DIT Symphony Orchestra to present La Dolce Vita

Celebrating the Film Music of Nino Rota in association with JDIFF 

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February 2nd 2010

Date:     Monday -22nd February
Time:    8pm
Venue: National Concert Hall, Main Auditorium
Tickets: €18, €20 (Students & DIT Staff: €15)

Dublin Institute of Technology is delighted to announce its involvement with The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF).  As part of this year’s festival and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of La Dolce Vita, the DIT Symphony Orchestra will present an evening of music from world-renowned Italian composer, Nino Rota.

From La Dolce Vita to The Godfather score, Oscar winning composer Nino Rota has written some of the most memorable film music of the last century.  The DIT Symphony Orchestra, in association with JDIFF and the National Concert Hall, are delighted to present Irish audiences with a unique opportunity to hear some of Rota’s best-loved works including: La Dolce Vita, The Godfather, La Strada, Fellini’s Waltz, The Leopard and Prova d’orchestra.   On the night the DIT Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by one of Ireland’s leading conductors - DIT’s very own David Brophy.

According to Dr William Halpin, Head of Orchestral Studies, DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama “DIT is delighted to be invited to participate in this concert.  Our talented young musicians will have an enlightening and rewarding experience performing Nina Rota’s music and members of the public will be treated to the most enchanting evening of music from an astonishingly gifted and prolific composer.”

Tickets for La Dolce Vita:  Celebrating the film music of Nino Rota are available from www.jdiff.com or 01 687 7974.  

This event is presented to you as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which takes place in Dublin city centre venues from Feb 18-28. See www.jdiff.com for further details on this years programme.

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