Unforgettable movie theme songs of Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota at Sava Center

Today, Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota are rightly considered icons of world film music. Their unforgettable compositions will be performed at Belgrade’s Sava Center on November 7th by the orchestra conducted by Marcello Rota.

The concert repertoire focuses on the most important stages of the composers’ careers, from the iconic compositions of the 1960s to the soundtrack written for famous Hollywood movies, as well as films by Sergio Leone.

The movie theme songs will be also performed by the following soloists – Nello Salza (trumpet), Ludovico Fulci (piano) and Susanna Rigacci (soprano).

Ennio Morricone received numerous accolades including two Academy Awards, three Grammy Awards, three Golden Globes, six BAFTAs, ten David di Donatello, eleven Nastro d’Argento, two European Film Awards, the Golden Lion Honorary Award, and the Polar Music Prize in 2010. He composed the soundtrack for iconic movies like “A Fistful of Dollars”, “Cinema Paradiso”, “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”, “Malena” and others.

Giovanni Rota Rinaldi, better known as Nino Rota, was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor and academic who is best known for his film scores, notably for the films of Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti. He also composed the music for two of Franco Zeffirelli’s Shakespeare screen adaptations, and for the first two instalments of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather trilogy, earning the Academy Award for Best Original Score for The Godfather Part II (1974).

(Official website of Sava Center, 24.06.2024)


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