The famous pianist, composer and conductor is the protagonist of an evocative exhibition hosted at the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, which pays homage to the artist ten years after his death.
The exhibition path winds through eight sections, which tell the extraordinary career of a figure who entered the world's collective imagination: The Beginnings, Jazz, Radio, Cinema, Musical Comedies, Television, The Passions, The Maestro and Rome.
Armando Trovajoli. A legend in music was born from an idea of his wife Mariapaola Trovajoli, curator together with Alessandro Nicosia and Federica Nicosia, and testifies life, world and immense artistic heritage of a prodigious man through a rich collection of documents, photos, videos, objects, many of which displayed for the first time.
Pioneer of new styles, gifted with refined technique and a harmonious touch, symbol of the Roman world, Trovajoli left an indelible mark on the world of music. The artist contributed to the rebirth of musical comedy, also creating a lasting legacy of many compositions for Italian cinema: great classics such as Rugantino, Aggiungi un posto a tavola, and the soundtracks of the films of great Italian directors, including Vittorio De Sica, Dino Risi, Luigi Magni, Marco Vicario, Ettore Scola.
The exhibition, promoted and produced by Roma Culture, the Capitoline Superintendency for Cultural Heritage, is organized and created by C.O.R. Creare Organizzare Realizzare and is enriched by a catalogue (Gangemi Editore) which contains images and a series of precious testimonies by Sophia Loren, Pippo Baudo, Renato Zero, Corrado Augias, Massimo Ghini, Sergio Castellitto, Valerio Mastandrea, Giorgio Assumma, Maurizio Abeni, Enrico Vanzina Umberto Broccoli.
Photo: Armando Trovajoli © Massimo Sestini
From 11 March to 14 May 2023
Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 to 20.00
Last entrance one hour before closing
Closed Mondays and 1st May
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