14th Edition 2015 – Creative Crossings

Thursday 16 July 

Festival Preview
– h 4 pm – Bonassola Castle (SP)
Exhibition Opening: Un genovese nel mondo: Niccolò Paganini, il genio dell’archetto
From 16 July to 27 July – Castello di Bonassola | From 30 July to 30 settembre – Museo Diocesano di Brugnato
Curated by Roberto Iovino and Francesca Oranges.
From an idea of Edward Neill.
– h 6 pm – Bonassola (SP), Ex Oratorio of Sant’Erasmo
Paganini, un divo rock 
Conversation with Roberto Iovino, director of Conservatorio Paganini in Genoa, music critic of La Repubblica (Ligurian edition) and of Ansa-Genoa, and Francesca Oranges.
– h 8.30 pm – Bonassola (SP)
Gastronomic Evening
Bonassola celebrates the Festival Preview with a special gastronomic evening and the restaurants in town, , Degli Aranci, Perballe, da Malvina, La Rossola and Antica Guetta, will offer a special Paganini menu. Among other delicacies,  the ravioli al tocco, very loved by the great musician.

From 18 July to 14 August

Creative meetings: music and literature
Before each concert there will be a reading of about 5-7 minutes performed by a young actor or actress. The texts are chosen by the publisher Marcos y Marcos, which supports and promotes the project.

Dal 18 July al 14 August – Carro (SP), Palazzo Paganini

The sound of Matterlight
Exhibition of Gioni David Parra
Curated by Paolo Mangiante.

18 July, 1 and 14 August h 18.30 – Carro (SP)

Gastronomic Evenings
As usual and before each concert, the Pro Loco  of Carro “Niccolò Paganini” will offer a tasting of typical products of  Val di Vara, which also stand out as the Organic Valley.

Saturday 18 July h 8.45  pm – Carro (SP), Piazza della Chiesa

Suyeon Kim violin – Claire Desert – piano
Music by J. S.Bach, E.Ysaye, N.Milstein
Reading: excerpts from “I miei piccoli dispiaceri” by Miriam Toews
Actor: Alessandro Zurla

Sunday 19 July h 18.15 – Carro (SP), Piazza della Chiesa

Theatre: American Blues by Tennessee Williams 
Camera Buia – La dama dell’insetticida Larkspur        
With Alessandra Basile, Valeria Palmitessa and Alessandro Zurla.
Directed by Michael Rodgers. Produced by Filodrammatica Effort Abvp Association. Sponsored and co-produced by the Pro Loco  of Carro “Niccolò Paganini”. Artistic make-up: Stefania Gazzi.

Thursday  23 July h 9 pm – Bonassola (SP), Chiesa di S.ta Caterina

The London Piano Trio
Robert Atchison violin – David Jones cello – Olga Dudnik piano
Music by J.Brahms, L.v.Beethoven
Reading: excerpts from “L’offesa” by Ricardo Menéndez Salmón
Actress: Tiziana Canfori

From 28 to 1 July – Carro (SP), Casa Nasca

Violin, Cello and Chamber Music Masterclass for conservatory graduates
Teachers: Francesco Manara (1st violin Teatro alla Scala Orchestra), Massimo Polidori (1st cello Teatro alla Scala Orchestra), Claudio Voghera (Trio Johannes, pianist) 

Wednesday 29 July  h 9 pm – Framura (SP), Castagnola, Chiesa

Violin and guitar duet
Lautaro Acosta violin – Gilbert Impérial guitar
Music by M. De Falla, N. Paganini, M. Giuliani, M. Miletic
Reading: excerpts from “L’assoluzione” 
by Gaétan Soucy. 
Actresses: Sabrina Facchini, Roberta Mori

Friday 31 July h 9 pm – Brugnato (SP), Chiostro del Museo Diocesano

Final concert of Violin, cello and chamber music masterclass with M° Manara, Polidori, Voghera 
Music by classical composers
Reading: excerpts from “Un lungo silenzio” by Ángeles Caso
Actors: Davide Calabria, Jacopo Cattaneo

Saturday 1 August h 8.45  pm – Carro (SP), Piazza della Chiesa

Trio Johannes
Francesco Manara violin – Massimo Polidori cello – Claudio Voghera piano
Music by J.Brahms, L.v.Beethoven
Reading: excerpts from “Quando l’automobile uccise la cavalleria” by Giorgio Caponetti
Actor: Roberto Alinghieri

Saturday 8 August h 9 pm – Beverino (SP), Castello, Chiesa

Wind Quintet and Piano
Fabio Bagnoli oboe – Riccardo Crocilla clarinet – Paolo Faggi horn – Paolo Carlini bassoon – Marco Vincenzi piano
W. A. Mozart – Quintet in E flat. Major, K 452 piano and wind
L. V. Beethoven – Quintet in E flat. Maj. op. 16 for Piano and Winds
Reading: excerpts from Melodie della terra by Tschingis Aitmatov

Thursday 13 August  h 7 pm- Sesta Godano (SP), Airola

Gastronomic Evening
Tasting of local products
h  21 – Sesta Godano (SP), Airola
Dedicated to J.S. Bach
Duet flute and piano
Mario Carbotta flute – Andrea Bacchetti piano
Music by J. S. Bach
Reading: excerpts from  Cento strappi by Liesl Jobson
Actors: Davide Calabria and Federica De Mattei

Friday 14 August  h  6.30 pm – Carro (SP), Casa Nasca

Doremat – La Musica della Matematica ©
Conversation with Denise Lentini, general manager of Enfap Emilia Romagna 
ore 8.45  pm – Carro (SP), Piazza della Chiesa
Hermès Quartet
Omhar Bouchez and Elise Liu violins – Yung-Hsin Chang viola – Anthony Kondo cello
Music by L. v. Beethoven, A. Webern, L. Janacek
Reading: excerpts from La schiuma dei giorni by Boris Vian
Actresses: Sabrina Facchini, Roberta Mori