The Opera Barga Festival, at its 51st edition, will be held this year from 27th July to 5th August with the following programme: 27th July – Barga Cathedral - Opening Concert “Vespro della Beata Vergine” of Claudio Monteverdi to celebrate the 450th anniversary of his birth). Director: Federico Maria Sardelli. Choir and solists of Ricercare Ensemble and Orchestra dell’Accademia degli Invaghiti; 28th July – Theatre “dei Differenti”- Ensemble Le Musiche of Simone Bernardini; 29th July - Saint Elisabeth Cloister - Ensemble Le Musiche of Simone Bernardini; 29th July - Theatre “dei Differenti”– evening with Deborah York – Music of Antonello Privitera; 30th July - Saint Elisabeth Cloister - Ensemble Le Musiche of Simone Bernardini; 5th August - Crocefisso Church - Closing Concert - Music of Monteverdi; Director Riccardo Doni; Musical Accademy Annunciata.
With regards to the Pianobarga project 2017, the Festival prososes a series of concerts dedicated to the opera of the German composer Mendelssohn in collaboration with Roberto Prossed (from 31st July to 4th August).
There will also be a series of “Baroque Concerts” that will start at 19.00 at Casa Cordati as follows: 28th July - Bettina Hoffmann – bass viol; 2nd August - Nina Przewozniak, Francesco Olivero – violin and archlute; 4th August - Riccardo Doni – harpsichord; 5th August - Antonello Palazzolo - clavichord and piano.
These are the main events on going into print. You can find a detailed and more precise programme nearer the time on the Opera Barga website