Italy's "Suona Italiano" makes UK debut

(AGI) - London, July 16 - After an acclaimed performance inFrance, the Italian musical event "Suona Italiano" has come tothe United Kingdom for the first time, presented at London'sItalian Cultural Institute in the presence of AmbassadorPasquale Terracciano. From July until December, coinciding withItaly's semester of EU presidency, this event will promote manymusical appointments of various genres and origins, all sharingItalian characteristics. This initiative has been organised bythe Musica per Roma Foundation, in cooperation with the ItalianCultural Institute in London and under the aegis of theMinistry for Cultural Heritage, Activities and

(AGI) - London, July 16 - After an acclaimed performance inFrance, the Italian musical event "Suona Italiano" has come tothe United Kingdom for the first time, presented at London'sItalian Cultural Institute in the presence of AmbassadorPasquale Terracciano. From July until December, coinciding withItaly's semester of EU presidency, this event will promote manymusical appointments of various genres and origins, all sharingItalian characteristics. This initiative has been organised bythe Musica per Roma Foundation, in cooperation with the ItalianCultural Institute in London and under the aegis of theMinistry for Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism and theMinistry for Education, supported by the Italian Embassy inLondon and the participation of the Italian Institute inEdinburgh. "Suona Italiano" has managed to create a series ofpartnerships with Britain's most important music institutionsand between Italian and British conservatories, planning masterclasses and exchanges on the subject of electronic music andnew technology. Performances will range across many differentgenres, from folk music to jazz, from classical music tosoundtracks and contemporary repertoires with the reviewentitled 'In my life', presenting concerts on just onemusician's work chosen on this occasion by a British composer.Important musicians who will perform include Nicola Piovani,Danilo Rea, Paolo Fresu, Emanuele Arciuli, Andrea Obiso, GildaButta' and Franco D'Andrea. (AGI) . .