Le Muse - Ennio Morricone (Italy)
The ensemble ‘Le Muse’ conducted by Master Andrea Albertini presents an 'Homage to Ennio Morricone" with a fine selection of some of the best known soundtracks of famous composer Ennio Morricone.
Andrea Albertini - master
Plus ensemble 'Le Muse'
On Stage: 5-30
Travel party: 6-31
The renowned composer Ennio Morricone composed many of the world’s most famous soundtracks. Beginning in the early 1960s Morricone contributed music to more than 500 films. His filmography includes Sergio Leone's famous Italian western "Dollar Trilogy" of the 1960s ("A Fistful of Dollars", "For a Few Dollars More", "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly") and Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time Trilogy" ("Once Upon a Time in the West", "Once Upon a Time in… the Revolution/A Fistful of Dynamite", "Once Upon a Time in America") as well as several soundtracks to films of Giuseppe Tornatore ("Cinema Paradiso", "The Legend of 1900", "Malena"). He also worked for directors such as Sergio Corbucci, Duccio Tessari, Sergio Sollima, John Carpenter, Bernardo Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Giuliano Montaldo, Roland Joffé, Roman Polanski and Henri Verneuil. In 2007, he received the Academy Honorary Award "for his magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music." In 2016, Morricone received his first Academy Award for his score to Quentin Tarantino's film "The Hateful Eight". His other achievements include three Grammy Awards, three Golden Globes, six BAFTAs, ten David di Donatello, eleven Nastro d'Argento, two European Film Awards, the Golden Lion Honorary Award and the Polar Music Prize in 2010.
The ensemble ‘Le Muse’ presents a concert in which you will find the most famous compositions of the international story of cinematography written by this important musician. ‘Le Muse’ are an instrumental female Ensemble composed of musicians that developed their career inside the famous group "Rondò Veneziano". In the project “Musiche da Oscar” the ensemble is composed of classical musicians so that the sonority of the original themes proposed during the concert is represented in the best way, and a vocalist – Angelica Depaoli – who sings the vocal parts. The Ensemble is conducted by Master Andrea Albertini. The repertoire proposed by ‘Le Muse’ has been selected among the rich oeuvre of Master Morricone, choosing some of the best known soundtracks from the ’60s up to nowadays, including the soundtrack that won the Academy Award in 2016.
The Ensemble can perform in various formats ranging from 5 to 30 musicians, plus a vocalist and conductor Andrea Albertini, according to the available budget. Each song is presented by Master Albertini and is enriched with anecdotes, curiosities, historical and biographical notes. The wonderful and unique music is supported by film clips and photos showed during the concert which help to create a magic and unforgettable atmosphere.