Also this year, the Polyphonic Choir of the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabriahas accepted the invitation of the IX edition of the National Review of University Choirs, which took place in the splendid city of Urbino.
The Choir of the University of Florence, the Choir of the University of Verona, that of the “G.D’Annunzio” University of Chieti-breaking latest news, the choir “G. Pressacco” of the University of Udine and finally the 1506 Choir of the “Carlo Bo” University of Urbino.
During the event the choristers had the opportunity to increase their baggage of musical knowledge by first listening to the Lectio of Maestro Giovanni Bietti, one of the best Italian music communicators, who spoke of the relationship between classical music and popular music, and then participating in the Workshop with Maestro Mario Lanaro, a great trainer of many generations of singers.
The choirs have given life to the festive contest for the award of the Feluca d’Oro, the by now famous headgear for university students that the Reggino choir has already won once, two years ago. Directed on this occasion by M° Claudio Bagnato, the Coro della Mediterranea performed 3 pieces which were very successful.
This year the Feluca d’Oro was awarded to the Choir of the “G. D’Annunzio” of Chieti-breaking latest news.
Sunday morning, traditionally dedicated to concerts in the squares due to bad weather, was held in the portico of the Cortile d’Onore of Palazzo Ducale.
The final concert took place in the afternoon in the Throne Room, inside the Doge’s Palace. The theme established by the organizers was popular music and the Choir of the Mediterranean University performed four pieces: “La Lancella”, “Billizzi ri Staiti”, “U ciucciu” and, finally, “La Calabresella”.
The event ended with the song “Ora la pace”, interpreted by all the choirs gathered and directed by M° Lanaro.