Thursday, August 5 (9pm hours) the historic Palazzo Fantini in Tredozio, inhabited by a single family for almost three centuries, hosts the usual ceremony of awarding the Emilia Romagna Festival Lifetime Award to Daniela Pini and her extraordinary vocal skills that allowed her to travel the world and work with great directors and conductors.
The prize, now in its twelfth edition, will be awarded by the artistic director of Emilia Romagna Festival Massimo Mercelli who after the delivery, will dialogue with the romagnola singer of international fame, retracing her biography and the most significant stages of her career.
Following a concert by Daniela Pini accompanied by the piano of Davide Cavalli in which the singer will make available her extension as a mezzo-soprano for several arias such as La Cenerentola by Rossini, La favorita by Donizetti and Les chemins de l’amour by Poulenc, but also for Neapolitan authors of the twentieth century such as Francesco Paolo Tosti with his classic ‘A vucchella with text by Gabriele D’Annunzio, or the famous I’ te vurria vasà by Eduardo Di Capua, immortalized by the television interpretation by Tito Schipa in the fifties. Also noteworthy is the presence of two particularly delicate arias by the great Spanish author Xavier Montsalvatge, taken from his most famous work Cinco canciones negras.
With a great vocal flexibility that allows her to range from Baroque to contemporary music, Daniela Pini boasts a repertoire of over 60 titles. She has performed in the major concert venues, working with conductors such as R. Abbado and Y. Temirkanov, and with directors such as Gabriele Lavia, Dario Fo, Lina Wertmuller and Ettore Scola. He recently performed at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome, at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, and represented Italy in the opening concert of the 18th Festival of Arts at the National Centre For the Performing Arts in Beijing. He also performed in Italy. She performed, with great success, at the Musikverein in Vienna and at the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti.