THE 2016 GREVE OPERA ACADEMY & MUSIC FESTIVAL

June 11 - July 8, 2016

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 inaugural festival featured a fully staged production of Le Nozze di Figaro performed in the Teatro Boito in Greve, the Teatro Niccolini in San Casciano and in the public square – Piazza Metteotti – of Greve, as well as additional performances in Greve, Rada-in-Chianti, Panzano and Strada-in-Chianti. Student participants attended from the United States, Italy, China and Poland. The 2016 festival will feature productions of La Boheme and Don Giovanni, as well as other concerts and recitals in multiple locations throughout the Chianti region and Tuscany.

 

PLANNING TO ATTEND THE FESTIVAL?

Opera Program

Performances of La Boheme and Don Giovanni, 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 January and via video submission

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FROM THE 2015 FESTIVAL

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.