Great Music Events in April for Lucca Province

LUCCA DANCE MEETING FOR 2016 WITH ROTTERDAM’S CODARTS UNIVERSITY OF ARTS.

The spring program of ‘Boccherini Open 2016’, with Lucca’s ‘Boccherini’ music institute, will include many events. As usual, concerts will be accompanied by seminars and masterclasses with famous teachers. These are open to musicians of all backgrounds.

From Tuesday 12th to Thursday April 14th musicians from the Institute and dancers from Rotterdam’s Codarts University of Arts will take part in ‘Lucca Dance meeting’ with music and ballet events all around the city. For more information: http://www.boccherini.it.

CONCERT FOR THE VOLUNTEER SECTOR

On Friday, April 15th at 9 pm as part of the National Volunteers Festival and as a preview of ‘Lucca Classical Music Festival 2016’, there’s a concert by students who have won ISSM’s ’Boccherini’ and AML’S scholarships in memory of Carol MacAndrew, the first president of the Association.
The concert will be held at the ISSM Boccherini auditorium and is free entry.

“OPEN PIANO” WITH MICHELE CANDOTTI

On Saturday, April 16th there’s ‘OPEN PIANO’. It’s four days dedicated to the piano. The first concert will be held at ISSM’s “Boccherini” auditorium at 9 pm with Michelle Candotti who will play Haydn, Chopin, Debussy, Granados and Liszt.
The concert is free entry.

“OPEN PIANO” CONCERT BY ALBERTO NOSÉ

As part of ‘OPEN PIANO’, on Sunday, April 17th at 9 pm at ISSM’s “Boccherini” auditorium there’s a recital by Alberto Nosè who plays Chopin, Respighi, Ravel and Scriabin. During the following two days Nosè will hold a piano master class at the Conservatory.
The concert is free entry.

“OPEN PIANO” CONCERT BY PIETRO CASTELLARI

As part of ‘OPEN PIANO’, on Monday, April 18th at 9 pm at ISSM’s “L. Boccherini” auditorium, there’s a concert by Pietro Castellari who plays Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin.
The concert is free entry. For more information: http://www.boccherini.it

“OPEN PIANO” CLOSING GALA

On Tuesday, April 19th at 9 pm, at ISSM’s “Boccherini” auditorium there’s a piano gala closing “OPEN PIANO” with all participants of the piano master classes during the previous days.
The concert is free entry. For more information http://www.boccherini.it

BOCCHERINI DOUBLE BASS FESTIVAL: CONCERT BY DIEGO ZECHARIES, SIMÓN GARCIA, GABRIEL RAGGHIANTI

On Wednesday 20th the Boccherini Double Bass Festival opens. After two days of master classes with double-bass players Diego Zecharies, Simón Garcia, Gabriel Ragghianti, the three will perform on Thursday, April 21 at 9 pm at ISSM’s “L. Boccherini” auditorium in a concert dedicated to contemporary composers with music by Rigacci, Hauta-aho, García, and Anderson.
The concert is free entry. For more information http://www.boccherini.it

BOCCHERINI DOUBLE BASS FESTIVAL’S CLOSING CONCERT

After two days of master classes with double bass players Diego Zecharies, Simón Garcia, Gabriel Ragghianti, there’s a first concert by the three teachers, with a second evening at the “L. Boccherini” auditorium on Friday, April 22nd at 9 pm with students from the Institute’s double bass class.
The concert is free entry. For more information http://www.boccherini.it

LUIGI CHERUBINI’S REQUIEM IN SAN FRANCESCO

The Boccherini ‘Open 2016’ April calendar will close with a great vocal and instrumental event. On Friday 29th at 9 pm in the church of San Francesco in Lucca, Cherubini’s Requiem in C minor for choir and orchestra, conducted by GianPaolo Mazzoli with the orchestras of the four Tuscan conservatoires – “Luigi Boccherini” Music Institute Lucca, “Luigi Cherubini” Conservatoire of Florence, Livorno’s “Pietro Mascagni” ISSM and Siena’s “Rinaldo Franci” ISSM together with the choirs of the Lucca and Siena Institutes (choirmasters: Sara Matteucci and Antonio Morelli) and the collaboration of the Corale Pisana. The concert is free entry. For more information http://www.boccherini.it

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SCUOLIDARIETÀ ‘2016 – “THE LITTLE PRINCE”

The Rainbow Choir Musical Association presents their 20th year of “Scuolidarietà”, an event created and organized by the Musical Rainbow Choir with the aim of raising funds to schools for teaching materials and meeting the schools’ economic needs. This year there’s a musical, “The Little Prince”, written by Francesco Rinaldi and Cristina Torselli. The show will be held with two performances at Lucca’s indoor stadium on Tuesday, April 26th, at 10 am and at 2.15 pm (the first is for schools, the other is open to the public). Tickets are 5 Euros each. Info: http://www.coroarcobalenolucca.it

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CONCERT FOR THE 10TH CHAMBER MUSIC WITH GUITAR COURSE

From Monday 11th to Thursday, July 14th, 2016, Borgo a Mozzano’s Civic Music School will host the 10th year of its Chamber Music with guitar course held by Maestro Domenico Lafasciano. The event is organized by the Municipality of Borgo a Mozzano in collaboration with the Civic Schools of Music of Borgo a Mozzano, Barga and Castelnuovo Garfagnana and the artistic director is Prof. Antonio Rondina. On Thursday, July 14th at 9 pm there’s the final concert of the course, with the presentation of certificates of attendance to pupils. The concert, at the usual setting of the “Teatro Della Verzura”, will take place in Borgo a Mozzano and is one of the musical events promoted by the City of Borgo a Mozzano in collaboration with the Civic Music School. For more information: associazionemusikensemble@gmail.com – Tel. 328 6743603

POP-ROCK CONCERT AT BORGO’S AZALEA FESTIVAL

The music groups that were formed during the 2015/2016 teaching year at the “M. Salotti ” Music School at Borgo a Mozzano will perform in the historic center of Borgo a Mozzano during the afternoon of Sunday, April 17th as part of the town’s famous Azalea festival.

The young students studying drums (under Professor Federico Cardelli), singing (teachers Serena Salotti and Serena Suffredini), guitar (teachers Nicola Rossi and Zeno Marchi) and keyboards (teachers Graziella Corsaro and Riccardo Pieri) are preparing a performance for a wider audience than the usual end-of-year concert. The musicians will play pieces by internationally renowned musicians such as Bob Marley, Oasis, John Lennon, Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan. The modern ensemble music groups are trained by Federico Cardelli, who also arranges the pieces.

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