2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the return of Isola Comacina from Belgium to Italy. 2021 festival pays tribute to this anniversary with an opera gala featuring the artists in residence at Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel.
The Opening Act is by the famous italian songwriter Davide Van De Sfroos, who composed a song just for this anniversary.
Opening Act – Davide Van De Sfroos
Young artists in residence from the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel
Louise Foor, soprano
Anne-Lise Polchlopek, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Tetelman, tenor
Roman Burdenko, baritone
Paolo Bressan and Sophia Muñoz, piano
Carmen Medley (4 hands arrangement)
Près des remparts de Séville from Carmen
Habanera from Carmen
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée from Carmen
Ja vas lyublyu from La dama di picche
Depuis le jour from Louise
Flower duet from Lakmé
Ouverture from La Forza del Destino
Cruda sorte from L’italiana in Algeri
È strano! è strano! and Sempre libera from La traviata
Parigi, o cara from La traviata
Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana (4 hands arrangement)
Vesti la giubba from Pagliacci
Cortigiani, vil razza dannata from Rigoletto
Bella figlia dell’amore from Rigoletto
The concert will be held outdoor and without intermission.
– Full Price: € 50,00
– Reduced Price: € 25,00 (Residents in Tremezzina and Sala Comacina and Students up to 25 years old)*
* Proof of age and student card must be shown at the box office, otherwise you will be requested to pay the full amount.
Approx. 80 min
How to get to Isola Comacina:
Isola Comacina is accessible by boat.
Two boarding points will be provided to get to the concert:
– from Sala Comacina, in Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 11, 22010 Sala Comacina (CO), near Boat Service Lake Como
– from Ossuccio, in Via Somalvico, 22016 Tremezzina (CO), near the Antiquarium of Isola Comacina
Price: € 5.00 per person roundtrip. To be paid directly at the boarding point.
Boarding from 7:00 pm. There will be several trips.
Wearing a mask is mandatory.
Important: on the island there are no bars, nor eating places.
In case of bad weather:
In case of bad weather the concert will take place at Palazzetto dello sport di Lenno, Via degli Artigiani, 9, Loc. Lenno, 22016 Tremezzina (CO).
The concert will be held in compliance with anti-Covid19 safety norms provided by Regione Lombardia and by National Authorities.
For this reason, seats will be limited and online reservation is recommended.
Wearing a mask is mandatory in all the spaces of the venue, including outdoor.