Mozartian Musical Evening

"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman."

- Ludwig van Beethoven -
In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Center and the Italian Embassy in Beirut, the Universite Antonine has hosted a classical musical evening fully dedicated to Mozart. Animated by the Orchestra Giovanile Mediterranea under the direction of the young conductor Alberto Maniaci and the participation of the remarkable talent Simone Bernardini, violinist at the Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin. 

The captivating Mozartian evening took place at the main campus of the Universite Antonine, Hadath- Baabda; in the presence of a crowd of guests, among which the prominent Mrs. Simona Demartino, representing the Italian Ambassador in Beirut Mr. Massimo Marotti. 

Introduced by "Cosi Fan Tutte" melody, the Orchestra played in perfect harmony "Violin Concerto No.7" then had an enchanting closing with "Jupiter", symphony No.41. 

Fr. Toufic Maatouk, O.A.M., Director of the Antonine Fathers' School of Music and Director of the Antonine University Choir