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Oursounds: Sesto Chigiana International Festival & Summer Academy



Oursounds: Sesto Chigiana International Festival & Summer Academy

From July 5 to September 3, the festival will features 3 sections, 18 live events and 22 shows from the archives of the Accademia Chigiana, which will be broadcast for the first time for online fruition.

Online from the Archive is the section of the digital Festival divided into two programming lines: Opera online, dedicated to the historical recordings of musical theater works staged by the Accademia Chigiana, with 6 titles on the program; Legends online, dedicated to symphonic, chamber and traditional music concerts, made in the last three years and never broadcast before, with 16 events that can be followed by the Accademia Chigiana YouTube channel com/user/chigianachannel.

The web radio of the Festival ChigianaRadioArte hosts historical concerts of great interpreters recorded at the Chigiana in the eighties and nineties and contemporary works, streamed via, collected under the title of review Legends On Air -air.

ChigianaRadioArte is also the protagonist of the special project Beyond the silence, music at the time of the pandemic, proposed by Chigiana in collaboration with inner room, which involves composers and sound artists on an international level around the effects of the pandemic on musical creativity linked to technologies. Among the participants there are some of the protagonists of today's music and creative scene, such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Gene Coleman, Patrizio Fariselli, Stefano Giannotti, Alipio Carvalho Neto, Enzo Favata and many others -silence

Thanks to the collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Oursounds is promoted all over the world through the network of Italian Cultural Institutes.

The progrm and more informarion are avaialble at



Date: Da Sunday, July 05, 2020 a Thursday, September 03, 2020

Organized by : Accademia musicale Chigiana

Entrance : Free


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