In English

Third Italian Viola da Gamba Day, 31 may – 1 juin 2014.

Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Florence, Italy)
For viola da gamba players, viola da gamba makers and all viola da gamba lovers


Masterclass Christophe Coin (1 juin)
• Lectio magistralis Paolo Pandolfo on improvisation «Ex tempore» (31 may)
• Concerts [Christophe Coin, Petr Wagner, Bettina Hoffmann…]
• Ensemble music in a “sight reading room”
• Viol and bow maker’s exhibition
• Micro concerts
• Classi dei conservatori italiani
• Short lectures
• Known and unknown viol music
• … and more

programma provvisorio

For a report in English on the First Italian Viola da Gamba Day 2011 and its programme see the article of The Viola da Gamba Society of Great Britain.

Christophe Coin masterclass
1 June 2014
max 6 active students

Admission to the master class by Christophe Coin: The selection of students will be based on an audio or video recording. You are asked to record about 5-10 minutes of solo viol music of your choice. Deadline for consignation of the recording is April 30.

Application form here.

Partecipation in the Viola da Gamba Day: € 25,00
Partecipation in the Viola da Gamba Day for contributors: € 10,00
Partecipation as an active student in the Christophe Coin masterclass (max 6 students): € 100,00
Partecipation as listener in the masterclass: free for applicants of the Viola-da-Gamba-Day
Exhibition place for viol, bow and string makers, editors etc: € 80,00

A list of hotels, bed&breakfast and hostels near Fiesole is available here.

artistic coordination: Bettina Hoffmann
press office:
facebook group «Viola da gamba»