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Ion Marin and the Maggio Orchestra in Arezzo: January 27, 2024

Saturday 27 January at 7pm at the Auditorium Guido D'Arezzo Caurum Hall, the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Arezzo for the Arezzo Concert Season which with the Maggio inaugurates the 2024 symphonic program of the Guido d'Arezzo Foundation

On the podium the director Ion Marin

Florence, January 25th, 2024 – On Saturday, January 27th, at 7 pm, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra conducted by maestro Ion Marin inaugurates the 2024 Arezzo Concert Season, the program of events promoted by the Guido d'Arezzo Foundation and the Municipality of Arezzo with the direction artistic work by Giovanni Andrea Zanon and the support of the Ministry of Culture. The program includes the Symphony in D major K. 504 Prague by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Symphony n. 4 in F minor op. 36 Pëtr Il'ič Čajkovskij.

Founded in 1928 by Vittorio Gui as the Stabile Orchestra Fiorentina and renamed in 1933 at the birth of the Festival of the same name, throughout its history the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra has been directed by some of the greatest conductors such as: Victor De Sabata, Antonio Guarnieri , Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Tullio Serafin, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Bruno Walter, Otto Klemperer, Issay Dobrowen, Erich Kleiber, Arthur Rodzinski, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Thomas Schippers, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Carlo Maria Giulini , Georges Prêtre, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Carlos Kleiber, Georg Solti, Riccardo Chailly, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Seiji Ozawa, Daniele Gatti and Fabio Luisi. Daniele Gatti is currently its principal director and Zubin Mehta its honorary director for life. Illustrious composers such as Richard Strauss, Pietro Mascagni, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Paul Hindemith, Igor Stravinskij, Luigi Dallapiccola, Krzysztof Penderecki and Luciano Berio conducted their compositions at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, often in the first performance. Since the 1950s the Orchestra has made numerous radio and television recordings, awarded with prestigious awards including, in 1990, the Grammy Award.

A protagonist on the international musical scene, Ion Marin has worked with all the major orchestras in Europe - from the Berliner Philharmoniker to the London Symphony Orchestra, up to the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic - and is a regular guest of the major opera institutions in the world – from the Metropolitan Opera in New York to the Theater at the Opéra National de Paris – with a discography of over 40 titles that has earned him three Grammy nominations.

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