July 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Castello di Amoroso
4045 Saint Helena Highway
Calistoga, CA 94515
Festival del Sole

Opening Night with Joyce DiDonato and Jake Heggie at Castello di Amorosa
6:30 PM
Boasting formidable thirteenth-century Tuscan architecture, sweeping vineyard views, and elegant, handcrafted, Italian-style wines, Castello di Amorosa rises high above the hills of the Napa Valley. The evening begins with hosted pre-concert receptions atop the castle tower and in the winery’s impressive Great Hall. Guests are then invited into the courtyard for a concert starring golden-voiced mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

‘A commanding, royal presence’ is how Vanity Fair refers to DiDonato, one of today’s most sought-after opera stars. DiDonato performs a program of classical and contemporary songs. Acclaimed pianist and composer Jake Heggie, DiDonato’s frequent collaborator, joins the opera star onstage.

Allegro After Party at Provenance Vineyards
8:30 PM
After the concert, the revelry continues at the After Party at Provenance Vineyards, where Allegro Pass holders are treated to the lively musical stylings of ‘Wine Country Guitarist’ Morris LeGrande and his band, accompanied by a plethora of tasty food and wine pairings.