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Libeccio: Giorgia & Mario Madiai “Cave Rosam”

Libeccio: Giorgia & Mario Madiai “Cave Rosam”

Pensieri sparsi Rari e inusuali sono i fiori neri. Esiste una rosa Baccara, non nera, semplicemente scura, di un rosso scuro come il sangue. Cercando su Internet, compagno della nostra quotidianità, si trovano anche rose nere, nerissime eleganti e vellutate. Non so cosa faranno Giorgia e Mario, dipingeranno, disegneranno. Su una carta, su tela, sul […]

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Villa Libano – Diego Bisso and Play

Villa Libano – Diego Bisso and Play

At the end of every concert since July, Diego invited the musicians to leave an imprint in specially prepared wet clay tablets. The imprint could be whatever they saw fit to leave – some using their instruments to press into the damp clay, others their fingers, in one case one musician bit into the clay and in another using a part of his anatomy that is probably best not described here.

Another artist from the coast presenting his work at the Villa Libano, this time it was the turn of Diego Bisso and his site specific installation and performance entitled PLAY covering the whole three months of the Libeccio series of exhibitions and including an installation outside, one inside and a number of performances. Using the English word PLAY […]

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Villa Libano: Libeccio

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Paolo Nutini in the Green Room at Villa Libano

Paolo Nutini in the Green Room at Villa Libano

The musician Paolo Nutini who was in Barga this week enjoying a few well earned days respite from his busy touring season managed to get past the locked door of the Green Room

The Green Room which so captivated the local population last year during the Barga Jazz Festival – more than 700 portraits  (all images can be seen here) were taken by the two photographers, Caterina Salvi and Keane using the lighting project designed by Marco Poma, recently moved out of Villa Libano and instead Caterina and Keane set up their […]

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Mò & The Toy Boys play Villa Libano

Mò & The Toy Boys play Villa Libano

Who cares if it’s raining cats and dogs – Monica Bertolozzi leading her group, the Mò & The Toy Boys played a stunning set in Villa Libano this evening Mò & The Toy Boys è un gruppo che vede la luce a settembre 2012 e propone un repertorio di interpretazioni soul, funk e r&b. Il […]

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Fabrizio Desideri Trio play Villa Libano

Fabrizio Desideri Trio play Villa Libano

Fabrizio Desideri - saxes | Franco Santarnecchi - keyboards | Piero Borri - drums

ELEVEN ROSES “Eleven Roses” è l’incontro di tre musicisti di matrice diversa che ripercorrendo i brani cult del jazz, raggiungono l’acme della loro intesa artistica nel brano che da il titolo al CD. Questa esperienza musicale rappresenta l’approdo finale di una intensa ed emozionante giornata e l’iniziodi una collaborazione artistica che vuole riproporre dal vivo […]

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Villa Libano – Benvenuto Saba – Light and Marble

Villa Libano – Benvenuto Saba – Light and Marble

Mormorio marmoreo – marble, paintings and musical instruments the opening evening included music played on a specially designed marble flute

As we have already published in another article earlier on this week (here) Villa Libano was this weekend the setting for another series of exhibitions as part of the Libeccio project. On Saturday it was the turn of Benvenuto Saba to exhibit his installation based around his ever precise and evocative photographs matched and intersected by layers of marble. […]

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Libeccio – Fabrizio Da Prato at Villa Libano

Libeccio – Fabrizio Da Prato at Villa Libano

artisan and art combined for Fabrizio's visual inquiry into marble surfaces

The direction was clear. A trip to the east was not exciting, especially from the west going towards the sun. Dazzled, the horizon showed up on the zero of the sea, darker blue air … Earth! When the sun at sunset of the shoulders, was clear, the mountains, shrouded in clouds unperturbed, turned out to […]

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Barga Jazz Club Summer at Villa Libano

Barga Jazz Club Summer at Villa Libano

27 Giugno - Enojazz Warmup Night ( Jam Session )

Il Barga Jazz Club si sposta a Villa Libano a partire da Giugno e per tutta l’estate. Il Nuovo Circolo Dei Differenti ed il Barga Jazz Club insieme per un calendario ricco di eventi all’insegna del Jazz, del Soul, del Blues con incursioni nel Northern Soul e nei DJ Sets di qualità, installazioni d’arte, fotografia […]

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Villa Libano – Mormorio marmoreo – marble, paintings and musical instruments

Villa Libano – Mormorio marmoreo – marble, paintings and musical instruments

the opening evening will include music played on a specially designed marble flute

  The series of Libeccio exhibitions continues later this week with another two artists sharing the Villa Libano and once again there is a distinct connection and subtle dialogue between the work being presented for the first time in both galleries. Fabrizio Da Prato, originally from this area but now living in Livorno continues with […]

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Villa Libano – Barga Jazz Club Summer – Note Noir Quartet

Villa Libano – Barga Jazz Club Summer – Note Noir Quartet

The Barga Jazz Club Summer continues in fine style

“Incontri Tour” – Presentazione nuovo disco The Note Noire quartet combines the musical worlds of the Mediterranean and Central Europe in its repertoire. Music is the possible crossing point between these two spheres, which are so unwittingly connected by sonorous traditions that are conserved hidden in the precious skilled hands of gypsy musicians. But music […]

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The Green Room is open once again

The Green Room is open once again

portraits using Marco Poma’s lighting system

The Green Room which so captivated the local population last year during Barga Jazz – more than 700 portraits  (all images can be seen here) were taken by the two photographers, Caterina Salvi and Keane using the lighting project designed by Marco Poma, is open once again. Poma’s first light creation during the Barga Jazz festival 2013 was based […]