Palatial Concerts in and around Lucca

AFFRESCHI MUSICALI IN VILLA (MUSICAL FRESCOES IN A COUNTRY HOUSE)

The “Alfredo Catalani” Music Circle of Lucca and Porcari is organizing and promoting three interesting entertainment and music events for July.

The first of the events, ‘Affreschi Musicali in Villa’ (Musical Frescoes in a Country House), is a quartet chamber music concert on July 9 at 9.15 pm at Villa Bernardini, which is on the road from Lucca to Pisa at Massa Pisana. The performers are the “Quartetto d’archi Camerata Medicea”. They will play Boccherini, Pachelbel, Handel, Gluck, Haydn, and Mozart.

Info and Reservations by phoning 347 9951581.

MUSIC AND BURRACO IN A PALACE

On Sunday, July 16, at 7.30 pm, in collaboration with Palazzo Bove and Lucca’s “Il Pungolo” Association, at Palazzo Bove (Via di Castello, 46, San Gennaro – Lucca), there’s “Burraco a Palazzo”, a charity card Tournament for the AIP (Italian Parkinson’s Association) section of Lucca.

In addition to the tournament the evening program also includes: welcome drink, brunch and live music by Antonio Pocai. There will be prizes worth around € 3,000.

Hall director is Domenica Giuliani, Referee Filippo S. Farina.

Info and bookings by phoning 347 9951581

“CATALANI” PRIZE AWARDED TO NICOLA LUISOTTI

On Monday, July 24th at 9 pm at Lucca’s Museo Guinigi (Via della Quarquone, 4 – Lucca), there’s the presentation of the “City of Lucca Alfredo Catalani Prize “, an event now in its tenth year. The award is awarded annually to internationally renowned artists (musicians, singers, directors, painters, etc.) who have contributed to the fame of the city of Lucca throughout the world.

For the 2017 edition, the prize is awarded to the young Nicola LUISOTTI, a conductor born in Viareggio, who has directed the orchestras of the most important world theatres.

In addition, Michelle Buscemi, soprano and Alessandro Liberatore, tenor will perform with Nicola Pardini Piano. Journalist and musicologist Daniele Rubboli introduces the evening.

(Soprano Michelle Buscemi)

Free entrance subject to seat availability. Info and Reservations at 347 9951581.

 

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