The Morgan Library & Museum, World Premiere of “La Villa d’Este at Tivoli” – June 23, 2016

La Villa d’Este a Tivoli (The Villa d’Este at Tivoli) was commissioned by The Morgan Library & Museum, and received its world premiere with the Chamber Orchestra of New York, under Maestro Salvatore Di Vittorio on June 23, 2016. The work is a free transcription based on Franz Liszt’s Fountains of Villa d’Este for piano. It was dedicated to the Morgan and inspired by the exhibition “City of the Soul: Rome and the Romantics”, in particular the watercolor The Villa of Maecenas and the Villa d’Este, Tivoli by the English artist Thomas Jones.