Friday, April 01, 2016

Press conference in Rome for “Luglio suona bene”, 30/03/2016

The press conference for this summer’s “Luglio suona bene” (July Sounds Good) cultural event was held in Rome’s City Hall with the commissioner of the Eternal City, Francesco Paolo Tronca, the president and managing director respectively of Rome’s Music Foundation, Aurelio Regina, and José R. Dosal.    

Some thirty national and international acts will be on hand in Rome’s outdoor stage at the Auditorium, including Santana, Joan Baez, Sting, Sean Paul, Cyndi Lauper and Jose’ Carreras (the current situation in Europe vis-à-vis the recent terrorists attacks in both France and Belgium was also discussed as some foreign acts have cancelled their summer shows in Europe).   

(Composer Nicola Piovani)

On hand for the press conference was also composer Nicola Piovani who won an Oscar in 1999 for the soundtrack to Roberto Benigni’s movie, “Life Is Beautiful”. 

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