World Bach Fest


In Florence will be held the first World Bach Fest, three days each dedicated to Johann Sebastian Bach. This festival, was conceived by Mario Ruffini, born from the desire of the master Ramin Bahrami and promoted by Facebook, is an innovative event.

This event will have three main offices in the city, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino,Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio and Cinema Teatro Odeon.

Ramin Bahrami is one of the most important performers of Bach's music, the opening festival will take place on March 9 at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale with three Concerts conducted by Mario Ruffini. Bahrami will close the festival on March 11, with the Goldber’s Variations in Salone dei Cinquecento, accompanied by voice-over by Sandro Cappelletto.

Between these two events, there will be a series of musical events: Saturday and Sunday in the Salone dei Cinquecento there will be a 48-hour music no-stop with soloists, groups and orchestras. At the Odeon Cinema on March 10 a Cinema's Night from 22 pm to 9 am.

Music Microconference are provided Saturday and Sunday in the Palazzo Vecchio.

All events are free admission, subject to availability. All events are free admission, subject to availability. Can not be reserved. registration at the welcome desk to receive a badge for access to the event. All events can be followed thanks to the big screen you will find in the courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio during the days of  the Festival.