An orchestra is born, in an unlikely languagemain
Musicians in the Italian part of the South Tyrol – known in Italian in Alto Adige – have formed the Südtirol Filarmonica. The new ensemble is to make its debut in May at Toblach (Dobbiaco), where the composer Gustav Mahler spent his summers from 1908 to 1910.
The website is published in the indigenous language, Ladins, as well as German, Italian and English.
The music director, Michael Pichler, is from the locality, as are most of the 64 musicians.