The Festival is open for voice, piano, violin, viola and pre-formed chamber music groups.

Festival Program 2019

Pre-formed ensembles will be able to participate as Duos, Trios or Quartets. Ensembles include piano/strings, strings only, piano/voice and piano duo (4 hands).

In addition to the courses and chamber music, other opportunities for study will be offered, including an Italian language course (1 hour per day) and piano accompaniment will be provided for all courses.


Singers, pianists, violinists, violists and cellists will study with renowned faculty from important institutions in Europe, Asia and United States in private lessons and public masterclasses.


Student and faculty concerts will be organized daily in Fivizzano and other stunning locations around Lunigiana, for a total of 18 concerts! Students will have the possibility to perform as soloists and chamber musicians together with the faculty.

Concerto competition

Every participant to the Lunigiana International Music Festival has the opportunity to participate in the competition to perform as a soloist with orchestra during a concert at the end of the Festival, along with numerous concert and recording prize opportunities.


Our string players are invited to perform in the official orchestra of the Lunigiana International Music Festival along with faculty members and the soloists selected during the competition.

Lessons on orchestral repertoire will be provided by Metropolitan Opera violist, Nardo Poy.


Attend seminars on self-management, music repertoire and practice, and composition.


Have your pieces performed in Italy and New York City, check our page dedicated to it for further information!

Italian lessons

Learn and master Italian in daily beginner or advanced classes with a certified Italian professor.

Daily Schedule

​8:15 – 9:30 am


9:30 – 12:30 pm

Private Lessons

12:45 – 2:00 pm


​2:15 – 3:15 pm

Italian language classes

Chamber music classes

Private lessons

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Chamber music classes
Public masterclasses


5:30 – 6:30 pm

One Hour Students Concert in Fivizzano

7:30 pm
9:15 pm

Evening Concert with Faculty 
members and students
around Lunigiana

11:00 pm

Socializing in the Piazza!

Schedule subject to adjustment

Covid-19 Updates
Message to Applicants, Audiences and Supporters.

We are really happy to announce to you that the Festival will go on!

We opened the applications for LIMF ON SCREEN – our online edition! Please click here to APPLY.
On May 20, we will launch the COMPOSITION COMPETITION.
Keep following us to have news about our CONCERT SERIES MUSICA NEI BORGHI, organized and promoted by the Comune di Fivizzano. The schedule will be launched in June.
We look forward to meeting you soon, in person or online!