Festival Program

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

Festival Program 2021

Pre-formed ensembles will be able to participate as Duos, Trios or Quartets. Ensembles include piano/strings, strings only, piano/voice, harp/strings, harp/voice/strings 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 in-person courses.


Singers, pianists, violinists, violists, cellists and harpists will study with renowned faculty from important institutions in Europe, Asia and United States in private lessons and public masterclasses. Masterclasses will be all streamed online, while online lessons will be privately shared between the faculty member and the student. 


Student and faculty concerts will be organized daily in Fivizzano and other stunning locations around Lunigiana. Students will have the possibility to perform as soloists and chamber musicians together with the faculty members. Online concerts will be held as well and be broadcasted in Lunigiana.

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 (or smaller chamber music group, pending on the COVID-19 measures) during a concert at the end of the Festival, along with numerous concert and recording prize opportunities. Both online and in-person student can participate.


If the COVID-19 measures will allow, Our string players will be invited to perform in the official orchestra of the Lunigiana International Music Festival along with faculty members and the soloists selected during the competition.

Online and in-person lessons on orchestral repertoire will be provided by Metropolitan Opera violist, Nardo Poy.

WEBINARS and WorkshopS

Attend seminars on self-management, music repertoire and practice, and composition will be held online and streamed in-person in Lunigiana.

For example of past workshops, check this here under the tabs GUEST ARTISTS and GLOBAL LEADERS SERIES


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 online and in-person 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 and/or online

7:30 pm
9:15 pm

Evening Concert with Faculty 
members and students
around Lunigiana

11:00 pm

Socializing in the Piazza (if COVID allows it! )

Schedule subject to adjustment


June 2, 2021

Dear applicants and interested applicants, we are so glad to let you know that we received applications worldwide, from the USA, Puerto Rico, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, Italy, Poland, England, France, Georgia, and Lebanon.

Many of you wrote to us that would like to apply and come in person, but your country is still having some limitations about travelling and quarantine upon your return. This is why this year we want to be extremely flexible with all of you dealing with these issues. As a result, the LIMF team decided to extend the deadline to the Festival IN-PERSON to Sunday July 4, 2021.

Please, be aware that if you are applying last-minute, classes might be full and accommodation opportunities limited, however, we will keep the information posted on our website and we will do our best to welcome you in the best way possible to Lunigiana.

For any doubt and information, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at: info@lunigianamusicfestival.com . We are always here to assist you.

Regarding ONLINE applications, a final deadline has been fixed to Wednesday June 10, 2021.

We thank you all and we look so much forward to welcome as many of you as possible to Lunigiana!


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