Another not-to-be-missed cultural summer appointment in Greve and Panzano in Chianti, has been taking place for….23 years now.
The New York-based Daniel Ferro Vocal Program, will open its new season on 14th July at Castello di Verrazzano. Though Daniel Ferro departed in 2015, the wish to carry on his legacy was strong.
So for a few weeks, the streets in Greve will be echoing of musical scales and pieces of opera arias, pouring out of open windows, sung by diligent and excellent students. Then in the evening, free concerts in beautiful settings will take place …
Don’t miss the Tribute Concert on 14th July and the sophisticated performance on 21st July
14th July, 8 pm, Concert at Castello di Verrazzano followed by a dinner (with reservation)
21st July, 9 pm, Concert at the Romanesque Church Pieve di San Leolino, Panzano in Chianti 28th July, 9 pm, Palazzo della Torre, Greve in Chianti, open Master Class
Quoting the Maestro for a final word “make me laugh, make me cry” referring to the vocal music he expected to be performanced by the singers.
Hope to see you at the concerts, for one of those magic nights.
Here is summer again, and with its numerous cultural events planned in our Chianti region.
As I am particularly fond of music, I am happy to present the “Amici della musica “, an Association based in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
organizing, with deserved praise , a few concerts in July …that I am planning to attend.
8th July I Fiati all`Opera
15th July Mozart, Haydn, Schubert with solo trumpetist
21st July Rossini, Sivori, Paganini, Donizetti with solo violinist
The magical setting will be inside the cloister of Badia di Passignano, the famous and awesome fortified monastery. No doubt about the quality of the music, as the Orchestra della Toscana (ORT for the habitués ) will be playing for us (concerts starting at 9.15 pm, ticket Euro 15.-)
Hopefully a starry night sky, a gentle breeze will greet us. The black and slim cypresses rounding the Badia, that magic atmosphere will make you forget about the dusty white road coming from Panzano in Chianti…!
Just remember that music is food for our heart and our soul!
By the way, talking about food, if you have time, a scrumptious dinner will await you at the elegant Osteria di Passignano, with welcoming Marcello Crini and his staff.
As always, excellency is based here in Badia di Passignano!
A warm Arrivederci, Karin
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