- Sept. 20, 2021
-- Last Saturday, in the SS. Apostoli Basilica, in Rome, the final was held, in the form of a Gala Concert of the International Competition "Sacred Music 2021",
during which 23 opera singers performed, among which the Jury chose the eight winners: for the Sopranos category, the Francesca Mannino
and Danai Eleni
from Messina, for the mezzo-sopranos Aurora Faggioli
and Ester Ferraro
, for the tenors Dongyoul Park
and Raffaele Feo
, for the bass Giordano Farina
and for the bass-baritone the French Alexandre Baldo.
The guest of honor was the Vice Governor of the Moravian Silesian Region of the Czech Republic Lukáš Curylo
, who arrived specifically in Rome to support the European project "Let's Sing Oratorio Music"
of which the competition is the official international selection. The awards were presented by the Ambassadors to the Holy See HE Vaclav Kolaja Ambassador of the Czech Republic, HE Jakob Štunf Ambassador of Slovenia, Caroline Weijers Ambassador of the Netherlands, the Ambassador of Russia Alexander Avdeev, the Deputy Ambassador of Slovakia Mrs. Petra Frankova, the First Counselor of the Armenian Embassy in Italy Ms. Kristina Mehrabekyan representing the Competition Honor Committee. Present were the Counselor of the Embassy of Greece Dr. Christina Karagiorga, Mrs. Mihaela Raluca of the Embassy of Romania in Italy.
Among the guests are also the actress Barbara Di Bartolo and the actor Howard Ross,
unforgettable protagonist of historical blockbusters when Rome was Hollywood on the Tiber, the actresses Anna Marcello and Francesca Ceci, Alejandra Matiz daughter of the president of the Leo Matiz Foundation
, Photographer of Frida Khalo, curator of exhibitions dedicated to Frida Khalo and Diego Rivera in Mexico and Colombia, Krizia Moretti winner of the national title A girl for cinema 2021, Countess Erika Emma Fodre ', the president of the European Tourism Center Giuseppe Lepore, the President of the Rotary Club of Rome "Foro Italico" Dr. Franco Alfredo Nicoletti, Costanzo Bartolucci wearing the Vincenzo Bocciarelli tuxedo and the Stylist Filippo Matera.
The evening was conducted by Vincenzo Bocciarelli,
a beloved theatrical and film actor born at the school of Giorgio Strehler, confirmed after the excellent performance last year and will be broadcast by Tele Pace worldwide and by Vatican Radio on 3 October at 3 pm.
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