Dino Ciani Festival and Academy

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A landmark in the national and international music scene.

Corriere delle Alpi

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

Il Giornale della Musica

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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.

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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.


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

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The Dino Ciani Festival has partnered with some of the leading international theatre and music festivals in Italy to offer Dino Ciani Festival Friends reserved seats (depending on availability), discounts, and other benefits for partner events.

You can find out more about the various festivals by clicking on the links in the list of partner festivals below, which will be updated as new partners are brought on board.
To book tickets or learn more about the benefits available to our Friends, please email us at amici@festivaldinociani.it


The Festival of 2 Worlds in Spoleto


Founded in 1958 by Gian Carlo Menotti and currently directed by Giorgio Ferrara, the Festival of 2Worlds unites different cultures and artistic worlds under the insignia of art in all of its forms and expressions.
The Festival has a rich programme of ballets, opera, concerts, theatre, readings, exhibitions, conferences and contemporary art.

This year the Festival will run from 26 June to 12 July.


Florence Opera – Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is the most ancient festival in Italy.
The Festival has been a landmark of the international music scene since its inception in 1933 and is synonymous with innovation, internationality, and an interdisciplinary vision of music and the performing arts.

This year it will run from April 26 to June 28.


Gustav Mahler Music Weeks in Dobbiaco

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Since 1981 this music festival, in the heart of the breath-taking Dolomites where Gustav Mahler spent his summers, aims to achieve international renown.
Sharing the traditions of Gustav Mahler and his works, the festival is an important meeting place for music, science and Mahler discography.

This year the Mahler Music Weeks will run from 18 July to 6 August.


Music Weeks at the Olympic Theatre in Vicenza

Founded in 1992, the Music Weeks bring together great Italian and international classical music in one of the most beautiful theaters in the world: the Olympic Theatre in Vicenza designed by Andrea Palladio.
In its beginnings, the event was dedicated exclusively to classical music concerts, but in 2004 it opened its arms to opera and is now on its way to becoming one of the most long-running Italian classical music and opera events.

This year the Music Weeks at the Olympic Theatre will run from May 8 to June 14.