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Sinopoli's Loneliness

A concert in memory of the Italian conductor,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Fifteen years after the sudden and premature death of Giuseppe Sinopoli (1946-2001), the National Academy of Santa Cecilia celebrated him with an in memoriam concert given by the symphony orchestra with two world-known artists: conductor Yuri Temirkanov and baritone Markus Werba. The concert was repeated three time on 23, 24 and 25 April. I attended the 23 April 2016 performance. This was the long Spring week-end which coincided with a national holiday for the end of World War II; thus, the balconies were full in the huge three thousand seat auditorium, but in the most expensive orchestra seats, some rows were empty...

Copyright © 25 April 2016 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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GIUSEPPE SINOPOLI

ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

MAURICE RAVEL

GUSTAV MAHLER

JOHANNES BRAHMS

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

VOCAL MUSIC

ROME

ITALY

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