Italian tour for Californian Wind Ensemble University of California, Berkeley

Posted on May 12th, 2018

by Expats living in Rome

The University of California, Berkeley Wind Ensemble will be touring through Croatia and Italy from 15 to 25 may, providing concerts in Zagreb, Serra de’ Cont, Jesi, Lucca and Rome.

The U.C. Berkeley Wind Ensemble derives from the Department of Music at U.C. Berkeley, which has been ranked among the top music departments in the United States for several decades.

The ensemble, directed by Dr. Robert Calonico, is comprised of 50 students, age 18-23. The repertoire of the Wind Ensemble includes works from Holst, Lauridsen, Bernstein, Della Cese, Grainger, Gorb, Aquilanti and more.

Tour programme 2018
May 16 – Zaprešić, Zagreb – Zapresic City Hall
May 18 – Serra de’ Conti- Chiostro di San Francesco
May 19 – Jesi – Teatro Pergolesi
May 21 – Lucca – Auditorium San Romano
May 23 – Rome – Aula Magna University Sapienza

This international tour will end with a big concert at the Aula Magna of the Sapienza University of Rome, on May 23. What makes this concert even more special is that the MuSa Orchestra, the university orchestra, will open this concert with a performance of the 1st movement of Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony in B minor.

Start concert 18.30h – Wednesday May 23
Aula Magna – Rectorate building
P.le Aldo Moro 5, Roma
Sapienza University of Rome

Link to event here


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