On September 25th and 26th, 2021, Castelfidardo Farfisa Day will celebrate 10 years of activity. The Conceived and organized by Claudio Capponi, an employee of the historical brand for 22 years and the president of Farfisa Cultural Association, Farfisa Day was established in May 2012 thanks to the work of several operators of the historical manufacturer of musical instruments and, in particular, the involvement of the greatest accordionist of all time, Gervasio Marcosignori. Since the very beginning, it has been open to all music lovers, and every single event has always had great success thanks to the presence of Farfisa’s friends coming from many regions of Italy. The latest edition, the tenth one, organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Castelfidardo, Pro Loco and Farfisa Cultural Association, offers a great many novelties.
Farfisa Day program:
Saturday, September 25th, 2021
6:00 p.m. | Presentation of the book “La Farfisa una eccellenza italiana – La produzione degli strumenti musicali (1946-1998)” (Farfisa an Italian experience – The production of musical instruments) at the Coat of Arms Hall in the town of Castelfidardo.
6:30 p.m. | Inauguration of the exhibition of Farfisa musical instruments curated by Claudio Capponi, currently one of the biggest collectors in the world.
Sunday, September 26th
10:00 a.m. | Reception of the Farfisa Day participants by the Municipal Administration in the Coat of Arms Hall, where historical films including the Farfisa piano department movie will be shown.
From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Visit to the Museo Internazionale della Fisarmonica, the Risorgimento Museum and the “Giant Accordion”, the biggest accordion in the world.
1:00 p.m. | Lunch at Maison Vittoria, Da Giacomo’s restaurant, Castelfidardo via Adriatica 28, SS Adriatica 16 km 318.600.
5:00 p.m. | Exhibition of Farfisa historical musical instruments at the San Francesco auditorium, where, among others, very rare and unobtainable instruments will be exhibited, such as the clavioline, the harpsichord, the Bravo organ and the Br 80 amplifier used at the Cantagiro and the Sanremo Festival.
6:00 p.m. | Conferment of parchments to people who have distinguished themselves for their active collaboration with the Cultural Association.
6:30 p.m. | Final musical concert with the world champion, Maestro Mirco Patarini on the accordion, followed by Maestro Paolo Principi who will accompany the famous Osimo violinist Marco Santini on the piano in the performance of music by Ennio Moricone.