Francesco and Matteo will fascinate audiences with piano and organ

Publish Date: 
Feb 7, 2017

Francesco and Matteo will fascinate audiences

SALINAS, Calif. – The Hartnell Community College District welcomes Francesco Attesti and Matteo Galli for a Piano and Organ, a Symphonic Duo Concert at theCarmel Mission.  The duo will offer a unique concert to the community at large on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at 3080 Rio Rd., Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. A VIP reception will precede at 5:00 p.m. with a variety of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and time with the artists.

This is the fifth time Attesti and Galli visit Hartnell College.  Attesti is from Cortona, Italy and is a pianist of international acclaim.  Galli comes to us from Milan, Italy and is the chief organist at local Basilicas in his hometown. Attesti and Galli present a wide variety of music for piano and organ including arrangements of arias from operas, Richard Strauss, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, an arrangement of “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin, and more.

In addition to the concert on Saturday, Attesti and Galli will have four matinées for over 1,500 Salinas City Elementary School District 4th graders, a master class, a community concert celebrating Valentine’s Day, and presentation to music classes. Their offerings go as follows:

            Tuesday, February 14, 2017

                        -Valentine’s Day concert, Mainstage (Building K) at 12:15 p.m.

            Wednesday, February 15, 2017

                        -Children’s Matinée, Mainstage at 9:15 a.m.

                        -Children’s Matinée, Mainstage at 11:00 a.m.

            Thursday, February 16, 2017

                        -Children’s Matinée, Mainstage at 9:15 a.m.

                        -Children’s Matinée, Mainstage at 11:00 a.m.

                        -Master class, Mainstage at 2:00 p.m.

            Saturday, February 18, 2017

                        -Piano and Organ, a symphonic duo, Carmel Mission at 6:30 p.m.

-Tickets to the Saturday concert are available now at or call 831-755-6810.

Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 16,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit