The St. Petersburg Orchestra at Santa Cecilia tribute to composer Pietro Mascangi
The Italian media have paid a great attention to the concert that the musicians of the Russian orchestra of St. Petersburg held in Italy. According to “Il messaggero”, this concert was held as part of the remembrance of great Italian composer Pietro Mascangi.
With a technically perfect interpretation, amidst a great emotional accompaniment the St. Petersburg Orchestra paid homage to maestro Pietro Mascagni, performing at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory on the occasion of celebrations called “Natale di Roma”. The concert that received applause from the public at large was held on Wednesday, April 17 at the hall of the Conservatory of the “Via dei Greci”. The director of the orchestra Marco Seco, the young Italian Argentine, conducted neatly 72 conservative instruments Rimskij-Korsakov, with the music of Peter Maskanjit, the Italian author and composer of Cavaleria Rusticana’s and 14 other works.
Present in the hall were representatives of institutions, music, entrepreneurship and spectacle. Among others, Daniela Traldi, President of the Italian Confederation of Associations and Foundations for Lyric and Symphonic Music, Senator Nicola Acunzo, Member of the Culture Committee in the Chamber of Deputies, and member of the Vigilanza Rai Commission, Roberto Giuliani, Director of the Conservatory Conservatory , Maria Teresa Mascagni, president of the Mascagni Committee, and granddaughter of the great Italian composer, actor Sergio Assisi, patron Duca Giannandrea Lombardo di Cumia and others.
This concert will be repeated on 27 May in St. Petersburg on the occasion of the establishment of the Russian city and it will be proposed that this concert be repeated every year to strengthen the Italian-Russian relations.