Aims and Objectives

The aims, objectives and activities of the ‘Fondazione William Walton e La Mortella’

Article 3 of the Statutes of the Fondazione says:
“The Fondazione aims to promote the diffusion, understanding and appreciation of the art of music in general and in particular to advance the study and appreciation of the works of Sir William Walton, and to care for and preserve the same botanical and natural environment of the Mediterranean island where the compositions of the Maestro were inspired, created and developed during the last 30 years of his life and where, by his express wish, the urn containing his ashes is set in the volcanic rock.”

The next Article clarifies the activities through which the Fondazione aims to reach its objectives, distinguishing between activities in the musical field and those in the botanical field. With regard to music, the objectives and activities are:

In the botanical field, the activities, centred around the Gardens of La Mortella created for the Maestro and realised by Susana from a project by the architect Russell Page, and open to the public, that the Fondazione proposes are to: