On November 4th, 1995 The Cultural Association of the Italians at Fermilab made its debut with ” Art and Music in Action”, a cultural event featuring music by W.A. Mozart, L. Van Beethoven, F. Schumann performed by Marco Fornaciari at the violin, and Antonella Bellettini at the piano. The well-known painter Giulio Ottaviani provided the perfect backdrop for the music, covering the whole stage with paintings inspired by the Italian sceneries and by the chamber of music being played by the violin-piano duo.
Debut of “The Cultural Association of Italians at Fermilab” on November 4, 1995.
Marco Fornaciari has played in the most prestigious world concert halls, including La Scala, Mozarteum, St. Petersburg Academy and the Sidney Opera House. His recordings include the entire Paganini ‘s compositions for violin and guitar.
Antonella Bellettini is a professional piano accompanist. She has toured the United States, Germany, Japan, Mexico and many other countries as a member of various chamber music groups. She toured the United States and Europe with M. Jorge Risi, famous Italo-Uruguayan violinist.
Giuliano Ottaviani is a well-known Italian artist. He has exhibited in Italy, Europe and Australia. He is the recipient of ten international art prizes, including the 1984 gold medal from the Academy of Art, Science and Literature, Paris, France.
Original announcement used for Art and Music in action on November 4th, 1995.