XDC Entertainment is proud to announce the distribution of 4 LIVE concerts by the renowned Filarmonica della Scala orchestra from the Teatro alla Scala in Milan over the coming 2 months. In association with Nexo Digital, XDC Entertainment will distribute in cinemas in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Portugal. Featuring symphonies from Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff over four separate events, and conducted by some of the world’s biggest names including Christoph Eschenbach and Fabio Luisi, this promises to be the classical event of the season.
On April 1, Christophe Eschenbach, one of the most influential maestros on the international music scene, conducts a classic programme including Mozart’s Jupiter symphony and the celebrated Brahms first symphony. The next, on April 21 shows off the considerable talents of classical conductor Riccardo Chailly and jazz pianist Stefano Bollani in a well-loved Gershwin programme which promises to explore an extraordinary fusion of jazz and classical music LIVE for cinema audiences all over Europe.
Continuing on May 11, 23 year old virtuoso Andrea Battistoni conducts the Filarmonica in a spectacular programme, headlined by a new piece by composer Matteo Franceschini commissioned specially for the Filarmonica della Scala, followed by a spellbinding series of pieces by Rachmaninoff. Finally on May 21, Met Opera conductor Fabio Luisi takes a break from his hectic schedule and conducts an exceptional and varied programme including Beethoven’s 4th piano concerto with young Polish prodigy Rafal Blechacz and 3 canzonas to mark the 400th anniversary of Giovanni Gabrieli, the godfather of Baroque music.
XDC Entertainment’s Vice President Fabrice Testa said, “At XDC we pride ourselves on the acquisition of premium content for cinema audiences with a classical appreciation and our relationship with Nexo Digital means that once again we are bringing the best of LIVE classical music to cinemas in a truly original programme of events with some of the biggest stars on the classical music scene.”
Frank Smith, XDC Entertainment Sales Manager, added, “The appetite for first class LIVE classical performances is bigger than ever and at XDC we are uniquely positioned to deliver Filarmonica della Scala to audiences using our extensive network of cinemas.”
Josee Dubois, International Sales Director at Nexo Digital said, “Our association with XDC Entertainment for this series of exceptional concerts will raise the bar for LIVE classical events in cinemas and we are very excited about this unique once-in-a-lifetime programme. Audiences are in for a treat!”
This initiative is produced by Musicom.it <http://Musicom.it> , distributed in exclusive by Nexo Digital and supported by UniCredit the Main Partner of the ‘Filarmonica della Scala’. Filarmonica della Scala will be showing in cinemas in Europe on April 1, April 21, May 7 and May 21. Exhibitors interested in more information are invited to contact Frank Smith, Sales Manager by email at firstname.lastname@example.org