The Christmas holidays at the Auditorium in Rome

Natale_Auditorium-Parco-della-Musica_Roma_foto-di-Musacchio-&-Ianniello_RM_2334It was inaugurated on December 8, 2015, the official date of the beginning of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, The Christmas at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
A feast for the romans residents, but especially a place for tourists, artists, families, and all children.
All afternoon, with free admission, inside and outside the Parco della Musica, have followed the events that the National Academy of Santa Cecilia and the Music
Foundation for Rome  organized to kick off a review of performances, concerts and exhibitions, choirs of children, performances of young harpists, of traveling musicians, pop singers and gospel. The inauguration was “animated” by Strennas exhibition and the guided tours on the Auditorium.
During the evening we attended three concerts: “Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Mozart” in the Sala Santa Cecilia, the Gospel of The Campbell Brothers in Sala Sinopoli and “A journey with The Beatles Rubber Soul” in Theatre Studio Gianni Borgna.

Until January 10, 2016, scheduled several shows and initiatives, among the most ‘important we remember: the “Festival Gospel”, “Disney Fantasy” with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, “The Chiarastella” Ambrogio Sparagna, “The Creation” by Haydn always with the teams ceciliane, the exhibition “Strennas”, the performances of the Choirs and JuniOrchestra, the New Year in the company of Gigi Proietti with replication on January 2.

The concerts will take turns in the halls of the Auditorium, for all tastes and all ages: Antonio Pappano, Radu Lupu, Mitzuko Uchida, Ensemble Modern, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Chiara Civello, Luca Barbarossa, Antonello Venditti, Mario Biondi, Eugene Jackson .

Photos by Musacchio & Ianniello

AUDITORIUM CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

8 December 2015 – 10 January 2016

Tuesday, December 8

Roma Gospel Festival
The Campbell Brothers

A concert addictive, must-see, to immerse themselves in the magical atmosphere that only the gospel music can give a thousand emotions. The Campbell brothers represent the tradition of the steel guitar: African-American gospel music played on this unique instrument

Sala Petrassi at 21

Tickets: 22 €

Tuesday, December 8

Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Pablo Heras-Casado Director

Alessio Allegrini horn

Haydn Symphony “La poule” n. 83

Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 K 495

Dvorak Symphony no. 8

You Pablo Heras-Casado that podium to direct, over the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia, one of his most famous Prime Parts Orchestra, Alessio Allegrini, hornist of clearly established reputation. After the Symphony no. 83 “La poule” by Joseph Haydn, Heras-Casado will direct Allegrini in the Horn Concerto No. 4 K 495 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous page for the strong lyrical and melodic lines for the balance of form. Concludes the concert Symphony no. 8 of Antonin Dvorak.

Sala Santa Cecilia 19.30

Tickets: 19- 52 Euros

8 December to 10 January 2016

Show “PRESENTS”

of Giami Piacentile

by Anna Cestelli Guidi

The exhibition has declined around the idea of ​​giving and sharing, with both object is performing works that reflect on the theme of Christmas and the crib to engage the public who want to offer the possibility of sharing. Among the various works, a large wall painting of colorful cards and bright and flakes of different colors, a large flock of white sheep in constant movement that invades the exhibition space and the collection of “Benin” the Neapolitan crib itself. With these and other works of a very different nature, the artist succeeds with simple gestures to engage the public in person in a reflection on the profound values ​​of the festivity.

AuditoriumArte free admission. Monday to Friday from 17 to 21 Saturday and Sunday: 11 am to 21

Tuesday, December 8

Anime Rubber

“A journey with The Beatles Rubber Soul”

Anime Rubber presents “The 50 years of Rubber Soul”, a journey to discover the Beatles during the recording of the historical record of 1965.

Studio Theatre Borgna 21 hours

Tickets: 15 €

Thursday, December 10

Chiara Civello & Jazz Orchestra

“It’s wonderful”

After the great success in the US, Chiara Civello returns to Rome in an exclusive concert at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. Salerno Jazz Orchestra accompanied by fine jazz singer will present some of the songs from his latest project songs, rearranged by the same orchestra.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours

Tickets: 20-25 €

Friday, December 11

MITSUKO UCHIDA / QUARTET Ebene

HAYDN Quartet No. 2 op. 20

RAVEL String Quartet

SCHUMANN Quintet for Piano and Strings, Op. 44

Mitsuko Uchida, piano star of a technically rigorous and yet packed with all the tonal possibilities that the instrument allows, can, at every concert, to leave a deep mark in the listeners. The program offered to the public is carried out with the Ebène Quartet, four friends together for sixteen years, or his University. Eclectic and casual execution of different genres with each other, from classical to jazz, from transcriptions of famous soundtracks citations rock, the four musicians perform a style all his own.

Sala Sinopoli 20.30

Tickets: 18 – 38 €

Saturday, December 12th at 18
Monday, December 14 at 20:30
Tuesday, December 15 at 19:30

Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Fabio Luisi Director

Radu Lupu Piano

MOZART Piano Concerto no. 21 K 467

Bruckner Symphony no. 4 “Romantic”

Mozart and Bruckner. The first child prodigy, triumphantly performed in the European courts; mild craftsman, capable of amazing sound architecture, the second. The K 467 Concerto for piano and orchestra is one of the most attractive and popular, highly regarded since the first execution, written in the early years of this last decade of grace which was the residence of the Viennese Mozart, after leaving Salzburg. Soloist of exception, in one of the rare Italian concerts, the great Romanian pianist Radu Lupu, namely: sublime touch, technical capabilities, high sensitivity, combined with an introspective attitude that makes it unique. On the podium, the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia, Fabio Luisi

Sala Santa Cecilia

Tickets: 19-52 €

Sunday, December 13

Christmas Concert

Choral initiation, JuniOrchestra Kids Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Genuine Simone, Vincenzo Di Carlo directors

At Christmas young musicians compete in the great music.

On stage they will perform children over 6 years with a Christmas repertoire.

Recommended age: 6 years

Sala Santa Cecilia 11.30

Tickets: 8-12 €

Sunday, December 13

Roma Gospel Festival

Black Harmony

The group has recently celebrated 15 years of career, and today is one of the most vital and interesting vocal gospel.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours

Tickets: 22 €

Wednesday, December 16

Roma Gospel Festival

The United Voices of Faith

A heterogeneous formation that combines some of the most talented American gospel musicians. The spirit of the group are all in the “United” which features their name: The United Voices of Faith unites musicians from both ‘area north (New York) that from the deep south of the United States: Florida and Alabama.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours

Tickets: 28 €

Thursday, December 17

Parazzoli GEMINIANI Pappano
Brahms Trio
Carlo Maria Parazzoli violin
Gabriele Geminiani cello
Antonio Pappano piano

BRAHMS Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 op. 100

Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 op. 99

Trio op. 8

The most beloved musical directors, Antonio Pappano, has the pleasure of making music together with two of the first solo parts of the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia: Carlo Maria Parazzoli and Gabriele Geminiani, for an evening dedicated to Brahms in the dialogue between the tools the German composer he loved most. The writing is fluid, ongoing dialogue in which no one dominates the other in a mutual exchange of melodic ideas.

Sala Sinopoli 20.30
Tickets: 18 – 38 €

Thursday, December 17

Ensemble Modern

Sian Edwards Director

Music by LACHENMANN, MORRICONE, Bladt, NICOLAOU

For the eleventh consecutive year, the German Academy Rome Villa Massimo will be a guest of the Academy of Santa Cecilia. Planning a concert by the Ensemble Modern, one of the most important for the performance of modern and contemporary music. Mouvement listen to Helmut Lachenmann, Nono and Stockhausen student and Ballet of Mirrors and the sound man Oscar winner Ennio Morricone, from film soundtracks My name is nobody and Once Upon a Time in the West Sergio Leone. The composers will be present at the concert

Sala Santa Cecilia 20.30
Free entrance

Friday, December 18

CHRISTMAS inCanto

Italian ensemble Voices
Choir Choirs of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia
Ciro Visco choirmaster

The most beautiful Christmas songs for an evening of generosity entitled CHRISTMAS inCanto. From “Adeste Fideles” to “Jingle Bells”, from “White Christmas” to “Silent Night”, forays into swing of Gorni Kramer, tributes to great composers like Nino Rota and classics like “Gloria” by Vivaldi or the cantata “Jesus bleibet meine Freude “by JS Bach.

Sala Sinopoli 20.30
Tickets: 15 €

Saturday, December 19th at 18
Monday, December 21 at 20:30
Tuesday, December 22 at 19:30

Orchestra and Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Andrés Orozco-Estrada director
Christiane Karg soprano
Benjamin Bruns content
Günther Groissböck low

HAYDN The Creation oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra “Paradise Lost” by John Milton

“When I think of God, my heart is so full of joy that the notes I gush out like a fountain”, wrote Haydn in a letter. Inspired by these words, with the joyful mood that precedes the Christmas atmosphere, listen to The Creation, one of the most beautiful pages Haydn composed at the height of his glorious career. An oratory, and a narrative in music, in which they are told the seven days of the birth of the Universe. All the images evoked by Haydn overflow with joy and vitality, they describe the elements, the wind, the thunder, the birds singing, the wonder of Adam and Eve in paradise. A moving vision of nature and its creatures that reflected the mood of a simple religiosity, without disturbances culminating in the triumphant final chorus. Andrés Orozco-Estrada podium virtuoso interpreter of the Viennese repertoire, leading the Choir and Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, and a voice cast of great prestige.

Sala Santa Cecilia
Tickets: 19-52 €

Saturday, December 19

Roma Gospel Festival
The Voices of Victory

A family band created in 1992 by Jennifer Ingram, with the talented daughters Nicole and Chrystal. After extensive activities as a quartet, they have felt the desire to expand the staff of his group and enrich it with voices and rhythmic.

Sala Petrassi at 21
Tickets: 25 €

Sunday, December 20

Christmas Concert

JuniOrchestra Teen and Schola Cantorum of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Genuine Simone, Vincenzo Di Carlo directors

Festive greetings, played and sung by the children of JuniOrchestra Teen and Schola Cantorum, pride of youth ensembles of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, who perform music drawn from the classical tradition and popular.

Recommended age: 8 years
Sala Santa Cecilia 11.30
Tickets: 12 Euro Under-18 8 Euro

Sunday, December 20

Marco Ligabue

“# FESTA100”

Marco Ligabue concludes a 2015 outstanding (100 concerts from March to date) with # FESTA100, a special event sponsored by the National Singers and with the collaboration of Peter Pan Onlus. The singer Emilia took her second album Lights around establishing itself throughout Italy, the strong focus on social issues and the great ability to involve the public, as one of the most popular singers in the national

Sala Petrassi 18 hours
Tickets: 15 €

Sunday, December 20

Roma Gospel Festival
The Charleston Mass Choir

The Charleston Mass Choir is an extraordinary group of singers and musicians from South Carolina, who with their energy, passion and ability to capture any audience thanks to the great variety of musical virtuosity that distinguishes them Sinopoli Hall at 21

Tickets: 30 €
Monday, December 21

Raffaela Siniscalchi Quartet

“Waitin’4Waits” Guest

Gabriele Mirabassi clarinet Michael Anger battery Raffaella Siniscalchi is one of the most versatile voices Italian. Active for over 27 years, started as a jazz singer but has experienced various fields of music and theater through to music copyright and popular and ethnic repertoire in various forms and languages ​​until landing to film music singing with Nicola Piovani and Ennio Morricone . The jazz was and remains but his primary language. After more than 20 discs has given shape to this “Waitin’4Waits” fun to play some of the finest songs of the great American storyteller Tom Waits Theatre Studio Borgna 21 hours

Tickets: 15 €

Monday 21

Roma Gospel Festival

Nate Brown & One Voice

Directly from Washington DC, returns to Italy the gospel group “Nate Brown & One Voice”, selection of the best elements from the gospel choir “Nate Brown & Wilderness”.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours
Tickets: 22 €

Tuesday, December 22

Roma Gospel Festival
Emma Lamadji & Heavenly Praise

The vocal sounds of this sextet will bring out from the first minute of the exhibition, at times cadences vintage, Emma Lamadji, leader of this wonderful African-French combo that once again the winning formula of gospel-soul funk and slightly caressed by fragments of blues Sinopoli Hall at 21

Tickets: 22 €

Wednesday, December 23

Alberto Giraldi Jazz Quartet
“Geometry, Affections”

Alberto Giraldi Jazz Quartet presents his latest CD “Geometries, Affections”. The ensemble is united by a vision of a music continuously looking for solutions intertwined, that captures the mood of jazz improvisation and interplay tension but who cares deeply writing and thematic aspect.

Studio Theatre Borgna 21 hours
Tickets: 15 €

Wednesday, December 23

Roma Gospel Festival
Harlem Gospel Choir

World-renowned choir which counts among its members has some of the most famous gospel singers and musicians from Harlem and New York. The notoriety of the Harlem Gospel Choir is mainly due to the numerous collaborations with international artists such as Andre Rieu, Diana Ross, Bono, The Chieftains, Simple Minds, Live, Sinead O’Connor and Gorillaz.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours
Tickets: 30 €

Friday, December 25th at 18

Saturday, Dec. 26 at 11 am

Roma Gospel Festival
Anthony Morgan
Inspirational Choir of Harlem

Anthony Morgan’s Inspirational Choir of Harlem is a group sounding versatile, ranging from gospel to jazz, from pop to R & B, which is expressed through the gift of voice and music.

Sala Sinopoli
Tickets: 25 €

Saturday, December 26

Roma Gospel Festival
Pastor Patrick George
United Choir & Praise Up

Thanks to his talent and his musical gifts, Patrick, who began participating in the “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2008, he performed with success even outside the borders of the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours
Tickets: 25 €

Saturday, December 26

Luca Barbarossa

“Music free against the Mafia”

From a recording project by Luca Barbarossa The event celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Association Free Jami Smith “Music is not only aesthetic, offering emotions. If the artist is true, the music also entrusts her doubts, her anxieties, her dreams. In a word, his ethics. ” Luigi Ciotti In these words Don Luigi Ciotti condenses the deeper meaning of “Free Music against the Mafia”, a concert event of Luca Barbarossa and his Social Band in which the singer Roman resurface some of the duets with guest artists program Radio 2 Social Club, transmission leading for six years on Rai Radio 2. The concert is based on the idea of ​​music as a meeting and testimony.

Sala Santa Cecilia 18 hours

Tickets: 25 – 35 €

Saturday 26

Eugene Jackson

“Taranta Power” Preview Tour 2016

Eugene Jackson returns with a major “album-collection” of all his greatest hits remastered with the addition of some new. The preview of the new course of popular Neapolitan singer happens with the single / video “Mon père et ma mère”, launched in October 2015 by an exclusive “La Repubblica”.

Sala Petrassi 18 hours

Tickets: 12 €

Sunday 27,
Monday, December 28

Antonello Venditti

“Tortuga Christmas in Paradise”

To celebrate the release, on December 4, the box “Tortuga. A Day in Paradise – Olympic Stadium 2015 “, on 27 and 28 December Antonello Venditti will return to Rome with his” Tortuga Christmas In Paradise “, two live special at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. “It will be great – says Antonello – get a Christmas card and a happy new year by renewing the emotions felt at the Olympic Stadium! A new day in paradise! “” Tortuga. A Day in Paradise – Olympic Stadium 2015 “celebrates an unforgettable live: the return at the Stadio Olimpico by Antonello Venditti last September 5: a big party where, in front of all his audience, retraced his career in music, from the songs of ‘latest album “Tortuga” to the great successes of Folkstudio, accompanied on stage by 14 musicians, the historical group Stradaperta and super guests live. Tortuga Christmas in Paradise Sala Santa Cecilia 21 hours.

Tickets: 40 – 80 €

Sunday, December 27

Roma Gospel Festival
Light of Love

Group of historic American Gospel, the Light of Love are the real tradition in constant expansion. Emotional tension, brilliant sound, great sense of rhythm, a very varied repertoire ranging from Traditional to Contemporary

Sala Sinopoli 11 hours and 18 hours
Tickets: 22 €

Monday, December 28

Roma Gospel Festival

The Mount Unity Choir

feat. Earl Bynum

Bynum is one of the most active scenario Gospel in Virginia. His Mounty Unity Choir was formed within the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, considered the epicenter of Baptists in Virginia, and a hotbed of high artistic potential.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours

Tickets: 30 €

Tuesday, December 29

Mario Biondi
“Beyond”

Continue the tour of Mario Biondi returning Auditorium after the sold-out summer in July Sounds Good. Her latest album released in May Beyond is fast becoming a gold record. Beyond is an album by the modern sound in which the style of Mario Biondi is experienced in new sounds by increasing the prism of his vocal style.

Sala Santa Cecilia at 21
Tickets: 35 – 75 €

Tuesday, December 29

Roma Gospel Festival
Emmanuel Djob
by the River Gospel

One of the most interesting figures of the black scene of the new decade. Of Cameroonian origin and naturalized in France, Emmanuel Djob enter fully between the best voices soul / gospel revelation and as the European winner of the French edition of “The Voice.”

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours
Tickets: 30 €

Wednesday, December 30

Roma Gospel Festival
Pastor Ron Gospel Show

It is a real show with the eccentric Dr. Ronald Hubbard Ixaac (Pastor Ron), known as “Triple Man”, able to sing, dance and act; but also to be guided by the “Trinity”: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Sala Sinopoli 21 hours
Tickets: 25 €

Thursday, December 31

Gigi Proietti
“Horses of battle – an evening with Gigi Proietti”

Gigi Proietti back by popular demand, after seven shows sold out in July Sounds Good 2015, to celebrate the New Year with Horses of battle, a show that gathers her timeless hits. A unique opportunity, therefore, to see the scene the versatile artist, always able to contaminate the most different genres in a single performance.

Sala Santa Cecilia 22 hours
Tickets: from 90 to 180 Euros

Thursday, December 31

Roma Gospel Festival
South Carolina
Mass Choir

New Year’s Eve with prestigious gospel choir coming from South Carolina founded and directed by Michael Brown in the late ’90s. In a few years the choir reaches 45 units and become one of the youth teams the most interesting and acclaimed contemporary gospel

Sala Sinopoli 22 hours
Tickets: 50 €

Saturday, January 2

Gigi Proietti
“Horses of battle – an evening with Gigi Proietti”

Gigi Proietti, after the sold out New Year returns with horses of battle, a show that gathers her timeless hits. A unique opportunity to see on stage the multifaceted artist, has always been able to contaminate the most different genres in a single performance.

Sala Santa Cecilia at 21
Tickets: 61-97 €

Tuesday, January 5 at 21

Wednesday, January 6 at 18

“The Chiarastella” IX Edition • The Songs of Christmas folk traditions
Italian Popular Orchestra of the Music Park
directed by Ambrogio Sparagna

Folk Choir directed by Anna Rita Colaianni

Exclusively for Christmas at the Auditorium the Italian Popular Orchestra offers the Chiarastella, an original design by Ambrogio Sparagna, now in its ninth edition, dedicated to the traditional Italian Christmas carols. Also this year a score of voices and instrumentalists from various regions will enliven the Orchestra and Choir will accompany a large popular, consisting of a hundred singers directed by Anna Rita Colaianni. Special guests the Band Pilusa Montecassino (a feature orchestra of bagpipes and bagpipes and percussion instruments typical of the repertoire of traditional bands) and, in the evening of January 6, the Choir of the Alumni of the Comprehensive Giuseppe Giuliano di Latina. Leitmotif of this edition are the traditional songs that describe the typical characters of the old cribs. At the opening concert of January 6, the artist will perform performance Giami Piacentile Living Nativity disarmed and disarming

Sala Sinopoli

Tickets: 15 €

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 18
Wednesday 6 at 11 hours and 18-Thursday 7th 19.30

“Disney Fantasy” LIVE IN CONCERT
Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Keith Lockhart Director

For the first time in the famous Italian film by Walt Disney it is offered with the performance of live music from the orchestra, in this case that of Santa Cecilia conducted by Keith Lockhart. It is a version that brings together songs from the original film of 1940 with the others following Fantasia 2000. It is therefore a unique opportunity to find the now famous animated images – a memorable Mickey struggling with brooms Sorcerer’s Apprentice – but with the addition of a more emotion that is given by listening to the music in real time. A unique show of its kind that combines in an original way the art of great music, the inventiveness and dramatic painting of Disney and the excitement of listening to a full orchestra, a performance so that will only inspire audiences of all ages.

Sala Santa Cecilia
Tickets: 10 – 40 €

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