Amiata Piano Festival 2022

AMIATA PIANO FESTIVAL 2022

FORUM FONDAZIONE BERTARELLI, POGGI DEL SASSO

BACCUS

THURSDAY 30 JUNE

Sinfonia n. 9 di Beethoven al pianoforte
(Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 on piano)
Louis Lortie, Maurizio Baglini pianos
L. van Beethoven / F. Liszt (Symphony No. 9 in D minor op. 125 “Chorale”)
Project curated by Louis Lortie
FRIDAY 1 JULY
“Cantar di Spagna tra i Mori”
(“Singing of Spain among the Moors”)
Theatrum Instrumentorum conducted by Aleksandar Sasha Karlić
Alfonso X “El Sabio” (“Cantigas de Santa Maria, Cantigas de Fiestas de Nostro Sennor e outras
de Fiestas de Santa Maria’)
SATURDAY 2 JULY
American mood!
Silvia Chiesa cello; Maurizio Baglini piano
G. Gershwin (from “Girl Crazy”: “Embraceable You” and “I Got Rhythm”, from “Porgy and Bess”:
“Summertime”, “It Ain’t Necessarily So” and “Bess, You Is My Woman Now”, from “I Want to
dance with you” [“Shall We Dance”, 1937]: “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” and “They Can’t Take
That Away from Me”, from “Lady, Be Good”: “Oh, Lady Be Good!” – transcriptions for cello and
piano by S. Chiesa and M. Baglini, Three Preludes – revision for cello and piano by S. Chiesa and M. Baglini from the version for violin and piano by J. Heifetz), S. Barber (Sonata for cello and piano in C minor op. 6), L. Bernstein (medley from “West Side Story” – transcriptions for cello and piano by S. Chiesa and M. Baglini, from “Three Meditations from Mass”: no. 1 – arrangement for cello and piano by the composer)
SUNDAY 3 JULY
Un idillio romantico”
(“A romantic idyll”)
Grazia Raimondi violin; Silvio Di Rocco viola; Luigi Piovano cello; Gabriele Carcano
piano
G. Mahler (Quartet for piano and strings in A minor), G. Martucci (Melody for violin and piano in G major, Two romances for cello and piano op. 72), J. Brahms (Quartet for piano and strings no. 3 in C minor op. 60)

EUTERPE

THURSDAY 28 JULY
Sinfonie n. 3 e 5 di Beethoven al pianoforte
(Beethoven’s Symphonies No. 3 and 5 at the piano)
Djordje Radevski, Salih Can Gevrek piano
L. van Beethoven / F. Liszt (Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 “Eroica”, Symphony No. 5 in C
C minor op. 67)
Project curated by Louis Lortie

SATURDAY 30 JULY
Organo e pianoforte: un insolito incontro
(Organ and piano: an unusual encounter)
Adriano Falcioni organ; Mariangela Vacatello piano
W. A. Mozart / J. Scott (from “Die Zauberflöte” K. 620: Ouverture – transcription for organ and
piano), J. S. Bach (Passacaglia and thema fugatum for organ in C minor BWV 582), F. Chopin (Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor op. post., Ballade for piano No. 3 op. 47), C. Franck (Prelude, Fugue and Variation op. 18 – transcription for organ and piano by the author), A. Guilmant (March on a Theme by Händel for Organ Op. 15 No. 2), A. Skrjabin (“Vers la flamme” – poem for piano op. 72, Etude for piano op. 42 no. 5), P. Dukas / O. Sciortino (“L’apprenti sorcier” – transcription for organ and piano)

SUNDAY 31 JULY
Da Cinecittà al Nuovo Mondo
(From Cinecittà to the New World)
Federico Mondelci saxophone; Silvia Chiesa cello; Maurizio Baglini piano
L. Bernstein (Selection from “West Side Story” for saxophone and piano), A. Piazzolla (“Ausencias”, “Escualo” – transcriptions for saxophone and piano), N. Rota (Selection from
Fifteen Preludes for piano), R. Molinelli (“Omaggio a Nino Rota” for cello), R. Granata (“Musical Portrait of Nino Rota” for saxophone, cello and piano)

DIONISUS

THURSDAY 25 AUGUST
Le piace Brahms?
(Do you like Brahms?)
Venice Quartet; Maurizio Baglini piano
J. Brahms (String Quartet no. 1 in C minor op. 51 no. 1, Quintet for piano and strings in F
minor op. 34)

FRIDAY 26 AUGUST
Ecoconcerto per paesaggio sonoro del Gran Paradiso e violoncello
(Ecoconcerto for Gran Paradiso soundscape and cello)
Silvia Chiesa cello; Enrico Montrosset acoustic designer
Music from J. S. Bach to the present day
Project and artistic direction by Silvia Chiesa and Enrico Montrosset

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST
Sinfonie n. 4 e 8 di Beethoven al pianoforte
(Beethoven’s Symphonies No. 4 and 8 at the piano)
Victoria Vassilenko, Sergey Redkin piano
L. van Beethoven / F. Liszt (Symphony No. 4 in B flat major op. 60, Symphony No. 8 in F
major op. 93)
Project curated by Louis Lortie

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST
Flamenco Dream
Karine Gonzalez flamenco dancer and choreographer; Dimitris Saroglou piano
J. Turina (from Five Gypsy Dances, Series I, op. 55: no. 5 “Sacro-monte”), I. Albéniz (from “Iberia” – Twelve Spanish Impressions, Book I: no. 1 “Evocación”, from “España” op. 165: no. 1 “Prelude”, no. 2 “Tango” and no. 3 “Malagueña”, from Spanish Suite no. 1 op. 47: no. 5 “Asturias – Leyenda”), M. de Falla (from “La vida breve”: Spanish Dance No. 1, from “El amor brujo”: “Danza ritual del fuego”, from “El sombrero de tres picos”: “Danza del molinero”)

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER
Bestiario fantastico su pentagramma
(Fantastic bestiary on stave)
Riccardo Pratesi speaker; Carlo Guaitoli, Maurizio Baglini pianos; Roberto Ranfaldi violin I; Roberto Righetti violin II; Danilo Rossi viola; Silvia Chiesa cello; Amerigo Bernardi double bass; Giampaolo Pretto flute; Luca Milani clarinet; Carmelo Gullotto glockenspiel, xylophone; Carlo Boccadoro conductor (for “Animalia”)
C. Boccadoro (“Animalia” for narrative voice, two pianos and instrumental group), C. Saint-Saëns (“Le carnaval des animaux” – Grande fantaisie zoologique)