Just last January 16th it was on the stage of the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, where – in the presence of prestigious guests, like Laura Mattarella, daughter of the Head of State, and Noemi Di Segni, President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities – he has directed with great success “Libero è il mio canto”, a moving concert of music written by women deported to fields of progionia from all over the world; with him the Lagerkapelle ensemble, the female voices, all from Puglia, the Ilse Weber Choir, the soloist by Cristina Zavalloni and Anna Maria Stella Pansini, the reciter of Paola Pitagora, in addition to the special guest of the evening, the famous Israeli singer Aviva Bar -On, deported to ten years in the concentration camp of Theresienstadt and miraculously survived (the concert will be broadcast on RAI5, January 27 at 21.15). He is Francesco Lotoro, pianist composer and conductor of Puglia, who for almost thirty years collects, transcribes, preserves and performs music composed by interned in the fields during the years of the Second World War, to give life, in his city, to the Foundation Institute of Musical Literary Concentration (ILMC), which is headed by the Cittadella della Musica Concentrazionaria project, the largest international hub on the subject. To this extraordinary pool of music Lotoro will also draw for the next concert that on January 24 will see him protagonist at the piano at the Palazzo del Quirinale, in the presence of the Head of State Sergio Mattarella, during the official events scheduled for the Day of Memory 2019, whose celebration will start at 11.00. Accompanied by the Apulian musician, the singer Cristina Zavalloni will perform in the first performance of Kolysanka Oswiecinska, a text by Maria Czarnocka composed by Henryk Leszczinski in the notorious concentration camp and forced labor of Mauthausen […].