The GLI AMICI DI MUSICA/REALTA' Association in Milan was founded by Luigi Pestalozza in 1998. Today the Association is chaired by Roberto Favaro, musicologist and Dean of the "Design and Applied Arts" Department at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. The Association implemets and spreads an innovative musical culture which is opened to different genres (classic, popular, songs and others) and to the music from different countries through concerts, seminars/workshops/musical laboratories which analyze characters and/or historical ages also calibrated on different performative types (including electroacoustics), conferences and interdisciplinary artistic evenings. The Association manages and prints a periodical magazine about musical studies called MUSICA/REALTA' directed by Roberto Favaro, which analyzes musicology issues and spreads the associative activity. Performing its cultural activity for many years, the Association boasts multiple, collaborations, sponsorships, partnerships and support from the most important italian and international cultural institutions including music conservatories, polyphonic and symphonic orchestras with performances in premiere debut.