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Città di Castello – Teatro degli Illuminati

Città di castello – Teatro Comunale degli Illuminati This theatre was built by architect Antonio Gabrielli and commissioned by “Accademici Illuminati”. It hosted the first performance in 1666. Operation went on for many years with some restorations in between until in 1783 it was decided to re-build it completely. In 1939 the theatre was sold […]

29th august
9,00 pm.

Città di Castello, Chiesa di San Domenico Jugendorchester der Bayerischen Philharmonie Young orchestra of the Bavaria Philarmonic David Frühwirth violin Henri Bonamy director and piano   CARL MARIA VON WEBER Der Freischütz op. 77: Ouvertüre LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Concert for piano and orchestra n.3 in C minor op. 37 __ HEINZ SCHUBERT Concertante Suite for […]

CITTA DI CASTELLO – Burri Museum, ex-Tobacco Drying Warehouse

Città di Castello – Burri Museum, ex-Tobacco Drying Warehouse The ex-Drying Warehouse complex, inaugurated in 1990, completes the collection in the Palazzo Albizzini, with the exhibition of the cycles of large format works created by Burri between 1979 and 1993.  The large structure, built for the Tobacco Production Consortium in the 1950s for drying the […]

Città di Castello – Villa Montesca Park

Villa della Montesca e Parco Villa Montesca is the most impressive villa around Città di Castello, it was built from 1880 on the project of architect Boccini of Florence and commissioned by barons Giulio and Leopoldo Franchetti. Baron Leopoldo, a senator and a philanthropist , remains one of the most important figures of Città di […]

30th august
Echoes of the Russian Revolution
6,00 pm

Città di Castello, Loggiato della Pinacoteca comunale Echoes of the Russian Revolution Enrico Paci texts and voice Simone Nocchi piano Angelo Benedetti original music and sound design SERGEJ PROKOF’EV Visions fugitives op. 22 a collaboration with Fondazione Archivio Diaristico Nazionale di Pieve Santo Stefano The first World War is the main theme underlying the original proposals […]

30th august 2017
9,00 pm

  Umbertide, Teatro dei Riuniti MAHAGONNY SONGSPIEL music by KURT WEILL and HANNS EISLER, texts by BERTOLT BRECHT Winners of the contest “Concorso Comunità Europea 2017 per giovani cantanti lirici del Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto «A. Belli» “ Mariangela Marini Jessie • Annapaola Pinna Bessie Amedeo Di Furia Charlie • Marco Rencinai Billy Paolo […]

autour du Festival – between Art e Music

The Festival delle Nazioni has always had a strong bond with the territory; the concerts are placed in the most artistic places of the Upper Tiber Valley between Umbria and Tuscany such as Città di Castello, Sansepolcro, Citerna, Montone, San Giustino: places honoured by the works of Piero della Francesca, Luca Signorelli, Alberto Burri, Donatello […]

Rokia Traoré

Città di Castello, Church of San Domenico NÉ SO Rokia Traoré voice and guitar Mamah Diabate ngoni Stefano Pilia guitar Bintou Soumbounou backling vocal Moise Ouattara drums Zonatan Dembele  bass Yves Schommer and Adrien Roy sound technicians   One of the aspects that this edition of the Festival explores in its programme is the relationship of […]

Orchestra della Toscana/Joachim Jousse

Città di Castello, Church of San Domenico   Orchestra della Toscana Joachim Jousse conductor CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale LÉO DELIBES Lakmé: Invitation à la danse, Entracte ALBERT ROUSSEL Le Festin de l’araignée op. 17 HECTOR BERLIOZ Benvenuto Cellini: Ouverture GIUSEPPE VERDI Aida: Ouverture JULES MASSENET Thaïs: Meditation GEORGES BIZET Carmen: extracts from Suite […]