Candles and Chopin as concerts resume in Italy

Candlelight accompanied the music of Chopin

as live classical music events resume in Italy

Date: May 10

Pianist Giuseppe Califano played for a socially distanced audience

in a garden in Rome's Appian Way Regional Park


"This scenario couldn't have been more inspiring. It certainly has its relevance, but another positive aspect is that now we are able to share live music with people. I still can't believe it. I feel very excited, I really believe in sharing with others."

The event is one of the first live evening concerts to take place

since the easing of Italy's lockdown