The Associazione Nazionale Italiana Cantanti (The Italian National Association of Singers) was founded in 1981 and this year celebrates its 40th anniversary. Back in 1981, Mogol gave life to a dream: gathering the most famous singers and organizing football matches for charity. The Association was strongly desired by a group of singers and by D.G. Gianluca Pecchini, with the aim of promoting and supporting solidarity projects, works and interventions for the protection and safeguard of the weakest and the needy.
It is an organization formed by some of the most prestigious artists of the Italian musical scene who have come together spontaneously and have committed their image as artists and sportsmen to a long-term solidarity project. In 40 years of activity, the group has played more than 550 matches in front of more than 30 million spectators, in all Italian stadiums, and has raised more than 98 million euros. In 1991, thanks to an extraordinary intuition of Fabrizio Frizzi, “La Partita del Cuore”; was born, and it is now in its XIII edition, being recognized as a charity event of central importance for the public on television and in stadiums.

Founded in 1970 under the Basilica of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Forum Studios are in Rome, in the beating heart of the Parioli district, in Piazza Euclide. The studios were founded under the name “Ortophonic”; by four composers Armando Trovajoli, Ennio Morricone, Luis Bacalov and Piero Piccioni, together with Enrico De Melis, RCA sound technician Sergio Marcotulli and Pino Mastroianni and composer and conductor Bruno Nicolai. The Forum Studios have been and still are the cradle of countless masterpieces of film music. Over the las fifty years of history they have hosted composers like Ennio Morricone, Bill Conti, Jerry Goldsmith, George Garvarentz, Alexandre Desplat, Nicola Piovani, Alex North, Dave Grusin, Vangelis, Armando Trovajoli, Luis Bacalov, Piero Piccioni, Pino Donaggio, Gianni Ferrio and many others, and directors such as Federico Fellini, Brian De Palma, Giuseppe Tornatore, Franco Zeffirelli, Oliver Stone, Barry Levinson, Roberto Benigni, just to name a few.
The walls of the studios have also witnessed the birth of the music that won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film for Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Ennio and Andrea Morricone); the Oscar for Best Soundtrack for Il Postino (Luis Bacalov), La Vita è Bella (Nicola Piovani), and The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone) by Quentin Tarantino, whose famous trumpet and guitar themes were recorded in the studios. In addition to the production of film music, the studios have baptized some masterpieces of Italian and international pop music.