Ennio Morricone at the Arena in Verona: a unique concert to listen to his poetic music live
15 September 2012
There is great anticipation for Ennio Morricones concert in Verona. On 15th September 2012, as part of his new tour, Ennio Morricone is coming back to the Arena in Verona for a not-to-be-missed concert, ten years after his debut as a concert performer in this very same renowned and fascinating Verona amphitheater.Considered as one of the most awaited for Verona Arena in 2012, the Verona concert will be one of the first stages of Ennio Morricones 2012 tour, which will touch Verona as well as many other cities across Italy where Ennio Morricone will play his music in numerous enchanting locations.The long series of Ennio Morricones concerts began at the Arena Verona, where Ennio held his first concert on 28th September 2002 starting a new era in his outstanding career. Since that distant day Ennio Morricones songs have been round the world with numerous concerts characterized by a strong emotional content.For over 10 years there have been 200 live concerts with Ennio Morricones amazing music. From the Hall of the UN General Assembly to the Royal Albert Hall in London, from Tienanmen Square in Beijing to the Scala in Milan; from St Marks Square in Venice to Moscow, Kiev and additionally Mexico, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Morocco, Austrialiaeverywhere in the world are Ennio Morricones gentle tracks known and appreciated mellow and surreal melodies, imbued by sentiment and melancholy capable of touching the souls of those who hear them for the first time as well as those who have listened to them for the hundredth time. A concert from Morricone can hypnotize, excite and involve you like nobody else.Born in Rome in 1928, Ennio Morricone showed from an early age a great passion for music. After graduating at the St Cecilia School Music, in 1964 Ennio Morricone started writing the sound tracks that immediately entered him into the Hall of Fame of world music: Sergio Leone, Bernardo Bertolucci, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Pedro Almodovar, Brian De Palma, Roman Polanski and Giuseppe Tornatore are some of the best known film directors Ennio Morricone has worked with.During his long career, Ennio Morricone has received many accolades, amongst them a Career Award from SPFM - Society for Preservation of Film Music the Golden Lion Career Award during the 52nd Venice Film Festival and the highly deserved Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.In the enchanting setting of the Verona Arena, Ennio Morricone will retrace the steps of his extraordinary career to offer spectators the best of his huge repertoire, from the music of Sergio Leones films to the unforgettable atmospheres of Mission.The Concert of Ennio Morricone in 2012 will be presented by two exceptional orchestra lineups: the Orchestra Roma Sinfonietta, which has been working with Ennio Morricone for several years, and the Rai Symphonic Orchestra. As for the choirs, the concert of Ennio Morricone in Verona will see the participation of the Verona Choir, the Nuovo Coro Lirico Sinfonico Romano and the Claudio Casini Choir of the Roma Tor Vergata University.With famous film and theatre soundtracks, symphonic compositions, choral and chamber music pieces, Ennio Morricone has left a permanent mark in the history of music. Saturday 15th September in Verona, Ennio Morricone will be able to captivate and enchant all spectators and take them onboard his melodic journey.Tickets for Ennio Morricone in Verona are already on sale, do not miss this unique and exciting concert.