A 'Happy' Tragedy
Leonard Bernstein's 'Trouble in Tahiti'
at Rome's Nuova Consonanza Festival,
reviewed by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
With London and Berlin, Rome is one of the three European capitals of contemporary music due to major festivals, the program of Musica per Roma, and the activities of the Rome-base cultural institutes of foreign countries, particularly those of France and Germany. Nuova Consonanza is one of the most important Italian contemporary music associations and its annual festival is at its fifty-fifth edition. From 11 November to 20 December, this 2018 festival offers twenty events in various venues.
For the 11 November inauguration, in the elegant Teatro Palladium, the Rome premiere of Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein was chosen as an homage to the composer in the centenary year of his birth...
Copyright © 16 November 2018