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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 […]

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Vokalkreis St. Martin Choir in Concert

The Vokalkreis St. Martin choir from Lubecca Germany were in concert this evening in the Duomo.A small but enthusiastic audience enjoyed a perfect evening entertainment as the choir, led by their Conductor Heinz Arlt perfomed a series of musical pieces ranging right across the musical spectrum from Italian songs through German and English tunes and […]

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Quota Rose mandolin sextet play Barga Jazz Club

What must be the only sextet of women mandolin players in Tuscany (and some say in the whole of Italy) were showing off their paces this weekend at the Barga Jazz Club. The Quote Rose Mandolin Sextet form part of the musical experience known as L’edicola. Local musicians playing popular Italian tunes with the backing […]

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Jacks Pack play Barga Jazz Club

The Barga blues band – Jack’s Pack were in fine form this evening at the Barga Jazz Club. With a slightly reduced line up, (two of the members missing in action), they still pumped out some great sounds and as is usual when Jack’s Pack are on stage – the dance floor quickly filled up […]

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Cristina Salotti at the Barga Jazz CLub

Cristina Salotti and the Enojazz quartet at the Barga Jazz Club this evening Cristina Salotti – voce | Simone Venturi – pianoforte | Leonardo Gnesi – contrabbasso | Franco Mariani – batteria | Alessandro Rizzardi – sax

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San Song della Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orkestra

vB1TUW_UbPo A great video from the band from Lucca Manolo Strimpelli Nait Orchestra. It nicely sums up living in the nearby city of Lucca and hidden in there is a couple of images of our very own outsider musician Silvano Togneri who died last year and is still greatly missed in Barga “San Song” della […]

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Marco Tamburini at the Barga Jazz Club

Mega concert last night at the Barga Jazz Club in Barga Vecchia. One of Italy’s foremost young jazz trumpet players, Marco Tamburini showed just why he is held in such high esteem. A packed jazz club watched, without a doubt, one of the best concerts this year. It wasn’t just the sounds coming out of […]