Narnia Festival

13th Season

Awarded the 2024 President of Italy Gold Medal

Artistic Director Cristiana Pegoraro
Music Director Lorenzo Porzio

July 16 – July 28, 2024

July 3 – July 13

55 concerts, shows, and events

Music, dance, theater, art exhibitions, cultural activities, guided tours, food and wine tastings, and masterclasses.


In July, in collaboration with the City of Narni, Narnia Arts Academy presents the Narnia Festival, a big celebration of arts, music, and culture offering performances by world-renowned artists, art exhibitions, cultural activities, and the best of educational programs on an international level.

Narnia Festival’s performances combine tradition and innovation in a balanced harmony between music, dance, and theater. Regular participants are world-renowned artists such as Katia Ricciarelli, Margherita Buy, Marisa Laurito, Sebastiano Somma, Barbara De Rossi, Samanta Togni, Mariella Nava, Emanuela Aureli, Massimo Lopez, Pippo Franco, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Enzo Decaro, Luisa Corna, Debora Caprioglio, Massimo Giletti, Giuseppe Povia, Corrado Augias, Safiria Leccese, Paola Saluzzi, Federico Palmaroli “Osho”, Luc Bouy, Pablo Garcia, Enrico Vanzina, Giampiero Galeazzi, Massimiliano Rosolino, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Agostino Abbagnale, Nicola Pietrangeli, Novella Calligaris, Stefano Masciarelli, Giovanni Malagò, Athos Faccincani, Lella Golfo, Renzo Musumeci Greco, Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz, Christopher Maltman, seen in performances ranging from classical music to opera, from sacred music to jazz, from ballet to tango and flamenco.

The Narnia Festival training embraces a great variety of opportunities of the highest quality, featuring teachers from the most important international schools and orchestras (including The Juilliard School in New York, Mannes College in New York, Mozarteum – Salzburg, Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst – Vienna, University of Miami, Teatro alla Scala – Milan, Teatro dell’Opera – Rome, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Teatro Regio – Turin, Teatro Comunale – Bologna) and a participation of over 300 students each season.

Since 2012 the Narnia Festival has been awarded nine Medals of the President of the Republic of Italy