Encounter in the Land of Siena (Incontri in Terra di Siena)



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Country and Region ItalyTuscany
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Festival Contact Information

Incontri in Terra dii Siena
53042 Chianciano Terme (Siena)
Italia
Phone/fax: +39 0578 69101
Email: info@itslafoce.org

Festival Description

“Incontri in Terra di Siena” is a not-for-profit cultural association, founded in 1989 in memory of Antonio and Iris Origo, who dedicated their lives to the development and progress of the Val d’Orcia. The Incontri chamber music festival is now recognized as one of the best and most refined in Tuscany. Incontri is based at Villa La Foce and in a medieval castle nearby, Castelluccio di Pienza. Its aim is to spread the appreciation of music and art through concerts, meetings, and artistic events in the many beautiful venues of Southern Tuscany. Members and donors receive invitations for the many activities — contemporary art exhibitions, conferences, symposia, youth concerts — initiated by Incontri. Antonio Lysy, the internationally acclaimed cellist, now also Professor at UCLA, and grandson of Antonio and Iris Origo, is the Incontri’s Artistic Director and its principal founder.

Festival Dates July 19 - 27, 2014
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http://www.itslafoce.org/

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