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Concert of "2 Agosto"

Final concert of the International composing competition "2 Agosto"

Date: 2/08/2017

Piazza Maggiore - Bologna

Date of last update: 05/07/2017, 10:02

According to tradition, the great concert in Piazza Maggiore on August 2nd closes the celebrations for the Anniversary of the massacre at Bologna Railway Station (2 August 1980).
The International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” - at its 23rd edition, is dedicated to scores for solo accordion, saxophone, trombone and orchestra.

On Wednesday, August 2, the three winning scores will be performed live on the stage in Piazza Maggiore by the Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna"TrombionOphone or Riders in the Field of Hope"  by the 24-years Iranian musician Mohammad Amin Sharifi (first prize);“C(y|ir)cles. In cerca della a-dualità” by Maestro Paolo Cognetti (second prize);“J- Rhapsody” by Lorenzo Fiorentini (third prize) with a piece dedicated to the cultured and jazz music contaminations of the twentieth century.

Further information and updates  www.concorso2agosto.it


The event is part of the Bologna summer programme
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  • Date: 2/08/2017