This summer, several youth orchestras from the world make a stop in Bologna, thanks to the Festival “Orchestre senza frontiere” (no borders Orchestras) promoted by the Chamber Music Festival of Castello di Bentivoglio. Three concerts in the striking environment of the Castle of Bentivoglio and two in the equally splendid Piazza Santo Stefano in Bologna.
Conducted by Emiliano Bernagozzi, the Orchestra Giovanile BenTiVoglio will open the Festival on June 24, together with the String Orchestra of the Institute of Advanced Training of Terni, conducted by Paolo Ciociola. The Orchestra Giovanile BenTiVoglio, born within the school of music Il Temporale, gather students from the whole province of Bologna and has recently won the first award at the International Competition “Rossini” of Pesaro.
On July 1, it’s the turn of the Orchestra of the University of Singapore, led by Lim Soon Lee, violist of international reputation, whereas on July 8, MOG – Molinella Ocarina Group closes the cycle of appointments in Bentivoglio. Formed by young multi-instrumentalists musicians led by Maestro Emiliano Bernagozzi, MOG is about to leave for a tour in Japan and Taiwan.
Then, on July 12, in Piazza Santo Stefano, the Dutch Viotta Youth Orchestra, conducted by René Gulikers, and finally on July 22, same place, on stage the German Jugendphilharmonie Ludwigsburg, led by Dietrich Schoeller-Manno. The Jugendphilharmonie Ludwigsburg is the symphony orchestra of the music school of Ludwigsburg.
The Festival “Orchestre senza frontiere” works together with FOG – Festival of Youth Orchestras in Florence and is part of Bè bolognaestate 2016, the summer cultural programme in Bologna
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