The traditional concert on May 1st will be held as every year in Piazza San Giovanni in Rome.
In the square there is the beautiful basilica of St. John Lateran, which is relevant in the history of the church of the city.
The 2013 edition of the concert will be presented by Geppi Cucciari with the participation of many famous singers, including Fabri Fibra.
The orchestra rock event will consist of the names of the relevance of the Italian music scene: Enzo Avitabile and Stefano di Battista (sax), Boost Subsonica (keyboards), Fabrizio Bosso (trumpet), and Maurizio Federico Poggipollini Solieri (guitars), Andrea Mariano Negramaro (keyboards and synths).
The orchestra will perform the classic rock of the great musicians of Italian music, such as Francesco De Gregori, Lucio Battisti, Lucio Dalla.
It ‘also planned the execution of Mameli Italian Hymn by an orchestra consisting of only strings (100 cellists), directed by Giovanni Sollima.
The guest of honor at the event will be Nicola Piovani, Oscar-winner for his score for the film “La Vita è bella”
As in previous editions, once again the show will revolve around a specific theme, which this year will be “Music for the New World. Spaces, roots and borders. ”
The easiest way to reach Piazza San Giovanni is by Metro.
The nearest station is San Giovanni and is on line A, direction Anagnina.
Alternatively, the square is easily accessible by bus, to take the most comfortable are the numbers 186, 218, 665, 16, 81, 85, 571, 650, and 87.