Rome, March 6, 2017 – Sergio Mattarella, President of Italy, gave Riccardo Muti the award of Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, stating that the world requests Italy […] and many people look at Maestro Muti as the reference point as a renowned and modern interpreter of that musical knowledge that has so much Italian DNA in its chromosomes (using Maestro dall’Ongaro’s words).

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