Concerts in Rome for Peace,
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
Traditionally, the Christmas Concert of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia is dedicated to peace and humanitarian action in the world and a special 'Rome Prize' is awarded to someone who has helped achieving peace in the world with distinguished activities during the previous twelve months. This year the price was received by Malala Yousfazi, the fifteen-year-old Pakistani girl at the forefront of the fight against child labor and women's human rights.
Perfectly in line with this concept, the orchestra and chorus of the National Academy offered Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on 20, 21 and 22 December 2012. The conductor was Lorin Maazel...
Copyright © 30 December 2012