Thursday, September 26
18:00 Group 4 Short Presentations
Our Group 4 Fellows and Director’s Guests will present their work in the form of five minute presentations.
21:30 Francesco Dillon Concert
Cellist Francesco Dillon will perform the music of David Lang (CRF 2003), Kate Moore (CRF 2017), and Salvatore Sciarrino.
Friday, September 27
15:00 Cooking Class with Romana
Civitella’s chef, Romana Ciubini, will lead a cooking class. 2 hours. Space is limited. Suggested donation $25.
18:00 Frank Dabell Lecture
Frank Dabell, art historian, will speak on Piero della Francesca and the conservation of Piero’s Renaissance masterpiece, The Resurrection.
21:00 Alexander Hawkins Jazz Concert
Alexander Hawkins (CRF 2018), jazz pianist and composer, will perform in the castle library.
Saturday, September 28
10:00 Option A: Hike
Civitella’s Residency Director, Diego Mencaroni, will lead a forest walk of 1.5km. 2 hours. Space is limited. Suggested donation $25.
10:00 Option B: Egg Tempera Class
Civitella’s Executive Director, Dana Prescott, will lead a demonstration of this painting technique. 2 hours. Space is limited. Suggested donation $25.
16:00 Hat-Making Workshop
Pat Oleszko (CRF 2011), performance artist, will teach the art of hat construction. Space is limited. Suggested donation $25.
18:00 Alexander Stille and Corrado Augias Lecture
Italian journalist Corrado Augias and American journalist Alexander Stille (DG 2008) will speak in the Teatro dei Riuniti.
20:00 Gala Dinner
Please RSVP and pay through Eventbrite. Space is limited. $150 charge.
21:30 Dancing in the Castle
Put on a hat and join us!
Sunday, September 29
11:00 Mass in the Castle Chapel
Please note that mass will be conducted in Italian.
16:00 Closing Event: Parade, Performance, Games, Music, Food
Performance artist Pat Oleszko (CRF 2011) will lead a medieval parade with Umbertide’s marching band up the hill, and stage a performance with Umbertide schoolchildren.
I am unable to attend the 25th Anniversary Festival in Italy, but want to support the celebrations…