31 Aug-30 Sept 2004. This is the start of a tri-annual project by the Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia into the universe of Mozart as it prepares for the celebrations in 2006 of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth. The September festival includes concerts, film projections, conferences and debates. Each event will be preceeded by a presentation by popular television and sports stars who will cross the threshold into a music auditorium for a classical music concert.
22 Sept Concert by the Solisti dellOrchestra dellAccademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia, with Alexander Lonquich piano. Music by Bach and Mozart. Massimo Ghini introduces the concert (20.45).
28 Sept Film projection : Le nozze di Figaro directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle (21.00).
29-30 Sept Concert by the Orchestra dellAccademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia conducted by Tomas Netopil, with Francesco Bossone, bassoon. Music by Mozart. Elio Catania introduces the concert (20.45).