Every year I eagerly await the announcement of the Ravello Festival program, which runs from July to September in the City of Music. The Ravello Festival 2017 schedule has finally been announced! This year’s program kicks off on July 1st with Adam Fischer conducting the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in a performance of works by Wagner – representing the roots of the Ravello Festival and Wagner’s connection with Ravello.
On July 2nd the festival changes gears dramatically from the historic inspiration of the festival to a night of contemporary dance, music and performance with noted Italian artist Francesco Clemente. This is sure to be an intriguing artistic evening in Ravello! There will also be an exhibit of Clemente’s work on display at the Villa Rufolo from July 2nd – September 30th.
Keeping with tradition, this year’s Ravello Festival presents a mix of performances in genres ranging from classical to opera, jazz and contemporary Italian and international musicians. Dance lovers will find some excellent shows to choose from, including the Stars of the American Ballet and Les Italiens de l’Opéra de Paris.
Highlights of this year’s program are Dianne Reeves on July 5th, Philip Glass on July 14th, the Wayne Shorter Quartet on July 16th, Antonello Venditti on August 4th and the traditional Concert at Dawn on August 11th.
You can book your tickets for the Ravello Festival 2017 at the online Box Office. If there’s a concert that catches your eye, it’s a good idea to book well in advance. Also, a ticket buying tip: For inclement weather, the concerts can be moved from the Villa Rufolo gardens to the nearby Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer. However, since the space is more limited, only people with tickets in rows A, B, C, D, E, F e G will be allowed in. All other tickets are reimbursed. So if there’s a show you absolutely don’t want to miss, make sure to get a ticket in rows A to G.
Will you be seeing a show at the Ravello Festival this year? I’d love to hear which one!
Fumiyo Kazama says
I have been in love with Amalfi Coast since 2011, when I made the first visit., and I am planning to stay in Ravello next August. It will be my forth visit.
I would like to know how to get the ticket for the concert held in the early morning on August 11th. Of course I would be so glad if you could give me the information about the other concerts in the summer of 2018.
Thank you in Advance.
Laura Thayer says
August in Ravello will be beautiful! The concert schedule for the Ravello Festival isn’t usually released until around the end of May or beginning of June. I will certainly do a blog post about it when the schedule is released and the box office is open online. I’ve always purchased tickets online, so you’ll be able to do that for the morning concert you’d like to attend. Are you signed up for my newsletter? That’s a good way to make sure you don’t miss any important dates. You can sign up here.