Back to Follonica, as usual at this time, is the "Mantovani International Guitar Festival"!

From March 21 to 26, Follonica will host the 14th MIGF: many great artists and up-and-coming artists will perform on the stage of the Fonderia Leopolda Theater with their guitars to win the prizes up for grabs and to spread their art.

The competition is accompanied by a music review featuring performances by major international artists, specifically the program is as follows:

-Tuesday 21/03 "El Tango" - Leopolda Foundry Theater, 9:15 p.m.

With Dario Polonara (Argentina) Bandoneon Carles Pons (Spain) - guitar


-Wednesday, 3/22/03 "The Virtuoso Guitar" - Magma Museum, 9:15 p.m.

With Andrea Curiale, MIGC 2022 winner - guitar


-Thursday, 03/23/03 "MIGF 2023 Competition Winners Concert" Foundry Theater, Eugenio Allegri Hall, 9:15 p.m.

The three winners of the International Competition compete live, to win the audience prize.


-Friday, 3/24/03 "Homage to Neapolitan Song" Magma Museum, 9:15 p.m.

Ciro Carbone - guitar

-Friday, 3/24/03 "An Adventure - Fabbri plays Baptists" Magma Museum, 9:15 p.m.

Roberto Fabbri - guitar


-Saturday 25/03 "Noche de flamenco" Teatro Fonderia, Eugenio Allegri Hall, 9:15 p.m.

with Carlos Pinana (Spain) flamenco guitar, Miguel Angel Orengo (Spain) percussion. With the participation of bailaora Francesca Angotti.


-Sunday, 3/26/03 "Concert Ensamble students from music-oriented schools" Foundry Theater, Eugenio Allegri Hall, 4:00 p.m.

-Sunday, 3/26/03 "Concordis Guitar Quartet" Foundry Theater, Eugenio Allegri Hall, 6 p.m.


INTERNATIONAL CHITARRISTIC COMPETITION - Auditorium Municipal School of Music "B.Bonarelli" - Follonica, Via Argentarola 2

-Wednesday, March 22 from 9:00 a.m.: elimination trials

-Thursday, 03/23 from 10:00 a.m.: final rehearsal


-Thursday, 03/23/03 "Performance of the three awardees" Leopolda Foundry Theater, Eugenio Allegri Hall 9:15 p.m.



-Sunday, 3/26/03 "Lutherie - Mechanical Phenomenology of the Guitar in Performance Practice" Foundry Theater, Eugenio Allegri Hall 3:20 p.m.

With guitar teacher and luthier, M° Paolo Bernardini


On the occasion of the concerts at the Magma Museum on March 22 and 24, the museum will organize guided tours starting at 8:15 p.m. and ending in the Ghost Room, where the concert will take place. To make reservations for the tour, call the Magma Museum 0566 59027