Festival Ruggero Leoncavallo- Opening Concert


The Festival takes place in Brissago evey year and is dedicated to the great Neapolitan Maestro Ruggero Leoncavallo, who wrote various compositions and piano pieces during his life spent in Brissago at the beginning of the 20th century.

Directed by tenor Ottavio Palmieri, from Brissago, the festival takes place over three weekends in the Church of Madonna di Ponte and presents an important musical repertoire as well as world-famous performers.

Saturday 11th May, at 20.45h
Opening Concert

with Ofi – Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana
Piotr Nikiforoff, violin
Enrico Fagone, director

R. Leoncavallo, Intermezzo (da Pagliacci)
F. Mendelssohn, Concerto Per Violino e Orchestra Op. 64
L. van Beethoven, Sinfonia n. 7 Op. 92 in la maggiore

Tickets (places not numbered)

One concert: CHF 50.-

Pass for 3 concerts

Central places A B C D E: CHF 140.-
Central places F G H I J: CHF 120.-
Lateral places AA: CHF 100.-
Lateral places BB: CHF 100.-

Information and reservations: [email protected], tel. 079 685 12 90

Sale of tickets: Ascona-Locarno Tourism, Ascona - Locarno - Brissago (tel. 0848 091 091)


Saturday 18th May, at 20.45h - Lyrical Concert: Passione Verista

Saturday 25th May, at 20.45h - Closing concert: Requiem, by Ruggero Leoncavallo 


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