From 1st July to 26th August, the Versilia Chamber Music Festival is held in the church of San Pantaleone di Pieve a Elici. It’s now in its 51st season and is organized by the Lucchese Music Association (AML) and the Municipality of Massarosa with the support of the Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca Foundation, Fondazione Banca del Monte of Lucca and the Banca della Versilia, Lunigiana and Garfagnana.
Monday, July 29 there’s a popular duo at the Pieve: Enrico Dindo (cello) and Pietro De Maria (piano). They play Beethoven’s 12 Variations in G major for cello and piano, WoO 45 on the theme “See the conquering hero comes” from Handel’s “Judas Maccabeus”, Schumann’s five pieces in popular style and Martucci’s sonata in F sharp minor for cello and piano, op. 52.