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Music is a game from kids: sales open for concerts with Perugia's from Chamber Orchestra for children and families

date of publication:
17/4/2024
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This year Spoleto is preparing for the Festival as early as next month with a special event dedicated to the little ones: on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at at 4:30 p.m., the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti is hosting concerts for children and families from the project Music is a game from kids. An educational-musical initiative for elementary school conceived by the Foundation Festival dei Due Mondi together with the Orchestra from Camera di Perugia, with the reciting voice of Enrico Bindocci, to guide young audiences in the discovery of some masterpieces of the classical repertoire: Igor Stravinsky'sHistoire du Soldat and Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream. from today for all children and their families, it is possible to attend the two performances by purchasing tickets (€5) at www.festivaldispoleto.com, through the Call Center at +39 0743 776444 or by going to to Spoleto: Festival Box Office & Merchandising in Via Saffi, 12 and the Vivaticket Box Office in Viale Trento e Trieste, 78.

Music is a game from kids is part of the project The festival is us now in its 14th year, dedicated to local elementary school children with an articulated program of activities, in and out of the classroom, to approach music in a fun and original way from childhood. A path to stages, shared with teachers. The first stage takes place in the classroom, with preparatory listening materials provided by the Foundation. The second involves participation in two concerts/workshops: Histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky (Saturday, May 18 at 4:30 p.m.) and Sogni... di una notte di mezza estate (Sunday, May 19 at 4:30 p.m.) by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Finally, the third stage includes the opportunity to attend the two extraordinary performances of the Midday Concerts, scheduled for Friday, July 5 at 4:30 p.m. at the Stella Auditorium(Histoire du soldat) and friday July 12, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Agatha(Dreams... of a Midsummer Night).

The Festival devotes ample space to programming for younger children: in addition to the appointments of La musica è un gioco from kids, the Due Mondi Kids section includes four shows from the La MaMa Spoleto Open review: Il mare custodisce, siamo tutti perle di uno stesso oceano by Afshin Varjavandi (June 29,30), Marionette in cerca di manipolazione by Damiano Privitera (July 6, 7), C'era due volte by Palazzina Zero (July 13) and a creative workshop on the ancestral fable to curated by Lab Sementi (July 14), all scheduled at Spazio Oberdan.

There are also many appointments for the whole family, including performances by the vertical dance company Il Posto in Via Aurelio Saffi (July 5, 6, 7) and to Palazzo Collicola (July 5 and 7), Yoann Bourgeois' show, Memory of to fall, an exciting new creation conceived for the Piazza del Duomo (July 6). Following Blanca Li's Le Bal de Paris is a powerful new immersive experience signed by the duo Adrien M & Claire B (June 28-July 14, San Nicolo Monumental Complex). Last Minute is a combination of music, dance, light and interactive projections.