Programme 2017

Wednesday, 28 June

9:00 pm Opening Concert in Perugia

Basilica di San Pietro, Perugia

Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Sir Roger Norrington, conductor
Angela Hewitt, piano

Mozart: Overture to “Don Giovanni”
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major (“Eroica”)

Thursday, 29 June

6:00 pm Interview with Sir Roger Norrington

Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

Sir Roger Norrington, conductor
Eric Friesen, interviewer

A rare chance to hear conductor Sir Roger Norrington speak about his life in music. A pioneer of the early music movement, he is one of the most unique and exciting musicians in the world today.

9:15 pm Angela Hewitt in Magione

Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

Angela Hewitt, piano

Fantasy in C minor, BWV 906
Aria Variata “alla Maniera Italiana”, BWV 989
Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827
Sonata in D minor, BWV 964
Capriccio in E major, BWV 993
Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904

Gala dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Castello dei Cavalieri di Malta, Magione

Friday, 30 June

4:00 pm Anne Sofie von Otter & Brooklyn Rider

Sala Podiani, Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Brooklyn Rider, string quartet

Philip Glass: Three Selections from "Suite from Bent"
Caroline Shaw: "Cant voi l'aube"
Colin Jacobsen: "For Sixty Cents"
John Adams: "Am I In Your Light?" from "Doctor Atomic" (arr. Evan Ziporyn)
Tyondai Braxton: ArpRec 1
Nico Muhly: So Many Things
Leóš Janácek: String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata"
Björk: "Cover Me" (arr. Erik Arvinder)
Björk: "Hunter" (arr. Vince Mendoza)
Anders Hillborg: "Kvall"
Elvis Costello: "Speak Darkly, My Angel" (arr. Rob Mathes)
Kate Bush: "Pi" (arr. Kyle Sanna)

9:15 pm Angela Hewitt & Brooklyn Rider

Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

Angela Hewitt, piano
Brooklyn Rider, string quartet

Pre-concert talk with the artists at 8:30 p.m.

Bach: Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E major, Op. 109
Colin Jacobsen: Beloved, do not let me be discouraged
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 (“Serioso”)

Saturday, 1 July

4:30 pm Interview with Madeleine Thien #Canada150

Teatro Morlacchi, Perugia

Medeleine Thien, author
Eric Friesen, interviewer

Canadian author Madeleine Thien (finalist in the Man Booker Prize and winner of the Governor General’s Award for English-Language Fiction for her novel, "Do Not Say We Have Nothing"), in conversation with her compatriot broadcaster Eric Friesen, will speak about her relationship with music, and how it has affected her literary work.

9:00 pm Four Piano Spectacular for #Canada150

Teatro Morlacchi, Perugia

Four Pianos:
Janina Fialkowska
Angela Hewitt
Jon Kimura Parker
Charles Richard-Hamelin

July 1st marks Canada's official 150th birthday! Join us for this Four Piano Spectacular with four internationally-renowned Canadian pianists strutting their stuff. Solos, duos, and arrangements for four pianos will make up their very exciting programme.

Gala dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Sala Podiani, Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia

Sunday, 2 July

9:00 pm The Orlando Consort in Trevi

Chiesa di San Francesco, Trevi

The Orlando Consort

From the end of the 14th century, the greatest European composers flocked to Italy to play their part in the extraordinary outburst of cultural activity that was taking place in glorious churches and at lavish courts. The Orlando Consort presents a programme of astonishingly beautiful music that follows the musical development from late medieval to early Renaissance styles represented in the exquisite masterpieces of Johannes Ciconia, Guillaume Dufay, Loyset Compère, Antoine Brumel and - the greatest musician of them all - Josquin Desprez.

Monday, 3 July

9:00 pm Chamber Music in Cortona

Teatro Signorelli, Cortona

Gringolts Quartet
Calogero Palermo, clarinet
Angela Hewitt, piano

Mozart: Sonata for violin and piano in G major, K. 301
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Gala dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Cortona, luogo da definire
Location in Cortona TBA

Tuesday, 4 July

9:15 pm Angela Hewitt in Magione

Castle of the Knights of Malta, Magione

Angela Hewitt, piano

Programme to include works by Scarlatti and Beethoven