Concert Diary

    Bayreuth Recital

    Programme to include the World Premiere Performance of David Plylar’s piano transcription of the Prelude from Wagner’s Tristand und Isolde. Details to follow.

    pianofortissimo III

    For the last recital of “pianofortissimo”, Mr Bartoli will explore the huge impact of operatic music on the piano literature. “The pianist at the opera” features works by Verdi, Puccini and Tchaikovskij in arrangements by Leschetizky, Liszt, Adolfo Fumagalli and Carlo Carignani.
    More info to follow.

    pianofortissimo II

    The second recital of “pianofortissimo”: “Vojage to Italy”, with music by Frescobaldi-Respighi, Clementi and Liszt.
    More info to follow.

    Piano City Napoli

    A rare two-piano appearance of Mr Bartoli for Piano City Napoli. Together with Maestro Francesco Saverio Caramiello, Bartoli will play works by Castelnuovo-Tedesco (Alt-Wien), Chabrier (Trois valses romantiques, Espana), and Debussy (Fetes, in Maurice Ravel’s arrangement).

    pianofortissimo I

    The first of three themed recital by Mr Bartoli in the splendid Gipsoteca. “A tea in Vienna”: Haydn, Schubert, Beethoven.
    More info to follow.

    a dinner with Puccini

    Excerpts from Giacomo Puccini’s letters and music from the Maestro’s great operas. With Debra Fast (violin)

    La musica dei Ricordi

    An exploration of Ricordi’s musical treasures.

    Concerto degli Auguri

    Sandro Ivo Bartoli returns to San Lorenzo in Campo. Programme: Schubert, Moments Musicaux D 780, Violin Sonatina in a minor D 385 (with Debra Fast, violin); Chopin, Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise brillante Op.22. All seats Eur 12.

    VIENNA 1828 – Franz Schubert

    A happy return to the Olimpia Theatre for the ritual “Concerto degli Auguri”, which this yeas will be devoted to the music of Franz Schubert. The programme includes the Master’s whimsical Moments Musicaux D 780 and the Piano Trio in B flat major D 898 (with Debra Fast, violin and Roberto Presepi, cello). All seat 12 Eur, available from Edicola Tabacchi Baglini, Piazza Garibaldi, Vecchiano on at the box office (concert day only).


    Sandro Ivo Bartoli plays Liszt on Liszt’s piano. Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Les Jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este; Ave maria d’Arcadelt; St. Francois d’Assise: la predication aux oiseaux; Miserere d’apres Palestrina. More info here: