Concerts

2019

February 24
Miglionico (Matera) – Chiesa Madre
Francesco Cera plays the Giuseppe Rubino organ 1749
works by A. Gabrieli, M. A. Cavazzoni, G. Segni, C. Merulo, B. Storace

March 2
Commessaggio (Mantova) – Chiesa di S. Albino 
Francesco Cera plays the Lingiardi 1840 organ
works by Handel, Martini, Soler, Bellini, Padre Davide

March 28
Reggio Emilia – Chiesa di Santa Teresa
Francesco Cera organ, Carlotta Caimi narrator
“Misticismo Spagnolo” works by Correa de Arauxo, lectures by Santa Teresa de Avila and Juan de la Cruz

April 8, 9
Roma – Pontificio Istituto di Musica Sacra
Francesco Cera organ
Master class. Toccate and Capricci by Girolamo Frescobaldi

April  9
Roma – Chiesa di San Giovanni dei Fiorentini
Francesco Cera plays the Alari 1690 organ
works by Trabaci, Correa de Arauxo, Frescobaldi, Rossi

May 5
Bellinzona (Switzerland) – Chiesa Collegiata – Festival Antegnati
Francesco Cera plays the organ by Antegnati 1588 and Bossi 1810
“Barocco tra Spagna e Italia” works by Frescobaldi, Correa de Arauxo, Pasquini, Cabanilles, Scarlatti, Soler

May 18
Sintra (Portugal) – Palacio Nacional de Sintra
Ensemble Arte Musica. Francesco Cera harpsichord and conductor. Lucia Napoli e Damiana Pinti mezzo-soprano, Andrès Montilla-Acurero e Ricardo Pisani tenors, Silvia De Maria viola da gamba and lirone, Francesco Tomasi theorbo and guitar
“Recitar Cantando” works by Monteverdi, D’India, Frescobaldi, Kapsberger

July 2-5
Torrazza (Imperia) – Pieve di San Giorgio
Master class with Francesco Cera on the organ by Ciurlo 1787
works by Claudio Merulo and Francisco Correa de Arauxo

July 26-28
Grimstad (Norway) – Fjaere church
Master class with Francesco Cera on the Ponzani 2017 organ after Bonifazi 1638
“Fiori Musicali” by Girolamo Frescobaldi

August 9
Corsanico (Lucca) – S.Michele’s church
Francesco Cera plays the Colonna 1602 – Tronci 1899 organ
“Misticismo e Teatro spirituale tra Italia e Spagna” works by Bruna, Correa de Arauxo, Frescobaldi, Pasquini

October 26
Siena – Palazzo Pubblico. Accademia Musicale Chigiana
Francesco Cera plays the Giovanni Piffaro organ 1519
“The Organ at European Courts” works by A. Gabrilei, Frescobaldi, Cabezon, Hofheimer, Scheidt, Aston, Attaingnant

November 16
Herne (Germany) – Tage Alter Musik 2019
Ensemble Arte Musica
Lucia Napoli and Daniela Salvo soprano
Andres Montilla Acurero and Riccardo Pisani tenors
Francesco Tomasi theorbo, Silvia de Maria viola da gamba and lirone
Francesco Cera conductor and solo harpsichord
works by Girolamo Frescobaldi and Sigismondo D’India

2018

March 21
Bologna – Museo collezione Tagliavini
Francesco Cera and Liuwe Tamminga harpsichords
works by J.S. Bach

March 29
Koeln (Germany) – Philarmonie
Ensemble Arte Musica
Damiana Pinti and Lucia Napoli soprano, Andrés Montilla-Acurero altus, Alberto Allegrezza and Riccardo Pisani tenor, Marcello Vargetto bass
Francesco Cera conductor
Gesualdo Tenebrae Responsoria

April 4
Matera – Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista
Francesco Cera harpsichord
works by Frescobaldi,  J.S.Bach and D. Scarlatti

May 5
Pinerolo (TO) – Chiesa della Visitazione
Francesco Cera organ 18th century anonymous
works by Antico, Attaingnant, Cabezon, Gabrieli, Scheidt, Pasquini, Haendel

May 26
Milano – Chiesa di San Maurizio. Vespri Musicali
Francesco Cera harpsichord
Francesco Romano theorbo
works by Frescobaldi and Kapsberger

July 4 – 6
Torrazza (Imperia) – Church S. Giorgio
Master class “Frescobaldi: Toccate, Capricci, Fiori musicali”
Francesco Cera organ by G.B. Ciurlo 1778 and harpsichord

July 26
Garrovillas de Alconetar (Spain) – Church of S.Maria
Francesco Cera plays the Renaissance organ
works by de A.Gabrieli, Merulo, Frescobaldi and Correa de Arauxo

July 28
Espinoza de Villagonzalo (Spain) – Academia Josè de Echevarria
Francesco Cera organ
works by Frescobaldi, Correa de Arauxo and Storace

September 1
Laureana Cilento (SA) – Church S. Maria del Paradiso
Riccardo Pisani tenor, Silvia de Maria viola da gamba
Francesco Cera harpsichord and positiv organ 1772
“Musiche di fede e d’amore”
works by Monteverdi, Grandi, Frescobaldi, Charpentier, Marais, Haendel

September 2
Ascea (SA) – Palazzo Ricci
Riccardo Pisani tenor, Silvia de Maria viola da gamba
Francesco Cera harpsichord
works by Monteverdi, Caccini, Frescobaldi, Charpentier, Marais, Haendel

September 4
Laureana Cilento (SA) – Villa Aurora
prof. Dinko Fabris musicologist and prof. Carmela Vargas art historian
“La nascita del Barocco tra musica e pittura”
featuring the new CD Sigismondo D’India – Musiche a una e due voci

September 7
Laureana Cilento (SA) – Cappella della Congrega del Purgatorio
Giovanni Canu reader, Francesco Cera harpsichord
“Il sogno tra le pagine”
poetry by Coleridge and Borges, music by Frescobaldi, L. and F. Couperin, Purcell, Haendel

October 6
Segovia (Spain) – Cathedral
Francesco Cera plays the Echevarria organ 1702
works by Frescobaldi and Correa de Arauxo

October 9
Irsina (Matera) – Church of San Francesco.  Festival Duni 
Francesco Cera harpsichord
works by Trabaci, Cabezon, Merulo, Sweelinck and Frescobaldi

October 17 – 18
Cincinnati (USA Ohio) – Christ Church Cathedral
Dedication recital of the opus 148 C.B.Fisk organ, in the Italian style
Francesco Cera organ
works by Gabrieli, Frescobaldi, Pasquini, Martini, Bach

October 19
Cincinnati (USA Ohio) – Christ Church Cathedral
Master class with students of Cincinnati Conservatory

October 28
Cirigliano (Potenza) – Cappella del Palazzo dei Baroni Formica
“L’organo nelle corti europee”
Francesco Cera organ
works by Gabrieli, Frescobaldi, Scheidemann, Attaingnant, Haendel

November 11
Matera – Church of Sant’Agostino 
Francesco Cera plays the De Simone organ 1749
works by Pasquini, Scarlatti, Martini, Galuppi

December 9
S.Oreste (Roma) – Collegiata di San Lorenzo 
Francesco Cera plays the Ennio Bonifazi organ 1638
works by Frescobaldi, Rossi, Pasquini, Zipoli, Haendel

Concerts 2017

Concerts 2016