15th Edition 2016

Reservations: info@sdclaspezia.it
Tickets can be picked up at the box office on the evening of each concert.

Saturday 16 July h. 9 pmCarro, Piazza della Chiesa     

  15° Paganini Music Festival Opening Night
Recital by violinist
Massimo Quarta
Massimo Quarta violino – Elisa Tomellini pianoforte
Music by L.v.Beethoven, N.Paganini, C.Franck

Sunday 17 July  h. 7 pm

Bonassola Castle 
Opening of the exhibition dedicated to Paganini
“Armonie di forme e colori nei capricci di Paganini”
by Ernesto Solari
From 17 to 30 July. Opening times: everyday, from 7 pm to 9 pm  
From August 1 to September 14 the exhibition will be on display in Brugnato, at the Diocesan Museum.

h. 9 pm

Bonassola, former Oratory of Sant’Erasmo 
Paganini Manager
A conversation with Roberto Iovino, director of the Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini – Genoa, and Nicole Olivieri

Saturday 23 July h. 9 pm

Brugnato, Diocesan Museum Courtyard        
Violin Masterclass Final Concerts 
Pianist Guido Bottaro
Music by classical composers

Domenica 24 luglio h.21.00

Bonassola, Chiesa di Santa Caterina  
Trio violino corno e pianoforte
Domenico Nordio violino, Guglielmo Pellarin corno, Federico Lovato pianoforte
Musiche di J. Brahms, R. Schumann

Sunday 24 July h. 9 pm

Bonassola, Santa Caterina Church     
Violin, horn and piano trio
Domenico Nordio violin, Guglielmo Pellarin horn, Federico Lovato piano
Music by Brahms, R. Schumann

Tuesday 26 July h. 9 pm – Framura, Castagnola

Part 1: recital by the violinist
Nicolae Tudor (1984 Paganini Award)
Part 2: recital by
Cardinale Scanu Duo – Violin and guitar
Andrea Cardinale violin, Jose Scanu guitar
Music by N. Paganini

Thursday 28 July h. 9 pm

Rocchetta Vara, Suvero, San Giovanni Battista Church
The Brandeburg Concertos of J.S.Bach
Teachers and students of the Giacomo Puccini Conservatory Ensamble Summer Camp
Alberto Bardelloni
 baroque piccolo trumpet, Ruggero Marchesi violin, Carlo Benvenuti cello, Michele Bertucci recorder, Marco Montanelli harpsichord
J.S.Bach: Brandeburg Concertos No. 2, 3, 6

Saturday 30 July h. 9 pm

Carro, Piazza della Chiesa     
Camerata RCO Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra 
Hein Wiedijk clarinet, Annebeth Webb violin
Vilém Kijonka viola, Honorine Schaeffer cello
Music by W.A. Mozart, F.J. Haydn, L.v. Beethoven

Sunday 31 July h. 9 pm 

Beverino Castello, Santa Croce Church         
Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonatas
Giulio Plotino violin, Elisa Tomellini piano
Music by J. Brahms

Tuesday 2 August h. 9 pm

Sesta Godano, Airola
Paganini Rediscovered
The unpublished pages of N. Paganini found by Luca Fanfoni and Danilo Prefumo
Luca Fanfoni
 violin, Luca Ballerini piano, Fabrizio Giudice guitar
Music by N. Paganini

Friday 5 August h. 9 pm

Maissana, Tavarone, San Bartolomeo Church 
The Violin Schools before Paganini
Marco Pedrona violin
Marco Montanelli cymbal
Music by A.Corelli, G.B.Somis, J.H.Schmelzer, C.Tessarini

Monday 8 August h. 9 pm

Sestri Levante, Convento dell’Annunziata, Baia del Silenzio
Varie(a)zioni Paganiniane
Paganini, witches, musics and Ligurian popular rituals
Mauro Pirovano and I Liguriani
Mauro Pirovano narrator, Fabio Biale violin, voice, Michel Balatti wood transverse flute, Fabio Rinaudo bagpipes, Filippo Gambettadiatonic accordion, mandolin, Claudio De Angeliguitar

Wednesday 10 August h. 9 pm

Bolano, Oratory
Liszt and Paganini
Alberto Bologni
 violin, Giuseppe Bruno piano
Music by F. Liszt and N. Paganini

Friday 12 August h. 9 pm

Riccò del Golfo San Benedetto, San Benedetto Church        
Recital by pianist
Nicola Parisi
In memoriam of Roberto Melini
Music by A. Skryabin, F. Chopin, J.S. Bach, F. Liszt

Sunday 14 August h. 6 pm

Carro, Casa Nasca
“L’Europa e la musica: un dialogo senza confini?”
A conversation with Cinzia Laurelliconsultant on European policies

h. 9 pm

Carro, Piazza della Chiesa     
Cello and piano duet
Vittorio Ceccanti 
cello, Marco Vincenzi piano
Music by J. Brahms, R. Schumann, C Franck

MUSICAL CAMP AND MASTERCLASS

Carro, Casa Paganini, 7-8-9 July
Giacomo Puccini Conservatory Ensamble Summer Camp – La Spezia
Dedicated to Giacomo Puccini Conservatory young students
Teachers: Fabrizio Merlini, Ruggero Marchesi, Carlo Benvenuti

Carro, Casa Paganini, 17-18-19-20-21-22-23 July
Violin Masterclass 
Teachers: Massimo Quarta (17-18-19 July), Domenico Nordio (22-23-24 July) Course Assistant: Giulio Plotino
Dedicated to conservatory young graduates