The 2012 Trasimeno Music Festival will be held from June 30th to July 6th, 2012 between the Castello del Sovrano Militare Ordine di Malta (Castle of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta) in Magione (PG), the Pavone Theatre in Perugia and the Church of San Domenico in Gubbio (PG).
The Festival directed by the Canadian Angela Hewitt, considered the greatest living interpreter of Bach on the piano, reachest this year the 8th edition. With great guests for the 7 nights planned (the Opening Concert, solo piano, is already sold-out ed):
- the Orchestra della Toscana directed by the South African Gérard Korsten;
- the Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto;
- the Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter;
- the Australian String Quartet;
- the Quartetto di Cremona.
In addition to the performances themselves, there will be 3 more appointments. Two pre-concert discussion with the artists that will be held July 2nd, 2012 (with Pekka Kuusisto and Angela Hewitt) and July 3rd, 2012 (Australian String Quartet and Quartetto di Cremona), starting at 20:30 with Samuel C. Dixon as facilitator.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 at 16:00 at the Sala Raffaello of the Hotel Brufani Palace in Perugia will be presented for the first time in Europe the documentary film in English on the 1985 Toronto International Bach Piano Competition won by the Hewitt. Free admission.
For more information about concerts and musics, tickets and artists, we refer to the attached program and/or the listed sites.