|Luglio Suona Bene 2011|
They have sold over one billion discs and 300,000, have won 86 Grammy Awards and 7 Oscars, countless MTV Music Award and Golden Globe Award, received hundreds of thousands of platinum and gold records. And they gathered at the Parco della Musica in Rome for the wonderful summer season of concerts under the stars. A kaleidoscope of big international stars, a careful selection of the most original of contemporary music scene and some of the most innovative projects in the Italian will be the stars of the ninth edition of July Sounds Good, the event that ends the summer season 2010 - 2011 of Music for Rome Foundation Auditorium Parco della Musica.
This year more than thirty proposals musical and theatrical events will take turns on one of the largest open-air stages inserted in the heart of the Parco della Musica, the prestigious architectural complex designed by Renzo Piano, which has become a central square in the cultural life of the Romans and one of Popular tourist destinations of the capital. The public will as every summer for nine years, the opportunity to immerse yourself in the enveloping square art characterized by unique acoustic properties and to listen to a few meters away from the most popular living artists.
The stars of this edition of the legendary stars such as Lou Reed, Sting, Elton John, Joe Cocker, Ricky Martin, Burt Bacharach, George Benson, Ringo Starr, Chicago. But the news will be a lot of comebacks and big names in rock and pop, jazz and world music, like Cyndi Lauper, Buena Vista Social Club feat Omara Portuondo, John Mayall, Primal Scream, Manhattan Transfer, John Mellencamp, Dear Emerald . Some of the most original of the international scene will alternate in the MIT Festival - Meet in Town as Primal Scream, Apparat, Modeselektor, Lamb, CocoRosie, Zero 7, And The Spaceape Kode 9, Panda Gold, Prins Thomas, Fuck Buttons, pathos + Port-Royal and many others, in a real festival within a festival lasting two days, which presents some of the prominent representatives of the new sounds and new electronic and experimental scene. Still, in the Sala Sinopoli, three great jazz concerts represented by Brad Mehldau and Joshua Redman, Stefano Di Battista Quintet and "Tea for 3" with Dave Douglas, Enrico Rava, Avishai Cohen, Uri Caine, Linda Oh and Clarence Penn.
Also this year there will be the Italian artists. Indeed, after the opening entrusted Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio, in Italy itself will lord it in June with concerts by Raphael Gualazzi, Pooh, Roberta Flack, The Night of the Taranta with Ludovico Einaudi, to continue A meeting in July with Jazz - Gino Paoli, Flavio Boltro, Danilo Rea, Rosario Bonaccorso, Roberto Gatto and Mario Biondi with his big orchestra. In August, two artists who will close the season at home at the Auditorium Parco della Musica: Stefano Bollani and Allevi Giovanni. The program also includes three dates proposed by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia: "Songs that have made Italy, Unit of independence until the Great War" with Orchestra, Choir and Choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Sharpshooters of the National Association of Brass Band directed by Charles Rizzari, "Carmina Burana" by Carl Orff with the choir and percussionists of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia conducted by Ciro Visco and "Concerto with the dedication" will lead the Orchestra Ennio Morricone and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.