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65th edition: Symphonic Festival - SV Monteverdi - Side Projects

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Rimini (RN)

Rimini is ready to host the 65th edition of the music festival Sagra Musicale Malatestiana, one of the oldest and most prestigious Italian music festivals.

From 5th August 2014 the festival opens its doors to the music once again, hosting great international symphony orchestras, conductors and soloists, as well as projects where original music is intertwined with the other arts.

In the program of the Symphonic concerts (from 28th August) there are prestigious orchestras such as the Russian National Orchestra, the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France and the Rundfunk - Sinfonieorchester Berlin, conducted by important conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Daniele Gatti, Vladimir Jurowski, and Marek Janowski. On stage soloists such as Mikhail Pletnev, Truls Mork and Anna Vinnitskaya.

In addition, the program offers the debut of a musical theatre performance by Motus titled King Arthur, and based on the drama by John Dryden with music by Henry Purcell (16th - 17th September).

In August the festival starts with antique music and the cycle SV MONTEVERDI: four events as a tribute to the great Baroque composer (from 5th August).

On the calendar is also the piano marathon which this year is dedicated to the visionary compositions by Charles Koechlin performed by the pianist Maurizio Baglini (23rd September).

Among the side events, two of them will celebrate highlights of Rimini's history: the two thousandth anniversary of Tiberius Bridge (7th September), and the 70 years from the Liberation of the city after the war (21st September).

The music festival will end on October 14th with the concert in honour of San Gaudenzo, patron saint of Rimini. The Orchestra of the Istituto Musicale Lettimi and the Choir of the Cappella Malatestiana will perform music by Schubert in the beautiful scenery of the Malatesta Temple.

Date: the event will be held from Aug 05, 2014 to Oct 14, 2014

Event timetable: Symphonic concerts and side projects 9pm; SV Monteverdi 9.30pm. Consult the website for other events.

Entrance: entry fee

Full fee: prices in detail on the official site

All specific dates of the events are available on the official website

Information and Booking Centre

Comune di Rimini - Cultural area: Music Sector
Via Gambalunga, 27 - Phone: ++39 0541 704294 - Fax: ++39 0541 704306
Weekday timetable:

8.30am - 1.30pm from Monday to Friday; Tuesday and Thursday open also from 3.00pm to 6.00pm

Weekend timetable:

closed on holidays

sagramalatestiana@comune.rimini.it
Tourist information office. Rimini railwaystation - old town
Piazzale C. Battisti 1 - Phone: ++39 0541 51331 - Fax: ++39 0541 27927
Weekday timetable:

Mon - Sat: 8.30 am - 7.00 pm

Weekend timetable:

Closed in Winter. Summer 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

stazione@riminireservation.it

By Rimini Città editorial staff (Sep 16, 2014)

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