20th International Brass Festival Italian Brass Week

21 Luglio

Lunar Love - World première

Sunday 21 July 2019, 8.00 pm

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Piazza Vittorio Gui 1 - Florence

The soloists of the festival dedicate this inauguration to the Moon, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969, celebrating the crater dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, on the 500th anniversary of his death, Genio is the first designer of those illuminated moon spots from the Sun.

The Great Leap is the title of the song composed on commission by the festival to Maestro Francesco Traversi, performed that night in world première on the Florentine stage.
Will follow all the musical tributes that, over the centuries, have been dedicated to our terrestrial satellite.

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Brass Ensemble and the Apulian Youth Symphony Orchestra will be playing, directed by Teresa Satalino. 

In collaboration with Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Fiesole ONLUS Music School Foundation, The Precious Hands ONLUS, Brunelleschi Rotary Club

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