Programme 2020

CastelCello is one of the rare festivals worldwide dedicated exclusively to the cello and its music. Once a year outstanding international artists of this instrument perform programs that range from the classic to jazz and improvisation in castle Brunnenburg’s romantic courtyard.

The 7th edition of our CastelCello festival will take place from August 7th - 10th and is dedicated to the violoncello in dialogue with other instruments. It features three very special Duos.

 7 August Stefano Guarino and Francesco Dillon, celli. Compositions  by David Popper,Julius Klengel,

                  Paul Tortelier

 8 August Bartolomey Bittman - progressive strings from Vienna , violin and cello.

 9 August   Marcello Fera violin, Nathan Chizzali cello. Compositions by Domenico Gabrielli, Marcello

                    Fera, Simon Steen Andersen, Johann Sebastian Bach

10 August Final concert  - Students of Francesco Dillon’s Masterclass


07.08.2020 Stefano Guarino and Francesco Dillon, celli


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08.08.2020 Duo BartolomeyBittmann, cello and violin

On August 8th the appointment is with a totally different musical experience: famous for its verve and explosive creativeness the duo for cello and violin BartolomeyBittman will astound us with an overwhelming balancing act between composition, jazz, classical music and irresistible groove.

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09.08.2020 Marcello Fera violin, Nathan Chizzali cello

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10.08.2020 Final concert with students of Francesco Dillon’s Masterclass

The closing concert will be the traditional appointment with students of Francesco Dillon’s Cello Masterclass, which will offer the opportunity to discover and enjoy young Italian and international talents performing in various combinations, from solo to ensemble.

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Info & reservation


In order to comply with Covid19-security measures, there will be reduced seating. We therefore ask you to kindly make binding reservations via email: or by phone beginning August 27th Monday through Friday from 2-5 PM

TEL: 39- 0473-234141


30 € / 20 € reduced