Le Dimore del Quartetto, besides the organisation of artistic residencies and concerts for string quartets and trios, takes care of diversified projects having the same mission: the enhancement of the territory and the historic heritage, and the support of young musicians.
ARCHILLUM – Itineraries of Music and Discovery is a widespread festival aimed at enhancing the heritage of hidden and less-known territories and the String Quartet repertoire played by outstanding young ensembles. A series of concerts hosted in various historic houses scattered all over the territory encourages the audience to discover the region.
ARCHIPELAGO is a concerts series during which the European ensembles of Le Dimore del Quartetto’s network study and work together with young piano, viola and cello soloists. The final concert takes place in the stunning Auditorium “Lo Squero”, in front of the Venetian lagoon.
ESPRESSO MASTERCLASS is a few-days advanced masterclass organised by Le Dimore del Quartetto. The ensembles get the chance to attend intense chamber music classes with renowned international teachers in historic houses. Students also perform concerts, putting into practice the repertoire they have been studying during those days. The ensembles are winners of scholarships allowing them to participate to the masterclass for free.
MUSIC WITH MASTERS – Advanced Musical Masterclasses is a course of high musical specialisation that takes place in Pistoia (Tuscany) in September. Classes are held by the most famous maestros coming from all over the world: the Quartetto di Cremona, Alfred Brendel, Eckart Runge, Gloria Campaner, Sergei Bresler, Luigi Attademo, David Orlowsky andAlfredo Zamarra. It involves the whole citizen body with lessons, concerts and encounters in the most beautiful historic rooms of the city.
ANDANTE PRESTISSIMO are tailor-made travel itineraries organized by Le Dimore del Quartetto. The concerts of the Quartets in the houses of our network are the leitmotif of a journey that aims at discovering the most extraordinary territories and the hidden gems of our immense Italian heritage.