Major increase in enrolment at the Conservatorio Cherubini

Music school announces over 200 events for 2018

Editorial Staff
January 30, 2018 - 12:17

The Conservatorio Cherubini is beginning the new year on a positive note. Boasting a 10.6% increase in enrolment compared to the 2016/17 academic year, the Florentine music conservatory stands high above the national average, which registered a 2.6% decline. The number of foreign students rose as well by 17.4%, attesting to the wide reach and prestige of the Cherubini. Indeed, the school counts 817 students coming from 32 countries around the world, including other European nations and countries in North and South America, Asia and the Middle East.


Ph. Conservatorio Cherubini


Kicking off the year’s events, of which there will be more than 200, is a celebration of the 114th anniversary of Luigi Dallapiccola’s birth, titled Buon Compleanno Dallapiccola, to be held in the Aula Magna at the University of Florence on February 2. The event is organized in collaboration with the Centro Studi Luigi Dallapiccola and the University of Florence, and will begin with an opening speech by the Magnifico Rettore Luigi Dei, followed by a musical marathon performed by musicians from all over Italy.


Other events will follow throughout the months of February and March, including a performance at the Palazzo Vecchio on Sunday, February 4; the final concert of the Masterclass led by Alex Sipiagin, the celebrated Russian trumpet player, on February 5; two concerts on February 10 and 15 at the Palazzo Davanzati and Casa Martelli, respectively, as part of the partnership between Cherubini and Teatro del Maggio; and on March 12, a conference about the composer, musician and musicologist Edoardo Cavallini. For more information about the full program of events, visit the conservatory’s website.

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