The Band of the Army is a music band that has got representation tasks (military oaths, military ceremonies, Honour Guards at Quirinale) but it also participates in concerts in squares, halls and theatres of almost all the Italian cities. Among those events there are the Scala of Milan, the Verdi Theatre of Trieste, the Bellini Theatre of Catania, the Petruzzelli Theatre of Bari, the San Carlo Theatre of Naples, the Opera of Rome, the Fenice Theatre of Venice and the Regio Theatre of Turin.
Moreover it participated in the "Festival dei due Mondi" of Spoleto in 1998, 1999, 2001 (in collaboration with other artists such as the tenor Placido Domingo) and 2002.
Among its performances abroad there are those in Nancy (France) and Arnhem (Netherland) in 1965; in Malta, Luxemburg, Mons (Belgium), Lubiana (Yugoslavia) in 1975; in Salzburg (Austria) in 1991; in Tarascon (France) in 1992; in Egypt in 2002. Along with this kind of activities, the Band of the Army has also got an educational function performing concerts for schools at its "A.Lacerenza" auditorium and collaborating with the directions of conservatories and academies.
The Band is also chosen for rehearsals in occasion of contests for director maestro and deputy director maestro for military bands. The Band of the Army, that has participated in several radio-television programs, has got an intense discographic production.
Its repertoire includes celebrative works (marches, anthems) but also lyrical work (in particular original music); it has been the first Italian military band to perform in concert the "Grande Sinfonia funebre e trionfale" of Berlioz (since 2001).
It has recently focused on initiative aiming to a better understanding of the Italian National Anthem with a particular version (recorded with the Choirs of the Roman Filarmonic Academy and of the Saint Peter Cathedral) chosen as one of the symbols of the Republic.