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Italy&USA · Alba Music Festival · spring 2014
(11th edition)

May 22 - June 2, 2014

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

The 2014 spring edition will take place between May 22 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 eleventh edition inaugural concert will take place on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 9 pm 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 22, 2014
9,00 PM Alba, Fondazione Ferrero
Opening concert 
Storie di Tango · un ricordo di Arnoldo Foà
Orsetta Foà narrator
Giuseppe Nova flute
Rino Vernizzi bassoon
Giorgio Costa piano
Giorgio Boffa double bass
Lorenzo Arese drums
Music of Astor Piazzolla, texts by Jorge Luis Borges

Friday, May 23, 2014
6,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Soundscape · Paesaggio sonoro
Opening Photo Exhibition of Bruno Murialdo
Opening Sy~
Interactive installation by Camille Henriot, Cédric Lanoir and Antonin Segault

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
L'arte del bis
José Cueto violin
Nicola Davico piano
Music of Bazzini, Piazzolla, Kreisler, Paganini, Cajkovskij

Saturday, May 24, 2014
4,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Suoni giovani
Nell'ambito della Settimana della Comunicazione 

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Trio des Alpes
Mirjam Tschopp violin
Claude Hauri cello
Corrado Greco piano
Music of Beethoven, Clarke

Sunday, May 25, 2014
11,00 AM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Le grand Tango
Luc Tooten cello
Stéphane de May piano
Music of Schumann, Chopin, Piazzolla

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Merci Maxence · tribute to Maxence Larrieu for his 80 years
Maxence Larrieu, Giuseppe Nova flutes
Symphony Orchestra Città di Grosseto
conductor Claude Villaret
Music of Cimarosa, Doppler, Beethoven 

Monday, May 26, 2014
9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Suoni sospesi
Luis Meireles flute
Maria José Souza Guedes piano
Music of Beethoven, Carrapatoso, Schubert, Lapa, Pierné

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Young artists recital

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Tormento ed estasi · tribute to Fryderyk Chopin
Brian Ganz piano
Music of Fryderyk Chopin

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Suoni da vedere 1 · portrait of Ennio Morricone 
Alba Film Festival with Pier Mario Mignone and Dino Bosco
a meeting between cinema and music

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Suoni da vedere 2 · portrait of Ennio Morricone
Ensemble Duomo
Roberto Porroni guitar
Luigi Arciuli flute
Silvia Pauselli violin
Flavio Ghilardi viola
Marcella Schiavelli cello
Music of Ennio Morricone

Thursday, May 29, 2014
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
East to West
Karen Johnson flute
Brian Ganz piano
Music of Poulenc, Dutilleux, Boyd, Froom

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Canti d'amore - Liebeslieder Walzer
Ensemble Vocal Accord
Layla Ramezan, Marie-Claire Guimarães piano
conductor Isabelle Jaermann
Music of Schubert, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Huber

Friday, May 30, 2014
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
'Round Midnight
Anne Condamin piano
Music of Crumb, Copland, Debussy, Pärt, Ligeti

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Nutellam Cantata · Tribute to the 50 years of Nutella
Chamber liric opera for soloist voices and orchestra
Silvia Spruzzola soprano
Elisa Barbero mezzosoprano
Emilio Marcucci baritono
Pedro Diaz English horn
Andrea Stefenell piano
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Music of Vivaldi, Donizetti, Lerda

Saturday, May 31, 2014
5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Le corde dei bambini per la pace
Guitars and cellos Orchestra Piccoli Musici Suzuki
conductors Michele and Elio Galvagno

9,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Le notti di cristallo · Gallizio Opera prima
Tribute to Pinot Gallizio
José Cueto violin
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Music of Hindemith, Platini, Bruch 

Sunday, June 1, 2014
11,00 AM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Il suono nuovo
Véronique Ngo Sach-Hien piano
Bertrand Monneret percussion
Jacopo Baboni Schilingi, Giacomo Platini live-computer

2,30 PM Alba, Campus Center
Composition workshop with Jacopo Baboni Schilingi

4,00 PM Alba, Campus Center
Composition workshop with Scott Wheeler

5,30 PM Alba, Chiesa della Maddalena
Notturno e danza
Clara Piano Trio
Valentina Caiolo violin
Francesco Mariozzi cello
Francesco De Zan piano
Music of Pärt, Mozart, Schubert, Dvorák

9,00 PM Alba, Tempio di San Paolo
Endless love
Concerto per la solennità dell'Ascensione e per la XLVIII Giornata mondiale delle comunicazioni sociali

Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Jeff Silberschlag
Musiche di Prokof'ev, Barber, Cajkovskij

Monday, June 2, 2014
11,00 AM Alba, Chiesa di San Giuseppe
Divino Amadeus
Alba Film Festival with Pier Mario Mignone and Dino Bosco
a meeting between cinema and music on Amadeus by Milos Forman

5,00 PM Alba, Chiesa di San Domenico
Dalla terra al cielo · Mozart, la Messa di Requiem
Sung Hee Park soprano
Marie Thérèse Keller mezzosoprano
Moo Lim Kang tenore
Alberto Rota basso
Romania State Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Nicola Davico
Ensemble Vocal Accord, Casale Coro, Coro Polifonico Città di Rivarolo Canavese

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