About the Event
In Rome's famous and prestigious Auditorium Parco della Musica the Orchestra and Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia perform the masterwork by Mendelssohn under the baton of Daniele Gatti.
- Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix – Elias, Oratorio based on the Old Testament
|Conductor:|| Gatti, Daniele |
Daniele Gatti has been the Music Director of the Orchestre National de France since September 2008, succeeding Kurt Masur. He has also been the Principal Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra since 1996, and he will remain there as a conductor laureate from September. From 1992 to 1997, he was the Principal Conductor of the Orchestra dell‘Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Principal Guest Conductor at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden from 1994 to 1997, and between 1997 and 2007 he was the Music Director of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna. Daniele Gatti is a holder of the title of Accademico, granted by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. In 2005, the Italian Association of Music Critics awarded him their Premio Abbiati prize.
|Orchestra:|| Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia |
Founded in 1908, the world‐renowned Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has been conducted by some of the major musical figures of the 20th century, including Sibelius, Mahler, and Strauss, and later Riccardo Muti, Valery Gergiev, and Kurt Masur.
|Choir:||Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia|