MUSIC A GOGO - SIENA AUGUST 2012

Amphitheater and concerts stage at the Chianti Sculpture Park near Siena
Amphitheater and concerts stage
 at the Chianti Sculpture Park near Siena


Do you want take a seat? No better week to visit the city of the Palio with concert season in full swing in and around Siena. Best of all, whatever your preferred style of music - you'll be able to get a bit of everything. 


JAZZ
with the gigs of the teachers of the Siena Jazz summer school at the Enoteca Italiana. Concerts are for free and I can't wait to hear fabulous Italian jazz singer Diana Torto live on the 1st of August. Accompanied by the great John Taylor (piano) and Anders Jormin (double bass). 
Details for all the concerts can be found on SIENA JAZZ

CLASSIC
The Accademia Musicale Chigiana presents yet another free event (I wish life was like this in Siena during the rest of the year). The closing concert of the masterclass in composition "Progetto Opera" will be held at Teatro Rozzi on Tuesday 31st of July. Giorgo Battistelli's students traveled to Siena from every corner of the world. The Chigiana and the main sponsor Monte dei Paschi bank make sure there trip was worth it by giving them the chance to see and above all hear their works performed immediately in front of a knowledgeable audience. 
On the 3rd of August Siena will have the honor to have great Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini play three Beethoven Sonatas at Siena's Teatro dei Rinnovati. 





Friday August 3, 9.15pm
Tickets 15 to 50€. 
Information and tickets for both events: CHIGIANA


GOSPEL
You've got a soft spot for the combination of visual art and life music? The program of the Chianti Sculpture Park is tailor-made for you then. The hills around Pievasciata in the Chianti (a short drive to the North from Siena) are home to one of Tuscany's finest sculpture parks. But its more than beautiful trees and inspiring art. The amphitheater of the Chianti Sculpture Park makes for a perfect performance center. The Vocal Sisters will give their take on gospel and spirituals on the 31st of July. More concerts to follow all through August.
Tickets and information: CHIANTI SCULPTURE PARK

You can find an account of a visit at the park on Southern Tuscany - Map It Out: A day at Chianti Sculpture Park
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