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Classic Cars Tour of Sorrento and Amalfi

Classic Car Club Napoli in Sorrento

(1 to 4 Nov)

Magnificent machines from the Napoli Classic Car Club touring the beautiful Amalfi Coast and beyond. An opportunity to see a unique collection of classic cars as they tour the Sorrento Peninsula with visits to Sorrento, Positano and Capri. They will be based at the Exclesior Vittoria Hotel in the centre of Sorrento so there should be opportunities to see them arrive and depart on a number of occasions.

For details view the official programme.

Sorrento Summertime

Sorrento Summertime

(12 Aug to 16 Sept)

An exhibition that combines culture and fun for everyone in the wonderful setting of Villa Fiorentino. Concerts of Neapolitan music, Italian and jazz music and a concert dedicated to the history of the musical. Theatrical evenings for those who like listening to readings and recited passages from texts by great authors and more.

Some events are free and others from 5.00 euros. For full details of events and dates see the official programme.

Sorrento Incontra Festival

Sorrento Incontra Festival

(16 July to 30 August)

Sorrento Incontra – La luce dei Luoghi (The Light of Places) is a festival of music, dance, art and tradition performed in different locations in Sorrento with free admission. The outline programme below provides times and venues.

16/07 – 21,15 – Villa Comunale. Barcellona Gipsy Balkan Orchestra
25/07 – 21,15 – Terrazza Panoramica del Teatro Comunale Tasso. Francesco Di Bella
03/08 – 21,15 – Chiostro di S.Francesco. Uanema Orchestra
04/08 – 21,15 – Chiostro di S.Francesco. La scuola d’arpa del M° Lucia di Sapio
06/08 – 21,15 – Chiesa di S.Francesco.. Concerto d’organo di Viktoriya Koshuba
07/08 – 19,00 – Centro Storico. Gran Parata e Danze Popolari della Campania Felix
07/08 – 21,15 – Villa Comunale. Gran Ballo di Pulcinella
10/08 – 21,15 – Chiostro di S.Francesco. Inva Mula accompagnata al piano da Genc Tukiç
18/08 – 21,15 – Villa Comunale. Emanuela Bianchini, Francesco Di Bella e MSPD in “Passione”
23/08 – 21,15 – Chiostro di S.Francesco. Enzo Gragnaniello & Solis String Quartet
30/08 – 21,15 – Villa Comunale. Tortroured soul

Sorrento Classic Music Festival

Sorrento Classic Music Festival

(July 20 to August 6)

The Sorrento Classica International Summer Music Festival and Masterclasses include a number of concerts at the Cloister San Francesco. There is free admission to events taking place on July 20, August 4 and 6, subject to seat availability. Concerts begin at 21.15 pm so arrive early for a better chance of finding a seat.

For further information on all the concerts and masterclasses view the official programme.

Art Night in Sorrento

(Saturday 30 June)

Sorrento Art Night

A Night of Art is full of free events taking place in the most picturesque venues of Sorrento and continues until 3 am. Here is the programme of all events from early evening to early morning.

Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, at 8.00 pm, Chorus Cai
Rosario Church, at 8:30 pm Rossella Parisi
Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, 9:30 pm Valeria Ioviero

Over 70 street performers from 8.00pm to 3.00pm Entertainment along the streets and in the main squares of Sorrento

Villa Fiorentino the exhibition dedicated to Francis Bacon will remain open until 3 o’clock
SyART Gallery in Via San Francesco on show Warhol, Haring and Adami

Sorrento Comic: At 10:30 pm in Villa Fiorentino Marco Palmieri with the participation of Sex and the South in “Tonight I offer you … you’re the only one missing!”, Godmother of the evening Rosaria De Cicco

FASHION & ART at the Museo Correale
Museum open and with free admission until late at night
From 7 pm at the Correale Museum vernissage of fashion, culture and entertainment until 2 pm. Presents Patrizia Pellegrino with the participation of Stefano Masciarelli.
Defilè of: La maison Sarli New Land; Maison Impero Couture; Maison Celestino; Jewels of the master goldsmith Gerardo Sacco.

Books under the stars: From 17.00 to 24.00 at Sedil Dominova presentation of a book every hour: 17.00 “Blood Ties”; 6 pm “The streets of the Méhari”, 7 pm “The city and its mysteries”, at 8 pm “When women talk”, at 9 pm “All the colors of black”, at 22 pm “Confessions of a Fashion blogger”

Sorrento to taste: A real journey through the typical flavors of the Sorrento peninsula to Bastione Parsano with tastings and free tastings but also selling typical products of Campania.
At 20, 21, 22 and 23 there will be 4 cooking shows by chef Daniele Riccio who will have the gnocco alla sorrentina as protagonist.
At the bar Antonio Antonio Cafiero will offer on the course Italy of lemon ice cream from 2 to 3 at night.

The event is organized by the Municipality of Sorrento with the artistic direction of the DL Events Association and in partnership with the Sorrento Foundation, the Correale Museum and the Pro Loco of Sorrento to create a network of elegant and entertaining events able to enrich with grace the already full Sorrento summer

Lemon Jazz Festival

Lemon Jazz Festival Sorrento

(July 21 to 29)

A week full of zest at Villa Fiorentino with five evenings of jazz.

Sorrento is preparing to celebrate the flavors and colours of its land with an event that has become an appointment awaited by many for the great music and the beautiful location. The LEMON JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018, for its second edition, offers a program as fresh as lemon thanks to the international names that will perform in one of the most suggestive frames of the coastal city, the neoclassical Villa Fiorentino.

It opens on July 21st with the band of STANLEY CLARKE; the American bassist is supported by a highly sought-after group of prodigious musicians who combine their virtuosity with a style that is now historical and inimitable, in which fusion, funk and improvisation merge. Four times winner of the Grammy Awards, Clarke remains one of the most influential and admired musicians from the seventies to today.
Starts 21.00. Tickets

July 22nd sees the quintet of ROY HARGROVE; the Texan trumpeter (also winner of two Grammy Awards) is considered a sort of heir to Miles Davis. His well-tested line up is getting a well-deserved public consensus and excellent feedback from the specialized critic.
Starts 21.00. Tickets

July 27th is the turn of the band of over Atlantic YELLOWJACKETS, historical group active since the early 80 ‘. The two founding members, Russell Ferrante and Will Kennedy, are joined by the saxophonist Bob Mintzer and the talented Australian bassist Dane Anderson.
Starts 21.00. Tickets

On July 28th GEGÈ TELESFORO will perform and his project Fun Slow Ride. Singer, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, but also journalist, entertainer, author and radio and television presenter. Gege Telesforo has always been a versatile artist, and above all a refined vocalist.
Starts 21.00. Free admission

It closes July 29 with sonority typically jazz / rock / progressive sonority. With over fifteen years of intense live activity, the TRIO BOBO, has now acquired a very solid interplay. Faso and Christian Meyer, rhythmic bones of Elio and Le Storie Tese, meet guitarist Alessio Menconi.
Starts 21.00. Free admission

In addition to music, also pictorial art and tastings of local products where the taste and beauty of lemon reigns

Waiting for link to be confirmed for full details and tickets.

For some reason a gin and tonic seems a good idea.