These are two of Rachmaninov’s major piano works, dating from two different periods of his life and opus. The Variations are based on the same theme, not “by” Corelli, but used “by” Corelli in his Follia violin sonata. They were composed in 1931, at the beginning of Rachmaninov’s Swiss period. The Études-Tableaux are two series of piano works of high virtuosic commitment and symphonic breadth. They were written in 1916 when the composer was still living in Russia. The second series is presented here.
Alexander Kashpurin, piano
Dumka, Op. 59
Tchaikovsky – Pletnev
Andante maestoso from the Ballet “Nutcracker”
Études-Tableaux, Book II, Op.39
The concert is held outdoors.
– COVERED VERANDA Full Price: € 60.00 + payment fees (Unnumbered seat with full visibility)
– GARDEN Full Price: € 30.00 + payment fees (Unnumbered seat with only listening to the concert from the villa garden)
– Reduced rates: see discounts
Ticket includes admission to the villa gardens.
Entrance to the venue:
The ticket office opens one hour before the concert.
Admission from the access gates is allowed twenty minutes before the start of the concert.
Approximate duration of the event:
75 min + intermission
Getting to Villa del Balbianello on foot:
The villa is accessible on foot by walking along the path from Via degli Artigiani in Lenno (see map). Walking time: about 20 min.
Getting to Villa del Balbianello by Taxi-Boat:
It is possible to access Villa del Balbianello via the lake by Taxi-Boat for a supplementary fee.
2 boats will be available. Multiple trips will be made.
No reservation is required; the service will be available to all.
Departure time: from 8 pm with last departure at 8:30 pm.
Boarding location: Pier in front of the “Lago” restaurant on Lenno’s lakefront promenade (see map). The pier is located at the beginning of the lakefront, at the entrance to the left of the Lido garden looking at the lake.
Cost: € 16.00 Roundtrip to be paid at the boarding.
Return time: the first boats will leave immediately after the concert and subsequent trips will follow. We therefore ask for patience in waiting for boats to return.
Large free parking is available on Via degli Artigiani in Lenno (see map).
In case of bad weather:
In case of bad weather, the concert will be held at the Auditorium of the Istituto Comprensivo Statale della Tremezzina in Ossuccio (see map).
The audience is advised that photos and audio/video footage may be taken during the event by LacMus Festival staff for promotion and marketing purposes for the exclusive use of the festival.