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Christmas Concert in the Cathedral

Christmas Concert in the Cathedral

Cervia-Bethlehem Christmas Concert with the Young Musicians European Orchestra


Sunday 3rd December 2023

The Cervia-Bethlehem Christmas Concert returns to Cervia with the Young Musicians European Orchestra.

One of Europe's finest youth ensembles, now present in Italy and abroad with projects touching every continent.

The evening in Cervia is, by tradition by now, part of a tour starting in Bethlehem in December and with subsequent stops in other locations in Romagna, with always different programmes.

In 2023, a different edition from tradition, starting in Cervia, Sunday 3 December.


Conductor: Paolo Olmi

Violinist: Orest Smovzh

A young Ukrainian violinist, Orest Smovzh, came to the attention of the Italian press when, due to the war, he was unable to come to Italy at the last moment to perform a series of concerts with Maestro Paolo Olmi's orchestra.
Cervia - Christmas Concert in the Cathedral, programme 2023


  • MOZART Concerto in D major K 218 for violin and orchestra
  • KREISLER Prelude and Allegro for violin and orchestra in the style of Pugnani
  • RESPIGHI Ancient Arias and Dances for Lute - Suite no. 3
  • MOZART Ave Verum
  • Three Christmas Carols

With the participation of:

  • Zorynka Children's Choir from Ternopil, conducted by Angela Doskoch
  • Airone Lyric Choir City of Cervia, conducted by Raffaella Benini)
  • Ruben Choir, directed by Angela Marconi


  • central nave € 10,00
  • side aisle € 5,00


A 10% presale fee will be applied to all tickets.



Sunday 3rd December 2023


9.00 p.m.


Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral

Cervia - Piazza Garibaldi


central nave € 10,00
side aisle € 5,00

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