Child to Child Solidarity Concert

A partnership initiative with the 14th Suzuki Method World Convention.

A future without child labour


To you my unknown friend living in a

tenebrous world without light...

To you my friend there, prisoner of your

thoughts and your exhausted body...

To you my friend who cannot see the sky and

the ever changing clouds...

To you my friend who does not know the taste

of the seasons, the breath of the wind, the

scent of broom or mushrooms hidden under

leaves as large as sails...

To you my friend who does not know the

book of fairy tales...

To you my friend, who cannot quench his

thirst for knowledge...

To you my friend, who does not know the

excitement of games...

To you my friend, I give this sweet melody

which blends with the colours of the


“The International Labour Organization (ILO) promotes social justice, encourages young

people to take an active and responsible

role in society and, together with other UN

agencies, it aims to make art - theatre and

music in particular - accessible to all children,

giving it equal value to all other basic school


Music is both art and discipline. Here it becomes the expression of social commitment, solidarity and growth. The consolidated partnership with the Turin Suzuki School and Orchestra, directed by Lee e Antonio Mosca, came to life with this vision and inspired the “Child to Child - A Future Without Child

Labour” concert directed by Daniele Segre and the participation of the students of the Teatro Stabile of Turin.

In collaboration with the International Labour Organization

Sunday 16th April 2006

Auditorium “G. Agnelli” Lingotto 9.00 pm

  • Daniele Segre, Artistic Director
  • Orchestra of the Turin Suzuki World Convention
  • Salvatore Accardo, Conductor and Violin
  • Piccoli Cantori di Torino, Coro Mikron
  • G. Pugnani - F. Kreisler Prelude for a group of violins and piano
  • N. Milstein Paganiniana for solo violin
  • J. Massenet Méditation from Thaïs for orchestra and a group
  • of cellos
  • F. Cerrato Note di viaggio for cellos, harp and piano
  • L. Chessa Il pedone dell’aria for double choir, trebles
  • and orchestra
  • E. Bosso Domes of freedom for choir and orchestra
  • C. Petrelli To you my friend, song
  • D. Beaume Free all children, song
  • S. Suzuki Wishing for orchestra and piano
  • G. Rossini Tarantella for orchestra

Salvatore Accardo