In the heart of the Amalfi Coast emotions of the Ravello Festival

Ravello Festival 2014

Emotions in music at the Ravello Festival, which this year (until September 20) remained among the most important exhibitions of the Italian scene, able to attract hundreds of fans from around the world in the heart of the Amalfi Coast. Music is not only elegant but Villa Rufolo Belvedere, perfect location for the festival theater and events related to the world of dance, visual arts, literature and much more. Authentic point of reference of the Festival (now in its 62th edition), which will also make use of the spaces of the fascinating “Knights’ Hall“, in the gardens of the Villa loved by Wagner, for performances more crops and chamber music concerts. In addition to the Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer. Let’s proceed with order and we review the events scheduled until next July 30.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16 (gates closing 9.25 pm hours), it’s up to Burt Bacharach, one of the authors most famous and respected in the music world. Accompanied by his band history, Bacharach will trace the main stages of a career that last half-century has made ​​us dream for several generations of lovers of music, but also film and theater. Composer, arranger, singer and pianist, Burt has collaborated with the most prestigious performers in the history of modern music (from the Beatles to Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick) and wrote unforgettable songs such as Walk On By, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again and I Say A Little Prayer just to name a few.

Emotions continue tomorrow (Thursday July 17) with the violin jazz Regina Carter, who will offer to the public of the Ravello Festival, quintet, an exploration of traditional folk sounds of the music of the South with Southern Comfort, his latest album. For the occasion, Queen will also investigate multi-ethnic history of his family, starting with the review of the haunting melodies that accompanied his grandfather at work in the coal mines in Alabama.

Friday, July 18, however, returns to the stage of the legendary Belvedere London Symphony Orchestra, the pride of the world scene Symphony, conducted by Daniel Harding, a director younger, active and appreciated the current landscape. The program (the closing of the gates is scheduled for 7.55 pm) provides for the “Unfinished” Schubert, and the imposing Before Mahler.

Still, Friday 18 July, another appointment scheduled at Villa Rufolo (10.30 pm hours, free admission on reservation): one with the Campiello Prize, a prestigious and renowned literary festival destined to the works of Italian fiction, now in its 52nd edition.


Saturday, July 19, on the other hand will be the turn of Michel Camilo on the stage of the Ravello Festival with his show “Piano Solo”. Emmy Award-winning and Grammy America, Camilo is considered something of a national hero in Santo Domingo, where he was born and where he is actively involved in promoting the educational value of music. Master in contamination elegant, with a refined technique, perfectly at ease in the classical realm, Michel reaches heights stellar, especially in the border area between Caribbean rhythms and jazz. Finally, in July, still turns on Villa Rufolo Belvedere large items Chrysta Bell (July 23) and Mayra Andrade (July 29); Alexandre Desplat with the Traffic Quintet (July 31); the Philharmonic Orchestra of Qingdao from China (July 25) and the magic of theater with Michele Placido and Luis Bacalov in “By the breath of el Tango” (July 20).
Ravello Festival 2014
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