19 June-31 July 2003. The ensembles summer season features symphonic and chamber music concerts, recitals and opera, as well as some operetta and musicals in the enchanting courtyard of the church of S. Ivo alla Sapienza, just off Piazza Navona. The opera is Donizettis LElisir damore. All events begin at 21.30 unless otherwise specified. For booking and information tel. 0686800125.
26 June. Serata al cinema: concert by the Quartetto S. Ivo. Music from films.
1 July. Clarinet Night: concert by the Ensemble di clarinetti Ivan Muller. Music by Bach, Mozart, Rossini, Weill, Mancini, Gershwin.
3 July. Concert by the symphonic orchestra of the Opera Academy conducted by Francesco Carotenuto, with Ettore Pellegrino violin. Music by Beethoven. Repeated 4 and 8 July.
15 July. Serata allOpera: LElisir damore by Donizetti conducted by Francesco Carotenuto, directed by Louisa Panou with the Festival OperaEstate 2003 company and the symphonic orchestra of the International Chamber Ensemble (21.00). Repeated 16 July (21.00), 17 July (21.00), 19 July (21.00).
The season comes to an end with music by Mozart performed by the International Chamber Ensemble Orchestra conducted by Francesco Carotenuto, with Andrea Zucco bassoon and Andrea Oliva flute. 25, 29, 31 July (21.30).