Ennio Morricone in Concert for Italian National Day at World Expo

On the occasion of Italian National Republic Day, composer and conductor Ennio Morricone,performed on 2nd June at Red Hall, Expo Center.

Italianationalday_news_photoPhoto Caption: Wu Promotion staff with the Fanfare Carabineers

At the age of 82, Ennio Morricone joined Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra and China National Opera House for a well-received concert at World Expo 2010 Shanghai.

Prior to the evening musical highlight, Italy's National Republic Day was celebrated by an afternoon concert and parade by Fanfare Carabineers.  In the evening National Day concert with Ennio Morricone, the programme conducted by the maestro included three pieces from Sergio Leone’s westerns that started his worldwide fame: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Once Upon A Time in the West and A Fistful of Dynamite.

As the official sponsor of the Italian Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai, Wu Promotion was delighted to organize the successful cooperation of Italian composer/conductor, Italian orchestra and Chinese choir.