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TEHRAN –(Iranart)- An Italian music festival will open at various halls across Tehran next week.

Organized by the Embassy of Italy, the five-day festival will start with a piano recital by Emanuela Piemonti at Rudaki Hall on April 23, the embassy announced in a press release on Monday.

The performance is also part of the program arranged for the Tehran Contemporary Music Festival.

In addition, composer Alessandro Solbiati will hold a master class and several lectures during the festival.

The Grand Hall of the Interior Ministry in Tehran will be hosting a series of piano concerts by Italian maestro Ludovico Einaudi from April 24 to 27.

In addition, Italian film score composer Nicola Piovani is scheduled to perform a selection of his film scores during a concert at Vahdat Hall on April 25.

Piovani, who has been invited to the 36th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival, will only perform for the festival guests. 

Piovani is the winner of the Oscar for Best Original Dramatic Score in 1998 for Roberto Benigni’s film “La Vita è bella”, better known to English-speaking audiences as “Life Is Beautiful”.


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