Beatrice Rana launches Classiche Forme Festival

Beatrice Rana launches Classiche Forme Festival

Classiche Forme’s inaugural season launches July 7-9, 2017 (Photo credit: Classiche Forme)

Our extraordinary pianist Beatrice Rana inaugurates her own festival, Classiche Forme, this week from July 7 to 9, 2017! Featuring three days of chamber performances with Rana’s esteemed musical colleagues, the festival introduces audiences to the beauty of the Southern Italian region of Lecce, where Rana is from in the “heel” of “Italy’s boot”. All concerts are already sold out but you can follow the activity online!

FESTIVAL ARTISTS
Carolina Bubbico, jazz trio
Alessandro Carbonare, clarinet
Pablo Ferrandez, cello
Marta Kowalczyk, violin
Daniel Palmizio, viola
Beatrice Rana, piano
Ludovica Rana, cello
Elena Urioste, violin

FESTIVAL DATES
July 7, 2017 at 9pm
Antonioni Morphing: String Quartet
Beethoven: Sonata Op. 24 “La Primavera” for violin and piano*
Schumann: Quintet Op. 44 for piano and string quartet

Marta Kowalczyk, violin
Daniel Palmizio, viola
Beatrice Rana, piano
Ludovica Rana, cello
Elena Urioste, violin*

July 8, 2017 at 9pm
Shostakovich: Sonata op. 40 for cello and piano
Schubert: Quintet op. 163, D. 956 for string quartet and viola

Pablo Ferrandez, cello**
Marta Kowalczyk, violin
Daniel Palmizio, viola
Beatrice Rana, piano
Ludovica Rana, cello
Elena Urioste, violin

July 9, 2017 at 9pm
Debussy: Rapsodia for clarinet and piano
Poulenc: Invitation for violin, clarinet and piano
Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano
Brahms: Trio Op. 114 for clarinet, cello and piano

Alessandro Carbonare, clarinet
Pablo Ferrandez, cello
Marta Kowalczyk, violin
Beatrice Rana, piano

July 9, 2017 at 10:30pm
With Carolina Bubbico Trio

Carolina Bubbico, voice and keyboard
Luca Alemanno, electric bass
Dario Congedo, percussion
Free admission

For more information, go to the Festival’s website, Facebook and Instagram pages!