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World Premiere: “Scherzo Eolico” (Wind Joke)
March 30, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scherzo eolico for orchestra
World premiere, commissioned by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conductor Nicola Piovani
On the occasion of Expo Dubai 2020, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia commissioned a short composition for symphonic orchestra to the composer Nicola Piovani, who was also the interpreter, conducting the Orchestra during this recording.
Academician of Santa Cecilia and well known author of concert and theater music, as well as movie soundtracks, Piovani is regularly working with the greatest Italian directors and in 1999 he won the Academy Award for the best soundtrack for the movie Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni, achieving international notoriety.
The event is promoted by Lazio Region.