4th Lorenzo de 'Medici International Choral Festival,

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Date: Friday 27 May 2022

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The 4th Lorenzo de 'Medici International Choral Festival, organized by the' Florence Choral 'Association chaired and directed by the Florentine bass-baritone Leonardo Sagliocca, will officially begin on Thursday 26 May at 5 pm in the Church of Santa Monaca.

The Festival will host the prestigious Bethel Choird from the United States and 4 other choirs from Tuscany, including the Vocal Blue Trains and the Menura Vocal Ensemble. During the 4 days of the Festival, the choirs will also perform in the Basilicas of the Santissima Annunziata and Santa Trinita and in the Churches of Ognissanti and Santa Maria Maddalena de 'Pazzi. The young composer CrystallaSerghiou, of the Royal Academy of London, will conduct the hymn of the Festival “Song for Medici - Triumph of Bacchus”, composed by herself and specially commissioned by the Festival, based on a text by Lorenzo de 'Medici. The first horn of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra, Luca Benucci and the well-known Tuscan composer Francesco Traversi will also be part of the jury.

Below is the complete program of the event

OPENING CEREMONY
Thursday 26 May 2022, 5 pm
Church of Santa Monaca

CONCERT
Thursday 26 May 2022, 8.30 pm
Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata

CONCERT Friday 27 May 2022, 8.30 pm
Church of Ognissanti

COMPETITION
Saturday 28 May 2022, 3 pm
Church of Santa Monaca

CONCERT
Saturday 28 May 2022, 8.30 pm
Basilica of Santa Trinita

FINAL CONCERT
Sunday 29 May, 8.30 pm
Church of Santa Maria Maddalena de 'Pazzi

Director: Crystalla Serghiou
President and Artistic Director: Leonardo Sagliocca
www.florencechoral.com
chairman@florencechoral.com

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