Naxos Records Releases Di Vittorio and Respighi Albums this Spring

Naxos Records Releases Di Vittorio and Respighi Albums this Spring

On April 23, Naxos Records will release the Chamber Orchestra of New York’s album of Music Director and Composer Salvatore Di Vittorio’s recently premiered works including his Symphonies 3 “Temples of Sicily” and 4 “Metamorphoses”, as well as lyrical poems such as Ode...
Respighi with London Philharmonic & de Tommaso

Respighi with London Philharmonic & de Tommaso

On April 16, 2021, Decca Classics released the album Passione with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and British-Italian tenor Freddie de Tommaso, featuring our Maestro Salvatore Di Vittorio’s new orchestration completion of Ottorino Respighi’s Nebbie...
Remembering Respighi Scholar Potito Pedarra

Remembering Respighi Scholar Potito Pedarra

Dear Friends, I write to you directly to celebrate the life and work of one of our dearest friends, renowned Respighi scholar and Advisory Board member Potito Pedarra, who passed away yesterday morning in Milan. He was recognized as a leader of the Respighi music...
Ode to Live Performances

Ode to Live Performances

This letter was published on October 21, 2020 by Chamber Orchestra of New York, where Salvatore Di Vittorio is Music Director: When I was a child, my grandmother Dorotea (Dorothy – which means ‘gift from God’ in Greek) was one of the best gifts that I ever...
Five Orchestral Works Published for 2020

Five Orchestral Works Published for 2020

Following the publication of his Ballo Delle Muse (Dance of the Muses) for violin and orchestra, Di Vittorio has published an additional four new orchestral works for 2020: Suite Verdiana (a free transcription based on five of Verdi’s most popular operas), We...