has always been beloved in Le Marche. The tradition is a long lasting
one as shown by the records, the ancient manuscripts, the vast amount of
musicians, singers, builders of musical instruments. Their story and
works are all kept in the Regional Centre of the National Heritage.
were carefully collected thanks to a project called MUSA. This
inestimable treasure well testifies the endless tradition whose roots
date back to the Medieval times. Names such as Spontini, Pergolesi,
Rossini are part of that tradition as well as other minor artists whose
importance for the history of music is great.
bond Le Marche have with music is testified by the events – oftener
and oftener international- that are regularly organized in Le Marche. Orlando
di Lasso festival which takes place in Recanati and Loreto
offers a survey of choirs. Religious, Classic, Folkloristic, Gospel and
Spiritual choirs exhibit during the nights of the festival. Festival
Organistico Internazionale held in Senigallia is all
dedicated to the organ music of every time and origin.
Pergolesi Spontini is crowded of events. Every year it is characterized
by a new theme ( the 2005 edition was dedicated to the theme of “the
journey: farewell music, longing and coming back music).
all over the world come and confront with classical themes. Several
towns are involved and with them squares and theatres. Jesi
Theatre is dedicated to Pergolesi. There
a famous Stagione Lirica is
held every year. The theme of the operas represented change each season.
Premio Recanati, lately re-baptized Musicultura, is the festival of the ‘Canzone Popolare
d’Autore’ and in the years has gained national importance. Any
kind of music is well accepted, as long as it respects the standars of
quality and originality.
music is much celebrated in the Ancona Jazz festival. Since 1979 the festival offers live concerts
both in summer and winter. They
are held in several cities and are completely free.
lovers are also given their chance to enjoy their favourite
music. San Severino Marche
Blues Festival stars world famous artists and people that from blues
have managed to create new musical trends. From blues to swing and to
Rock’n’roll… Summer Jamboree
is a peculiar festival during which Senigallia seem to come back to the
It is the first free entrance festival of the kind and thanks
to its organization, dances, gastronomy and
music it is considered the third best event of the kind in all
is much celebrated in the concerts held in stadiums and large events. Less
famous artists have anyway their chance to exhibit. Festivals
such as Sotterranea (national
competition for emergent rock bands held in San Benedetto del Tronto), Scorribande
(held in Senigallia since 1995) have been in fact created to offer a
chance to young artists and to confirm the passion for music of Le