Held in Mantua’s most beautiful artistic places It's much more than a music festival: an opportunity to discover the masterpieces of great classical music in many artistic places.
Music will play continuously from morning to late evening, in short musical moments entrusted to excellent accredited international musicians.
Over 100 short concerts in five days, from early morning to late evening, by over 150 internationally acclaimed performers; conferences, musical itineraries, guided tours; projects for families and children; chances to hear ancient and contemporary music, with hints of jazz, world music, and other forms of expression.
Some of the Festival's guests are Alexander Lonquich (who has been reconfirmed as our most generous resident artist), Frang Vilde, Alessandro Carbonare, Anna Kravchenko, Enrico Bronzi, Nicolas Altstaedt, Antonio Ballista, Giovanni Sollima, Bruno Canino, Quatour Hermès, Trio Gaspard, Viviane Hagner, Dora Schwarzberg, Reto Bieri, and the sextet of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
World class pianist Alfred Brendel will be the guest of honour for 2016.