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Showing posts from March, 2012


CONCERTS  In Siena In regard to classical music the season is coming to a close with the last concert of the  Micat in Vertice  series of Siena's prestigious  Accademia Musicale Chigiana. Palazzo Chigi Saracini -  Friday, 13th of April; 9pm Quartetto Jerusalem, string quartett  Beethoven, quartett in sol magg. op. 18 n.2 Brahms, quartett in la min. op 51 n. 2 Shostakovic, quartett n. 14 in fa diesis min. op. 142 Out of Siena  Saturday 31st of March - Max Gazzè, Casteldelpiano Casteldelpiano is a bit over an hour's drive to the South of Siena (towards Monte Amiata). But it's well worth the efford -  Max Gazzè  is one of Italy's big talents when it comes to intelligent pop music and the concert on Casteldelpiano's main square is... for free! Gazzè also just turned actor in Rocco Pappaleo's beautiful movie Basilicata Coast to Coast. The film tells the story of four hobby musicians, who decide to walk all the way through the Basilicata - Italy's