Gatti conducts Rome concert ‘in maschera’main
Daniele Gatti yesterday conducted the strings of the orchestra of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in the gardens of the Quirinale palace, residence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.
Everyone wore full concert dress, with masks.
The concert marked the start of Republic Day and was preceded by a moving presidential address in which Signor Mattarella praised the spirit of solidarity and togetherness that is signified by music. The concert was dedicated to the many thousands of Italian victims of the Coronavirus pandemic.