15-May-2017

Concert Celebrating the works of Beethoven, Verdi, Rossini and Sgambati


Dear JOrchestra Friends,

Under the Patronage of HE Mr. Giovanni Brauzzi, Ambassador of Italy to Jordan and HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

The Jordanian National Orchestra conducted by Maestro Francesco Attardi, will present a special concert organized in cooperation with the Italian Embassy in Amman, on 15th May, at 7,30 pm, at Al Hussein Cultural Center. The concert will include well known pieces such as La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi), Ludwig Van Beethoven Symphony n.5 in C minor and Gioacchino Rossini’s Overture from La Gazza Ladra and the rarely performed Serenata by Giovanni Sgambati,

Francesco Attardi studied at the G. Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan, received his degree in musicology in the Bologna State University and then specialized in Orchestral Conducting with Pierre Dervaux at the Academie Internationale de Nice (France) and with Leopold Hager at the Salzburg Mozarteum (Austria). Born to an American mother from Boston, he also studied in the U.S, at the Aspen Music School. HE studied in depth Mozart’s repertoire and perfected his knowledge of the German repertoire of Richard Strauss and Wagner while in Munich.

With more than 40 operas in repertoire, he has conducted and toured with many Symphony Orchestras, in Italy; including the Orchestra Verdi of Milan, Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Symphony Orchestra of Sanremo,  the Mediterranean Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra da Camera di Mantova and abroad; touring in Japan, Mexico, Czech, Prague, France and Spain. Among his latest performances are a series of operas with Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at Milan Sforza Castle; Verdi’s  La Traviata and Rigoletto in (Switzerland); The Merry Widow in Teatro Dal Verme (Milan) and La Bohème and Madame Butterfly at the Gran Teatro Nacional di Avana (Cuba).

Tickets are available for JD 25, with a special price for students for JD 15, at www.sajilni.com; at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University – Abdel Raheem Al Waked Street, Building 45, Shmeisani, and at the National Music Conservatory. For further information contact info@jorchestra.com or call 06 5100250 Ext. 4166, 4347, Mobile: 0096279 6669468


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