July – August 2022

Program 2022

To be updated on the program of the 2022 edition, please consult this website, the website of the Concert Society and the Facebook and Instagram pages.
The Festival Paganiniano of Carro, organized by the La Spezia Concerts Society, funded by the MIC, the Liguria Region and the Carispezia Foundation and the municipalities where it takes place, is dedicated to the musical virtuosity, with particular attention to the choice of international groups and soloists which are inspired by Niccolò Paganini. It received the EFFE Label 2015-2016, a prestigious recognition of excellence awarded to the best European festivals and has joined EFFE, a new international platform dedicated to professionals and simple enthusiasts who want to be always informed about festivals around Europe.

Updated June 7th, 2022


Saturday 16th of July – 8.45 pm – Carro, Piazza della Chiesa

Andrea Bacchetti piano
J.S.Bach Sei preludi e fughe (Wtc book II) D.Scarlatti Tre sonate F.Schubert Improptu Op. 142 n.2 F.Liszt Consolazione in Re bemolle C.Debussy The little sheperd e Jimbo’s lullaby dal Children’s corner W.A.Mozart Rondò K 485 e Fantasia K 397 Villa – Lobos O polichinelo

Tuesday 19th of July – 9.00 pm – Levanto, Church of S.Andrea

Recital for solo violin – Domenico Nordio
Domenico Nordio violin

Music by J.S. Bach Partita n.2, N.Paganini Due capricci from op.1, F. Say Cleopatra op.34,
M.Weinberg Sonata n.1 op.82, S.Prokofiev Sonata op.15

Friday 22nd of July – 9.00 pm – Brugnato, Cloister of the Diocesan Museum

Mazzini, Rossini & Paganini
(on the bicentenary of the death of Giuseppe Mazzini)
Ligurian Music Chamber
Andrea Cardinale, Giovanni Sardo violini
Marco Moro flutes – Simone Mazzone guitar
Josè Scanu guitar and concert master
Domenico Nordio violin

Music by N. Paganini, G.Rossini, G.Mazzini

Sunday 24th of July – 9.00 pm – Valeriano (Vezzano L.), Church of S. Apollinare

Koukou Ge flute – Domenico Sommati violin, Giuseppe Francese viola, Giulio Glavina cello

W.A.Mozart Two quartets for flute and strings – L.v.Beethoven Trio op.9 n.1

Wednesday 27th of July – 9.30 pm – Bonassola, Church of Santa Caterina

Van Kuijk Quartet
Nicolas Van Kuijk violin

Sylvain Favre-Bulle violin
Emmanuel François viola
Anthony Kondo, cello

Music by:
Beethoven, Quartet No. 11 op. 95 “Serious” (20 ‘) Impressions parisiennes”, selection of French melodies (Debussy, Poulenc, Fauré, Pulenc, Ravel) transcribed for string quartet (20 ‘) Mendelssohn, Quartet n.6 op.80 (28 ‘) In collaboration with the Cervo Chamber Music Festival

Thursday 28th of July – 9.00 pm – Follo, Church of San Martino

Traveling to Europe
Salvemini trio
Maria Serena Salvemini and Daniela Carabellese, violin
Pietro Laera, piano

Music by M. Moszkowski, N. Paganini, I. Frolov, M. De Falla-F. Kreisler, Sarasate

Friday 29 July at 8.30 pm – Carro, Piazza della Chiesa

Violin and guitar Duo
Gibboni – Dalia
Giuseppe Gibboni violino (Winner of the Paganini Genova 2021 Violin Award)
Carlotta Dalia guitar

Music by di N.Paganini, M.Castelnuovo Tedesco, A.Piazzolla

Saturday 30th of July – 9.00 pm – Riccò del golfo, historic center, Via Roma

From always with the music Soprano and piano
Maria Serena Salvemini and Daniela Carabellese, violin
Pietro Laera, piano

Music by D. Shostakovich, N. Paganini, Sarasate, M. De Falla-F. Kreisler, P. de Sarasate, A.Božić-Kudrić

Sunday 31st of July – 9.00 pm – Varese Ligure, Oratory of Santi Antonio e Rocco

From the living room to the opera
Recital by Marco Martelli double bass
Anna Delfino soprano
Emanuele Delucchi piano

Music by G.Rossini and A.Paisiello

Tuesday 2nd of August – 9 pm – Ameglia, Oratory of Santa Maria Assunta

Piano recital
Eloisa Cascio piano

Music by W.A. Mozart, J.Brahms, F. Schubert

Thursday 4th of August – 9.00 pm – Varese Ligure, Oratory of Santi Antonio e Rocco

Hypochondria, love and madness
Gabriele Nani baritone
Emanuele Delucchi pian

Lieder and opera music

Friday 5th of August – 9.00 pm – Santo Stefano di Magra, village of Ponzano Superiore

The virtuoso double bass
Recital by Marco Martelli double bass, First double bass of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra
Aglaia Tarantino piano

Music by G.Bottesini and R.Glière

Saturday 6th of August – 9.00 pm – Sarzana, Cloister of San Francesco

The virtuoso Flamenco guitar
Carlos Piñana guitar
Miguel Ángel Orengo percussion

Lara Ribichini dancer and clapping
Paolo Monaldi clapping and percussion

Music from the Flamenco repertoire

Tuesday 9th August – 9.00 pm – Follo, village of Tivegna, Church Square

Guido Bottaro
Musiche di L. V. Beethoven, W.A.Mozart

Thursday 11th August – 9.00 pm – Levanto, Church of Sant’Andrea

Trio clarinet cello e piano
Mauro Luca Bellinzona clarinet, Giulio Glavina cello, Guido Bottaro piano

Musiche di L.v.Beethoven Trio op.11 – Trio op. 38 (trascrizione a cura dell’autore del Settimino op.20)

Saturday 13th of August – 9.30 pm – Santo Stefano, Piazza della Pace

Le Chant du Rossignol
Viwa Opera Trio
Silvia Martinelli, soprano – Fabio Taruschio, flute – Andrea Trova, piano

Music by Camille Saint-Säens, Luigi Hugues, Gaetano Donizetti, Maurice Ravel, André Caplet, Franz Liszt, Cesare Ciardi, Delibes-Van Leeuwen, Georges Hüe, Julius Benedict, Olivier Messiaen, Cécile Chaminade

Sunday 14th of August – 9.00 pm – Carro, Piazza della Chiesa

Duo Alogna – Issoglio
Davide Alogna violin – Roberto Issoglio piano

Music by L.v.Beethoven, W.A, Mozart


Concerts in Carro (7/16 – 7/29 – 8/14): Full admission € 15.00 – reduced € 12.00
Concerts other locations: Full admission € 10.00 – reduced € 8.00
The reduction is accorded to all members of Società dei Concerti, FAI, UCAI, CRAL ACAM of La Spezia, presenting the present annual ticket.
Concerts in Bonassola, Varese Ligure are free
Subscription to all the concerts of the Festival € 60.00

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