Tribute to Gershwin with Orchestra Toscana Classica

Concert - Event posted by elena

Address: Via del Proconsolo 4 , Florence

Date: Monday 12 July 2021

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Tribute to Gershwin with Classical Tuscany Orchestra,
Soloist Fernando Ramses Pena Diaz at the piano


Sunday 11 and Monday 12 July 2021 - 8pm
Bargello National Museum - via del Proconsolo, 4 - Florence
CLASSICAL TUSCAN ORCHESTRA
Director BIAGIO ILACQUA
Pianist FERNANDO RAMSES PENA DIAZ
Solo voice: ELENA DI LEO
Music by G. Gershwin


The father of the American musical and the essence of jazz, an extraordinary pianist and composer able to reconcile cultured European music with popular overseas.

George Gershwin was this and much more. The Classical Tuscany Orchestra pays tribute to his repertoire steeped in cinema and theater, on Sunday 11 and Monday 12 July in the courtyard of the Bargello National Museum. Both concerts will start at 8pm.

Two evenings to listen to "Embraceable You", "But Not For Me", "Summertime", "Someone to Watch Over Me", "I Loves You Porgy", "I Got Rhythm" and other songs that have marked the twentieth century imagination .

On the podium will be Biagio Ilacqua, former director of the Messina Youth Symphony Orchestra and winner of various national and international awards.

At the piano we will find the extraordinary talent Fernando Ramsés Peña Díaz, who is also responsible for the orchestral arrangements: pianist, composer and arranger, he graduated in classical piano with full marks at the University of Colima in Mexico and is one step away from degree in jazz piano at the Santa Cecilia conservatory in Rome. His career is studded with awards and accolades. He boasts numerous international experiences and his music is performed in the United States, Italy, Finland and Mexico.

The vocal parts will be entrusted to Elena Di Leo.

The Classical Tuscany Orchestra is made up of young orchestra professors, trained both in Italy and abroad. Since 1999 he has had over 500 concerts to his credit. Since 2015, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, recognizing its merits, has included it among the Youth Music Production Orchestras.

We recommend purchasing tickets (20/15 euros) in advance, online at www.ticketone.it and at Box Office Toscana points. A 40% discount is reserved for Unicoop Firenze members and holders of the “Firenze Card” of the Municipality of Florence. Reduced ticket to 10 euros for subscribers to the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina newsletter (for info and registration orchestra.camerafiorentina@gmail.com ).

For information and reservations, contact the Toscana Classica secretariat, tel 055.783374 - 339 1632869 - 334 6006361 - www.toscanaclassica.com - toscanaclassica@outlook.com .

Appointments as part of the "Musical Wednesdays of the organ and surroundings": born from the ten-year experience of the "Musical Wednesdays of the CR Firenze Foundation" and of Toscana Classica, the festival is supported by the CR Firenze Foundation with the contribution of Intesa Sanpaolo and the Ministry della Cultura, the Region of Tuscany, the Municipality of Florence and the Metropolitan City of Florence, which also grants patronage.

Project supported by
CR Florence Foundation

With the contribution of
Intesa Sanpaolo
Ministry of Culture
Tuscany region
Metropolitan City of Florence
Municipality of Florence

Under the patronage of
Metropolitan City of Florence

Information and reservations
Toscana Classica Secretariat, tel. 055-783374 - 340.3944830 - www.toscanaclassica.com

Tickets, reductions and discounts
Full ticket 20 euros
Reduced ticket to 15 euros for students (with ID card) and over 65 (with a document).
Reduced ticket to 10 euros for subscribers to the Florentine Chamber Orchestra newsletter
A 40% discount is reserved for holders of the "Firenze Card" of the Municipality of Florence

Presales
In the Box Office Toscana points of sale www.boxofficetoscana.it (tel 055.210804)
Online at www.ticketone.it (tel. 892.101)
At the venues, on concert days, from 10 to 13 and from 15 to 21

Classic Tuscany
Federation of Music Production Associations of Tuscany
Via Monferrato 2 - Florence - Tel / fax 055.783374
Via Monferrato 2 - Florence - Tel / fax 055.783374
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