Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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

Jeffrey Swann

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

Il Gazzettino

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

Riccardo Muti

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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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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

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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

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

Corriere della Sera

Previous editions

2013

Dino Ciani Festival and Academy 2013


Thursday July 25 – 7:00 p.m.

The Shell, Piazza Venezia, Cortina d’Ampezzo
DINO CIANI FESTIVAL INAUGURAL CONCERT
Cristiano Burato, piano
F. Chopin: Ballade n.3 op.47
Polonaise n. 2 op. 26
Scherzo n. 2 op.31
Polonaise n.2 op.40
Berceuse op 57
Polonaise op. 53
Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali of Milan

Friday July 26 – 5:00 p.m.
Paleontological Museum Rinaldo Zardini, Cortina d’Ampezzo
THE MUSEUM CASTS A SPELL…IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A LANDSCAPE…OF SOUNDS
Stravinsky: through land and fire

Children workshop inspired by Igor Stravinsky’s works

Saturday July 27 – 8:15 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
PRE-CONCERT TALK AND DRINK
Backstage with the artists
Guest speaker: Jeffrey Swann

Saturday July 27 – 9:00
p.m.
SPECIAL CONCERT IN CELEBRATION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING
Vincenzo and Francesco De Stefano
, piano
I. Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (piano version for four hands by the composer)
F. Liszt: Les Préludes, Symphonic Poem (piano version for four hands by the composer)
F. Liszt: Mazeppa, Symphonic Poem (piano version for four hands by the composer)

Sunday July 28 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Lagazuoi
HIGH NOTES
Jazz/Folk concert
Alex Monti, voice and guitar

Sunday July 28 – 9:00 p.m.
Magnifica Comunità di Cadore Hall, Pieve di Cadore
A CONCERT FOR TITIAN BY THE ACADEMY MASTER TEACHERS
Jeffrey Swann, piano; Cristiano Burato, piano; Claudio Martinez Mehner, piano; Fauves Quartet
Music by: J. S. Bach, L. van Beethoven, J. Haydn, F. Chopin

Monday July 29 – 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CELEBRATING VERDI’S BICENTENNIAL

Guest speaker: Franca Cella

Monday July 29 – 9:00 p.m.
Cristallo Palace Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CHAMBER MUSIC
Fauves Quartet

Music by W. A. Mozart and L. Boccherini
Concert in memory of G. Falcone and P. Borsellino: Heroes against tyranny. This concert is generously made possible by Arlene and Doug Giancoli

Tuesday July 30 – 6:00 p.m.

Hotel Ancora, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Tuesday July 30 – 9:00 p.m.
Nicolò Cusano Planetarium – Cortina Astronomy Association, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Wednesday July 31 – 12 noon
Victoria Park Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Wednesday July 31 – 9:00 p.m.
Multi-purpose Hall, San Vito di Cadore
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Thursday August 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Col Druscié
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Thursday August 1 – 7:00 p.m.
Ikonos Art Gallery, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Thursday August 1 – 9:00 p.m.
Miramonti Majestic Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Friday August 2 – 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
THE MUSEUM CASTS A SPELL…IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A LANDSCAPE…OF YOUR INNER WORLD
“The magic lantern”
Children Workshop inspired by the events dedicated to Marcel Proust

Friday August 2 – 7:00 p.m.
Cristallo Palace Hotel
CONFERENCE
“Proust and the world of cinema”

Guest speaker: Alberto Saravalle

Saturday August 3 – 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONFERENCE
“Music and painting in the works of Marcel Proust”

Guest speakers: Ede Palmieri and Jeffrey Swann

Saturday August 3 – 1:30 p.m.
Rifugio Averau
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Saturday August 3 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
AN EVENING WITH MARCEL PROUST, DU COTE DE CHEZ SWANN Du cote de chez Swann

Madelyn Renée, soprano
Jeffrey Swann, piano
Music by G. Fauré, R. Wagner, C. Debussy, R. Hahn, J. Massenet, C. Saint-Saëns

Sunday August 4 – 11:00 a.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
GALA CONCERT
YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM THE DINO CIANI ACADEMY

Violinists and pianists from the Dino Ciani Academy

Sunday August 4 – 9:00
p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONCERT
Plamena Mangova, piano
L. van Beethoven: Ten Variations on a theme by Salieri “La stessa, la stessissima” from the opera Falstaff
J. Brahms: Piano Sonata n. 3 in F minor, op 5
D. Shostakovich: Selections from the 24 Preludes op.34
A. Ginestera: Three Argentinian Dances op. 2

Monday August 5 – 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONFERENCE
ART AND MUSIC The Virgin Mary’s Smile: Three Madonnas in the Ampezzo Valley

Tour of the Madonna della Difesa church
Guest speaker: Barbara Fabjan

Monday August 5 – 8:30 p.m.
ART AND MUSIC The Virgin Mary’s Smile: Three Madonnas in the Ampezzo Valley
Tour of the Madonna della Difesa church
Guided by Barbara Fabjan

Monday August 5 – 9:00 p.m.
Nostra Signora della Difesa Church, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CHAMBER MUSIC
Gerhard Quartet

W. A. Mozart: String Quartet in a A major KV 464
L. Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
L. V. Beethoven: String Quartet in f minor op. 95 “Serioso”
Concert in memory of Prof. Luciano Leppo
Kindly made possible by his wife Mrs. Maria Stefania Tempora Leppo

Tuesday August 6 – 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONFERENCE
CELEBRATING WAGNER’S BICENTENNIAL

Guest speaker: Jeffrey Swann

Tuesday August 6 – 6:00 p.m.
Golf Club, Cortina d’Ampezzo
REMEMBERING DINO CIANI
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Wednesday August 7 – 11:00 a.m.
ART AND MUSIC The Virgin Mary’s Smile: Three Madonnas in the Ampezzo Valley
Tour of the Mardonna of the Parish church
Guided by Barbara Fabjan

Wednesday August 7 – 12 noon
Hotel Ancora, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Wednesday August 7 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONCERT
HAYDN ORCHESTRA of Bolzano and Trento

Hansjörg Schellenberger, conductor and oboist
Alexandra Silocea, piano
W.A. Mozart: Symphony No.1 in E flat major KV16
W.A. Mozart: Concert for piano and orchestra KV271 “Jeunehomme”
A. Vivaldi: Concert for two oboes
J. Haydn: Symphony No.44 in E minor H. I/44

Thursday August 8 – 11:00 a.m.
ART AND MUSIC The Virgin Mary’s Smile: Three Madonnas in the Ampezzo Valley
Tour of the Madonna of the Saint Juliana church – Alvera
Guided by Barbara Fabjan

Thursday August 8 – 9:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Cadore Church, former ENI Village in Corte of Borca di Cadore
CHAMBER MUSIC
DINO CIANI FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE

Jeffrey Swann, piano; Claudio Martinez Mehner, piano. Gisella Curtolo, violin. Umberto Clerici, cello. Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet.
M. Ravel: Trio for piano, violin e cello
O. Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du Temps

Friday August 9 – 11:00 a.m.
Miramonti Majaestic Hotel, Cortina d’Ampezzo
ACADEMY STUDENTS IN CONCERT

Friday August 9 – 8:15 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
PRE-CONCERT TALK AND DRINK
Backstage with the artists
Guest speakers: Jeffrey Swann and the musicians from the Dino Ciani Festival Ensemble

Friday August 9 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CHAMBER MUSIC
DINO CIANI FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE

Jeffrey Swann, piano; Claudio Martinez Mehner, piano. Ferenc Rados, piano. Gisella Curtolo, violin. Leszek Brodowski, viola. Umberto Clerici, cello. Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet.
L. van Beethoven: Trio for piano, clarinet and cello, op. 11
F. Schubert: Impromptus, op. 90:  no. 1 c minor and no. 4 A flat major
F. Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano
J. Brahms: Quartet for piano in C minor op. 60
E. Grieg: A lieder selection for mezzo soprano

Saturday August 10 – 4:30 a.m.
Top of the Tofana
CONCERT AT THE BREAK OF DAWN

Saturday August 10 – 11:00 a.m.
CLOSING CONCERT
YOUNG PIANISTS FROM THE DINO CIANI ACADEMY

Saturday August 10 – 9:00 p.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
CONCERT
Piotr Anderszewski, piano
J. S. Bach: English Suite No.3 in G minor BWV 808
J. S. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G major BWV 816
L. Janacek: On an Overgrown Path, Book II
R. Schumann: Fantasy in C major op. 17
Concert in collaboration with Serate Musicali of Milan

Sunday August 11 – 11:00 a.m.
Alexander Girardi Hall, Cortina d’Ampezzo
GALA CONCERT
YOUNG SINGERS FROM THE DINO CIANI ACADEMY

SPECIAL NIGHT – OUT OF PROGRAM
Monday August 12 – 9:00 p.m.
Miramonti Majestic Hotel, Cortina d”Ampezzo
AN EVENING OF FUTURISM
Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, creator and narrator
Jeffrey Swann, piano