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High Notes is a music festival that takes place every year in the Rifugio Orto di Donna, in the Alpi Apuane (Tuscany), from 2010. The purpose of it is to combine art and outdoor activity and to give the audience the possibility to experience music in a natural setting.

in 2018 HN will take place in the West of Ireland


Here you can find the full program 


Friday 27th July  (tickets 15€) @Ballycurrin House

7pm Festival Opening Wine and Cheese Reception

7.45pm - 8.15pm The HMW 'Sing On' Ladies Choir with guest vocalist Niamh St. John and HMW Strings.

8.30pm - 9.15pm 'Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song'

Dave Clancy

Chris Yendell

Naomi Berrill

9.15 pm - 9.45 pm Traditional Selection

1 - Pauline Scanlon, Nicola Joyce, Fabian Joyce and Eoin Wynne

2 - Mairéad, Matthew and Peter Berrill Jnr

10pm Afterparty in Campbell's Tavern

Link to tickets 


Saturday 28th (all day tickets 20€ or 10€ per event)

11am Yoga with Sara Quiriconi (venue tbc)

11am Art and Storytelling for Little People with Jane Porter

3.30pm - 4.15pm 'Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song'

1 Padraig Stevens and Leo Moran

2 Noelie McDonnell

4.30pm - 5pm 'Just Duet'

Sinéad Hayes and Nuala Hayes - Violin and Flute

Rosina Joyce and Johnny Berrill - Violin and Guitar

7pm 'A little night music' and poetry readings

Wine and Cheese

J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3

Sønderho Brudestykke, Danish Folk music arranged for string quartet

E. Grieg - Holberg Suite

8.15pm - 9pm Jazz 'New Notes'

Matthew Berrill, Simone Graziano and Stefano Tamborrino

10pm Afterparty in Campbell's Tavern


Link to online tickets 



Sunday 29th (free/donations)

10.30am - 11am String Quartet at Ballycurrin House

Haydn - Sunrise Quartet

4pm - 6pm - Campbell's Tavern Sunday Sessions Italian Jazz Trio with guests

8pm - Campbell's Tavern - Singsong / Session


The artistic director is Naomi Berrill, musician and mountain lover.









Official Video 



Edizione 2017



Edizione 2016 


Edizione 2015



Edizione 2014


Edizione 2013



Edizione 2012




Edizione 2011



Edizione 2010