Cultural Association

Musica e Sofia

The cultural association “Musica e Sofìa” was born in 2018 from a deep love for music, the arts, beauty and knowledge. The main purpose is to promote classical, symphonic music and opera, organizing Concerts, Conferences, Listening Guides, Lessons.
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Both theoretical and practical, to deepen the study of a musical instrument, theory and language.
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Lessons in which through verbal explanation, live examples and listening to CD tracks you will learn to understand and love a song, an opera, an author.
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Guided by an orchestra conductor and together with a musical ensemble, it is possible to listen to a piece, “dismantle it” and “reassemble it”. A new way to go deep into the mysterious musical language.
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Classroom training for managers to understand parallels with their profession, dictated by understanding the modus operandi of a conductor, his way of working, listening, enhancing individuality, obtaining results in real time.
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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.
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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.
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The Orchestra Musica e Sofia

Youth Orchestra

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

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.

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For any information on the activities, please call the following numbers: 338.6846.732 or 335.8328.330