Baceno Brass Festival - Concerts

The most musical week of the year is coming in Baceno. This year at the second edition, Baceno Brass Festival will fill with notes our Valle Antigorio from July 21st to 29th. During the week courses and masterclasses for brass players will be held by internationally renowned teachers such as Andrea Tofanelli, Andrea and Marco Lucchi Braito that will follow trumpet players, Vincent Lepape on trombone and Ghiretti Rino on tuba. In addition there will be concerts and recitals during every night of the festival, with programs that range from Renaissance music to jazz.

Here the program day by day:

  • 21/07 - ORE 21:  OUVERTURE CONCERT WITH ENSAMBLE OTTONI ANTICHI AT CHIESA PARROCHIALE S. GAUDENZIO DI BACENO

 

  • 22/07/15 ORE 21: TEACHER'S RECITAL  AT CHIESA PARROCHIALE S. GAUDENZIO DI BACENO

 

  • 24/07/15 ORE 21: GIANCARLO ELLENA JAZZ QUARTET QT ALBERGO VECCHIO SCARPONE DI BACENO

 

  • 25/07/15 ORE 21: TRADIZIONALE CONCERTO DI SANTA VITTORIA DELLA BANDA MUSICALE DI BACENO AT CHIESA PARROCCHIALE S. GAUDENZIO DI BACENO

 

  • 26/07/15 ORE 17.00: BACENO BRASS FESTIVAL TRUMPET ENSAMBLE AT ALBERGO VECCHIO SCARPONE DI BACENO

 

  • 27/07/15 ORE 21: ANDREA TOFANELLI AND BIG BAND AT DELLA CHIESA DI BACENO

 

  • 28/07/15 ORE 20.30: CONCERTO CONCLUSIVO DEL DECIMINO DI OTTONI DEL FESTIVAL
    ORE 22.30: FESTA DI FINE CORSO CON TRIO JAZZ DI LORENZO BLARDONE E JAM SESSION PRESSO ALBERGO VECCHIO SCARPONE DI BACENO

Ossola Climbing - Esigo

Esigo is the perfect crag for the climber who want escape from the summer heat. Bolted by local climbers Maurizio Pellizzon and Luigi Turchetto, the crag is bolted perfectly with fix inox. Rock quality is excellent,and the granite wall is immersed in a magical fir forest. Doesn't matter how warm is the weather, you'll find always cold and good conditions here from advanced spring to early fall.

Climbing style is various and you'll find routes of difficulty from 5c to 8a. Here some good routes to try:

  • VIRGO 6a

  • IL CAIMANO 6b

  • DANZA DELLE STREGHE 6b+

  • CENTAURO L1 6c L2 8a

  • IN GOGLIO 6c

  • ANACONDA L1 7a, L2 7b

  • GAS GAS 7b+


HOW TO GET THERE: from Baceno follow the road for Alpe Devero for about 5 Km. After the village of Croveo you'll find 3 bridges. After crossing the 3rd bridge, leave the car in the park on the left, than walk following the road for Alpe Esigo for about 500mt. Than you'll see a trail starting on the right with indication for Goglio. Follow the trail and you'll see the crag after a minute.

SEASON: from May to September. Avoid rainy and cold days.