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Benedetto Lupo and the FORM - Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alessandro Bonato at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona
For the Amici della Musica 'Guido Michelli', the first concert again with full capacity in the historic theater

Friends of Music Association Guido Michelli Ancona Presents

"Hundredth Concert Season 2021 - 22"
Brahms is Mozart,! or extraordinary piano of Benedetto Lupo and the FORM - Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Alexander Bonato, these are the coordinates of the first concert again at full capacity at Theater of the Muses of Ancona. The appointment is scheduled for Friday October 15 (8.30 pm), and returns to the Hundredth Season Concert by Friends of Music Guido Michelli of Ancona recently inaugurated.

"A decidedly important concert", underline the organizers, at the height of this exciting new beginning: "two masterpieces and an exceptional soloist: the pianist Benedetto Lupo, one of the most admired Italian concert players and teachers."

Wolf will play the Second Concerto for piano and orchestra op. 83 by Johannes Brahms, with the FORM - Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the young and talented Alessandro Bonato, who will also present another much loved composition, the Symphony n. 35, 'Haffner', composed by Mozart twenty-six, 'the same age' of the director.

The evening is part of and concludes a larger project dedicated to the performance of the great romantic concerts for piano and orchestra, which the Amici della Musica of Ancona have organized together with the Marche Concerti regional network and FORM.

It is also the occasion for the debut in Ancona of Benedetto Lupo, the first Italian winner of the prestigious Van Cliburn international competition, pianist with a vast repertoire, who has collaborated with the most important American and European orchestras, and boasts a vast concert activity that sees him regular guest of the main international concert halls and festivals. He has recorded for Tel Dec, Bmg, Vai, Nuova Era, and for the Arts the complete compositions for piano and orchestra by Schumann for the Arts. In addition to the concerts with orchestra, Benedetto Lupo supports chamber music and didactic activities. Holder of the chair of piano in the specialization courses of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, an institution of which, since December 2015, he is an effective Academician, he also teaches in prestigious Masterclasses.


The program includes two engaging and energetic compositions, the Concerto op. 83 by Brahms, with a vital and energetic character, interspersed with moments of profound poetry, and Mozart's sparkling and joyful 'Haffner' Symphony
Benedetto Lupo and the FORM - Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alessandro Bonato at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona


Benedetto Lupo piano

Alessandro Bonato conductor

FORM - Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony n. 35 in D major, K. 385, Haffner

Johannes Brahms
Concerto for piano and orchestra n. 2 in B flat. major, op. 83

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Author: Sabine Frantellizzi

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