Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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A festival with ambitions of becoming the most important musical event at high altitude in Italy.

Corriere della Sera

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Concerts, meetings, and master classes that transmit, even to the youngest, what Dino Ciani was and continues to be.

Amadeus

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The Festival brings together, in the heart of the Dolomites, the most brilliant stars on the international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

We need you, to bring music and culture to Cortina.

Jeffrey Swann

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Music at high altitude and artistic offerings of the highest level.

Il Gazzettino

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One of the greatest pianists of recent decades; an angel who found himself on earth, only to return too soon to his heavenly home.

Paolo Isotta • Corriere della Sera

I am left with the memory of the purest of artists, a great poet of the keyboard.

Riccardo Muti

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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

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This festival is renewed year after year under the artistic direction of Jeffrey Swann.

Il Giornale della Musica

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Invaluable opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with pianists of international fame/renown and young talents of the keyboard.

Il Giornale della Musica

Previous editions

2009

PROGRAM

Saturday, July 25 – 9:00 p.m.
Sala Enel Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Opening Concert with singers from the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala
Aurora Tirotta (soprano), Leonardo Cortellazzi (tenor), Christian Senn (baritone), Nelson Guido Calzi (piano)

Sunday, July 26 – 9:00 p.m.
Hotel Ancora, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Monday, July 27 – 9:00 p.m.
Cristallo Palace Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Tuesday, July 28 – 9:00 p.m.
Auditorium Comunale, Lozzo di Cadore
Duo Emanuel Krasovsky (piano) and Vera Vaidman (violin)
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Wednesday, July 29 – 9:00 p.m.
Sala Enel Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Maestro Series Concert
Grigory Sokolov (piano)
Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali of Milan

Thursday, July 30 – 9:00 p.m.
Hotel Ancora, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Friday, July 31 – 9:00 p.m.
Sala Enel Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
Conductor: Massimiliano Caldi
Soloists: Antti Siirala (piano), Laura Catrani (soprano), Leonora Armellini (piano)

Saturday, August 1 –  9:00 p.m.
Auditorium Cos.Mo., Pieve di Cadore
Music of the Night
Jeffrey Swann, Claudio Martinez-Mehner (piano), Laura Catrani (soprano)

Sunday, August 2 – 9:00 p.m.
Sala La Scola, Borca di Cadore
Leonora Armellini (piano)
Ludovico Armellini (cello)

Tuesday, August 4 – 9:00 p.m.
Cristallo Palace Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Lara Lev (violin) Invited Artist
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Wednesday, August 5 – 9:00 p.m.
Hotel Serena, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Documenti: suoni e immagini di Dino Ciani

An evening of film clips, conversations, and rare audio footage of Dino Ciani moderated by the musicologist, Felice Todde

Thursday, August 6 – 9:00 p.m.
Salone di Villa Poli, San Pietro di Cadore
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Friday, August 7 – 9:00 p.m.
Sala Enel Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Conductor and Soloist: Yuri Bashmet
The Moscow Soloists

Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali of Milan

Saturday, August 8 – 6:00 p.m.
Sala Enel Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Final Gala with the Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy