Concert in Milan to benefit the FAI property Villa Necchi Campiglio

Photo of the Cleveland Orchestra - and Franz Welser-Möst - credit Roger-Mastroianni – courtesy of FAI
Photo of the Cleveland Orchestra – and Franz Welser-Möst – credit Roger-Mastroianni – courtesy of FAI

On Sunday, October 18, 2015 there will be a concert at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, where the Maestro Franz Welser-Möst will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra with the participation of pianist Radu Lupu. The proceeds of this concert will be devoted to the management of FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano property Villa Necchi Campiglio in the heart of Milan, an architectural jewel from the thirties designed by Piero Portaluppi. Teatro alla Scala is bringing American and European companies to Milan between May and October of this year as part of the Expo ("“Festival delle Orchestre Internazionali per Expo”).

The Cleveland Orchestra enjoys a large and devoted audience. It was founded in 1918 and has been under the musical direction of Maestro Franz Welser-Möst since 2002. The widely acclaimed pianist Radu Lupu was born in Romania and is considered by international critics to be one of the important artists of his generation.

The concert program will include these great works: hymns by Olivier Messiaen, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven, and Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 by Richard Strauss.

The FAI is grateful for the generous support and valuable contribution of Deutsche Bank. Event under the Patronage of the Lombardy Region, the Metropolitan City of Milan and the City of Milan.

For information and reservations:

VIVATICKET – Call Centre 892 234 Monday to Friday 9-19, Saturday 9-14 hours CIRCUIT ADVANCE VIVATICKET

Press contacts for FAI
Simonetta Biagioni – (printing) – tel. s.biagioni
Novella Mirri (news – radio and television) – tel. n.mirri

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