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Elba isola musicale d’Europa-2008

Elba isola musicale d’Europa-2008
Elba isola musicale d’Europa-2008 - Tuscany

This year Tuscan Island Elba (The province of Livorno) invites professional musicians and music lovers. This is already the 12th musical festival which has become a traditional event in Elba. The original title of the festival is “Elba isola musicale d’Europa”.

The world famous viola player Y.Bashmet and G.Edelman are the organizers and supervisors of the festival.

The island’s capital Portoferraio welcomes all the guests in its astonishing concert halls “Auditorium Linguella” and “Teatro dei Vigilanti”. You can listen to the symphonic and chamber music in the ancient fortress Fortezza Pisana in Marciana. The cathedral of an old city of Rio nell'Elba have transformed into a concert hall for the time of the festival.

The citizens and guests of Elba can enjoy the performance of the word famous musicians. The programme includes such names as Y. Bashmet (viola), G. Kremer (violin), V. Tretiakov (violin), M.-E. Hecker (cello), Kh. Buniatishvili (piano), M. Helmchen ( piano) and many others. “Moscow Soloists” and “Kremerata Baltica” are well-known orchestras which will also take part in the festival.

“Elba Musical Island of Europe” festival by all means is the brightest musical event not only for Tuscany but for the whole Italy.

Date: 02/09/2008

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