Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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

Jeffrey Swann

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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

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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

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

Riccardo Muti

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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 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

Photo Giacomo Pompanin
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

Previous editions

2012

GRAND OPENING OF THE 2012 DINO CIANI FESTIVAL AND ACADEMY

Thursday July 26, 2012 – 6:00 p.m.

The Shell, Piazza Venezia, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Jeffrey Swann (piano) and invited guests
Welcome remarks from the town’s officials and Jeffrey Swann, Festival Artistic Director

Friday July 27,  2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Auditorium Cos.Mo, Pieve di Cadore
An evening of Bach, Schubert and Ravel
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Claudio Martinez Mehner, piano
Gerhard Quartet (Young artists from the Basel Musik-Akademie)

Saturday July 28, 2012 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Lagazuoi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Gerhard Quartet (Young artists from the Basel Musik-Akademie)
Music by Ravel and more

Saturday July 28,  2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Pavel Berman, violin
Alexander Romanovsky, piano
Music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Franck and Ravel

Sunday July 29, 2012 – 6:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Tiziana Portoghese, mezzo-soprano
Helmut Deutsch, piano
Music by Massenet, Debussy, Weill, Ives and others

Monday July 30, 2012 – 11.00 a.m.
Museum of Modern  Art “Mario Rimoldi”, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Impressionism and Expressionism in Art and Music: Paris – Conference
Jeffrey Swann, Artistic Director
Gaston Fournier-Facio, Artistic Coordinator, Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Monday July 30, 2012 – 9:15 p.m.
Hotel Park des Dolomites, Borca di Cadore
Marcello Nardis, tenor
Dario Bunucelli, piano
Music by Schönberg and Mahler

Tuesday July 31, 2012- 4:30 p.m.
Ethnographic Museum, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Oswald Iron Hands Workshop for children age 5 to 12 inspired by the concert scheduled on August 2nd

Tuesday July 31, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Cristallo Palace Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
In Concert: Young Musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Wednesday August 1st, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Ancora Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
In Concert: Young Musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Thursday August 2nd, 2012 – 7:00 p.m.
Church, Ospitale (Cortina d’Ampezzo)
An evening dedicated to Emperor Maximilian and Oswald von Wolkenstein: guided tour by Barbara Fabjan and concert with music from the 1500s with original instruments
In collaboration with Mr. Rinaldo Menardi
7:30 p.m.
Church, Ospitale (Cortina d’Ampezzo)
Poetry and Music at the Court with the Claviere Ensemble: Elena Modena, voice, viola da gamba tenor, bells; Ilario Gregoletto, English flutes, harpsichord, shawm Claudio Zinutti, voice, harpsichord, regal, percussion
Music by: Oswald von Wolkenstein and others

Friday August 3rd, 2012 – 9:00 p.m
Auditorium Polifunzionale, San Vito di Cadore
Emanuele Arciuli, piano
Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Saturday August 4, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.
Chapel of San Candido, Campo di Sopra, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Visit to the Chapel and the Flügelaltar of Saint Catherine (work by Michael Parth)  by Barbara Fabjan, Art Historian

Saturday August 4th, 2012 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Averau, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Artists from the Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

Saturday August 4, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Angela Hewitt, piano
Bach, French Suite  N. 6 in E major;
Beethoven, Sonata in E flat major, Op. 31 N. 3
—Intermission—
Fauré, Three Nocturnes:
N. 5 in B flat major, Op. 37
N. 6 in D flat major, Op. 63
N. 13 in B minor, Op. 119
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali of Milano

Sunday August 5, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Madonna della Difesa Church, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Arquà Quartet
Music by Beethoven and Mendelssohn
Concert in memory of Professor Luciano Leppo kindly sponsored by hi swife Mrs. Maria Stefania Tempora Leppo
Guided Church Tour of church by Barbara Fabjan at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday August 5, 2012 – 11:00 a.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy
Gala Recital by the Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Monday August 6, 2012 – 11.00 a.m.
Museum of Modern Art “Mario Rimoldi”, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Impressionism and Expressionism in Art and Music: Vienna  Conference
Jeffrey Swann

Monday August  6, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Antelao Cinema and Theatre, Valle di Cadore
In Concert: Young Musicians form the Academy
Young Musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy

Tuesday August 7, 2012 – 4:30 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art “Mario Rimoldi”, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Pierrot and the Moon  * Workshop for children 5 to 12 inspired by the concert scheduled on August 11 and 12

Tuesday August 7, 2012 – 6:00 p.m.
Cortina Golf Club House
In Concert: Young Musicians from the Academy
Young Musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy

Tuesday August 7, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Cortina Astronomy Association –  Nicolò Cusano Planetarium, Cortina d’Ampezzo
In Concert: Young Musicians form the Dino Ciani Academy
Young musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy

Wednesday August 8, 2012 – 12.00 noon
Ancora Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
In Concert: Young Musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young musicians from the Dino Ciani Academy

Wednesday August 8, 2012 – 6:00 p.m.
Cristallo Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
An evening celebrating the memory Dino Ciani
Felice Todde, musicologist
Various Artists

Thursday August 9, 2012 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Col Drusciè, Cortina d’Ampezzo
In Concert: Young Violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy
Violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Thursday August 9, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall in Cortina d’Ampezzo
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Claudio Martinez Mehner, piano
Hamish Milne, piano
Pavel Berman, violin
Mayumi Sieler, violin
Umberto Clerici, cello
Laura Catrani, soprano
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet
Music by Brahms, Debussy, Schönberg and Berg
 
Friday August 10, 2012 – 6:00 p.m
Ikonos Art Gallery, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Young Violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Friday August 10, 2012 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall in Cortina d’Ampezzo
Orchestra Haydn from Bolzano and Trento
Keiko Mitsuhashi, conductor
Anna Kravtchenko, piano
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto  KV 414
F. Schubert, Simphony n. 5
with music by Haydn

Saturday August 11, 2012 – 11.00 a.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Gala Recital by the Young Pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Saturday August 11, 2012 – 21:00
Our Lady of Cadore Church, former ENI Village, Corte di Borca di Cadore
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Hamish Milne, piano
Claudio Martínez Mehner, piano
Laura Catrani, soprano
Mayumi Seiler, violin
Umberto Clerici, cello
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet
Irena Kavčič, flute
M. Ravel: Trio
A. Schönberg: Pierrot Lunaire
with music by Debussy

Sunday August 12, 2012 – 11.00 a.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
Gala Recital by the young violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy
Young violinists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Sunday August 12, 2012 – 3:00 p.m.
Via Crucis, Dobbiaco (the tour starts from the Parrochial Church in Dobbiaco)
Guided Tour to the Via Crucis
Barbara Fabjan, Art Historian; Guido Bocher, Mayor of Dobbiaco

Sunday August 12, 2012 – 6:30 p.m.
Gustav Mahler Auditorium in Dobbiaco
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Hamish Milne, piano
Claudio Martínez Mehner, piano
Laura Catrani, soprano
Mayumi Seiler, violin
Umberto Clerici, cello
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet
Irena Kavčič, flute
M. Ravel: Trio
A. Schönberg: Pierrot Lunaire
with music by Debussy

SPECIAL CONCERT
Saturday August 25, 2012  – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall in Cortina d’Ampezzo
BaRock Cello – music from the Baroque to the rock music of the last thirty years
Giovanni Sollima, cello
G. De Ruvo Romanella, Chacconne, Tarantella
G. Dall’Abaco, Capriccios n 1,2,8
D. Galli, Sonata II
G.B.Degli Antonii, Ricercata II
D. Gabrielli, Ricercar V
F. Corbetta, Caprice de Chaconne
M. Marais, La Folia
F.Scipriani, Toccatas
J. Hendrix Angel, Purple Haze
Nirvana, About a girl
L.Cohen, Halleluyah
Slayer, Raining Blood
G. Sollima, Lamentatio, Hell I, Round Concert, The Songlines, Natural Songbook
In collaboration with Serate Musicali Milano