This is the 25th edition of Romes successful contemporary music festival. The festivals director is contemporary music composer Ada Gentile, who has drawn up a programme of five concerts in collaboration with the embassies of Holland, the United States and Croatia, and with the support of the American and Hungarian Academies which host the events. The central theme of this years programme is music by small ensembles. Eleven of the works have been especially commissioned for the occasion.
21 Oct Concert by the Ensemble Cantus from Croatia. Music by Sipus, Lacagnina and others (20.30).
25 Oct Chamber music concert by Monaldo Braconi piano, Guido Arbonelli clarinet, and Germano Scurti bayan. Music by Petrassi, Gentile, Sbordoni and others (20.30).
28 Oct Chamber music concert by the Zephyr Quartet from Holland. Music by DallOngaro, Kurtag and others (20.30).