Founder, chairman and artistic director of the festival

After the Winter Edition of the Alpen Classica Festival with concerts in Val di Sole, Trentino, the festival continues this year with a special concept. The pedagogical activities and concerts are organized from July until December in all three Euro-Regions in order to give all three regions a steadily presence of the event after a difficult time. The masterclasses of Horn, Euphonium, Accordion and Flute, the concerts, and the Alpen classica Orchestra Academy will be the activities taking place this year. The Masterclass’ Professors are pedagogues, who teach at euregional and international music institutions and universities. The concerts will be various. From solo concerts to the symphonic orchestra, the public will listen to different kinds of repertoire. A novelty this year is a theater project for children: a very interesting and funny journey through the history of music. Moreover, from the 28th until the 31st October, Alpen Classica organizes the fourth edition of his saxophone festival. Masterclasses and concert will be the main activities of the event and there will also be a special closing concert with the Masterclass’ Professors as soloists and the Alpen Classica Symphony Orchestra. This year the first edition of the Alpen Classica Saxfest competition with absolutely amazing prices will also take place. Check it out!!!


Massimiliano Girardi (chairman and artistic director)