Loren will christen a fourth MSC Cruises' ship, the MSC Orchestra,
in Civitavecchia, Italy, on May 14, MSC said.
Loren previously served
as the godmother to the MSC Lirica, MSC Opera and MSC
MSC said that music
will be a central theme of the christening, and that Loren will be
joined at the ceremony by Ennio Morricone, an Italian composer
known for film scores.
Morricone was nominated
for an Academy Award for composing the score to "The Mission" in
After the ceremony the
MSC Orchestra will embark on an inaugural cruise from Genoa, Italy,
calling in France, Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
The ship will return to
the Adriatic and commence weekly, seven-day cruises from Venice to
Bari, Italy, calling in Greece, Turkey and Croatia.
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