The Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Roma on tour
Sir Antonio Pappano (photo), a star of the classical music world,
will be performing in Switzerland for the fifth tour of the Migros
Culture Percentage Classics 2012/2013 from 10 to 13 April 2013. Pappano
is music director of the Royal Opera House and the Orchestra
dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Roma, which has established
itself as one of the best international orchestras under his leadership.
The orchestra, which is based in Rome, will be performing works
including Verdi's overture «La forza del destino» (in Geneva and Zurich)
and Tchaikovsky's 6th symphony «Pathétique». The programme presents
special highlights, including the appearance of the prize-winning
Canadian contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux and the internationally renowned
Swiss cellist Thomas Grossenbacher.
Basel – Stadtcasino, Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Geneva – Victoria Hall, Thursday, 11 April 2013, 8 p.m.
Bern – Kulturcasino, Friday, 12 April 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Zurich – Tonhalle, Saturday, 13 April 2013, 7:30 p.m.