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Ensemble

An Outstanding Success

The Tallis Scholars celebrate
Arvo Pärt's eightieth birthday
at Italy's Sagra Musicale Umbra,
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Sagra Musicale Umbra (Extraordinary Artistic Freedom, 24 September 2014) is one of Italy's most ancient music festivals; along with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Sagra is seventy years old. The Maggio Musicale has very serious problems, as described a few months ago (Troubles in Florence, 2 May 2015). The Sagra Umbra has little money, but nonetheless it conjures up excellent programs. The Maggio has forgotten its initial mission: to rediscover forgotten masterpieces...

Copyright © 25 September 2015 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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ARVO PAERT

ESTONIA

ITALY

CHORAL MUSIC

JOHN TAVERNER

THOMAS TALLIS

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