.:. festivals / mass music
September 3 through 18, 2019
mostly 5pm or 9pm
Thirteenth edition for the late summer festival organized by the Milan and Turin city authorities to promote cultural links
between the two main economic powerhouses of Italy's North West.
Churches, castles, theaters and universities set the stage for 128 classical and experimental music concerts, with Geography
as the focus this year. Standouts include Italian premieres
of pieces composed by Philip Glass
, Régis Campo, Joby Talbot, and Giovanni Sollima.
Some of the most famous orchestras involved in this edition are the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (in Milan on September 3), the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra (September 11), the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (September 14) and the National Symphony Orchestra of the Italian Radiotelevision (September 18). Best performers include Martha Argerich
(September 3), Katia and Marielle Labèque, Alexander Romanovsky, Olli Mustonen, Mario Brunello, Daniel Müller-Schott, Nils Mönkemeyer, Sean Shibe, and Tine Thing Helseth.
Tickets, program and information in English are available from the MiTo - SettembreMusica