Valdisieve has its own festival: Jazz in Fattoria. Music and wine in Chianti Rufina

Under the artistic direction of Franco Baggiani, fourteen concerts, between farms and squares in Valdisieve, in the name of great jazz, accompanied by the tasting of the best wines and typical products of the area.

Pontassieve, 13 July 2021. After the success of last summer in Pontassieve, the review “Jazz in the Farm. Music and wine in Chianti Rufina ”, curated by Maestro Franco Baggiani, creator and artistic director of the project, who will bring the notes of jazz to some of the most beautiful farms in the area and to the squares. Created by the Chianti Rufina Consortium, by the Municipal School of Dicomano, Londa, Pelago, Pontassieve, Rufina, by the Union of Municipalities Valdarno and Valdisieve and by the municipalities of Pontassieve, Rufina and Dicomano, thanks also to the contribution of the Vicenza company Dal Lago TTC and of the BCC Pontassieve, the exhibition, which will open on Friday 16 July in the setting of Villa Poggio Reale in Rufina, will touch 10 farms this year, with as many evenings in which you can listen to jazz music at sunset, tasting wines and local products, and will bring the music also in 3 squares, among the most evocative of Valdisieve.

A festival that brings together some of the best known and most loved names in the jazz scene and which is also characterized by sustainability, as explained by the artistic director, Maestro Franco Baggiani: “La Valdisieve, for the first time, has a music festival that brings in the farms and squares of the territory great musicians who will offer concerts ranging from jazz standard to interesting experiments, with a varied offer that, I hope, will conquer the public. I am also proud to be able to say that Jazz on the farm will be a zero-impact festival: no electricity, but set at sunset or immediately after dinner, to create an evocative atmosphere and not affect the environment “.

“I am happy that from an initiative born last year with Maestro Baggiani and the Municipality of Pontassieve, post pandemic to give new impetus to the hospitality of the territory, a real Festival dedicated to Wine and Music was born this year, result of the collaboration of the wineries of Chianti Rufina and all local institutions. ” – so the president of the Chianti Rufina Consortium, Cesare Coda Nunziante, who continues – “We will work to make this event more important every year.”

“Our territory, in addition to being among the most evocative of the region, boasts experiences of great quality – explains the President of the Union of Municipalities Valdarno and Valdisieve, Vito Maida – and among these there is certainly the ‘Municipal School of Dicomano, Londa, Pelago, Pontassieve, Rufina ‘directed by Maestro Baggiani, flagship of our municipalities, as well as our wine production, among the most popular in Italy and abroad. With this review we aim to enhance all three of these aspects, landscape, culture and wine, to make the Valdisieve appreciate to those who live there and to those who want to discover it, and thus relaunch an entire territory. ”

Il programma dei concerti


Venerdì 16 luglio ore 21.00

Stefano Negri Escher quartet

Villa Poggioreale – Rufina


Spettacoli in fattoria al tramonto, alle ore 19.30 circa

Giovedì 22 luglio

Jazz live con Trio Vertigo

Fattoria il Capitano (via S. Martino a Quona, 2b – Pontassieve)


Venerdì 23 luglio

Massimiliano Pinzauti trio

Castello del Trebbio (via S. Brigida, 9 – Pontassieve)


Giovedì 29 luglio

Valerio Morelli trio plus guest

Fattoria di Grignano (via di Grignano, 22 – Pontassieve)


Venerdì 30 luglio

Quartetto Cherubini

Tenuta Bossi (via dello Stracchino, 32 – Pontassieve)


Venerdì 6 agosto


Fattoria di Lavacchio (via Montefiesole, 55 – Pontassieve)


Venerdì 20 agosto

Alessandro Bruno trio

Frascole Winery (via di Frascole, 27/a – Dicomano)


Giovedì 26 agosto

Around the improvvisation TRIO

Fattoria Selvapiana (Loc. Selvapiana, 45 – Rufina)


Venerdì 27 agosto

The original jazz trio

Villa il Palagio Colognole (via del Palagio, 15 – Pontassieve)


Giovedì 2 settembre

Marco Tosi and street ensemble

Borgo Macereto (via Campagna, 27 – Dicomano)


Venerdì 3 settembre

Fernando Marco-Franco Baggiani quartet

Fattoria i Travignoli (via Travignoli, 78 – Pelago)


Concerti in piazza, spettacoli ore 21.00

Mercoledì 4 settembre

Ghebus jazz ensemble

San Godenzo – piazza Dante Alighieri


Martedì 10 settembre

Giacomo Downie jazz experience

Londa – piazza Umberto 1


Mercoledì 11 settembre

The final: Oramba project plus guest

Reggello – piazza Potente

Wine tasting and tasting of local specialties: contribution € 15.00

Free admission to the concerts, with reservations required on eventbrite, at the link indicated on the fb pages of the Chianti Rufina Consortium, of the municipalities and companies.

In case of bad weather, where possible, concerts and tastings will be held indoors, but it will be necessary to check availability and access methods directly by contacting the interested farms.

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