26 Dec 2005-6 Jan 2006. This is the eleventh edition of what has become a traditional Christmas musical event organised by the Associazione Culturale Isola dei Ragazzi directed by organist Livia Mazzanti in conjunction with city authorities. Protagonist of this edition is the organ and the programme reflects its history from when it was first conceived and built in the Egyptian city of Alexandria over 2,000 years ago.
26 Dec Organ recital by Livia Mazzanti with scientific explanations by Paolo Camiz. Music by Bach (21.00). Chiesa Evangelica Luterana.
29 Dec Point dorgue 1905-2005: il suono infinito di Giacinto Scelsi: concert by the Ensemble 2e2m conducted by Paul Mfano, with Livia Mazzanti organ. Music by Scelsi, Mfano, Jolivet (21.00). Sala Accademica del Conservatorio di S. Cecilia.
2 Jan Lorgano-orchestra: trascrizioni sinfonie e operistiche: recital by John Scott Whiteley, titular organist of York Cathedral. Music by Ravel, Elgar and others (21.00). All Saints Church.
4 Jan Lorgano dei poveri. Musiche organistiche alla fisarmonica: accordion recital by Vladimir Zubytsky (21.00). Chiesa di S. Antonio dei Portoghesi.
6 Jan Hommage Caravage improvvisazioni organistiche e partiture polifoniche: concert by the polyphonic choir Chapelle de la Trinit des Monts directed by Ildebrando Mura with Daniel Matrone, organ (21.00). Chiesa di S. Luigi dei Francesi.