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Italy&USA · Alba Music Festival · spring 2013
(10th edition)

May 23 - June 2, 2013

Italy&USA, Alba Music Festival celebrates its tenth edition as a cultural and artistic undertaking with strong local roots and an international following.

The 2013 spring edition will take place between May 23 and June 2. Alba's charming theaters, churches, and open-air venues will host a series of acclaimed musicians for two weeks of rich and varied artistic programming. The festivals concerts, seminars, and events combine musical depth with international breadth.
Italy&USA · Alba Music Festival was founded by directors Jeff Silberschlag, Larry Vote, and Piemontese native Giuseppe Nova, all three musicians of international repute. In the span of a few short years, the festival has become one of the most eagerly anticipated cultural highlights of the season, with enthusiastic coverage in the national and international press.

The Alba Music Festival tenth edition inaugural concert will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 9pm in the Fondazione Ferrero Auditorium. The festival will continue through June 2, presenting an average of two concerts per day, with programs that range from symphonic repertoire to chamber music and recitals.

The Calendar

Thursday, May 23, 2013
9,00 PM Alba, Fondazione Ferrero
Opening concert 
Brian Ganz piano
Music of Chopin

Friday, May 24, 2013
4,30 PM Alba, Hemingway cocktail restaurant
Bruno and the wolf
Bruno Gambarotta interviewed by Roberto Fiori, introduce the Prokofiev musical story, a production of Alba Music Festival in Piedmont dialect 

6,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Carpe musicam
Opening Photo Exhibition of Bruno Murialdo
L'aventure du carré - Installation musicale en sol
Opening of the installation by Pascal Marchand

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Glocal Pierino
Peter and the wolf (Pierin e 'l luv)
Alba Music Festival production in Piedmont dialect
narrator Bruno Gambarotta
Alba Music Festival Orchestra
conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Music of Prokofiev, Saint Saëns

Saturday, May 25, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Flutes in feast
Giuseppe Nova, Soyoung Lee, flutes
Dani Kim, Singapore National University
Bohee Kim, Yale University
Hyeonmin Lee, Roosevelt University, Chicago
Simone Sarno piano
Music of Verdi, Bellini, Doppler

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Music from the world
Musici Estensi Chamber Orchestra - Symphony of the Americas
guest conductor James Brooks-Bruzzese
conductor and piano Lorenzo Turchi-Floris
Marilyn Maingart flute
Music of Verdi, dall'Abaco, Dvorák, Piazzolla

Sunday, May 26, 2013
11,00 AM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Vocincanto
St. Mary's Chamber Singers
conductor Larry Vote

5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
VWV - Verdi, Wagner and Visconti
Pier Mario Mignone and Dino Bosco in a meeting between cinema and music
in collaboration with Alba Film Festival

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
2013 Verdi Project, for the 200th anniversary of the birth
Giuseppe Nova flute
Rino Vernizzi bassoon
Giorgio Costa piano
Music of Giuseppe Verdi
Followed by the introduction and tasting of Verdi's Barolo · collection of Cantina Terre del Barolo 

Monday, May 27, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
East to West
Jeff Silberschlag trumpet
Simone Sarno piano
Music of Scedrin, Honnegger, Francaix, de Falla, Bolling

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Visions des âmes
Patrick Dheur piano
Music of Mozart, Haydn, Liszt, Dheur, Chopin

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Sons et parfums
Hui Ling Khoo piano
Music of Scarlatti, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Liebermann

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Serenata romantica
Valery Oistrakh violin
Francesco De Zan piano
Music of Beethoven, Brahms, Vitali, Ciajkovskij, Saint-Saëns

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Young artists recital 

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Liebestraum · Romantische Kammermusik
Pedro Diaz oboe and English horn
Josè Cueto violin
Jennifer Rende viola
Suzane Orban cello
Brian Ganz piano
Music of Brahms

Thursday, May 30, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Concerto interAttivo
Véronique Ngo Sach-Hien piano
David Demange guitar
Cyril Michaud guitar
Kevin Gironnay, Nicolas Jacquot, Giacomo Platini live-computer
technical coordination Eric Cordier
Music of Jacquot, Michaud, Gironnay, Platini

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Mosca-Buenos Aires, via Amburgo
Moscow Brahms Trio
Nikolai Sachenko violin
Kirill Rodin cello
Natalia Rubinstein piano
Music of Brahms, Piazzolla

Friday, May 31, 2013
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
ATemporale
Anne Condamin piano
Music of Crumb, Scarlatti, Schumann, Ligeti, Cage

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Fuoco, destino e nostalgia
Brian Ganz piano
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Music of Verdi, Stravinskij, Gershwin

Saturday, June 1, 2013
4,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Musica tra sentieri selvaggi
Meeting with the composer Carlo Boccadoro
In conference with Dino Bosco

5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Fogli d'album
Alberto Bologni violin
Judith Glyde cello
Antonio Artese piano
Music of Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Verdi 2013 · The Requiem Mass
Sung Hee Park soprano
Anna Maria Di Micco mezzo-soprano
Giorgio Casciarri tenor
Alberto Rota bass
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
St. Mary's Chamber Singers
Choirmaster Sonia Franzese
Conductor Larry Vote 

Sunday, June 2, 2013
11,00 AM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Incatesimi
Eliza Garth piano
Music of Cowell, Adashi, Epstein, Benjamin, Platini, Crumb

5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Piccola grande musica
Guitars Orchestra: Suzuki little musicians
conductors Francesca and Elio Galvagno

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Swing and sweet
Jiwon Choi cello
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Music of Wagner, Haydn, Dvoák

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