TriesteLovesJazz
Promoted by the Municipality of Trieste as part of Trieste Estate and organised by Casa della Musica / Scuola di Musica 55, the TriesteLovesJazz International Festival welcomes leading figures of the jazz world each year, including Italian, European and non-European artists, and numerous local musicians, confirming the Festival's prominent musical profile and international outlook, and its support for emerging local musical talent. Because of health concerns, this year's Festival will present three concerts performed without audiences in inspiring city locations. Video recordings will be released at a later date.

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FRI
21 MAY
Inaugural event of the Lelio Luttazzi room on the third floor of Warehouse 26: a journey through Luttazzi’s extraordinary career by means of video clips, recollections and some of his most beautiful music performed by the young and talented pianist Francesco De Luisa.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Sala Luttazzi
SUN
4 JULY
Traditional Latin-American music enriched by modern trends, with a perfect balance of popular, classical and contemporary instruments. With Lázaro Hierrezuelo (violin and vocals), Jacques Centonze and Aljoša Jerić (percussion), Eduardo Contizanetti (guitar), Marzia Postogna (vocals), Juan Vladilo (guitar, vocals, piano) and Ruben Vladilo (bass guitar).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
7 JULY
The Trieste musician and composer returns to the stage with an exciting repertoire based on his soundtracks and on new and lesser-known works. With Luca Ciut (piano, classical guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals), Nicola Mansutti (violin), Alessandra Commisso (viola), Antonino Puliafito (cello), Alessandro Turchet (double bass) and Sonia Venzo (flute).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Small Stage
THU
8 JULY
With Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, flugelhorn), Michele Calgaro (guitar), Seamus Blake (sax), Yuri Goloubev (double bass), Nicola Angelocci (drums).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
10 JULY
An event not to be missed, with three great artists: Tullio De Piscopo, legendary drummer and one of Italy’s best loved musicians; Dado Moroni, one of Europe’s best jazz pianists; and Aldo Zunino, a double bass player who has worked with the leading figures of national and international jazz.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
13 JULY
Ghemon’s intense vocality and powerful sound carry the audience into unique musical territory where rap, soul, funk, r&b and Italian music come together. With Ghemon (vocals), Fabio Brignone (bass guitar), Vincenzo Guerra (drums), Giuseppe Seccia (piano), Filippo Cattaneo Ponzoni (guitar) and Ilaria Cingari (vocals).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
14 JULY
A programme of chamber music blending Astor Piazzolla’s best known pieces with his latest work, the Five Tango Sensations suite. With Davide Vendramin (accordion, bandonéon) and the Paul Klee 4tet (Alessandro Fagiuoli, 1st violin; Stefano Antonello, 2nd violin; Andrea Amendola, viola; Luca Paccagnella, cello).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Small Stage
FRI
16 JULY
An evening dedicated to Lelio Luttazzi with the finalists of the award named after him.
This is followed by a concert by the Jazz Company of the saxophonist, arranger and conductor Gabriele Comeglio. With Gabriele Comeglio (alto sax), Andrea Andreoli (trombone), Emilio Soana (trumpet), Mirko Puglisi (piano), Sara Collodel (guitar), Jimmi Straniero (bass guitar), Alessandro Casè (drums) and Caterina Comeglio (vocals).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
19 JULY
Guitarists Eduardo Contizanetti and Maurizio Brunod test new sound spaces in a musical dialogue that encompasses their different backgrounds.
This is followed by Joni, a pseudo-autobiographical tale about Joni Mitchell, a pilgrimage from Blue to Paprika to Indigo and back. With Francesca Bergamasco (vocals), Francesco De Luisa (piano) and Ivan Penov (sound design). Script by Diego Chersicola.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Small Stage
SUN
8 AUGUST
This year's traditional dawn concert is given by Matteo Alfonso, a pianist renowned for his tonal quality, versatility and sophisticated interpretations who performs regularly with musicians of national and international repute.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Bastione Rotondo
WED
1 SEPTEMBER
The TriesteLovesJazz 4tet unites four musicians of great sensitivity and experience: Marco Castelli (sax), Francesco De Luisa (piano), Daniele Vianello (double bass) and Gabriele Centis (drums).
They are followed by the trio of Francesca Bertazzo Hart, one of Italy's leading jazz singers. With Francesca Bertazzo (vocals and guitar), Beppe Pilotto (double bass) and Renato Strukelj (piano). Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Small Stage
THU
2 SEPTEMBER
The Ultramarine trio offers a broad spectrum musical programme with the rich sound of its wooden instruments. With Daniele D’Agaro (clarinets, flute, percussion), Luigi Vitale (marimba, vibraphone, percussion) and Denis Biason (guitar, banjo).
Quartzite is a musical project that combines the sounds of contemporary music with the improvisation of jazz. With Marko Jugovic (vibraphone), Wietse Voermans (alto sax), Alessio Bruno (double bass) and Elvis Homan (drums).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Small Stage
SAT
11 SEPTEMBER
The annual Franco Russo Prize commemorating the Trieste musician. The winner - guitarist and trombonist Riccardo Pitacco, a student at the jazz department of the Tartini Conservatory of Trieste - is on stage with his group.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Sala Luttazzi
FRI
17 SEPTEMBER
The second year of the Jacopo Starini award for young musicians with a performance by the winner Camilla Collet (drums, live electronics) accompanied by Giorgio Giaccobbi (sax, live electronics) in the Filaments of Existence project.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Sala Luttazzi