New Year’s Day 2015 in Ascona
For a good beginning
On Thursday 1st January 2015, according to tradition, at 6.30 p.m. Ascona welcomes the New Year with a fantastic fireworks show on Lake Maggiore. On this occasion, many visitors transform the lakefront into a crowded terrace on the lake surrounded by a breathtaking view.
Before the show starts, the Locarnese Chamber Orchestra presents at 4 p.m. the New Year concert at Collegio Papio. Director Andreas Laake proposes a baroque repertoire.
G.F. Handel, Concerto Grosso Op. 6, nº 2 in fa maggiore HWV 320
violin solo: Rachele Santoro, Gregor Bugar
A. Vivaldi, Credo in sol maggiore r.v. 592
C. Saint-Saens, Concerto No 1 Op.33 in la minore per violoncello e orchestra
cello: Meli Yamashita
Ticket price: CHF 20.-
Organized by the Associazione Manifestazioni Ascona.