The artistic director returns with the objective of surpassing in quality and consensus the record-setting 2021 edition, “we’d like to make the PIF one of the great European festivals”.

Castelfidardo (Ancona)“the PIF will take place between the 28th of September and the 2nd of October and this year we intend to drastically increase the festival’s quality”. Antonio Spaccarotella will be the one to confirm the dates of the international accordion festival of Castelfidardo 2022, edition number 47 of the most important accordion festival in the entire world, with the Italian city ready to return under the spotlight for five days of amazing events tied to its iconic instrument.

Antonio Spaccarotella, current holder of the chair of accordion at the music conservatory “Catanzaro P.I. Tchaikovsky” and production director of the orchestra: “Filarmonica Della Calabria”, arrives after the great success of last year’s edition, the first to take place after the pandemic, has set a record with subscribers from all over the world, transforming the streets of the city into a global musical village.

“Our intention – says the maestro Spaccarotella – is to improve the structure and regulations of the festival’s contracts to make it as prestigious as other European festivals such as the Chopin and the Busoni and, in general, the most famous international concerts that have forged many great musicians. The PIF must become a vehicle to promote the accordion as a multifaceted and ductile instrument, Among the various cultures and influences, and give an occasion to the young participants who will have the opportunity of being listened to by critics and record labels”.

The artistic director is already working with the municipality of Castelfidardo and the Pro Loco, companies involved with the organization of the festival that have already made the possibility of subscribing available through the official website