Classical Music Performances

The Premiere Project Inaugural Season

Rome, Italy | July 10 – 15, 2018

Dr. Candace Wicke, Artistic Director

Annual Parade in Rome and Vatican City

The Premiere Project believes that supporting composers and presenting new musical compositions is essential to the future of the arts. The Premiere Project is committed to providing the opportunity for musicians around the world to meet and work with modern day composers, perform new music and expose international audiences to 21st century compositions; in this way insuring the ongoing procreation of the musical arts.

Featuring Composers-in-Residence

  • >Mark Hayes Mark Hayes
  • >Thomas Juneau Thomas Juneau

7-Day Itinerary

Day1 | Tuesday | Arrive in Rome
Day 2 | Wednesday
7:00 am: Breakfast at hotel.
8:00 am: Performers transfer to the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Independent lunch.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Optional Tour of Imperial Rome
Independent dinner / overnight at hotel in Rome.
Day 3 | Thursday
7:00 am: Breakfast at hotel.
8:00 am: Transfer to Vatican Museums for a guided tour.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Independent lunch.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Rehearsal at the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
Independent dinner / overnight at hotel in Rome.
Day 4 | Friday
7:00 am: Breakfast at hotel.
8:00 am: Performers transfer to the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Independent lunch.
2:30 pm Transfer to St. Peter’s Basilica.
3:00 pm - 4:45 pm: Spiritual Elevation at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Independent dinner / overnight at hotel in Rome.
Day 5 | Saturday
7:00 am: Breakfast at hotel.
8:00 am: Performers transfer to the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Independent lunch.
2:30 pm: Transfer to St. Peter’s Basilica.
Afternoon Ensemble Spotlight Concert
Gala Dinner / overnight at hotel in Rome.
Day 6 | Sunday
7:00 am: Breakfast at hotel.
8:00 am: Performers transfer to the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Independent lunch.
Return to hotel to freshen up.
5:00 pm: Dinner at hotel.
6:30 pm: Transfer to the Basilica of St. Ignatius.
7:30 - 8:30 pm: Warm up
9:00 pm: The Premiere Project Inaugural Concert
10:30 pm: Artists Reception
Overnight at hotel in Rome.
Day 7 | Monday | Return to USA

The organizer reserves the right to make changes required for technical reasons.

Contact: Dr. Candace Wicke, Artistic Director: Candace@petersway.com