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Val Tidone Festival 2023


Valtidone Festival (PC), ph. Valtidone Festival


Val Tidone International Music Festival is back. 16 free concerts from 14th June until 8th August 2023.
Born in 1988 it carries music all around the valley, through the castles, theaters, villas, squares and in the most suggestive corners of the Val Tidone and the city of Piacenza.

The Festival hosts both world-renowned artists and young talents, while the Val Tidone International Music Competitions, sees hundreds of young musicians from all over the world meet in Piacenza.

The project includes also some masterclasses (Val Tidone Summer Camp), workshops and listening guides (Val Tidone Music Hours).

Program available on the website valtidone-competitions


Javier Girotto & Aries Tango

When: Wednesday 14 June, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Piacenza (Complesso di Santa Chiara)
The group performs a jazz concert with innovative contaminations.

Iguazù Acoustic Trio

When: Saturday 24 June, 8 p.m.
Where: Calendasco, Guado di Sigerico
A sunset concert in which Latin atmospheres mix with North American influences ranging from jazz to funk, via R&B.

Midnight Munch Project

When: Friday 30 June, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Alta Val Tidone, Loc. Trevozzo
A concert ranging from funk to blues with voice and accordion as protagonists.

Michele Di Toro

When: Saturday 1 July
Where: Pianello Val Tidone, Piazza Madonna
Piano recital for the 25th anniversary. Event upon invitation.

Cremona Orchestra and Spirit Gospel Choir

When: Sunday 2 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Agazzano, Piazza Europa
Special concert dedicated to film music, featuring memorable soundtracks in the history of cinema.

Fabrizio Bosso

When: Thursday 6 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Sarmato, Piazza Roma
The Fabrizio Bosso Quartet pays tribute to the musical genius of Stevie Wonder.

Le Vibrazioni

When: Tuesday 11 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Castel San Giovanni, Piazza XX Settembre
Concert of the Milanese band going through its musical repertoire.

Gala Competition Val Tidone

When: Sunday 16 July, 7.15 p.m.
Where: Pianello Val Tidone, Theatre
Musicians from all over the world take part in the competition now in its 25th edition.

Alice sings Battiato

When: Tuesday 18 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Gragnano Trebbiense, Villa Marchesi
The singer, accompanied on the piano by Carlo Guaitoli, covers the repertoire of Franco Battiato.

Funk Off feat. Nadyne Rush

When: Saturday 22 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Pianello Val Tidone, Piazza Umberto
Concert of the marchin’ band now in its 25th year on the scene.

Alessandro Bertozzi Sextet

When: Sunday 23 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Piozzano, Piazza dei Tigli
The musician presents his new recording project “Trait D’union”.

Renato Borghetti Quartet

When: Tuesday 25 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Ziano Piacentino, Loc. Seminò
The international diatonic accordion star returns to Europe.

Preziosi-Mariozzi-Arlia celebrate Zeffirelli

When: Friday 28 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Rottofreno, Loc. San Nicolò
Journey through the life of maestro Franco Zeffirelli 100 years after his birth.


When: Saturday 29 July, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Borgonovo V.T., Loc. Corano
Jazz concert.

Paolo Di Sabatino Quartet and Mario Biondi

When: Friday 5 August, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Alta Val Tidone, Loc. Pecorara
The artists retrace the greatest hits of Mario Biondi.

Danilo Rea

When: Tuesday 8 August 2022, 9.15 p.m.
Where: Gazzola, Rivalta Castle – Loc. Strada Comunale
The artist pays homage to Fabrizio De Andrè.

All concerts are free admission subject to availability, except for the performance on 14th June and 1st July.
In case of postponement due to bad weather to a date to be decided, the new date will be communicated on the website and through the social channels of the Val Tidone Musica Foundation and the media.
Up to 30 minutes before the concert, admission and choice of seats will be reserved for those who have previously booked on the website.

  • Località Trevozzo - Piazza Giovanni XXIII - Alta Val Tidone
  • Val Tidone Festival - Piazza Castello - Calendasco
  • Val Tidone Festival - Piazza Roma - Sarmato
  • and others places
14 June - 8 August 2023
Info on the website
+ 39 0523.887827