The 26th Season of Concerts of the Foligno Musical Youth does not bend to the pandemic and continues regularly in live streaming with the 2020-2021 concert program. The last appointment in chronological order is this morning, Friday 23 April, from the San Domenico Auditorium. In detail, this is the duo concert broadcast on YouTube by Giacomo Silvestri on oboe and English horn, and Giuseppe Pelli on piano, entitled “Romantic Nights, music from the nineteenth century salons”. On the program, music by Marcello, Yvon, Schumann, Chopin and Sanit-Seans.
This, as indeed the others on the bill, are included in the project “Guide to listening” and, as reported by the musical association of the city of Quintana, are very popular and important especially in times of pandemic. “To date – explain from Gio ‘Musica Musicale Foligno -, the concerts manage to make listeners dream, projecting them into a magical world of notes, sensations, colors, capable of transporting them with the imagination into a reality of joy and serenity, fundamental – they add – to overcome the delicate moment we are experiencing “. Following the concerts, a dense audience made up of high school students, those of the Ite “Scarpelini”, as well as middle school students and those enrolled at the University of the third age. And then again, by the students of the Conservatory, the Foligno Municipal Music School and many other people linked to the cultural world of the city. The 26th Season of the Musical Youth Concerts, we recall, sees the support of the Umbria Region and the Department of Culture and Education of the Municipality of Palazzo Orfini Podestà.
And, in the meantime, it is Youth Music that announces that it is collecting the topics related to the annual competition launched by the association itself thanks to the contribution of the Cassa di Risparmio di Foligno Foundation. Competition that, this year and on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the death of Giuseppe Verdi, concerns, in fact, “Giuseppe Verdi and the ideals of freedom in the Risorgimento”. A theme that, in the words of the Musical Youth, is gaining increasing success considering the other number of works received.