Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (LU)

July 11th – August 9th


A kind of event never seen before: I.A.M., a huge musical event with 30 concerts in 10 days, held by some of the best American and European artists and also young and emerging talent on the international background. It will be hosted in a splendid town in Tuscany: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, in its theatres, castles and squares.

Known artists among young talents will arrive in Garfagnana to attend intensive courses: beautiful violin, piano and cello melodies will ring out in the streets of the historical center of the town all day long. In the evening, these artists and their students will play live concerts inviting you in a whole new evocative atmosphere given by the artistic scenario.

Edition 2020

2020 edition is here!

This summer, to go beyond the complications of the pandemic, many of the musicians that have been on the stage in the past years will be with us, joining an exciting special edition of the festival: welcome to International Academy of Music Friends!

To join concerts, you have to reserve your seat: please call 3884671502.



There are no upcoming events at this time.


The festival mainly develops inside the ancient village of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (LU), in Tuscany.

Rocca Ariostesca

Rocca Ariostesca

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana


Vittorio Alfieri Theatre

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana


Suffredini Hall

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Fortezza di Mont'Alfonso IAM 2019

Mont'Alfonso Fortress

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana


Cappuccini Church

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Rocca di Ceserana

Saint Andrew's Church


Chiesa San Biagio Poggio IAM 2019

Saint Blaise's Church


Gallicano, centro storico

Old Town


Teatro di Verzura Borgo a Mozzano

Teatro di Verzura

Borgo a Mozzano

Pieve Careggine 2

Saint Peter's Church

Castiglione in Garfagnana

I Romiti Fabbriche di Vergemoli IAM 2019

Romiti del Torrente

Fabbriche di Vergemoli

Pieve San Giovanni Pieve Fosciana IAM 2019

Saint John's Church

Pieve Fosciana

fascinating locations

Archive – Latest editions


Many artists attended the festival in the various editions:

Arkady Aronov, Suren Bagratuni, Elena Baksht, Dmitri Berlinsky, Efrem Briskin, Natalya Briskin, Julia Bushkova, Irina Chichina, Victor Danchenko, Sergei Edelmann, Alessandra Gentile, Jacob Gilman, Victoria Gorodetsky, Mario Grossi, Emanuel Gruber, Eugene Gratovich, Scott Hamilton, Arnold Irchai, Phillip Kawin, Christina Khimm, Chin Kim, Yuri Kim, David Krieger, Sidney Knowlton, Mikhail Kopelman, Boris Kuschnir, Daniel K. Jeon, Julie Jordan, Yoshie Lida, Era Lifschitz, Myioko Lotto, Shirley Love, Massimiliano Mainolfi, Pier Narciso Masi, Ivan Mazuze, Mikhail Milman, Vadim Monastirsky, Nils Neubert, Isildo Novela, Ling-Yi Ou Yang, Anna Pelekh, Elena Peres, Joanne Polk, Lucie Robert, Nathaniel Rosen, Cristiano Rossi, Jeffrey Shah, Saveliy Shalman, Boris Slutsky, Igor Suliga, Golda Tatz, Berthine Van Schoor, Raciel Torres, George Vatchnadze, Bjorn Vidar Solli, Olivia Trummer, Oxana Yablonskaya, Yoram Youngerman, Albert Lotto, Lidia Boguslavsky, Eugene Briskin, Hyun Mi Kim, Chul Yong Park, Stephen Kopp, Yoomi Lee, George Butusina, Hui Diao, Eugene Lifschitz, Michael Davidman, Anna Kijanowska