Luthier Exhibition


Festival Federico Cesi programs in August more than 80 evening and afternoon concerts in Trevi, Spello, Spoleto, Acquasparta; at the same time Post Degree Courses of the Summer College are organized there. The Exhibition, ensuring the best audience flow, is strategically held during the activities of the Guitar Stages, with the presence of about 90 staying students and many Professors and Concertists including: Frank Bungarten, Marco Socias, Goran Krivokapic, François Laurent, Marco Del Greco, Claudio Marcotulli, Francesco Buzzurro, Rosario Cicero, Marco Salcito, Guido Fichtner, Andrea Pace, Cristiano Poli Cappelli, Luca Scalisi, Adriano Rullo, Monica Paolini, Sante Tursi, Walter Zanetti, Stefano Palamidessi. In 2 days, from morning till night, a lot of musical events will be programmed: concerts,  public rehearsals, open stage concerts with live streaming, musical happening and wine tasting, for the highest number of insiders.  DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE


Fabrica Harmonica, inside the Festival Federico Cesi and the Guitar Stages, organises the International Exhibition of Plucked Stringed Instruments in Trevi (PG), the 24th and 25th of August 2019.
Participation in the Exhibition is free. Exhibitors  from every Country (making harps, classical and acoustic guitars, XIX century guitars, baroque and renassaince guitars, lutes, vihuelas, mandolins, mandolas and other similar instruments) can take part to the exhibition. The Exhibition will be free open to the audience. Here below a short program:


24 August


H. 9/11: Welcome to the Exhibitors at the Festival’s Secretary; setting up the exhibition’s location


H. 11,30/20,30: Opening and Exhibition of the Instruments


H. 21,30: “Il Quinto Elemento” Francesco Buzzurro in Concert


25 August


H. 10,00/16,00:  Exhibition of the Instruments


H. 12.00: Liuteria in Concerto


- Choicing an instrument: opininions of the Teachers of Guitar Stages


- Playing in concert the exposed instruments: guitarists of the Guitar Stages


- At the end light buffet with typical food & wine tasting from Umbria




What the organization provides for you 

1) Little stand for no more than 3 instruments - Organization will provide some desks to put the instruments on; if possible, the Exhibitors will have to take the right supports for their instruments. Harps makers can expose no more than 2 instruments.

2) Catalogue of the Exhibition - It will be possible to insert one small photo (of an instrument or of the instrument maker), information about the instruments and addresses. The exhibitor have to send us all the material we need for the catalogue within the application deadline, through e-mail (jpeg photo). Every exhibitor will get a few copies of the catalogue: the catalogue will be disposable for the audience of the Festival concerts and visitors.

3) Public rehearsal of the instrument - Rehearsals on Sunday 25th of August at 12.00 am at Villa Fabri in Trevi. The instruments  will be played by selected guitarists of Guitar Stages in Trevi. The rehearsal will consist in a short piece chosen by the players.

4) Participation Diploma


How taking part to the exhibition

It’s needed formalizing the registration within the 15th of August 2019  emailing ( the REGISTRATION FORM fully completed in its parts and all the needed material for printing the exhibition catalogue. Participation in the Exhibition is free.

Downloading the forms and registering online is possible at:

The Organization will contact the Exhibitors for confirming the registration. 

Staying facilities

The Exhibitors can stay benefitting the room and meals facilities, as follows:

  • Room (2 beds room with bath at the floor)              € 15,00
  • Forfait one night+3 meals (facility restaurants)       € 60,00

Location: Villa Fabri in Trevi PG

The exhibition will be hosted in the splendid halls of Villa Fabri. The Villa was built from the foundations at the end of the sixteenth century and inaugurated in 1603 by Girolamo Fabri "for relief of his old age, to the delight of posterity and the country, with a wide view of the pleasant Spoleto valley, inside the City of Trevi, surrounded by all from big trees and laughing garden ". VILLA FABRI ON YOUTUBE

How to reach Trevi
By flight: Perugia Airport + bus to Foligno/Trevi or Rome Airports + bus to Roma Termini Station, then train to Trevi
By train: trains to Trevi from: Roma or Ancona/Foligno
By car: from Roma, Highway A1, exit Orte;
SS3 Flaminia dir.Spoleto/Assisi; exit > Trevi
From Firenze: Highway A1, exit Valdichiana;
take SS.75 dir. Perugia> Foligno> Trevi

Tel: +39.328.3328689 - +39.393.9145351 - +39.06.97271671 - - - DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE