EFAcast - Festival Udine Castello
In this sixth episode, Simon Mundy meets Luisa Sello, the Artistic Director of Festival Udine Castello, Italy. This year the festival will run from 8 September until 10 October with Amici della Musica Udine.
The Festival Udine Castello takes place in September and October each year in the Parliament Hall of Udine Castle, a splendid venue for music and art. The Castle itself, an icon and symbol of the city of Udine, is a customary venue for meetings of great cultural value, of different cultures and peoples, in a place of history and artistic beauty.
This year the festival celebrates the legacy of the great composer Ennio Morricone. This multifaceted artist received numerous awards during his long career which includes a wide range of composition genres,
from concert music to applied music. At the same time, he worked as orchestrator,
conductor and composer for theatre, radio and cinema.