| ItalianoPiano and Orchestra
Francesco Gilio, conductor
Blandine Waldmann, piano
Concert based on the Italian Grand Masters of Composition across the ages
Puccini, Rota, Respighi, Palermo
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924) Prelude of the Opera Manon Lescaut
Nino Rota (1911 – 1979) Symphonic Suite film music
Ottorino Respighi (1879 – 1936) Fontane di Roma
Vincenzo Palermo (1967- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra n°2– Word Premier
Honoured amongst the Great Italian Composers: Vincenzo Palmero with his Concerto for Piano and Symphony Orchestra in a World Premier Performance.
From the legacy of the greatest romantic concertos like those of Liszt or Rachmaninov, this composition is remarkable in its sophistication, its majesty and its energy.
A programme which revisits the Italian Grand Masters of Composition in the most varied of styles.