ITALIAN BRASS WEEK in 10 good reasons
1) The Masters and the lessons,
Soloists and teachers of international importance will be dedicated to your training with care and attention.
Their experience, quality and their human depth will make the difference, once again, to give and excite with the necessary discipline you all.
A right combination of experience and dynamism will allow you to find and test a set of core values to grow and compete with young people around the world.
Individual lessons, Master collective, Conferences, will ensure a premier training.
2) The Concerts
Exclusive IBW, you can listen to wonderful musicians, which will meet for the first time and will give life to the uniqueness of this year playing together in ensembles designed to enhance their virtuosity.
OPERA, CLASSICAL, BAROQUE, POP & ROCK JAZZ
arrangements with the world premiere and a unique artistic production!
During the week will be trained several groups of Brass, where all of you will find a space to give Wind to your vocation.
The concerts will be included in the programming and directed by Roger Bobo, Luca Benucci, Dale Clevenger and Alain Trudel.
3) Locations of concerts
From 1200 to 2015, 800 years of history and culture, the precious architecture of palaces and churches, theaters and squares, will frame the sixteenth edition of Brass Week.
A richness that few have in the world, made even richer by the music that you can play along with the masters, and in concerts dedicated to you.
Basilica SS. Annunziata
The Brass in the Baroque period
The soloists IBW
Happening on Boats
The soloists IBW
Director Dale Clevenger
Concerts soloists IBW
Rock and Pop
Director Luca Benucci
Cavea Open Air Theatre
Classical and Romantic
Students protagonists along with teachers
Director Roger Bobo
Florence Opera House
Brass Maggio Musicale
Cameristi Maggio Musicale
with soloists IBW
AN ALLIANCE INIMITABILE MUSIC AND CULTURE !!!
The traditions are the basis of our festival always.
Those who know us, know that over the years we have materialized many dreams and addressed hundreds of young people to achieve an international career.
Tradition, it also means celebrating our students of the past:
Omar Tomasoni Winner in 2000
Scholarship with Roger Bobo in committee today is first trumpet with KonzertGebow Amsterdam.
Massimo La Rosa
Principal Trombone Cleveland Orchestra
Principal Trombone Teatro alla Scala
And many more ....
5) The Taste
Italy is the country of Taste, in dress, in eating, playing and singing!
We will give you even more!
You will absolutely enjoy your music to an international audience, cultured and demanding!
Guests can enjoy Tuscan dishes, Florentine and Tuscan live savoring the magnificence of art strolling Florence fainting in this open-air museum.
Every single moment IBW is achieved by giving value to the tradition and respect of all the arts.
6) THE WALLETS
The training teachers with a park of this magnitude, has no equal and, if you consider the proposals that we can offer for food and accommodation, we become unbeatable!
Our strength lies in thinking that not only will you have the opportunity to take lessons with great professionals but, extremely, you can listen to all the lessons of the other teachers.
A special feature that distinguishes us and over time has produced a true Brand.
Considered lucky to have all of this in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with the cost of stay unique.
With the help of sponsors and patrons, we decided to run smoothly even in this!
We believe in you and that's why we give you a great value!
7) A LOOK TO THE FUTURE
Generally young people, have a great desire to do, to get involved, to know and to travel!
In the Italian Brass Week, you can find styles and different ways of making music, to teach and talk about music.
This will open the minds, will give you the opportunity to find your way, know and hear many great characters, possibly to follow them in the future, will be everywhere!
Our Festival also has a duty to discover new generations of artists to follow them, train them and get them to fly in the right direction!
WINGS TO TALENT
8) EXPERIENCE AND YOUTH
In modern society, you can buy everything, but not the experience!
Start doing this kind of experience will give you the opportunity to grow and to see and hear new things.
You can take advantage of the enormous experience of the great masters with whom you can start a real dialogue, in order to grow and open eyes, ears and heart!
With great impetus and the necessary calm, with an unbridled passion and great discipline, love and hours of study, you will find the guides who can give an interior light and guide for the future.
Experience and Talent ... The two go hand in hand towards a single end: The Music.
9) Florence and Tuscany
Are by themselves a good reason to take a trip, with his works of art housed in major museums such as the Uffizi, the Academy of Fine Arts, but the really nice thing is that Florence is an open air museum. Just walk in the old town, to see works such as the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, and many more.
Florence has its authenticity and charm that few cities have, not surprisingly receives one million visitors a month !!!
The Master Classes and all activities will be concentrated in the new IBW Florence Opera House and concerts in different locations in the city that can give and excite the participants in the demonstrations.
10) Eating Well
Not only music and art, but also a great culinary tradition. By Artusi to date you can count hundreds of recipes, but the things that you should try are the classic:
Tomato soup (vegetarian)
A soup of bread and tomato
Bistecca alla Fiorentina
Tripe alla Fiorentina
Entrails of Veal with herbs and tomato
Ravioli with potatoes and various sauces
Hot soup of vegetables, with toast
Bread with red onion, cucumber, tomato, basil, salt, oil and vinegar.
But you can enjoy much more,
Spaghetti Carbonara, Pizza, Penne all'arrabbiata, with possibly a good glass of Chianti.
In Tuscany we have among the best wines in the world.