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Zubin Mehta conducts the ’”Tribute to Umbria”

05.04.2010 - 05.04.2010

Orvieto, Monday 5 April - the appointment is in the Dome of Orvieto with Mr. Zubin Mehta and the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

Conductor Zubin Mehta (

Conductor Zubin Mehta

During the fourth edition of the “Festival Assisi nel Mondo” (Assisi in the World Festival), on Monday 5 April 2010 the “Tribute to Umbria” has been organised: a special concert that officially opens the Festival.
At 5,30 pm in  the Dome of Orvieto the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by Mr. Zubin Mehta will play to show its commitment for Unicef in Italy, for the project “Schools for Africa”. The orchestra will play the Siute nr.3 Air on the G string in D+ BWV 1068 of Johann Sebastian Bach, the unfinished Sinphony nr. 8 in B minor D759 of Franz Schubert  and the symphony nr 1 in D minor work 68 of Johannes Brahms.
It is a wonderful collection, that can be understood and appreciated by everybody and that can be pleasant also for those who rarely go to a concerts.

Useful information

Free entrance to the concert.
The concert starts at 5,30 pm but is recommended to arrive early to find place.
Further information are available at or by phone +39.0763.342477

How to get there

By train:
Motorway A1 highway Perugina-Todi  
SS Todi Orvieto. (  

By train:
the train station of Orvieto is well connected with the National railway network (  

By plane:
airport Sant’Egidio of Perugia (9 km),
Rome International airport Leonardo Da Vinci