MITO SettembreMusica, The festival runs September 5-23 a month of music turns Milano and Torino on their ears! The program is brimming with concerts featuring classical, jazz, rock and pop, ancient music and avant-garde, world music and some of today’s most innovative musical trends.This year MITO SettembreMusica remains loyal to its commitment to music education as we involve elementary, middle and high schools, as well as local universities in the music experience.
Inauguration the Big Orchestras
The 2012 edition of MITO SettembreMusica kicks off Wednesday, September 5 at Torino’s Teatro Regio with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Daniele Gatti, for a tribute to Claude Debussy marking the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
the Big Orchestras
- Orchestra Filarmonica di San Pietroburgo con Yuri Temirkanov,
- English Chamber Orchestra con Colin Davis,
- Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart con Helmuth Rilling ,
- Le Concert des Nations con Jordi Savall,
- Philharmonia Orchestra con Esa-Pekka Salonen ,
- Orchestra e il Coro del Teatro Regio con Bertrand de Billy,
- I Filarmonici di Roma con Uto Ughi.
Contemporary Focus: Luis De Pablo and Kaija Saariaho
MITO SettembreMusica introduces audiences to contemporary music with a hefty series dedicated to two living composers, Luis De Pablo of Spain and Kaija Saariaho of Finland.
Sacred, Ancient and Baroque Music
One of the initiatives that best puts the focus on the historical connection between music and the host cities is dedicated to sacred, ancient and Baroque music, with concerts and masses in local churches
Tribute to Giulio Ricordi
the enlightened Milanese publisher, author, poet and composer
From the Italian Tradition to World Music
MITO SettembreMusica aims to be a model for new balances and proposals with a program open to a variety of genres and contributions.
Jazz, Rock, Pop, Electronic and Lots More
Concerts featuring jazz, rock and pop, avant-garde and electronic music provide audiences with a glimpse of what’s going on in today’s modern music
Children’s Shows and the MITO Educational Project
MITOFringe and MITO About Town
MITOFringe in Milano and MITO About Town in Torino bring a series of off-program concerts to the host cities for the fourth consecutive year. This month of free shows encompasses classical, jazz, rock and pop, ethnic and ancient music – a gift to the city and an opportunity for young, upcoming musicians to put their talent to the test.