About the Event
Inside the wonderful baroc jewel, the famous Borromini Sacristy of the Sant'Agnese in Agone Church in piazza Navona, the heart of Italian history and art, the Italian Love Cello Duo, with Marco Algenti on the cello and Lisa Francese, piano, performs the most beautiful classical music of the romantic period.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German pianist and composer of the late 18th century. He is well known as the most influential composers of all time as well as crucial figure to the Classical music scene. In fact, he demonstrated his musical talent at an early age, taking lessons from his father and composer/conductor Christian Gottlob Neefe. Later, he moved to Vienna where he gained the reputation of a virtuoso pianist by composing his popular masterpieces. He created his most admired works in his last 15 years of life, all the while being almost completely deaf.
Frederic Chopin was a Polish composer and pianist of the Romantic area early 19th century. He wrote primarily piano solos but also piano concerts, chamber pieces and songs set to Polish lyrics. He is well‐known as a poetic genius without competition of his generation. In fact, he created the concept of instrumental ballade and his performances were noted for their sensitivity and fine distinction. He spent most of his life in Paris, where he performed for the intimate atmospheres of salons. For most of his life, he suffered poor health. As a result, he died quite young at the age of 39, probably of tuberculosis.
- Chopin, Frederic – Nocturne Op. 9 n. 2 — Op. 48 n. 2
- Beethoven, Ludwig van – Adagio from Symphony n. 7, Symphony n. 5, Für Elise
- Schumann, Robert – Adagio — Allegro op. 70, Fantasiestücke Op. 73
- Vivaldi, Antonio – extract from the Four Seasons