Collective Media Concert™ introduces Travelogues™, the symphonic/pops concert series developed and presented by Emmanuel Fratianni, three-time Billboard Top-Ten Classical/Crossover conductor.
Tour Italia!™ is an exceptional symphonic road trip through the country’s beautiful and complex cultural scenery--Traversing Italy’s rich classical music, film music, popular song and native traditions. Presented seamlessly with the conductor's narrative of regional anecdotes, composer histories and family stories, Mo. Fratianni plots a course for a delightful, rich and satisfying concert experience for all concertgoers - from film music fans to Masters' Series audiences!
Tour Italia!™ infuses Mo. Fratianni’s personal connection with his mother country, with the music of Ennio Morricone, Nino Rota and musical gems rarely performed in the US by Ottorino Respighi, whose influence on the lyricism and creativity of Italian film music cannot be denied. Informed by his many years in Hollywood as a composer, arranger and conductor, Emmanuel Fratianni brings deep insight to the composers' works, detailing their inspiring creative processes and personal collaborations with the great directors Fellini, Coppola and Sergio Leone.