2021 EDITION

DE-SIDERE | To desire beyond

During these times of separation and confusion, listening within and without becomes essential. The most difficult task is to identify our guiding star.

We deeply yearn to give consistency and continuity to feelings and ideas, to our vision and the mission we aim to fulfil. De-siderare (to desire), to stare towards something that draws our attention, or conversely to look away when we perceive an absence experienced as a passionate and endless search. In a word, a desire. The energy that pulls us beyond our everyday reality, where what really matters is the act of desiring itself.

Just like Schubert wanderer’s inner journey through Müller’s scripts; Messiaen’s dialogue with the divine in his “Quartet for the End of Time “based on John’s Apocalypse; Dante’s encounter with nature and the animal figures inhabiting it, seen through the eyes of three contemporary composers. And again, the soul’s dreamlike exploration employed by Britten, away from his homeland, to give a musical voice to Rimbaud’s allegorical visions; Cras aquatic universe; and finally, the glimpse back to the past shared by Tchaikovsky, fascinated by the classic style, and Stravinskij, who revisits past and recent history with his sarcastic and translucent taste.

Various genres, spanning from early music to contemporary one, intertwine when performed by artists such as Alessandro Solbiati, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, Matteo Franceschini, David Salleras e Magnus Lindgren, through tales, short stories, dances, suites, sacred and profane artwork. They become spaces where we can search for our star, so much needed in those difficult times, when we are strongly challenged and for this very reason able to grow in a profound way. They are also opportunities for discussion and sharing with the new generations, who meet at MACH Project and Orchestra, a new initiative of musical and artistic production and training created by Festival “Musica sull’Acqua”.

Francesco Senese

artistic director

REDUCED TICKET: up to 18 years old/ members of Colico Festival “Musica sull’Acqua” / Musica Viva Choir/Scuola Sperimentale di Musica “R. Goitre” / members of Touring Club Italiano – valid membership card to be presented at the event

FREE ADMISSION: up to 14 years old (valid ID card to be presented at the event)

ONLINE PRESALE: on www.festivalmusicasullacqua.org  (purchasing online tickets is highly recommended due to COVID regulations)

EVENING TICKET SALE: available at the event location, starting one hour before the event

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SUNDAY, JULY 4th

OPENING CONCERT

COLICO – Piona Abbey

TIME: 9pm

Schubert: Winterreise Op. 89 – D 911 for voice and piano

(1797-1828)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 120 TICKETS

Ian Bostridge

– TENOR –

Julius Drake

– PIANO –

MONDAY, JULY 5th

ATELIER MACH YOUTH CONCERT

COLICO – Piona Abbey

TIME: 9pm

Stravinskij : Divertimento from “Le baiser de la fée” for violin and piano (1882-1971)

Stravinskij : Suite Italienne from “Pulcinella” for violin  and piano (1882-1971)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 120 TICKETS

André Gallo

– PIANO –

MACH

– MIMO ENSEMBLE –

Francesco Senese

– VIOLIN –

Tony Lopresti

– MIME DIRECTOR –

Velasco Vitali

– ARTIST –

TUESDAY, JULY 6th

CONCERT

VARENNA – Villa Cipressi

TIME: 8pm

Salleras : “Recerca I” | Salleras : “Mi bailaora” | Shostakovich : Cinque Pezzi | Salleras : “Paris” | Salleras : “La dernier nuit” | Poulenc : “Les chemins de l’amour | J. Nagao : “Paganini Lost”

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 120 TICKETS

Possible access and visit to Villa Cipressi’s Botanical Gardens with drink and appetizer and/or drink and dinner

For info:  

www.lakecomoincoming.com 

email info@lakecomoincoming.com

or  www.festivalmusicasullacqua.org

David Salleras

– SAX –

Roberto Armocida

– SAX –

Benedetta Senese

– PIANO –

WEDNESDAY, JULY 7th

CONCERT

COLICO – Piona Abbey

TIME: 9pm

Music by Magnus Lindgren, H. Purcell, I. Biber, C. Debussy, E. Satie, A. Piazzolla

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 120 TICKETS

Magnus Lindgren

– FLUTE/SAX/CLARINET –

Francesco Senese

– VIOLIN –

Nabila Chajai

– HARP –

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8th

ATELIER MACH YOUTH CONCERT

BELLANO – Parco delle Rimembranze

TIME: 9pm

Stravinskij: Divertimento from “Le baiser de la fée” for violin and piano (1882-1971)

Stravinskij: Suite Italienne from “Pulcinella” for violin  and piano (1882-1971)

TICKET: €15 full | €10 reduced

MAX 48 TICKETS

André Gallo

– PIANO –

MACH

– MIMO ENSEMBLE –

Francesco Senese

– VIOLIN –

Tony Lopresti

– MIME DIRECTOR –

Velasco Vitali

– ARTIST –

FRIDAY, JULY 9th 

“NOTTURNO” CONCERT

GRAVEDONA – Santa Maria del Tiglio

TIME: 10.30 pm

Messiaen : Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (1908-1992)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 100 TICKETS

Ingrid Fliter

– PIANO –

Gabriele Geminiani

– CELLO –

Anton Dressler

– CLARINET –

Guido Barbieri

– STORYTELLING –

Diana Tishchenko

– VIOLIN –

SATURDAY, JULY 10th

“PROMENADE” CONCERT

COLICO – Sentiero del Viandante

SAN ROCCO – Fontanedo

Meeting at Località Robustello

“Picnic Area” (Colico, Fraz. Villatico)

TIME 9:30am – 13:30pm

“Vox in bestia” A pamphlet of divine animals

Music by De Rossi Re, Franceschini, Solbiati.

Scripts by  Tiziano Scarpa.

TICKET: €15 full | €10 reduced

MAX 50 TICKETS

Musical, historical -naturalisic walk. Recommended trekking clothing.

Laura Catrani

– SOPRANO –

SATURDAY, JULY 10th

CONCERT

COLICO – Piona Abbey

TIME: 9.00pm

Cras : String Trio (1879-1932)

Cras : Quintet for harp, flute and strings (1879-1932)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 120 TICKETS

Nabila Chajai

– HARP –

Adam Walker

– FLUTE –

Francesco Senese

– VIOLIN –

Simone Briatore

– VIOLA –

Patrizio Serino

– CELLO –

SUNDAY, JULY 11th

MACH YOUTH CONCERT

MORBEGNO – Auditorium S. Antonio

TIME: 6pm

G.F. Handel : Concert for Harp and Orchestra (1685-1759)

A. Glazunov : Concert for Saxophone and orchestra (1865-1936)

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy : String Symphony X (1809-1847)

TICKETS: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 150 TICKETS

MACH Youth

– ORCHESTRA –

Nabila Chajai

– HARP –

Roberto Armocida

– SAX –

Diego Matheuz

– CONDUCTOR –

MONDAY, JULY 12th

MACH ORCHESTRA SUITE I

COLICO – Chiesa di San Giorgio

TIME: 9:30pm

Surprise program

TICKET: free admission

MAX 135 FREE TICKETS

TUESDAY, JULY 13th

MACH ORCHESTRA SUITE II

COLICO (Villatico area) – Chiesa di San Bernardino

TIME: 9:30pm

Surprise program

TICKET: free admission

MAX 80 FREE TICKETS

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14th

CONCERT

COLICO (Villatico Area) – Molino Maufet

TIME: 10pm

Carte blanche MACH Orchestra Ensemble

Brahms: Sextet for strings in B flat major Op. 18 (1833-1897)

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: String octet in E flat major Op. 20 (1809-1847)

TICKETS: €15 full | €10 reduced

MAX 50 TICKETS

Bring cushion to sit on the grass

(in the event of rain, the concert will take place in the nearby church)

From 6pm it will be possible to visit the windmill- booking required

(Mail: info@molinomaufet.com | Tel: +39 366 7404948)

MACH Orchestra

– ENSEMBLE –

THURSDAY, JULY 15th

CONCERT

BELLANO – Parco delle Rimembranze

ORE 22:00

Carte blanche to MACH Orchestra Ensemble

Brahms: Sextet for strings in B flat major Op. 18 (1833-1897)

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: String octet in E flat major Op. 20 (1809-1847)

TICKETS: €15 full | €10 reduced

MAX 48 TICKETS

MACH Orchestra

– ENSEMBLE –

SATURDAY, JULY 17th

CLOSING CONCERT

MORBEGNO – Auditorium “S. Antonio”

TIME: 9:00pm

B. Britten : “Les Illuminations” Op. 18 (1913-1976)

for  high voice and string orchestra

P.I. Tchaikovsky : Serenade for strings in C major Op. 48 (1840-1893)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 150 TICKETS

MACH ORCHESTRA

– Orchestra –

Ian Bostridge

– TENOR –

Diego Matheuz

– CONDUCTOR –

SUNDAY, JULY 18th

CLOSING CONCERT

GRAVEDONA – Palazzo Gallio

TIME: 9:00pm

B. Britten : “Les Illuminations” Op. 18 (1913-1976)

for  high voice and string orchestra

P.I. Tchaikovsky : Serenade for strings in C major Op. 48 (1840-1893)

TICKET: €20 full | €15 reduced

MAX 70 TICKETS

MACH ORCHESTRA

– Orchestra –

Ian Bostridge

– TENOR –

Diego Matheuz

– CONDUCTOR –

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