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Piano and Orchestra


Francesco Gilio, conductor

Blandine Waldmann, piano

Concert based on the Italian Grand Masters of Composition across the ages

Puccini, Rota, Respighi, Palermo

| Programme

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°2Word 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.