4-7 June. This annual international chamber music festival celebrates its 15th anniversary.
This chamber music festival, directed by Robert McDuffie, is held in Palazzo Barberini every June to give young world-class musicians a chance to perform in public and in magnificent surroundings. This year is the festival's 15th anniversary and includes a programme of music by Dvorak, Rossini, Prokofiev, Handel, Vivaldi and Brahms. The opening night on 3 June is by invitation only but the programme is repeated the following day. Unusually this year the last concert on 7 June includes tango, samba and bossanova music. There are also open rehearsals each day from 1-7 June. Palazzo Barberini. For programme details see website.