Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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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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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

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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

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

Riccardo Muti

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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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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

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

Corriere della Sera

Festival and Academy Dino Ciani program

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The Festival

29 July 2016 Concerts

Inaugural Concert and Presentation of the Festival

Cortina Choir

Cortina d‘Ampezzo, Acoustic Shell in Piazza Angelo Dibona (in case of bad weather, Alexander Girardi Hall)
6:30PM

Free admission

30 July 2016 Musical panorama

Sunset concert

Umberto Clerici, cello

Cortina, Rifugio Cima Tofana
6:00PM

Free admission, transportation by cable car €15

31 July 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Grand Hotel Savoia
12:00PM

Free admission

01 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Ancora
12:00PM

Free admission

01 August 2016 Concerts

Concert in Memory of Dino Ciani

Roberto Prosseda and Alessandra Ammara, piano
Felice Todde, Special Guest Speaker

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Miramonti Majestic
9:30PM

Tickets: € 25 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 – Under 26 € 15

02 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Hotel Miramonti Majestic
12:00PM

Free admission

02 August 2016 Conferences

Arianna, Sleeping Beauty and the others: From Myth to Walt Disney

Monica Centanni, Special Guest Speaker

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museo d’Arte Moderna Mario Rimoldi
6:00PM

Free admission

02 August 2016 Concerts

Tenth Anniversary Concert

Viktoria Mullova, violin, Katia Labèque, piano

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Alexander Girardi Hall
9:00PM

Tickets: € 50/40 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 40/32 – Under 26 € 30/ 24

03 August 2016 Arts and music

Guided Tour with Music

by Art Historian Barbara Fabjan

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Castel De Zanna
11:00AM

Tickets: € 10

03 August 2016 Movies

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by Jean Cocteau, with Jean Marais and Josette Day (1946)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
5:00PM

Tickets: € 7

03 August 2016 Concerts

Concert

Júlia Pusker, violin
Umberto Clerici, cello

Pieve di Cadore, Palazzo della Magnifica Comunità
9:00PM

Admission: voluntary offering

04 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Associazione Golf Cortina
6:00PM

Free admission

04 August 2016 Concerts

Ensemble Dino Ciani Concert

Ensemble Dino Ciani: Júlia Pusker, violin; Umberto Clerici, cello; Irena Kavčič, flute; Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Claudio Martínez Mehner and Jeffrey Swann, piano

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museo d'Arte Moderna Mario Rimoldi
9:00PM

Tickets: € 25 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 – Under 26 € 15

05 August 2016 Concerts

First Week Academy Students’ Final Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi
11:00AM

Free admission

05 August 2016 Movies

The Magic Flute

Directed by Ingmar Bergman, with Josef Köstlinger, Håkan Hagegård, Birgit Nordin, (1975)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
5:00PM

Tickets: € 7

05 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Ancora
9:00PM

Free admission

06 August 2016 Musical panorama

Sunrise Concert

Irena Kavčič, flautist

Rifugio Cima Tofana
6:00AM

Free admission, transportation by cable car and breakfast € 40.
Reservation required calling 0436 5052

06 August 2016 Conferences

The Song of Orpheus, Music and Myth

Jeffrey Swann, speaker

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Grand Hotel Savoia
5:00PM

Free admission

06 August 2016 Theatre

Gala Ballet

Soloists and Principal Dancers from Teatro alla Scala, Milano, MaggioDanza, Firenze and the Teatro San Carlo, Napoli

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Alexander Girardi Hall
9:00PM

Tickets: € 40/30 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 32/24 – Under 26 € 24/18

07 August 2016 Arts and music

Guided Tour with Music

by Art Historian Barbara Fabjan
Júlia Pusker, violin

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Chiesa di Ospitale
12:00PM

Admission: voluntary offering

07 August 2016 Movies

Mephisto

Directed by István Szabó, with Klaus Maria Brandauer (1981)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
5:00PM

Tickets: € 7

07 August 2016 Arts and music

Concert with Readings

Giuseppe Battiston, Narrator
Júlia Pusker, violin; Irena Kavčič, flute; Jeffrey Swann and Claudio Martínez Mehner, pianos;
Madelyn Renée, soprano

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Miramonti Majestic
9:30PM

Tickets: € 25 –  Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 – Under 26 € 15

08 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Miramonti Majestic
12:00PM

Free admission

08 August 2016 Musical panorama

Musical Panorama

Noûs Quartet: Tiziano Baviera, violin; Alberto Franchin, violin; Sara Dambruoso, viola; Tommaso Tesini, cello

Cortina, Rifugio Col Drusciè
1:00PM

Free admission, transportation by cable car €15

08 August 2016 Arts and music

Verdi on Verdi

Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, Narrator

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Hotel Miramonti Majestic
9:30PM

Free admission

09 August 2016 Concerts

Academy Students in Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Grand Hotel Savoia
12:00PM

Free admission

09 August 2016 Conferences

Mythology in paintings: From the Rape of Europa to Superman

Philippe Daverio, Special Guest Speaker

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi
5:30PM

Tickets: € 10 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 8 – Under 26 € 6

09 August 2016 Concerts

Ensemble Dino Ciani and Noûs Quartet

Ensemble Dino Ciani: Júlia Pusker, violin; Irena Kavčič, flute; Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Claudio Martínez Mehner and Jeffrey Swann, piano
Noûs Quartet: Tiziano Baviera, violin; Alberto Franchin, violin; Sara Dambruoso, viola; Tommaso Tesini, cello

Borca di Cadore, “Nostra Signora del Cadore” Church
9:00PM

Tickets: € 25 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 – Under 26 € 15

10 August 2016 Movies

Alice in Wonderland

Directed by Tim Burton, with Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway (2010)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
5:00PM

Tickets: € 7

10 August 2016 Concerts

Concert

Haydn Orchestra, Conductor Luis Rafael Salomon
Philippe Daverio, Narrator

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Alexander Girardi Hall
9:00PM

Tickets: € 30 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 24 – Under 26 € 18

11 August 2016 Movies

Robin and Marian

Directed by Richard Lester, with Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn and Robert Shaw (1976)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
5:00PM

Tickets: € 7

11 August 2016 Concerts

Noûs Quartet

The Noûs Quartet; Giovanni Scaglione, cello

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Grand Hotel Savoia, Sala Dolomia
9:00PM

Tickets: € 25 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 Under 26 € 15

12 August 2016 Concerts

Final Academy Concert

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi
11:00AM

Free admission

10 February 2017 Movies

A Place for Lovers

Directed by Vittorio De Sica, with Marcello Mastroianni and Faye Dunaway (1968)

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Sala Cultura, Largo delle Poste 14
4:00 PM

Tickets: € 7

10 February 2017 Concerts

Meet the Closer

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Ikonos Art Gallery
6:30PM
 
Free admission

10 February 2017 Concerts

Concert

Jeffrey Swann, piano
 
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Museo d’Arte Moderna Mario Rimoldi
9:00 PM
 
Tickets: € 25 - Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 - Under 26 € 15

11 February 2017 Concerts

From Berlin to Broadway

Beverley Worboys, soprano
Sara Louisa Parry, mezzo-soprano
Michael Robinson, tenor, piano
 
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
9:00 PM

Tickets: € 25 – Residents and Friends of the Festival € 20 – Under 26 € 15