31 July – 13 August 2021
Chieti · Italy

About Chieti Classica

The 4th edition of the International Music Festival Chieti Classica takes place in Chieti, Italy, from the 31st of July to the 13th of August 2021.

The event presents a unique format which includes masterclasses and concerts. Organisers of the project are the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) and ArtEnsemble, supported by institutional partners like Sovrintendenza Archeologica Belle Arti e Paesaggio d'Abruzzo, Prefettura di Chieti, Comune di Chieti, Teatro Marrucino, Museo Universitario, Convitto Nazionale G. B. Vico and private partners such as Città della Musica, Ford Autostar and Chieti’s hotels facilities.

The festival involves masterclasses that take place every day in different locations around the city. These classes are held by world renowned professors. Regarding evening concerts, the organisers introduced an innovative process which selects the best students of the festival, who have the great opportunity to compete, in front of an audience, playing alongside some of the esteemed masterclasses teachers. All these events take place every day in the best and most prestigious venues of Chieti.

With students coming from Italy and from different countries around the world, Chieti will represent a landmark of excellence through its cultural and artistic heritage, hosting this festival for the 4th time.

With the support of the festival’s Artistic Director and President of ArtEnsemble Giuliano Mazzoccante, the EUFSC and its President Konstantik Ishkhanov are honoured to welcome this year’s edition with the purpose of giving life to another unique cultural project, to compare to greatest International festivals in Europe, Asia and the US.

Welcome to
Chieti Classica · 2021

Artistic Director
of Chieti Classica and President of ArtEnsemble

It is with a feeling of profound joy that I am glad to launch the 4th edition of the International Music Festival CHIETI CLASSICA, which will take place in the historical city of Chieti from the 31st of July to the 13th of August 2021. Some of the greatest professors and interpreters of the International classical music world will dedicate their art to our festival and to the young people who will participate in one or two weeks of masterclasses and concerts. Everything is ready to welcome, with warmth and generosity, these young artists who will again this year bring light and hope to arts and culture!

Konstantin Ishkhanov
of European Foundation
for Support of Culture

I’m happy to welcome you to the 4th edition of Chieti Classica, taking place in Chieti, Italy. I cannot wait to meet students coming from Italy and all over the world, participating in unique masterclasses, held by world renowned professors, and attending concerts of some of the most prestigious classical music performers. This event marks an incredible opportunity for the participants, making the city of Chieti vibrate with harmony, beauty, culture and hospitality”.