- TRIBECA FIRENZE
- VISUAL ARTS
Tuesday 12 June 2012, 20.30 - Teatro della Pergola
Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
Saimir Pirgu, tenor
Eugene Kohn, conductor
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Sinfonia
Handel: Rinaldo – Aria of Almirena ‘Lascia ch'io pianga’
Verdi: La Traviata - Duet of Violetta and Alfredo ‘Parigi, o cara’
Massenet: Werther – Aria of Werther ‘Pourquoi me réveiller’
Berlioz: Ouverture du Corsaire
Gounod: Romeo et Juliette - Duet of Juliette and Romeo ‘Va! je t'ai pardonné’
Mascagni: Le maschere - Sinfonìa
Catalani: La Wally - Aria of Wally 'Ebben? Ne andrò lontana'
De Curtis: Duet ‘Non ti scordar di me’
Bernstein: West Side Story – Aria of Tony ‘Maria’
Loewe: My Fair Lady – Aria of Eliza Doolittle ‘I Could Have Danced All Night’
Ponchielli: La gioconda - La danza delle ore
Puccini: La bohéme - Duet of Mimi and Rodolfo ‘O soave fanciulla’
Known as the most glamorous and gifted opera singer of our time and in constant demand in opera houses and concert halls around the world, Angela Gheorghiu presents an evening of Italian opera arias. A star of the Tuscan Sun Festival in 2009, Ms Gheorghiu returns to help celebrate the festival’s tenth edition with a concert to remember.
As part of Ms. Gheorghiu’s appearance with the Orchestra del Maggio Fiorentino at the Teatro Nuovo, the great Romanian star will receive the designation as a UNESCO "Artist for Peace" in the sign of recognition for promoting respect for diversity and understanding through music. Ms Gheorghiu is donating her services for the concert in celebration of her distinction as a UNESCO – Artist for Peace.
UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. UNESCO’s mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.
“I was in tears. I had to go out. The girl is wonderful. She can do everything.” - Sir Georg Solti
In collaboration with Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and in support of UNESCO.
Tuesday 12 June 2012, from 19.30 - Gherardesca Park, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Edoardo Rosadini, conductor
Orchestra of Fiesole Music School
Telemann: Don Quixote Suite
Mozart: Symphony in A major No. 29, K. 201
Boccherini - Berio: Ritirata notturna di Madrid
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, op. 45
Strauss: Czárdás from Ritter Pasman
Held under the Gherardesca Garden’s age-old trees at sunset, when the light is just perfect, nothing is more delightful than staying outdoors, having a drink and listening to a nice concert, especially if it is a charity concert. In keeping with tradition, The Sunset Concert will be performed by young boys and girls aged between 10 and 17 from the Orchestra of Fiesole’s Music School - one of Europe’s most prestigious music academies.
A truly unique event which helps to raise money for the School and the training of young talented musicians, the evening will include a superb buffet dinner, prepared as usual, by Chef Vito Mollica and his amazing culinary team.
Auction at 19.30; concert at 20.30; buffet dinner at 21.30.