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by Federica Colucci
After traveling across Italy, the concert "Cello In The Universe" arrives in Cremona Musica 2019 and will be performed in the Sala Bergonzi on September 28th at 17:00, thanks to the skilled hands of Maestro Luciano Tarantino and his cello, a 1736 "Carlo Antonio Testore". Waiting for this fascinating appointment, that will delight both hearing and sight of our audience, the Maestro takes us behind the scenes of this project te...

by Federica Colucci
Cremona Musica is always giving much room to educational projects, such as masterclasses, seminaries, conferences, and workshops. This year, we will host Elena Papini, to present Music Moves for Piano®, the innovative didactic method for piano based on Edwin E. Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. In this interview, Elena Papini, one of the main personalities of the Associazione Italiana per l’Apprendimento Musicale (AIGAM), and t...

by Federica Colucci
At Cremona Musica Carmen Fantasia is presenting her new book to help musicians dealing with taxes, “Fisco amico” (Friendly taxation). Without going deep into the matters of the Italian tax system, we talked with her about her book and the relation between musicians and revenue, in order to help them to avoid any worry.
 
Mrs. Fantasia, how is the idea for this book born?
The idea was not so immediate. I have been following...

Cremona Musica 2019 – the program of Cremona Musica, the most important exhibition for high-quality musical instruments in the world (from 27 to 29 September). Among the protagonists of this edition: Salvatore Accardo, Ezio Bosso, Paco Peña, Richard Stoltzman, Amnon Weinstein (founder of Violins of Hope).
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The new edition of Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival starts on 27 September and will b...

On 29 September Cremona Musica is hosting the Italian Forum of Musical Instrument, a moment of discussion on the condition of this economic sector, that is very important in the Italian tradition and culture. The starting point will be, as usual, the awaited report Osservatorio Dismamusica, a detailed study on the health of music shops. To have some previews (the data will be disclosed at Cremona Musica) we talked with Antonio Monzino, the presid...

By Gloria Galbiati
On 29 September Cremona Musica will host the concert of the young Croatian pianist Ivan Krpan, winner of the Busoni Piano Competition in 2017. Waiting to meet him at Cremona (here more info about his concert), we interviewd him to talk about his music and his career.
 
Maestro Krpan, is this your first time in Cremona? What do you expect from Cremona Musica?
Yes, this is my first concert in Cremona. I am very happy to come ...

by Eleonora Paolin
Waiting for Maurizio Baglini concert at Cremona Musica on 27 September afternoon (read here for more details), we interviewed him to talk not just about his music, but also on the future of music and culture.
 
You have been many times at Cremona Musica, what are your impressions?
Cremona Musica is a one-of-a-kind event in Italy: a wonderful model that should be applied on a larger scale. I hope that the euphoria of the day...

This year Mondomusica is hosting many international musicians, including the Italian legend of violin Salvatore Accardo. Accardo will be at Cremona Musica on 29 September to receive the Cremona Musica Award for the category “Performance - Strings” and will meet visitors for an interview.
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Also Amnon Weinstein is receiving a Cremona Musica Award, for the category “Projects”. The Israeli luthier will be awarded f...

After eight editions, Piano Experience is now the European point of reference for piano exhibitions and will again attract to Cremona Musica (27-29 September) many of the main piano brands and thousands of musicians and music lovers from all around the world. After the success of the last edition, Piano Experience confirms the format of the Piano Festivals, with many piano recitals, organized by the brands in the halls where they exhibit at Cremo...

The program of this edition of Cremona Winds is particularly rich and varied. The hall of Cremona Musica devoted to wind instruments, in its fourth edition, has already become a European point of reference for the field. Music lovers will be able to enjoy three days of concerts, masterclasses and presentation, with great Italian and international artists.
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The special guest of this edition is Richard Stoltzman,...

Classical and modern guitars and other plucked and plectra instruments will be the protagonists of the Acoustic Guitar Village. The hall of Cremona Musica dedicated to guitars, celebrating its four edition in Cremona after 18 years in Sarzana, is hosting as usual the most important Italian and international producers, but also much live music, with the stages in the garden of Cremona Musica that will host world-renowned artists for three days of ...

After the success of the first edition, the Accordion Show is back at Cremona Musica for its second edition. The Accordion Show pays homage to an instrument that is really rooted in the tradition of folk music of many countries, and to the Italian craftsmanship tradition. Two of the most important hubs of accordions are in Italy: Stradella, in northern Italy, and Castelfidardo, in central-Adriatic Italy, are the birthplaces of some of the most de...

Angelo Arciglione, Alessandro Marangoni, Alessandro Marino, and Andrea Tonoli are the pianists who will play in concert, at Cremona Musica 2019, the new Resonance Piano, the innovative instrument made by Ciresa, which will be presented during the fair (27-29 September), on the upper floor of the Sala Amati.
The Resonance Piano is the innovative acoustic system that exploits the inimitable features of resonance wood (taken from the red spruce of ...

by Alba Cacchiani
Alessandro Carbonare, first flutist of the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, International soloist and historical collaborator of Claudio Abbado, will be among the protagonists of this rich edition of Cremona Musica, with his project Alessandro Carbonare Clarinet Trio, together with Perla Cormani and Luca Cipriano. Waiting to enjoy them in Cremona, Sunday 29 September from 11, we talked with Maestro Carbona...

Violins, violas, cellos, bows, accessories... the French company Sebim sells everything is related to the world of string, so they could not miss an event like Cremona Musica. Waiting to meed them at their booth, we talked with Franck Paccaud to know what we should expect from them: "Cremona Musica allows us to make ourselves known internationally, to find new contacts, to meet again with old contacts, and make our new products known. This year w...