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Het Punto Arte Festival,
voor echte fijnproevers

 

In de eerste week van juli komt een keur aan internationale topmusici, solisten en zangers naar de Etruskische stad Volterra in hartje Toscane voor de tweede editie van het festival. Regisseur Eva Buchmann en dirigent Jan Willem de Vriend hebben opnieuw een spannend programma samengesteld met opera, kamermuziek, symfonieconcerten en solo-optredens. Trombonist Jörgen van Rijen geeft open masterclasses voor jonge musici uit de hele wereld. 

In de levendige stad en zijn oogstrelende omgeving vinden voorstellingen en uitvoeringen plaats op fotogenieke locaties die u nooit meer vergeet.

 

De musici, solisten en zangers hebben, behalve hun grote kwaliteit, ook een aanstekelijk speelplezier gemeen. En ze delen de vaste overtuiging dat een festival een feest is – een feest waar een goed glas wijn en een exquise maaltijd niet mogen ontbreken. Zo bieden niet alleen de voorstellingen en uitvoeringen, maar ook de diners een uitgelezen kans voor onze bezoekers om in een informele sfeer de musici, solisten en zangers te ontmoeten. 

 

The Punto Arte Festival,
for real connoisseurs

 

In the first week of July a variety of top-musicians, soloists and singers come to the Etruscan city of Volterra in the heart of Tuscany for the second edition of the Festival. Stage director Eva Buchmann and conductor Jan Willem de Vriend, again have put together an exciting program with opera, chamber music, symphonic concerts and solo recitals. Trombone player Jörgen van Rijen gives open masterclasses for young talented musicians from all over the world. In the lively city and its eye-catching surroundings performances and concerts take place on photogenic locations you will never forget.

 

The musicians, soloists and singers, their high quality apart, share an infectious enthusiasm and the firm conviction that a festival is not a festival without a good glass of wine and an exquisite meal. We make sure that not only the performances and concerts, but the diners as well create ample opportunity for our visitors to informally meet the musicians, soloists and singers. 

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Programma/Program:

 

Monday 5 July 

7.00 pm - Garden of Villa Viti // Mazzolla
'Lo Speziale' by Joseph Haydn with a libretto by Carlo Goldoni, a real Italian 'Commedia dell'arte' opera. // An exclusive perfomance for 'Friends of the Punto Arte Festival' 

 

Tuesday 6 July 

10.30 am - Palazzo Ricciarelli // Volterra

a baroque recital by harpsichord player Ursula Dütschler with Bach’s French suite no.5, French byrd sounds and Bach Sonata BWV 1030 with special guest fluitist Leon Berendse.

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12.00 pm - Palazzo Ricciarelli // Volterra

a baroque recital by harpsichord player Ursula Dütschler with Bach’s French suite no.5, French byrd sounds and Bach Sonata BWV 1030 with special guest fluitist Leon Berendse.

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3.30 pm - Hotel 'San Lino' // Volterra
Lecture (in Dutch) by the conductor of The Netherlands Festival Orchestra: Jan Willem de Vriend // The language of music in the 17th and 18th century 

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7.00 pm - Garden of Villa Viti // Mazzolla
'Lo Speziale' by Joseph Haydn with a libretto by Carlo Goldoni, a real Italian 'Commedia dell’arte' opera with the possibility of subsequently exclusive dinner by 'Giuseppe', chef of the Albana restaurant in the Borgo of Mazzolla 

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Wednesday 7 July 

12.00 pm - Teatro Persio Flacco // Volterra
In the iconic Theater, in the middle of Volterra, the famous duo Alessandra Ammara and Roberto Prosseda give a recital for piano quatremains with works by Mendelssohn and Schubert 

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tickets for this concert also available at the door

 

7.00 pm - Teatro Persio Flacco // Volterra
'The Netherlands Festival Orchestra' with the most famous concertos by Mozart. His 5th violin concerto with Carla Leurs and 'Jeunehommes' piano concerto with Roberto Prosseda 

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tickets for this concert also available at the door

9.00 pm - Dinner at Villa Palagione

Reserve at info@villa-palagione.org

 

Thursday 8 July 

4.30 pm - Villa Palagione // Volterra
Works by Dvorak, Maier, Bartók and Bodurov arranged for Jörgen van Rijen, trombone and String Quartet 

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6.00 pm - Villa Palagione // Volterra

Visit Masterclass by Jörgen van Rijen 

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7.00 pm - Garden of Villa Palagione // Volterra
Concert The Netherlands Festival Orchestra, conductor Jan Willem de Vriend Vivaldi concerto for 4 violins RV 580
Schubert symphony no. 5 in B-flat major 

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8.30 pm - Villa Palagione // Volterra

Musical Dinner 

Reserve at info@villa-palagione.org

SOLD OUT

 

Friday 9 July 

4.30 pm - Villa Palagione // Volterra

Concert Trombone Masterclass 

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Order your Passepartout for Tuesdays opera, all concerts, and lectures here:

Please note: please order/reserve your dinners seperately from the passepartoutby buying your tickets for the dinners above.

Volterra residenti: 50% discount on the concert tickets

We follow the current Covid-measurements of Tuscany.

Our Festival-partner Triptoscana offers a tempting side-program! Click here to see all the possibilities.

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Roberto Prosseda

piano 

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Alessandra Ammara

piano

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Carla Leurs

violin

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Jörgen van Rijen

trombone

Jan Willem de Vriend

conductor

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Eva Buchmann
stage director