“Franco Cesarini is an outstanding example of what the French describe as “musicien complet”; an excellent instrumentalist, composer and conductor embodied in one person.”

Peter-Lukas Graf

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Franco Cesarini:
Composer and Publisher

2021 marked a turning point for Franco Cesarini: he founded Edition Franco Cesarini with the aim of publishing his works himself and transmitting his creativity and enthusiasm to his many fans all over the world.

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PSYCHÉ ET ÉROS from the Symphonic Poem "PSYCHÉ"

Franco Cesarini’s version for wind orchestra of  Psyché et Éros by French composer César Franck carefully illustrates the nuances of the instrumental colours, and represents a real test aimed at demonstrating the musicality and interpretative skills of orchestras and their conductors.

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Urban Landscapes

Three original piecesSinfonietta No. 3 “Zwölfmalgreien Sketches”, Op. 56, Suite Siciliana, Op. 57b and Symphony No. 3 “Urban Landscapes Op.55, as well as one arrangement, Passacaglia and Fugue in C-minor BWV 582, composed and arranged by Franco Cesarini and performed by the Civica Filarmonica di Lugano under the Maestro’s direction.

 

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“Cesarini’s masterly command of orchestration creates appealing tone colors and constantly fluctuating depths of sound. He enthralls us using the allure of instrumental voices, weaving them together before letting them resolve in atmospheres and impressions which leave a lasting impression on the individual listener.”

Maestro Bruno Amaducci,
former Guest Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York,
the Opéra National de Paris, the English Chamber Orchestra and others.

Osaka Shion Wind Orchestra conducted by Franco Cesarini: “One of the best concerts of my career”

Osaka 25th September: Following are the Maestro’s words after the event: very attentive and very numerous audience welcomed every piece on the program with thunderous […]
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L'Arlesienne
Suite No. 2
Georges Bizet, arr. Franco Cesarini

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09 October

2022

Concerto d’Autunno
Civica Filarmonica di Lugano
Franco Cesarini, Conductor

Palazzo dei Congressi (16:30-18:30h)
Lugano, Switzerland

13 November

2022

Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa,
José Rafael Pascual Vilaplana, Conductor
3rd Symphony “Urban Landscapes”

Casa da Música, Sala Suggia (12:00h)
Porto (Portugal)