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Omaggio a Don Piero – concert by the Womens Choir

A concert was held this evening in the Duomo of Barga by the Corale Femminile del Duomo di Barga – The Cathedral Women’s Choir in memory of the Proposto of Barga, Don Piero who died at the start of May (article here) The concert was actually prepared with Don Piero in the last months of […]

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American Sculptor Don MacLane in Barga

A chance meeting at Aristodemo Casciani's in Barga Vecchia this afternoon proved once again what people have been saying for many years – that the real cultural centre of Barga can be found right there inside Aristo's bar. Just how many interesting people pass through that door in a year ?

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Cardiff international academy of voice masterclasses and concert

Cardiff international academy of voice master classes and concerts- Schools concert in the Teatro dei Differenti Barga Vecchia. Introduction to opera for schoolchildren – Arias and scenes from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi and Puccini.

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Bagpipe making, like life is difficult – Hamish Moore

During one of those incredible afternoon, early evening thunder storms that can happen in Barga during the spring and early summer, a visitor to Barga was enjoying the peace and quiet of Piazza Angelio. Hamish Moore sat outside the Osteria and pulled out from his bag a small set of pipes and started to play […]

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La Petite Messe Solennelle – Rossini

The Cardiff International Academy of Voice, The Coro Caerdydd from Cardiff, Wales with their conductor Massimiliano Murrali and Opera Barga put on a fine production in the Duomo of Barga this evening – La Petite Messe Solennelle by Gioacchino Rossini.

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Riccardo Arrighini AND Vittorio Alinari at Barga Jazz Club

Evento eccezionale – Riccardo e Vittorio, entrambi viareggini e amici di vecchia data, hanno collaborato nella loro carriera con alcuni dei più importanti musicisti jazz internazionali. Il loro rapporto con Barga ha radici profonde, in effetti il pianista Riccardo Arrighini ha vinto nel 1997 il Concorso per Gruppi Emergenti ed ha fatto parte dell’orchestra di […]

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The Soviet national anthem sung in Barga Vecchia

Alfred Moscardini comes from a tiny village due North above Barga – Sommocolonia (featured daily live on one of the barganews webcams) He is also a mathematician at the Sunderland University in the UK. He is also well known in Russia and the Ukraine for work setting up university courses. This afternoon he took time […]

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Cardiff International Academy of Voice

The Cardiff International Academy of Voice with the Welsh tenor Dennis O’Neill were in the Palazzo Pancrazi this morning at the start of their innovative joint project with Opera Barga. From 24 May to 1 June they will be running a series of masterclasses for budding professional singers with the potential to embark on a […]

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Drum School at Barga Jazz Club

Students put through their paces at the Barga Jazz club this afternoon in Barga Vecchia under the watchful eye of J. J. Carde drum master. Come ogni anno la Scuola di Musica organizza i saggi di fine anno scolastico. Quest’anno avremo tre saggi e un grande concerto in Teatro presso la sede del Club Jazz […]

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Non siamo Eroi at the Gladiatore

Non siamo Eroi at the Gladiatore

The new group on the barga musical scene – Non siamo Eroi play the Gladiatore. Eroi Lorenzo – lead singer and guitar, Derek on lead guitar, Angelo on keyboards and Artie Matthew on drums made up the Noi Siamo Eroi band this evening who played a storming gig at the Gladiatore restaurant in Barga Giardino. […]

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Cardiff International Academy of Voice and Opera Barga

From 24 May to 1 June the world famous tenor Dennis O’Neill, joined by other teachers at the Cardiff International Academy of Voice, will run a series of masterclasses for budding professional singers with the potential to embark on a career in opera. This will be the first stage in an innovative joint project between […]

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Max Amazio Trio at Barga Jazz Club

Torna al Barga Jazz Club il chitarrista Max Amazio con il suo trio. Pat Meheny, Jim Hall, Pat Martino e John Coltrane sono alcuni degli autori a cui si ispira Max rielaborandone le sonorità  ed esprimendole in questa formazione. Max Amazio Trio – Max Amazio – chitarra | Antonello Solinas – basso | Angelo Ferrua […]