Oscar-winning Life is Beautiful composer Nicola Piovani set to perform in Toronto this summer
- June 20th, 2019 -
Renowned Italian musician will share with Canadians some of his most memorable pieces and unreleased works at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in June
WHAT: Recipient of the 1998 Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score for his work on Roberto Benigni’s Life is Beautiful, Nicola Piovani will grace the stage of the TIFF Bell Lightbox at 8:00 p.m. on June 20 for a private concert; an event proudly organized by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Consolato Generale d’Italia in Toronto, the ICFF (presented by IC Savings), the TD Toronto Jazz Festival in collaboration with the Fondazione Musica per Roma.
La Musica è Pericolosa (Music is Dangerous) is the title of the event, as well as his autobiography released in 2014. The audience will be delighted to find the maestro at his piano, accompanied by a small orchestra at Toronto’s famous TIFF Bell Lightbox, playing previously unreleased theatrical tracks as well as some of his most celebrated works, spanning his five-decade-long career. Piovani will narrate the path that led him to collaborate with some of the most influential film directors in history.
The world-renowned Italian musician and award-winning film composer will perform as part of Fare Cinema, an initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Thursday, June 20
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West,Reitman Square, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X5