The summer that has recently begun will be filled with a variety of musical events, both national and international. A wide range of summer festivals will be available, offering diverse formats and musical genres to the public. We have selected a few events for you to enjoy over the coming months where you can listen to the sound of our pianos.
Let’s explore them together.

The 2024 Amiata Piano Festival, now in its nineteenth year, will be held in the beautiful location of Poggi del Sasso, Cinigiano (Grosseto).
The festival, supported by the Bertarelli Foundation, will take place over four weekends in June, July, August, and December. Eleven events are scheduled to take place at the Forum Fondazione Bertarelli.
The lineup features renowned artists such as Maurizio Baglini, Silvia Chiesa, Sonig Tchakerian, Fabio Furia, Federico Mondelci, and the piano duo Marco Sollini and Salvatore Barbatano.
The program includes classical, romantic, tango, and contemporary compositions, as well as culinary events. Additionally, there will be a Christmas concert featuring magic and illusion.

The 19th edition of the renowned festival, organized by pianist Angela Hewitt, will take place from June 27 to July 3. The festival will feature internationally acclaimed classical musicians and talented young artists performing on scenic stages such as the Basilica of San Pietro in Perugia, the Castle of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Magione, and the small square in the lakeside village of San Savino.

The 2024 edition (9-21/7) of the LacMus Festival will celebrate the Belle Époque, a historical period known for peace and prosperity in Europe. The festival will showcase music reflecting the period’s bourgeois intimacy and fascination for progress. Several tributes to famous musicians will be featured, including commemorations for Gabriel Fauré on the centenary of his death, lesser-known works of Giacomo Puccini, a rediscovery of Franco-Venezuelan composer Reynaldo Hahn, and highlights of Arnold Schoenberg and Gustav Holst. Additionally, a special piece by Luigi Nono will pay homage to the recently deceased Maurizio Pollini.

The 42nd edition of the Portogruaro International Music Festival, titled “Imprints: Sound Memories,” will be held from July 16 to September 28, 2024. The festival is organized by the Santa Cecilia Music Foundation and artistically directed by Alessandro Taverna. The 2024 edition will focus on exploring music as a collective memory, which has contributed to making Portogruaro unique in the region. This musical imprint has had a significant impact on the cultural landmarks of the city and the eastern part of the Venice metropolitan area.
The festival will kick off on July 16 with a performance by the Orchestra of Padua and Veneto. The closing concert will feature the world premiere of a composition by Nicola Campogrande, performed by the Orchestra of Tuscany.

Make sure to mark your calendar for the Mozart series at the 49th Montepulciano International Art Workshop on July 19 and 20. This year’s event, running from July 12 to 28, will be artistically directed by Mariangela Vacatello and Michele Gamba.

Lerici, a beautiful town on the Ligurian coast, will host the eighth edition of the Lerici Music Festival from July 26 to August 11. This year’s theme is Memory, and it will feature performances of “Der Kaiser von Atlantis” by Viktor Ullmann and “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” by Olivier Messiaen. The festival will showcase a variety of music genres including baroque, symphonic, chamber music, jazz, and musical comedy, featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, there will be a new addition to the festival this year, with the contemporary art installation “Abismo” by Carlos Garaicoa. The events will be held at different venues throughout the province, and tickets can be purchased through Vivaticket.

The new edition of FAZIOLI Fest Gent will take place from August 23rd to 25th. The event is organized by VZW Piano in collaboration with Quatre Mains Pianos, City of Gent, Historische Huizen Gent, Buren van de Abdij, and Collectie Archief Gent, set in the magnificent setting of the St. Baafs’ Abbey. The program includes recitals by Martín Garcia Garcia, Roberto Prosseda, Johan Hoogewijs, Michael Bisceglia, Marie François, Rachel Naomi Kudo, and the Susato Trio.