The 24th. of January 2008, at 9, PM , there will be a premiere
performance of Alfono Rega,’s Symphony n°4 in 6 movements written
as a homage in memory of the Holocaust. This event will take place at the Conservatory of Milan contemporaneously with the inauguration of the Holocaust Museum situated in the railway station. of Milan, Italy.
The concert is free. It will be on behalf of the Associazione Luciano Elmo
Onlus in memory of Luciano Elmo, who was a Lawyer, sent in
concentration camp and the only survivor of his group.
He is recalled for having save a great number of Jews, and received military decorations several times.
The Symphony The Holocaust brings back to present days tonal and romantic
music, has been recorded some weeks ago in Milan and will be performed by the
Cantelli Orchestra, one of the most famous Orchestra of Milan, together with the
Costanzo Porta Choir of Cremona.
HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY
On behalf of Associazione Avv. Luciano Elmo. Onlus
THURSDAY 24TH OFJANUARY 2008 at 9, PM
SALA VERDI OF THE CONSERVATORY OF MILANO
(Via del Consevatorio-MM:1-San Babila)
COSTANZO PORTA CHOIRE
CONDUCTOR: HEINRICH UNTERHOFER
FRANZ SCHUBERT:SYMPHONY N°5 IN SI BEMOLLE D.485
ALFONSO REGA: SYMPHONY n° 4 The HOLOCAUST IN DO MINOR
Still Awarded at New York
A great return of romantic music
For yourself as well as for all your friends and relatives
This concert is the first performance of the symphony n° 4 in do minor The
Holocaust composed by ALFONSO REGA .
The composer, Alfonso Rega, has been awarded the IBLA Prize several times at New
York for his music; for the Symphony The Holocaust as well as for other
Symphonies he composed.
The composer also wants his music to congtribute to an intense waring for future generations so that these types of atrocities will never happen again.
The Symphony is divided in 6 movements which explain this tragedy:
1° The forced gatheringb 2° The travel 3° O! What a pain (The prison in camps)-
4° The Holocaust 5° Dream of spring 6° Liberation.
Alfonso Rega is a 66 year old Italian living in Milano. He studied the piano during 8
years and composition from 1995. He composed 8 Symphonic Poems:
1° Birth of Davide 2° Birth of Myriam. 3° The Millennium- 4° The Holocaust
5° The Birth of the Universe – 6° The Divine Comedy-7° The 11 September.
8° Romeo and Juliet. Plus about 400 short pieces.
He also entered music competitions and
won at Bologna with the 4th.Movement of the Symphonic 11 September
The Pietas for violin and in 2006 in New York with the Symphony The Holocaust