The Opera House of Bologna promotes the interdisciplinary project Resistenza Illuminata (Enlightened Resistance). Homage to Luigi Nono on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Italian Resistance and of the Liberation War 1945 – 2015. The ongoing festival is realised in cooperation with a number of musical institutions of Bologna and other towns in the Region Emilia Romagna, such as Ferrara, Marzabotto, Modena and Reggio Emilia. Luigi Nono was a Venetian composer who is now considered an emblematic figure of the cultural process of renovation stemmed from the Resistance period and developed in the Italian culture over the course of the twentieth century.
The project is structured in more than 60 events from January to December 2015, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, conferences, seminars and so on. A special thanks for the expert advise goes to the Foundation “Archivio Luigi Nono” from Venice and to its President Ms. Nuria Schoenberg Nono.
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