MANDOLIN ACADEMY IN VENICE

Sweet memories of Venice 2022


THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL

Concerts in Venice 4 - 7 May 2022

NATALIA MARASHOVA
NATALIA MARASHOVA
Mandolin soloist
PAULA WESSELEY
PAULA WESSELEY
Mandolin soloist
YULIA MERTEN
YULIA MERTEN
Mandolin soloist
THEKLA SCHIRZ
THEKLA SCHIRZ
Mandolin soloist
JONAS KHALIL
JONAS KHALIL
Guitar soloist
JONAS KHALIL
JONAS KHALIL
Guitar soloist
SONJA WIEDEMER
SONJA WIEDEMER
Mandolin soloist
SONJA WIEDEMER
SONJA WIEDEMER
Mandolin soloist
Antonia PLATZDASCH
Antonia PLATZDASCH
Mandolin soloist
Antonia PLATZDASCH
Antonia PLATZDASCH
Mandolin soloist
RENÉ IZQUIERDO
RENÉ IZQUIERDO
Guitar soloist

Soloists

CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
Venetian Baroque Music
CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
Plays music by Vivaldi & Paisiello
CARLO AONZO
CARLO AONZO
Mandolin soloist
CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO
Maxine Rizzotto - Conductor
JUGENDZUPFORCHESTER BADEN-WÜRTTENBERG
JUGENDZUPFORCHESTER BADEN-WÜRTTENBERG
Music by Kuwahara, Beethoven, Piazolla and others
JUGENDZUPFORCHESTER BADEN-WÜRTTENBERG
JUGENDZUPFORCHESTER BADEN-WÜRTTENBERG
Birgit Wendel - Conductor
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Robert Draken - Mandolin
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Sabine Neudecker - Mandolin
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Eliza Dagostino - Guitar
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Hermine Antelman - Mandolin & Eliza Dagostino - Guitar
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Sandra Tinner - Mandolin
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Edward Melloni - Guitar
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Kirsten Becker - Mandolin
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Lady with mandolin - And many, many more players
SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER
SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER
Venetian Renaissance & Baroque Music
SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER
SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER
Natalie Marashova - Mandolin soloist & Conductor
MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA
MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA
"American Mandolin Music from the early 1900s"
MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA
MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA
René Izquierdo - Conductor
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
Music by Verdi, Puccini and others
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
Robert Neff - Conductor
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
NIEDERKASSEL MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER e. V.
Robert Neff - Conductor

Orchestras, soloists & conductors

ANTONIO VIVALDI
ANTONIO VIVALDI
1678 - 1741
JOHANN ADOLF HASSE
JOHANN ADOLF HASSE
1699 - 1783
GIOVANNI PAISIELLO
GIOVANNI PAISIELLO
1740 - 1816
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
1770 - 1827
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
1921 - 1992
YASUO KUWAHARA
YASUO KUWAHARA
1946 - 2003
GIACOMO PUCCINI
GIACOMO PUCCINI
1858 - 1924
GIUSEPPE VERDI
GIUSEPPE VERDI
1813 - 1901
MARCO UCCELINI
MARCO UCCELINI
1603 - 1680
FABRIZIO CAROSO
FABRIZIO CAROSO
1526 - 1600
CESARE NEGRI
CESARE NEGRI
1535 - 1605

Composers


PREVIOUS FESTIVAL PROGRAM

4 - 7 May 2022


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IN A G U R A T I O N  &  O P E N I N G  C O N C E R T 

Mandolin music by Italian 18th century composers


Wednesday 4 May 19:30 Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto


The mandolin & string ensemble

CAMERATA MANDOLINO CLASSICO

Maxine Rizzotto - conductor

&

Soloists

Natalia Marashova - baroque mandolin

Emil Galimzanov 10 years old - violin


Concert program - Music by Antonio Vivaldi


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C O N C E R T

Venetian 18th century Mandolin Music


Thursday 5 May 16:00 Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Maxine Rizzotto - conductor

&

Soloist

Rene Izquierdo - guitar


Concert program - Music by Antonio Vivaldi


&

The mandolin orchestra from Germany

JUGENDZUPFORCHESTEBADEN-WÜRTTENBERG

Birgit Wendel - conductor

&

Duo by two teachers from the orchestra 

Sonja Wiedemer - mandolin / Jonas Khalil - guitar

 

Concert program orchestra - Music by De Falla, Piazolla, Beethoven and others


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C O N C E R T

Venetian 18th century Mandolin Music


Thursday 5 May 19:30 Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Maxine Rizzotto - conductor

&

Soloists

Natalia Marashova - mandolin / Thekla Schirz - mandolin


Concert program - Music by Vivaldi and Hasse


&

The mandolin orchestra from Germany

MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER NIEDERKASSEL e. V.

Robert Neff - conductor


Concert program - Music by Bach, Piazolla, Massenet and others


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C O N C E R T

The Gimo Collection


Friday 6 May 16:00 Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Birgit Wendel - conductor

&

Soloist

Natalia Marashova - mandolin


Concert program - Music by Carlo Cecere


&

The mandolin orchestra from USA

MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA

Rene Izquierdo - conductor


Concert program - American Mandolin Music - from the early 1900s


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C O N C E R T

The Gimo Collection


Friday 6 May 19:30 Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Birgit Wendel - conductor

&

Soloist

Antonia Platzdasch - mandolin


Concert program - Music by Vito Ugolino


&

The mandolin orchestra from Austria

SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER

 Gerhard Heitzinger / Natalia Marashova - conductors

&

Soloists

Paula Wesseley - mandolin

Emil Galimzanov - violin

Yulia Merten - mandolin

Natalia Marashova - mandolin

Thekla Schirz - mandolin


Concert program - Music by Eterardi, Caroso, Negri, Vivaldi and others


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G A L A  C O N C E R T  &  C A R N I V A L  P A R T Y

An Italian Mandolin and Opera Gala


Saturday 7 May 18:00 Gala concerto in a Venetian palace 


All participants in The Venice Mandolin Festival

Opera da Camera di Venezia & Opera soloists

Dance Masters in 18th century costumes

Artists from Carnevale di Venezia


All the conductors of the festival

Maxine Rizzotto, Robert Neff, Rene Izquierdo,

Birgit WendelNatalia Marashova


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Natalia Marashova / Maxine Rizzotto - conductors


Concert program - Music by Kuwahara and Forslund


&

Duo mandolin & guitar

Carlo Aonzo - mandolin & Rene Izquierdo - guitar


Concert program - Music by Bach, Paganini and others


The mandolin orchestra from USA
MILWAUKEE MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA

Rene Izquierdo - conductor


The mandolin orchestra from Austria
SALZBURGER MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER

Gerhard Heitzinger - conductor / Natalia Marashova - mandolin soloist


The international mandolin orchestra

VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA


Gala Concert program - Music by Verdi, Puccini


The mandolin orchestra from Germany
MANDOLINEN ORCHESTER NIEDERKASSEL e. V.
Robert Neff - conductor


The mandolin orchestra from Germany

JUGENDZUPFORCHESTER BADEN-WÜRTTENBERG
Birgit Wendel - conductor


In colaboration with Opera da Camera di Venezia

& artists from The Carnival of Venice


Reservation for any changes


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THE VENICE MANDOLIN FESTIVAL

Concerts in Venice 4 - 7 May 2022


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Beautiful 3D films about The Carnival of Venice in the 18th century. Or play along to our soundtracks.


Music by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Näslund and others