Programme

Ravello Festival 2016



Friday 1 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Italian Youth Orchestra
Conductor: Juraj Valcuha
Wagner, Strauss, Prokofiev, Ravel
Unique seat € 50



Saturday 2 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Violinist: Leticia Moreno
Tchaikovsky
Unique seat € 50

                     



Sunday 3 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9pm
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Pianist: Roustem Saytkoulov
Khachaturian, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov
Unique seat € 50

                     

Friday 15 July
Sala dei Cavalieri di Villa Rufolo, 6pm
Giovanni Paisiello 1816 - 2016
Introduction by Paolo Isotta
Free admission on reservation



Friday 15 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Giuseppe Verdi Salerno Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor and pianist: Francesco Nicolosi
Paisiello
Unique seat € 25



Monday 18 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
 “Jazz Voices of Europe
Maria Pia De Vito and Burnogualà Ensemble
Moorish and other inventions
SARAU
Maria Pia De Vito, Huw Warren, Gabriele Mirabassi, Roberto Taufic
Italian Premiere
Unique seat € 30



Tuesday 19 July         
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
“Jazz Voices of Europe
Egberto Gismonti & Maria Joao
A Ravello Festival Production  
Unique seat € 30



Wednesday 20 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
“Jazz Voices of Europe
Norma Winstone & Ralph Towner duo
Norma Winstone Trio
Glauco Venier, Klaus Gesing
Italian Premiere
Unique seat € 30



Friday 22 July 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
Special Projects
Tim Robbins & Friends
American folk e rock  
In collaboration with the Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds and JTI Italia
Unique seat € 30 



Saturday 23 July 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
RAI Symphonic Orchetra 
Director: James Conlon
Wagner, Debussy, Prokofiev
Unique seat € 50



Sunday 24 July 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.30pm
RAI Symphonic Orchestra 
Maghini Choir
Director: James Conlon
Choirmaster: Claudio Chiavazza
With the voice of Tim Robbins 
William Shakespeare / Felix Mendelssohn “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”  
A Ravello Festival new production 
Unique seat € 50 



Tuesday 26 July (and until 30 September)
Villa Rufolo
Special projects
Michelangelo Pistoletto
Third Paradise in Ravello
curated by the Fondazione Pistoletto Città dell’arte and the Fondazione Ravello



Thursday 28 July 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
Before Break
Freely inspired by The Tempesta
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare
Conception and Coreography by Michela Lucenti
Original score played live by Julia Kent
Balletto Civile Company
In coproduction with the Ravello Festival 
In collaboration with Centro Dialma Ruggero-FuoriLuogo/La Spezia; 
Fondazione Luzzati Teatro della Tosse
With the support of Mibac
World premiere
Unique seat € 35 |  BUY NOW



Sunday 31 July
Villa Rufolo, 7pm
In the Eyes of Others
Improvised duets by and with Virgilio Sieni
Live music: Naomi Berrill
Produced by the Virgilio Sieni Company, Thèatre du Merlan Scène Nationale à Marseille
ITALY/FRANCE 



Sunday 31 July
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
La Mer
Direction and choreography Virgilio Sieni
The Virgilio Sieni Company
Co-production Ravello Festival / LuganoinScena /Virgilio Sieni Centre of Italian Dance Production 
Italian premiere 
ITALY/SWITZERLAND 
Unique seat € 35 |  BUY NOW



Tuesday 2 August
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
Killing Desdemona
Freely adapted from Othello
Conception and choreography Michela Lucenti and Maurizio Camilli
Direction and choreography Michela Lucenti
Director assistant Enrico Casale
Original music: Jochen Arbeit (Einstürzende Neubauten)
Balletto Civile Company
For the 400th anniversari of the daeth of William Shakespeare
Co-production Ravello Festival, Festival delle Colline Torinesi, Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza/Conversazioni 2016, Neukoellner Oper Berlin, Compagnia Gli Scarti
With the support of Mare Culturale Urbano / CTB Centro Teatrale Bresciano / Festival Resistere  e Creare / Centro Dialma Ruggiero-FuoriLuogo 
World premiere
ITALY/GERMANY
Unique seat € 35 |  BUY NOW



Saturday 6 August
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
American Dream
by Karole Armitage
Soloists and principal dancers from Ailey II, Armitage Gone! Dance, Haskell Indian Nations University, New York City Ballet, Richard Move Martha@Ravello, Semperoper Dresden e Accademia Nazionale di Danza Roma
An exclusive of Commissione Ravello Festival/Armitage Gone! Dance
ITALY/USA
Unique seat € 40 |  BUY NOW



Thursday 11 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 4.45am
Dawn Concert
Giuseppe Verdi Salerno Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Robert Trevino
Pianist: Roberto Cominati 
Mendelsshon, Grieg
Unique seat € 60 |  BUY NOW



Thursday 11 August
Villa Rufolo 11am – 7pm
Dimitris Papaioannou 
Inside 
Visual installation
Italian first showing
ITALY/GREECE



Friday 12 August 
Villa Rufolo, 7pm 
Extract from Nowhere by Dimitris Papaioannu
Presentation of a special project / workshop residence Ravello Festival with Dimitris Papaioannou
World premiere 
ITALY/GREECE



Saturday 13 August 
Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium, 8.45pm
Primal Matter
Lights, costumes and scenery by Dimitris Papaioannou
With Dimitris Papaioannou and Michael Theophanous 
A production of Athens Festival/2Works and with the support of EMPAC
ITALY/USA
Unique seat € 40 |  BUY NOW



Wednesday 17 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 7pm
A residential research/training project with Emanuel Gat
Emanuel Gat Estro
Music: Awir Leon
Project manager Emma Cianchi and Gennaro Cimmino
ITALIA/FRANCIA/ISRAELE
World premiere 
Unique seat € 15



Saturday 20 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 9.45pm
Cubanìa en el Ballet
Solists and stars of the Alicia Alonso Ballet Nacional, the new Cuban Company of Carlos Acosta and Cuban dancers in the world, from Miami to Madrid, London to Roma, together in the Escuela Nacional de Ballet
Project manager Elisa Guzzo Vaccarino with the collaboration of Alfio Agostini 
A Ravello Festival production
World premiere
ITALY/CUBA/AMERICA 
Unique seat € 40 |  BUY NOW

“Cubanìa: danza, baile y ballet” 
19 August – 2 September
Performances, exhibitions, meetings, creative workshops and debates in the piazza, courtyards, cloisters and gardens
Exhibition of works by Isabel Bustos/Habana Vieja/Ciudad en Movimiento
Friday 2 september, Auditorium Niemeyer
Creations by Laura Agüero Domingo, choreography per Viengsay Valdés and per Danza Contemporanea de Cuba and Sandra Ramy/Compagnia Persona/Fábrica de Arte Cubano




Tuesday 23 August (repeat performance Wednesday 24 August) 
Villa Rufolo, 9.15pm
The Fairy Queen
Semi-opera in five acts by Henry Purcell 
Anonymous libretto from Shakespeare
Cappella Neapolitana
Department of Early Music - San Pietro a Majella Conservatory
Conductor: Antonio Florio
Direction and costumes: Denis Krief
Choirmaster: Rosario Totaro
Sound direction: Tempo Reale
In collaboration with the San Pietro a Majella Conservatory
A new Ravello Festival production
Unique seat € 40 |  BUY NOW (23/8) |  BUY NOW (24/8)

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
“concerts for piano and orchestra and sonatas for piano”

Thursday 25 August
Santa Maria a Gradillo Church, 12am
Pianists 
Federica Bortoluzzi (op.31 n.3) 
Giuseppe Andaloro (op.28)
Gloria Campaner (op.57)
Free admission on reservation



Thursday 25 August
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Munchner Kammerorchester 
Conductor and pianist Alexander Lonquich 
Concerts for piano n.1, n.2, n.3
Unique seat € 50 |  BUY NOW

Thursday 25 August
San Giovanni del Toro Church, 11.30pm
Pianists 
Giuseppe Andaloro (op.31 n.1)
Leonardo Colafelice (op.54)
Gloria Campaner (op.27 n.2, op.31 n.2)
Free admission on reservation

Friday 26 August
Santa Maria a Gradillo Church, 12am
Pianists 
Federico Colli (op.2 n.1, op.26)
Leonardo Colafelice (op.79)
Federico Colli (op.109)
Free admission on reservation



Friday 26 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Munchner Kammerorchester 
Conductor and pianist Alexander Lonquich 
Concerts for piano n.4, n.5
Unique seat € 50 |  BUY NOW

Friday 26 August
San Giovanni del Toro Church, 11.30pm
Pianists 
Leonardo Colafelice (op.10 n.1)
Giuseppe Andaloro (op.22)
Leonardo Colafelice (op.81)
Free admission on reservation

Saturday 27 August
Santa Maria a Gradillo Church, 12am
Pianists 
Leonora Armellini (op.2 n.3)
Andrea Secchi (op.106)
Free admission on reservation

Saturday 27 August
San Giovanni del Toro Church, 8pm
Pianists
Bruno Mereu (op.10 n.2)
Andrea Secchi (op.10 n.3)
Costanza Principe (op.78)
Leonora Armellini (op.101)
Free admission on reservation

Saturday 27 August
Villa Rufolo, 11.30pm
Pianists
Leonora Armellini (op.2 n.2)
Giovanni Nesi (op.49 n.1, op.49 n.2)
Bruno Mereu (op.13)
Costanza Principe (op.90)
Free admission on reservation

Sunday 28 August
Santa Maria a Gradillo Church, 12am
Pianists 
Giovanni Doria Miglietta (op.7, op.14 n.1, op.14 n.2)
Alessandro Taverna (op.53)
Free admission on reservation



Sunday 28 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Italian Youth Orchestra 
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Beethoven, Strauss 
Unique seat € 50 |  BUY NOW

Sunday 28 August 
San Giovanni del Toro Church, 11.30pm
Pianists
Alessandro Taverna (op.27 n.1, op.110)
Giovanni Doria Miglietta (op.111)
Free admission on reservation



Tuesday 30 August 
Belvedere di Villa Rufolo, 8pm
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse 
Conductor: Tugan Sokhiev 
Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Mussorski-Ravel
Unique seat € 50 |  ACQUISTA ORA

                              

Wednesday 31 August
Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium, 9pm
New Voices for Opera
Concert by participants of the “Young Singers Project” of the Salzburg Festival 2016
Elbenita Kajtazi, Albina Latipova, Nika Goric, soprano; Mingjie Lei, tenor; Simon Shibambu, bassbaritone; Unnsteinn Arnason, bass
The “Young Artists Project” is supported by The Kuhne Foundation and by L’Occitane
Unique seat € 25 |  BUY NOW

Friday 2 September
Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer, 8.45pm
Special projects
A residential research/training project with Sandra Ramy e Laura Aguero Domingo
Laura Domingo Agüero Historia de un adiós
Sandra Ramy Cubanología
ITALIA/CUBA
World premiere 
Unique seat € 15



Thursday 15 September
Villa Rufolo, 8.45pm
Special Projects
Sola me ne vo
Tribute to Mariangela Melato
voice Maria Pia De Vito
An history of poetry, cinema and television
curated by Giorgio Simonelli
musical performance Stefano Giuliano



September 24-25 
Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium, 9pm
Special Projects
Modo minore
Recital of and with Enzo Moscato 
Project, arrangements e musical direction Pasquale Scialò
Tour through Neapolitan songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s
Musical ensemble of students of the “G. Martucci” Conservatory Salerno
Unique seat € 25

Abballamm’!  
Special Projects
Based on an idea by Laura Valente 
Project direction Körper/Gennaro Cimmino
Coordination Susanna Sastro
From July to September, a residential research/training project
With the involvement of centres of excellence recognised by Mibact and Regione Campania
Arabesque/Caserta and Capua – Art Garage/Pozzuoli
Borderline/Salerno – Interno 5/Napoli
Körper/Napoli – Movimento Danza/Napoli

The Dream Factory
Special Projects
Youth section
Workshop/events/concerts 
July - September
Auditorium/piazzas/schools/cloisters/courtyards

Le Café de la danse
Special Projects
30 July - 21 August
Meetings organised by Virgilio Sieni and Laura Valente

October
Music in the history and future of Europe
The Fondazione Ravello sets up a collaboration with European conservatories and schools of music to promote their most promising students
A new workshop of the future to develop communication and the culture of collaboration in Europe through music. Each year a great European musician will give a master lecture in Ravello. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


INFO

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The Festival Management reserves the right to modify this programme, for whatsoever reason, without notification. Notice of any changes will be given as early as possible in the press and on this web site.

If the weather conditions are unfavourable, and production requirements permitting, the events scheduled for the Belvedere in
Villa Rufolo may be relocated to the Niemeyer Auditorium. In this case, due to the restricted seating capacity of the Auditorium, only ticket-holders for rows A, B, C, D, E, F and G will have the right to attend the event.

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