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Sagra Musicale Malatestiana: 71st edition of the most prestigious music event in Rimini
Dal 16 September al 30 November
Symphony concerts and collateral projects

Phone: +39 0541 793811 (info and tickets); +39 0541/704295 (Sagra Musicale Malatestiana)

Since 1950, the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana has brought the most popular international conductors, soloists and orchestras to Rimini, for this prestigious cultural events, one of the most long-standing in Italy. Apart from symphony concerts, in the last years, the event has expanded with different collateral projects, where music meets the other arts. From the end of the summer, the new Galli Theatre will start its excellent music season, with the Sagra Musicale Malatestiana ending with chamber music.

To open the Malatesta Music Festival, Cecilia Bartoli, world star of bel canto (16 September), followed by Valery Gergiev (19 September), with his orchestra, in a program dedicated to the symphonies of Mendelssohn and Prokof’ev. And again Riccardo Muti, on the podium of the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra (24 November). The cycle of symphonic concerts ends with the Filarmonica della Scala entrusted to the baton of Fabio Luisi (November 30) with Alessandro Taverna soloist at the piano, in a program entirely dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven.

Two acclaimed virtuosos of the bow, the violinist Giuliano Carmignola and the cellist Mario Brunello, inaugurate (October 6) the cycle dedicated to chamber music proposed by the Malatesta Music Festival. The soloists of the Quartetto della Scala (18 October) and the musicians of the WunderKammerOrchestra conducted by Carlo Tenan (28 October) will return to the Galli Theater. Beethoven again in the program proposed by the acclaimed pianist Alexander Romanowski (November 19).

For eighteenth-century chamber music, Arianna Lanci (23 September) with the soloists of the Ensemble Locatelli, the concert of the organist Andrea Macinanti (1 October), the voice of soprano Laura Catrani (13 November) with a concert dedicated to the harpsichordist Maria Teresa Agnesi and Princess Maria Antonia Walpurgis.

To enrich the calendar of events, the presence of the Fellini 100 - Maratona Galli festival, with the concert of the Ensemble Le Muse (31 October) conducted by saxophonist Federico Moldelci in homage to the music of Nino Rota. Dedicated to the Rimini composer Amintore Galli is the concert marathon on November 15.

To explore the different facets of Amintore Galli musician and theorist, there will be a round table that on November 14th at the Galli Theater, with Donata Bertoldi, Paolo Patrizi, Gianandrea Polazzi and Annarosa Vannoni.

Program on the reference site.


Period of development: From September to November 2020

Entrance: fee payable

Additional notes:

The tickets presales will start on Sunday 9 August at 10 am at the Galli Ttheatre and at 11 o' clock also on line: http://biglietteria.comune.rimini.it/
The presale will continue in the usual ticketing hours according to the availability of places.