Hosts: Alessio Zucchini e Antonella Ferrara.
With musical pièces by the Massimo Bellini Theatre Orchestra of Catania (director Paolo Silvestri) and by the soprano Donata D’Annunzio Lombardi.
Leonard Bernstein from West Side Story: Somewhere, Tonight
George Gershwin from Porgy and Bess – Summertime
Taobuk Awards Delivery: Taobuk Award for Literary Excellence to Amos Oz; Taobuk Award for Literary Excellence to Elizabeth Strout; Taobuk Award to Sergio Castellitto; Taobuk Award to Stefano Bollani; Taobuk Award Una vita per l’arte to Carmen Consoli; Taobuk Award to Anna Valle and Ulisse Lendaro; Taobuk Award to Paola Cortellesi and Riccardo Milani; Taobuk Award Trame di Storia to Marella Ferrera. Performance by Stefano Bollani with the Teatro Massimo Bellini Orchestra directed by Paolo SIlvestri.
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue.
Stefano Bollani – Concerto Azzurro.