Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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

Riccardo Muti

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

Il Gazzettino

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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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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

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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

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

Il Giornale della Musica

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

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Previous editions

2010

Saturday, July 24 2010 – 9 p.m.
OPENING CONCERT
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Pietro De Maria, piano

Chopin 2 Nocturnes op. 27
Chopin Sonata in B flat minor op. 35
Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G minor op. 23
Chopin Ballade No. 2 in F major / A minor op. 38
Chopin Ballade No. 3 in A flat major op. 47
Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F minor op. 52

Sunday, July 25 2010 – 9 p.m.
Hotel Ancora, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Monday, July 26 2010 – 9 p.m.

Cristallo Palace Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Tuesday, July 27 2010 – 9 p.m.
Auditorium Comunale, Lozzo di Cadore
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Wednesday, July 28 2010 – 9 p.m.

Parc Hotel Victoria, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Wednesday, July 28 2010 – 9 p.m.
Sala Cultura Don Pietro Alverà, Cortina d’Ampezzo
I monti pallidi – Lusor de luna
Conference on the Myths and Legends of the Dolomites
Speakers:
Brunamaria Dal Lago Veneri, Author
Fabio Chiocchetti, Director, Istituto Ladino di Fassa

Thursday, July 29 2010 – 9 p.m.

Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
I monti pallidi – Lusor de Luna
An evening of music, prose and photography dedicated to the legends of the Dolomites
With the participation of: Coro Cortina, Corpo Musicale di Cortina d’Ampezzo and Accademia Dino Ciani.
Author: Brunamaria Dal Lago Veneri
Director: Gianpaolo Brusini
Photography: Stefano Zardini

Friday, July 30 2010 – 9 p.m.

Auditorium Cos.Mo., Pieve di Cadore
Claudio Martinez-Mehner, piano

Schumann Sonata in fa minore op. 14
Chopin Six Etudes op. 10

Jeffrey Swann, piano

Chopin Scherzo n. 4 op. 54

Jeffrey Swann, piano
with Quartetto FauvesYoung Musicians from the ‘Scuola di Musica di Fiesole’

Schumann Quintetto per pianoforte e quartetto d’archi in mi bemolle op.44

 

Saturday, July 31 2010 – 9 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Salvatore Accardo, violin
Laura Manzini, piano

Mozart Sonata in G major K 301
Franck Sonata in A major
Debussy Sonata in G minor
Szymanowski Three ‘Capricci’ by Paganini (Nos. 20, 21, 24 )


Sunday, August 1 2010 – 9 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Ensemble and Singers of the ‘Accademia del Teatro alla Scala’, Milano
Conductor: Renato Rivolta
Mezzosoprano, Anna Victorova (soloist of the ‘Accademia di Canto del Teatro alla Scala’)

Shönberg Orchesterstücke, op. 16. transcription by Felix Greissle
Berg Sonata op.1 (for piano), transcription for chamber ensemble by Mino Marani
Mahler Kindertotenlieder, transcription for chamber ensemble by R. Rhein

Monday, August 2 2010 – 9 p.m.
Parc Hotel Victoria, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Tuesday, August 3 2010 – 9 p.m.

Sala La Scola, Borca di Cadore
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Wednesday, August 4 2010 – 9 p.m.
Parc Hotel Victoria, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Conference featuring rare film clips and never-before-heard audio of Dino Ciani
Speaker: Felice Todde

Thursday, August 5 2010 – 12 p.m.
Parc Hotel Victoria, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Thursday, August 5 2010 – 9 p.m.
Palazzo Poli, Auronzo
Jerome Rose and Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani

Friday, August 6 2010 – 9 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Gidon Kremer, violin
in trio with
Katia Buniatishvili, piano
Giedre Dirvanauskaite, first cello of the Kremerata Baltica
Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali, Milano

Schumann Trio for piano n 3 op 110
Kissine Trio for piano “Lo Specchio”
Tchaikovsky Trio op 50 Hommage à l’Artiste

Saturday, August 7 2010 – 9 p.m.
Grand Hotel Savoia, Sala Dolomia, Cortina d’Ampezzo,
Young Artists Series / Accademia Dino Ciani / ‘Mahler/Schumann Workshop

Sunday, August 8 2010 – 9 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Grand Finale Concert with all the Young Pianist of the Accademia Dino Ciani

Sunday, August 15 2010 – 9 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall,  Cortina d’Ampezzo
Alexander Lonquich, piano
Cristina Barbuti, piano

Debussy Six Antique Epigraphs:
   1. Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d’été
   2. Pour un tombeau sans nom
   3. Pour que la nuit soit propice
   4. Pour la danseuse aux crotales
   5. Pour l’Egyptienne
   6. Pour remercier la pluie au matin
Schumann Davidsbündlertänze
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Saturday, August 28 2010 – 9 p.m.
SPECIAL CONCERT

Grand Hotel Savoia, Sala Dolomia, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Baires Concerto con Luis Bacalov, pianoforte

Suburbios
Pituquitos
Arrebatos
Llegando
Gardel
Astorenado
Palermo Chico
Corrientes y 9 de Julio
Nocturnal
Bailaongo
Barra Brava
Cadencia
La Pelea
Buscando sigilosamente un duelo a cuchillo (a Borges)