Summer Dreams - an experience of total beauty
International Star Inaugurates Concert Season at Villa San Michele“Nina Stemme has enchanted audiences in the world's most prestigious opera houses from The Metropolitan to La Scala. We are honored to have her opening our concert season. It shows that even the most important stars of classical music are attracted to the beauty and atmosphere of Villa San Michele and it's amazing audience", says Kristina Kappelin, director.
The concert series continues July 8, with the mezzosoprano Ann Hallenberg and the pianist Magnus Svensson, performing music by Georg Friedrich Händel and Joseph Hayden.
July 15 at 8 pm, a female duo will take over the outdoor stage, when soprano Elin Rombo sings music by Scandinavian composers and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with pianist Sharon Rogers.
July 22 Camerata Nordica plays a new work by Swedish composer Tina Andersson, specifically written for and about Villa San Michele and it's founder Axel Munthe. The sextet consists of the violinists Cellerina Park and Hanna Helgegren, the viola players Cédric Robin and Vladimir Percevic and the cellists Sabina Sandri-Olsson and Zéphyrin Rey-Bellet.
Ennio Morricone and Astor Piazzolla will be interpreted by Anders Paulsson on soprano saxophone and Jacob Kellermann on guitar, Friday July 29, same time, same place.
August 5 and 12, two appreciated Italian pianists will perform recitals under the stars. Angelo Villari plays a mixed program by Baldassare Galuppi, Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert and Ottorino Respighi. Last but not least, Vittorio Bresciani dedicates his whole concert to Claude Debussy.
Please book your tickets directly at the museum at the latest 30 minjutes before the concert or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets cost 15 Euros, with a youth ticket at 5 Euros. It is possible to get back to Naples with the last ferry after the performance. Please consult www.villasanmichele.eu, Culture Program for mor info or call us +39 081 837 14 01.
Bo Löfvendahl is responsible for the program of the Swedish concerts, Progetto Piano for the Italian.
Villa San Michele is specially grateful toThe Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Catarina och Sven Hagströmers Stiftelse and the Söderholm Papalopoulou families for their generous support of the culture season.