One of the longest running summer festivals in Italy and one of the most important events of ‘The Garda Musical Summer’ is the 56th edition of the Gaspero da Salo International Violin festival, commences on Sunday July 20th at 9.00 in the Piazza Al Duomo, Salo. This is the 9th year that the festival will be directed by the maestro Roberto Codazzi.
Tickets available now.
The festival is opened by Southern Comfort, the Regina Carter Quintet
Regina Carter, violin
Marvin Sewell, guitar
Will Holshouser, accordion
Chris Lightcap, bass
Alvester Garnett, drums and percussion
Regina Carter is now considered the most important and significant jazz violin, after the legendary Stephane Grappelli. His musical authority, mixed with grace and elegance, is recognized by the most important specialized magazines. The American artist ranges from classical to jazz to world music and combines stunning technique with profound qualities of composition and improvisation with a new, aggressive approach to his instrument and at the same time casts doubt on the common image of the violin in Carter hands of the violin shows not only his melodic side, but also all its percussive possibilities.
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