The magical setting of Palazzo di Varignana, in the enchanting landscape of the hills around Bologna, combined with the exclusive cultural proposal of the festival make the Varignana Music Festival a truly unique experience.
The art director is Bruno Borsari of Musica Insieme this year too, confirming the absolute quality of this summer festival whose original format joins a superb classical music repertoire and meetings with the artists.
From July 7th to 15th, 2017 the fourth edition of Varignana Music Festival will be featuring outstanding musicians and ensembles, as well as an original and captivating programme which places the festival at the centre of the European music scene. This year edition is open by the Varignana Music Festival Choir and Orchestra, specially established for the Festival and conducted by Lorenzo Bizzarri. Following the protagonists of Varignana Music Festival 2017:
Friday 7th July 2017 at 8pm GRAND OPENING CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA OF THE VARIGNANA MUSIC FESTIVAL Lorenzo Bizzarri conductor IN THE LAND OF BEL CANTO Music by Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Mascagni
Saturday 8th July 2017 at 8pm ALEXEI VOLODIN piano Music by Chopin, Schumann
Sunday 9th July 2017 at 8pm GUTMAN TRIO Sviatoslav Moroz violin Dmitri Vinnik piano Natalia Gutman cello Music by Rachmaninov, Brahms, Šostakovič
Monday 10th July 2017 at 8pm QUARTETTO DI CREMONA ALEXEI VOLODIN piano Music by Šostakovič
Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 8pm QUARTETTO DI CREMONA Cristiano Gualco violin Paolo Andreoli violin Simone Gramaglia viola Giovanni Scaglione cello NATALIA GUTMAN cello DIMITRI HOFFMANN viola Music by Brahms, Čajkovskij
Wednesday 12th July 2017 at 8pm ALEXANDER ROMANOVSKY piano Music by Rachmaninov
Thursday 13th July 2017 at 8pm PATRICIA KOPATCHINSKAJA violin EMILIA KOPATCHINSKAJA violin ANTHONY ROMANIUK piano VIKTOR KOPATCHINSKI cymbalom Music by Enescu, Kurtág, Crumb, Biber, Bartók
Friday 14th July 2017 at 8pm PATRICIA KOPATCHINSKAJA violin ANTHONY ROMANIUK piano Music by C.P.E. Bach, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Beethoven, Cage, Lann
Saturday 15th July 2017 / Matinée at 12pm BOLOGNA COMUNALE ORCHESTRA’S STRING QUINTET ALEXANDER ROMANOVSKY piano MARIO STEFANO PIETRODARCHI bandoneon Music by Molinelli (world première), Chopin