Rome, 3 December 2016 –The Rome and Lazio Delegation, represented by the Delegate, and assisted by the Vice Delegate for the city of Rome, Count Riccardo Langosco di Langosco and by the Counsellor for Cultural Events, Cav. Fabiano Forti Bernini, organized a benefit concert for the victims of the earthquakes in the Marche and Lazio regions.
The concert was held in the splendid setting of Palazzo Ferrajoli, overlooking the magnificent Piazza Colonna. Guests were accommodated in the candlelit Pius IX Hall to enjoy a piano concerto of music for four hands by Mozart, Rossini and Grieg, performed by Maestro Diego Benocci and Mala Chistiakova, who performed gratis. The public greatly enjoyed the enthralling execution and encore as well as the choice of lively selections. Following the performance the Knights, Dames and their guests moved to the Gigli Hall for dinner.
The performance was part of fund raising program organized by H.R.H. the Grand Master and was attended by H.E. the Grand Chancellor, Prince Ruspoli and the Secretary General, H.E. the Ambassador Count Giuseppe Balboni Acqua and many other illustrious dignitaries, including: Professor Massimo Barra, Representative for Castel Gandolfo and member of the Permanent Commission of the Red Cross and the International Half Moon; Prof. Avv. Franco Ciufo, Vice Delegate for Lazio, Duke and Duchess Hardouin di Gallese; Count and Contessa Nicolò di Thiene, Count Luigi Fani Ciotti, Dott.ssa Carla Forti Bernini, H.E. Major General Paolo Gerometta, Director General of Military Personnel for the Ministry of Defense, Countess Milena Grafin Von Rex, Countess Maria Anna Langosco di Langosco, Countess Julia Langosco di Langosco, Baron Miceli di Serradileo, H.H. Prince Orsini d’Aragona and spouse H.R.H. Princess Bagrationi de Moukhrani, Nobile Dott. Fabrizio Ratto Vaquer, Consignore di Castiglione, Commissioner of the Royal Heraldic Magistery and Port Captain for Rome and Fiumicino, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ruffolo, American Embassy to Rome, H.E. Ambassador Sforza Ruspoli, Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice, with spouse, Princess Maria Pia Ruspoli, Attorney Traldi and spouse, Count Raimondo Visconti di Modrone and Marquis Ferrajoli di Filacciano.