Joy and Sadness
A shock to the normally conservative audience at
Rome's Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia,
reported by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia is one of the oldest and, no doubt, the most prestigious Italian concert institutions. It operates in the Rome Parco della Musica where it can use three different concert halls: for 2,800, 1,200 and 700 listeners. It has a music school and enjoys a tremendous reputation in Italy and abroad. Its main symphony orchestra season spans October to May in the largest of the three halls (the Sala Santa Cecilia) with three subscription series (Saturdays at 6pm, Mondays at 9pm and Tuesdays at 7.30pm)...
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