Iranian musicians to perform with Italian orchestra in memory of Gioachino Rossini  

March 18, 2018

TEHRAN – Three Iranian musicians from the National Orchestra have been invited to accompany a performance of Italy’s Emilia Romagna Concerti during a concert arranged to commemorate the 150th anniversary of composer Gioachino Rossini’s death.

Violinists Danial Jurabchi and Arash Jame and viola performer Homayun Hashemzadeh will perform Rossini’s “Petite Messe Solennelle” at the Basilica of Saint’ Apollinare in Classe, an important monument of Byzantine art near Ravenna on March 28, Iran's Rudaki Foundation announced on Sunday.

The performance will be conducted by maestro Paolo Olmi who conducted a joint concert by the Young Musicians European Orchestra and the Tehran Symphony Orchestra during the 32nd Fajr International Music Festival in Tehran in January 2017.

The Young Musicians European Orchestra and the Tehran Symphony Orchestra also gave a joint performance at the Pala de André Center in Ravenna in July 2017.

Photo: Conductor Paolo Olmi (C) poses with the Emilia Romagna Concerti in an undated photo. (Photo by Angelo Palmieri)

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