The Sounds of the Dolomites
Quintetto di fiati dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia and Royal Concertgebow Orkest
QUINTETTO DI FIATI DELL'ACCADEMIA DI SANTA CECILIA AND ROYAL CONCERTGEBOW ORKEST
Polyphony of sounds for alpine pastures
Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn. The wind quintet is equal in status to the string quartet and its sound and repertoire it represents the most complete formation of wind instruments. This is borne out by the Italian musicians who make up this quintet and who are currently members these two eminent orchestras. They have performed with other highly prestigious orchestras, including the Teatro della Scala Orchestra of Milan, The Lucerne Festival Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. The idea behind this venture that brings together Andrea Oliva, Francesco di Rosa, Calogero Palermo, Andrea Zucco and Guglielmo Pellarin is to recreate the full richness of orchestral timbres while leaving room for strong individual personalities. These exceptional musicians have won awards in various competitions, including ARD, Kobe, the Judenmusik Wettbewert in Zurich and the Jeunesse Musicales in Bucharest.
How to get there: from Pampeago take the Agnello chair lift then follow footpath no. 509, 20 minutes, vertical ascent 100 metres, difficulty E.
From Predazzo take the Latemar 2200 cable car then the Passo Feudo chair lift, then continue on foot on paths 515 and 509, 1.45 hours, vertical ascent 300 metres, difficulty E.
Guided walk to the concert venue with Trentino Mountain Guides
Route: from Pampeago take the Agnello chair lift up the mountain (cost of ticket not included), continue on foot to the peak of Monte Agnello then descend to the concert venue, 2.30 hours, vertical ascent 300 metres, difficulty E.
To take part:
there is a charge and bookings must be made in advance with the Dolomites Experience Mountain Guides on +39 348 8271988
free- places are limited and must be booked in advance at the Val di Fiemme tourist office on +39 0462 241111 - for holders of:
Trentino Guest Card, online bookings also at visittrentino.info/card.
Alternative venue in case of bad weather: 5.30 pm Palafiemme, Cavalese. A limited number of tickets will be available from 3.30 pm
For further information: www.isuonidelledolomiti.it