Musica e Sofia
The culmination of this process, matured by the many “open trials” directed by Canonici at the Ravello Festival. The conductor is in front of the orchestra, equipped with a microphone, and step by step guides the audience to the understanding of a great symphony, overture, concert.
We offer beautiful courses to let foreigners learn the Italian language through the librettos of the Opera. Combining the love for Italian Language and Culture with that for Music, through Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, a stimulating path is offered through specialized teachers to understand the language of yesterday and today.
The Orchestra Musica e Sofia
The “Musica e Sofìa” Youth Orchestra intends to continue the prestigious and innovative dissemination activity proposed at the Ravello Festival.
The Orchestra “Musica e Sofìa” is now animated by a dual purpose: to provide young instrumentalists with highly educational opportunities to make music together, and thanks to their talent and enthusiasm, they can promote and spread great orchestral music.
Aurelio Canonici has conducted symphonic concerts, operas, sacred and contemporary music, soundtracks in: Austria, Bulgaria, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Moldavia, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, Vatican, Ukraine, Hungary. He was artistic director at the Ravello Festival. He has composed soundtracks for RAI Television. He wrote a book on Wagner’s music and one on Rossini’s. He is Professor at the Conservatory of L’Aquila.