Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

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Rome - Auditorium Parco della Musica

On 22 January 2016, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, the orchestra leader Arturo Toscanini was honoured with a cork tree for his "resistance against Fascism and Nazism and for helping jewish musicians who were victim of persecution". Gabriele Nissim, Gariwo chairman, and Minister Dario Franceschini took part in the ceremony.

On 27 January 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the opening concert of the Orchestra of Palestine, that was directed by Toscanini on 26 December 1936, occurred again. 


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