28 Dec 2003-6 Jan 2004. The ninth edition of a festival directed by organist Livia Mazzanti takes the title Alla corte del Re, l'organo e i convitati dell'aria. The organ, "king of instruments", reigns supreme throughout all five concerts. Admission free.

28 Dec: organ recital by Livia Mazzanti. Music by Berio, Elgar, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi and others (19.30). All Saints' Anglican Church, Via del Babuino 153/b.

30 Dec: Gli incanti de l'Orgue sirnes: installation and performance by Jean-Franois Laporte (19.30). Acquario Romano, Piazza M. Fanti 47.

3 Jan: Le banquet cleste: harp and organ recital by Marie-Pierre Cochereau and Frdric Blanc. Music by Messiaen, Elgar, Tournier and others (19.30). Church of St Paul's within-the-Walls, Via Nazionale corner Via Napoli.

5 Jan: Il mitico soffio di Pan: flute and organ recital by Ulrich Herkenhoff and Matthias Keller. Music by Barbirolli, Bach, Morricone and others (19.30). All Saints Anglican Church, Via del Babuino 153/b.

6 Jan: I convitati dell'aria: the Danish Saxophone Quartet plays Bach's Goldberg Variations, followed by an interpretation of the same composition by organist Jean Guillou (19.30). Acquario Romano, Piazza M. Fanti 47.

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MUSICOMETA. Alla corte del Re, l'organo e i convitati dell'aria.

For information tel. 066892603.