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Concerto Corale – SS. Annunziata BARGA

Concerto Corale – SS. Annunziata BARGA

SS. Annunziata in Barga Vecchia was the location for a choir concert this evening featuring three local choirs from Lucca, Gallicano and Barga

coro dell’istituto “machiavelli” di Lucca Corale polifonica di Gallicano  Coro dell’isi di Barga           

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Beata Vergine Maria di Sotto gli Organi

Beata Vergine Maria di Sotto gli Organi

7 local choirs in concert - SS Annunziata church in Barga Vecchia

On the occasion of the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Pisa Cathedral, the icon of the Beata Vergine Maria di Sotto gli Organi will be brought to the churches of the diocese by the faithful of the various vicariates. Beata Vergine Maria di Sotto gli Organi is a tempera and gold painting on […]

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Coro Puntaccapo sing at Da Aristo in Barga Vecchia

Coro Puntaccapo sing at Da Aristo in Barga Vecchia

A cappella music in the piazza

  Just another ordinary Sunday  afternoon at Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia when into the piazza stroll 8 people who set up music stands, all face the conductor and just start singing. The Coro Puntaccapo from Lucca had just dropped in to give the regulars of the bar a treat .   The Coro Puntaccapo […]

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Scottish choir in Barga

Scottish choir in Barga

St. Georges's School for Girls, Edinburgh, Scotland

St George’s School in Edinburgh, Scotland is a private all girls’ independent day and boarding school in the heart of the city. It provides an all-round education for girls from 2-18 years. Established in 1888 by the pioneers of women’s education in Scotland, St George’s is now Scotland’s largest all girls’ school and the only […]

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A Choral Feast At Barga

A Choral Feast At Barga

The choral concert at Barga’s Duomo di San Cristoforo last Friday at 9.00 pm was organised by the Istituto Superiore d’Istruzione di Barga to raise funds for Amnesty International and was, thankfully, very well attended. Four local choirs participated – each one very different in style and repertoire. Roberta Popolani directed the choir of Barga […]

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The Saint Martins Singers in Barga

The Saint Martins Singers in Barga

The Saint Martin Singers are a friendly group of around twenty to thirty singers aged between 20-80 who meet weekly to rehearse, socialise, but most importantly, to have fun.

The Saint Martins Singers — a choir from the South of England were in Barga Vecchia this afternoon for a series of short informal concerts. After a short performance inside the Duomo they then moved down to Piazza Salvi in Barga Vecchia where the members of the choir sang to a compact but interested audience […]

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Coro 50 e Più Università di Livorno e Lucca

Coro 50 e Più Università di Livorno e Lucca

Chiostro Conservatorio S.Elisabetta Barga Vecchia

Maestro Graziano Polidori – Cantante lirico (basso). Docente della scuola di Canto all’Istituto Musicale “P. Mascagni” di Livorno Maestro Stefano Galli – Pianista. Accompagnatore al pianoforte nella Classe di Canto presso l’Istituto Musicale “P. Mascagni” di Livorno. listen to ‘Coro 50 e Più Università di Livorno e Lucca’ on Audioboo Livorno: In aprile 2012 si […]

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Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

Cornish choir – Canoryon Lowen singing in Barga

A surprise for any visitors to Barga this afternoon, upon entering Piazza Angelio in Barga Vecchia as they were greeted by a voice mixed choir. The 21 members of the Canoryon Lowen choir from Cornwall in the UK put on a short informal concert in the Piazza. The sound of their voices carried right through […]

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Il Coro Raimondo Montecuccoli in Barga

Il Coro “Raimondo Montecuccoli”, diretto da Massimo Orlandini e Alberto Ambram, fondatore e anima del gruppo insieme a Cesare Orlandini, è uno dei più anziani della Provincia di Modena. Nato nel 1963, prende il nome del grande Generale Pavullese Raimondo Montecuccoli. Il sodalizio ha scelto, fin dall’inizio, di esplorare tutte le forme di canto corale, […]

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St. Martin's Singers in Barga Vecchia

The Saint Martin’s Singers – a choir from the South of England were in Barga Vecchia this afternoon for a short informal concert in the piazza. The 25 members of the choir sang to a compact but interested audience at the L’osteria including the Mayor of Hayange, France, who is here on an official visit […]

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Concerto di Musica Sacra

Not one but two choirs where singing this evening at the Chiesa del S. Cuore in Barga . The Corale di Villa Collemandina with M° Giovanna Di Nardo and  M° Graziella Corsaro on the organ and the Corale di Cardoso with M° Riccardo Pieri and  M° Massimo Salotti on organ. Giovedì 18 febbraio presso la […]

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French Choir – La rose et le roseau singing in the rain

One of those strange events that happens in Barga every now and again. A huge thunderstorm making threatening noises in the distance and with torrential rain already bucketing down in the piazza and what do we find sheltering at Cafe Capretz?