Beethoven, Schumann, Čajkovskij: three illustrious names on which the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai will focus during the opening concert for the 2014-2015 season of “Amici della Musica” in Perugia. The concert will be taking place at the Teatro Morlacchi in the capital of the Umbria region, on Saturday 25 October 2014 at 8.30 pm.
American conductor John Axelrod, Principal Conductor of Milan’s Orchestra “G. Verdi” and frequently performing with the Rai Ochestra, will be on the podium. Gloria Campaner, a young pianist from Veneto who is already enjoying international success, will be joining the orchestra and perform Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 54.
The concert will open with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Coriolano, Ouverture in C minor Op. 62, while Pëtr Il’ič Čajkovskij’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op.36 will be closing the event.
Alessandro Milani’s violin, Luca Ranieri’s viola, and Pierpaolo Toso’s cello. This is the string trio performing at the third concert of “Le Domeniche dell’Auditorium” (Sundays at the Auditorium) – a series of six conversations & concerts with Paolo Gallarati and the chamber ensembles of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazioale della Rai, developed in collaboration with Cassa di Risparmio di Asti and with Lions Clubs – scheduled for Sunday 26 October 2014 at 10.30 am, at the Auditorium Rai “Arturo Toscanini” in Turin.
Rai Orchestra’s string trio will perform Joseph Haydn’s Trio in G major Op. 53 No. 1, Franz Schubert’s Trio No. 1 in B flat major D 471, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Trio in E flat major Op. 3.
The concert will be introduced by Paolo Gallarati, who will focus on the instruments involved in the performance, describing their various characteristics and aspects while working with the artists on stage.
Seats for the conversation & concert events are at 5 and 3 euro (reduced price for young people born in or after 1985) and are available online or at the box office of the Auditorium Rai, also one hour prior to the beginning of the concert.
Appointed “Messenger of Peace” by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, he’s been the star of many large events, including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony, Grammy Awards in Los Angeles with Metallica, and the closing ceremony of Rio de Janeiro’s Soccer World Cup. We are talking about Lang Lang, the great Chinese pianist, who will be in Turin on Tuesday 4 November to perform at 9 pm at the Auditorium Rai “Arturo Toscanini”. The program, which he is here presenting for the first time, includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Italian Concerto, and some great romantic pieces like Čajkovskij’s The Seasons, and Chopin’s Four Scherzos. Concert tickets, not part of the season’s subscription of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, are available beginning Friday 12 September, at the Auditorium Rai’s ticket office, as well as on www.osn.rai.it. The ticket office is open from 10.30 am to 6 pm, Tuesday to Friday. For more information: Te. +39 011 8104653; firstname.lastname@example.org
(Foto di Harald Hofmann)