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British Ambassador to Italy in Barga

Edward Chaplin CMG, OBE HM Ambassador in Italy was in Barga this evening as guest of honour for the Closing Concert of Operabarga Festival 2007. The concert was dedicated to Peter and Gillan Hunt who started the Operbarga Festival 40 years ago.  The Orchestra J Futura di Trento with their conductor Maurizio Dini Ciacci played […]

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Vanessa Benelli Mosell plays Stockhausen

A very different Teatro dei Differenti this evening. The sparsly populated auditorium were treated to some of the most difficult* and also most moving music on the planet as Vanessa Benelli Mosell shared with us two piece of work from the Klavierstucke series – piano works from Karlheinz Stockhausen. The composer has called the Klavierstücke […]

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Claudia Schaer plays Bach and Bartok

The Canadian violinist Claudia Schaer played this evening in the Chiostro di S.Elisabetta in Barga Vecchia  – the last concert in the series “Musica nei Borghi 2007″  G.ph Telemann, Fantasia in Si bemolle Magg (click on the link at the bottom of this article to hear Claudia play this Sonata)  -  Bach , Sonata in […]

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Olga Zdorenko piano concert

Teatro dei Differenti per la rassegna "PianoBarga 2007" concerto della pianista ucraina Olga Zdorenko interamente dedicato alla musica russa fra Otto e Novecento, con musiche di Scriabin, Shostakovich e Mussorgsky. È il terzo appuntamento con la musica pianistica all'interno del Festival Opera Barga, che da alcuni anni dedica una speciale attenzione ai grandi talenti internazionali […]

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Concerto Ensemble le Musiche in Barga

Continuing a series of concerts by Ensemble Le Musiche, organised in collaboration with Simone Bernardini. Following the incredible effort of performing the entire series of Mozart’s piano concerti last year, this year there will be a more relaxed look at Bach chamber music and works by other composers including Dvorak and Grieg.

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pianobarga 2007 – Alessandro Commellato

ALESSANDRO COMMELLATO Studia a Milano con Carlo Vidusso e prosegue con Franco Gei, Pier Narciso Masi, Evgeny Malinin, Sergio Fiorentino. Ha vinto i concorsi: Schubert di Dortmund, Cidad de Oporto, Rendano, Stresa. Ha suonato come solista con l'Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, del Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, Filarmonica di Praga, Orchestra della […]

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Operabarga – I pazzi per progetto

I PAZZI PER PROGETTO di Gaetano Donizetti Libretto di Domenico Gilardoni | Norina – Maria Milolidaki | Cristina – Lucia Mastromarino | Eustachio – Massimiliano Fichera | Blinval – Maurizio Leoni | Darlemont – Alessio PotestioDirettore Marcello Panni | Regia – Michal Znaniecki Scene – Luigi Scoglio | Costumi dell’Accademia di Moda e Costume di […]

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Operabarga exhibition of documents

The operabarga festival celebrated its 40th year with an exhibition of photographs, leaflets and posters dating back over all of the 40 years of opera production. Included in the exhibition were original stage and costume designs by Gillian Hunt, the originator of the festival together with her husband Peter. The exhibition was presented by the […]

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Operabarga Festival 2007 opens

The operabarga festival 2007 started this evening with a concert outside the Duomo. Together with the Mayor of Barga, Umberto Sereni, it has been decided that from now on the Festival will officially begin on the 25th of July each year, this being the day of the patron saint, which should be suitably auspicious. They […]

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Opera barga 40th anniversary season

25 July – concert of tenor and soprano arias from operas by Mozart, Beethoven and Verdi 29 and 30 July – I pazzi per progetto: opera by gaetano Donizetti 20 July to 6 August – Chamber music, performed by Ensemble le Musiche and Simone Bernardini in bagnone, cutigliano and barga 8 August Teatro dei Differenti […]