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Uto Ughi is one of the most famous violinists in the world, he appeared with the most important orchestras, such as the London Philharmonic, the London Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic, just to name a few.
He is also famous for his committment in promoting music culture and in preserving Italy’s artistic heritage.

He founded the Omaggio a Venezia music festival to help raise fund for the restoration of buildings and monuments in Venice, and later he founded the Omaggio a Roma festival, whose aim was to promote international music heritage and young talents from Italian Conservatories of Music.
Nowadays he is the Artistic Director of Uto Ughi per Roma, another festival he founded to promote classical music by allowing people to attend live concerts for free.

Despite his long carreer (he had his debut at the Teatro Lirico in Milan when he was 7 and was told to be a mature musician at 12) his discography is relatively short - 20 recordings or so - because the Maestro notoriously prefers to play live and to bring music to the people. To this end, he also conducted a show on Italian State Television’s main channel, in which every night he explained the audience a particular topic concerning classical music (“Uto Ughi racconta la musica”, 2008).

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Paolo Rumiz is a writer and a journalist, but above all he is a traveller and an observer of the world.

He was born and lives in Trieste, from where he moved to the East many times to recount facts and people’s life to his Italian readers.

He worked as a specialist reporter during the wars in Yugoslavia and in Afghanistan, and in 1993 he was awarded the Hemingway Prize for his reportage from the Yugoslav Wars.

He also is a columnist for one of the main Italian national newspaper, La Repubblica, for which he wrote travel reportages from his summer slow trips - by foot, by bike and public transport - on underestimated routes, mainly in the Balkan Peninsula and in the Near East.

Paolo Rumiz is - together with M° Igor Coretti-Kuret - a co-founder of the project Tamburi di Pace, a tour of concerts of the European Spirit of Youth Orchestra during which he reads passages from his books, to stimulate reflections on present time Europe’s situation.
During 2015 edition, for instance, Paolo Rumiz read passages from his 2014 book “Come cavalli che dormono in piedi”: It is a journey to the Eastern Front of World War I, where many young men from nowadays Trentino and Friuli-Venezia Giulia died as Austro-Hungarian soldiers, and then were quickly forgotten by their homeland Italy, because they fought under the enemy’s flag.




The best young musicians from all over Europe gathered and trained together to stregthen and promote European culture and identity through music.




Igor Coretti-Kuret is ​an ​​internationally appreciated musician, especially known for his ability to teach and to communicate with young people.
He is the ​founder​ ​of ESYO and​ co-founder, together with Paolo Rumiz​, of Tamburi di Pace​ ​project.​




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