‘Music for the environment’: Italian Embassy hosts Green Embassy Concert by Instituto Sons
Music, art, sustainability, and solidarity will be the themes on the at the Embassy of Italy in Brasilia this June 10 at 8 pm as it hosts the 'Concerto Verde' by the students of the Orchestra and Choir of the Instituto Sons, presenting a repertoire of Italian and Brazilian music
Active in the Structural City area, until recently the largest open-air landfill in Latin America, the Institute offers music education courses in contexts lacking educational opportunities.
"The Instituto Sons is a commendable reference structure, promoting cultural and recreational activities for children and young people exposed to serious social, health, and environmental challenges," says Ambassador Francesco Azzarello. "The Italian Embassy in Brasilia is particularly pleased to participate in a project of Italian cultural valorization, which is part of the broader context of the follow-up to the first 'Green Embassy Week', which took place last March."
The Embassy welcomed, in parallel with the concert, around one hundred children and young people aged between 6 and 18 years, protagonists of the specific monthly program " Ambiental Zero" launched by the Embassy. They experienced, through games, learning basic techniques of home composting and visited the facilities of the Diplomatic Headquarters for the treatment and disposal of waste, benefiting from the explanations of specialized employees.
The concert program will begin with Anthem of the Italian Republic followed by the National Anthem of the Federative Republic of Brazil and renditions of, "Oh, my nights of love," by Carlos Gomes (Maria Tudor opera), "Watercolor," BY (in Italian and PortugueseLa ," by Ennio Morricone, "Watercolor from Brazil," BY Ary Barroso, Prayer," by Carole Bayer Sager/David W. Foster (in Italian and Portuguese).
It will be a beautiful moment of art, culture, , and solidarity, said the on Instagram.
event will also be available on the Embassy's YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/italyinbrazil/).
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