WHAT TO DO IN SIENA: Classical Music November 2012

Giuliano Carmignola. Concert Chigiana Siena November 2012
Italian violist Giuliano Carmignola

By tradition the winter concert season in Siena starts on the 22nd November (the day of St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians), to celebrate the founding of the Micat In Vertice Chamber Music Institution in 1923. A brainchild of Count Guido Chigi Saracini, Micat in Vertice is going into its 90th season this year. The opening concerts are a fine tribute to this round anniversary. The first evening this month will see superb Italian violinist Giuliano Carmignola playing his Stradivari in company of the Orchestre de Champs-Eysées. Wheras the second concert will be given by Latvian born star violist Gidon Kremer. 

Gidon Kremer in Concert in Vicenza this year

Thursday, 22nd of November - Teatro dei Rozzi, 9 pm
Orchestre de Champs-Elysées and Giuliano Carmignola (violin) play Haydn and Mozart. 

Friday, 30th of November - Teatro dei Rozzi, 9pm
Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedre Dirvanauskaite (cello), Khatia Buniatishvili (piano) play Tickmayer, Franck and Tchaikovsky

Tickets can be bought up to two days prior to the concert on www.chigiana.it. A day before the concert from 4 pm to 6.30 pm at the box office of Palazzo Chigi Saraceni (via Città), or on the day of the concert from 4 pm directly at teatro dei Rozzi. Prices from 8€ (students, under 26 and over 65 yrs) and from  18€ to 25€ (first category). 

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