menuhin Academy Soloists»- ChiostroFeaturing the young soloists of the Academy.Oleg Kaskiv violin and conductor

P. Tchaikowsky, H. Wieniawsky, P. de Sarasate, K. Atterberg, Serenade for strings - P. Tchaikowsky

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Saturday 30 July«Boris Berezovsky»- ChiostroBoris Berezovsky, pianoCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaHenry Demarquette, cello

P. Tchaikowsky, C. Franck

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Sunday 31 July«Grand finale with Salvatore Accardo»- ChiostroAccardo QuartetSalvatore Accardo, violinLaura Gorna, violinCecilia Radic, celloFrancesco Fiore, violaCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaHenry Demarquette, celloVanessa Benelli Mosell, piano

F. Mendelssohn - Octuor, M. Ravel - Quatuor

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Programme 2016 **Pietrasanta in Concerto**

PIETRASANTA IN CONCERTO - INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL10TH EDITION July 19th-July 31st, 2016, 9.30 PMArtistic Director Michael Guttman

PIETRASANTA (Lucca), Chiostro S. Agostino / La Rocca

Program  2016"*

Tuesday 19 July - «Katia and Marielle Labèque’s Carnaval des Animaux » - ChiostroKatia and Marielle Labèque, pianoFestival ensembleP.I. Tchaikovsky, R. Schumann, R. Strauss, A. Dvorak, J. BrahmsC. Saint Saëns: Carnaval des animauxPremium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Wednesday 20 July - «From Vivaldi to Fellini, the Italian virtuosi» - Chiostro Michael Guttman, violinEnrico Fagone, double bassAlberto Martini, violin and conductorL Botessini, A Vivaldi, G.Rossini , N. RotaPremium seats € 30,00 / € 20,00 / € 10,00"*Thursday 21 July - « A trip to Vienna with Beethoven and Schubert »  - ChiostroWalter Delahunt, pianoMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaSasha Buzlov celloEnrico Fagone, double bassL.V  Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and PianoF . Schubert  Quintet for Piano and strings « the Trout » in A major, D.667Premium seats € 30,00 / € 20,00 / € 10,00"*Friday 22 July - «The Romantics : Brahms, Liszt, Dvorák» - ChiostroPlamena Mangova, pianoMichael Guttman, violinAlissa Margulis violinToby Hoffman, violaSasha Buzlov celloPremium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Saturday 23 July - «Vadim Repin, the prince of the violin» - ChiostroVadim Repin, violinAndrei Korobeinikov, pianoC. Debussy – SonateS. Prokofiev – Sonate n°2I. Stravinsky – DivertimentoP.I. Tchaikovsky – Méditation op. 42 n°1 - Valse Scherzo op. 23Premium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Sunday 24 July - «The precocious genius of Mozart and Mendelssohn »- ChiostroMaggio Musicale FiorentinoToby Hoffman, viola and conductorCho-Liang Lin, violinW.A. Mozart Symphony Concertante for violin and viola, F. Mendelssohn « Scottish » Symphony no 5Premium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Monday 25 July - «The fabulous 4: The Jerusalem Quartet» - ChiostroThe Jerusalem QuartetJ.Haydn,  A. DvorakPremium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Tuesday 26 July - «Tango sulla Piazza» - On the PiazzaAlexander Gurning, pianoManu Compté, bandoneonEnrico Fagone, double bassMichael Guttman, violin

Free entry"*Wednesday 27 July - «Bach and Beyond: Menuhin Academy Soloists - ChiostroMenuhin Accademy SoloistsAlexander Gurning, pianoCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violinJ.S. Bach concerto for 2 violins, concerto for Piano in F minorA Gurning, improvisationsF. Mendelsohnn concerto in D minor for violinPremium seats € 30,00 / € 20,00 / € 10,00"*Thursday 28 July - «Mozart Requiem with the Debussy Quartet » - ChiostroThe Debussy quartetChristophe Collette, violinMarc Vieillefon, violinVincent Deprecq, violaCédric Conchon, celloL.V. Beethoven quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95, "Serioso"W.A. Mozart - Requiem (quartet version)Premium seats € 30,00 / € 20,00 / € 10,00"*Friday 29 July - «The future is here: introducing the Menuhin Academy Soloists »  - ChiostroOleg Kaskiv violin and conductorP. Tchaikowsky, H. Wieniawsky, P. de Sarasate,  K. Atterberg,Serenade for strings - P. Tchaikowsky"*Saturday 30 July - «Boris Berezovsky» - ChiostroBoris Berezovsky, pianoCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaHenry Demarquette, celloP. Tchaikowsky, A. DvorakPremium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00"*Sunday 31 July - «Grand finale with Salvatore Accardo» - ChiostroAccardo QuartetSalvatore Accardo, violinLaura Gorna, violinCecilia Radic, celloFrancesco Fiore, violaCho Liang Lin, violinMichael Guttman, violinToby Hoffman, violaHenry Demarquette, celloF. Mendelssohn - Octuor, M. Ravel - QuatuorPremium seats € 40,00 / € 30,00 / € 15,00

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Four hands, two souls. Katia e Marielle Labeque

Katia and Marielle Labèque, sibling pianists renowned for their ensemble of synchronicity and energy, make their debut at Pietrasanta in Concerto tonight, playing Ravel and Gershwin. Four hands, two souls, one historical duo, to close this year’s edition. 
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