THE GREVE OPERA ACADEMY & MUSIC FESTIVAL

June 12 - July 8, 2017

 


Founded in 2015, the Greve Opera Academy and Music Festival is a collaborative effort between the American performing organizations Connecticut Lyric Opera and Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the municipality of Greve-in-Chianti in the province of Florence. 


The 2017 festival will feature productions of Tosca and Cosi fan Tutte as well as other concerts and recitals in multiple locations throughout the Chianti region and Tuscany. Fully staged opera performances (with orchestra) will take place in Greve-In-Chianti and San Gimignano. Concerts will take place in Greve-in-Chianti San Gimignano, and Florence.


2017 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES

SATURDAY JUNE 17- 21.00
Sala della Musica of the Relais Santa Croce – FLORENCE
Concert of the Chamber Orchestra of Greve in Chianti
and the Connecticut Virtuosi - Bach, Mozart

THURSDAY JUNE 22 - 21.15
Piazza Matteotti – GREVE in CHIANTI
OPERA—“Tosca” by G.PUCCINI

SATURDAY JUNE 24 - 19.00
Santa Croce Church – GREVE IN CHIANTI
Concert of the Chamber Orchestra of Greve in Chianti
and the Connecticut Virtuosi - Bach, Telemann, Mozart

SUNDAY JUNE 25 – 21.15
Rocca di Montestaffoli – SAN GIMIGNANO
OPERA—“Tosca” by G.PUCCINI

MONDAY JUNE 26 & TUESDAY JUNE 27 – – 18.00
SALA HACK, PALAZZO DELLA TORRE, MUSICA CLASSICA

THURSDAY JUNE 29 - 21.00
Sala della Musica of the Relais Santa Croce – FLORENCE
Concert of the Chamber Orchestra of Greve in Chianti
and the Connecticut Virtuosi - Elgar, Schubert

SUNDAY JULY 2 - 21.15
Rocca di Montestaffoli – SAN GIMIGNANO
OPERA—“Cosi fan Tutte ” by W.A.MOZART

TUESDAY JULY 4 - 21.15
THURSDAY JULY 6 - 21.15
Piazza Matteotti – GREVE in CHIANTI
OPERA—“Cosi fan Tutte” by W.A.MOZART

FRIDAY JULY 7 - 19.00
Santa Croce Church – GREVE IN CHIANTI
Concert of the Chamber Orchestra of Greve in Chianti
and the Connecticut Virtuosi - Elgar, Schubert

PLANNING TO ATTEND THE FESTIVAL?

Opera Program

Performances of Tosca and Cosi Fan Tutte, individual coachings and master classes...

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Chamber Music Program

Participation in orchestra, recitals, individual instruction and more...

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Auditions

Auditions in NYC at the end of March 2017 and via video submission

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OPERA LOVERS, JOIN US FOR A 12 DAY TOUR OF TUSCANY

Due to popular demand, we have created a special 12-day your of Tuscany for our supporters and anyone else who would love to learn more about the incredible culture, history and beauty of the area that Greve-in-Chianti is located in, Central Tuscany.

Including day trips to the historic Renaissance cities of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano, coupled with festival performances of La Boheme, Don Giovanni and chamber music concerts. In addition to first class accommodations, dining and transportation, participants will be treated to special insiders-only visits to wineries, castles and galleries. Contact us for more information on this special limited availability opportunity.