Orchestra Sinfonica Giovanile di Roma. Concert conducted by Francesco La Vecchia, with Gianluca Giganti cello, Carlo Putelli tenor, Gian Paolo Fiocchi baritone. Music by Petrassi and R. Strauss (11.30).
Irtem per la VI Settimana per la Cultura. For the "Settimana per la Cultura" the Istituto per La Ricerca del Teatro Musicale presents a varied programme of concerts, 21-27 May, ranging from 17th-century music to contemporary productions, taking in Rossini, ragtime, Russian composers, Italian songs from the 1920s and 1930s and film soundtracks. All concerts are free and begin at 17.00.
21-26 May concerts are at the Biblioteca Casanatense, Via S. Ignazio 52, and the concert on 27 May is at the Centro Fotoriproduzione, Via Costanza Baudana Vaccolini 14. For information tel. 066147277, www.irtem.it.
For those who like to plan ahead: Violinist Yuri Bashmet and I Solisti di Mosca is at S. Cecilia on 28 May; Boris Berman plays the piano at Teatro Ghione on 30 May; Alain Lombard conducts the orchestra of the Teatro dellOpera in a programme dedicated to Richard Strauss at Teatro dellOpera on 30 May.