OPERA AND APERITIVO
Join us for a concert of famous Italian opera arias and romantic piano classics.
Our Internationally-acclaimed musicians will help guide your experience by introducing the opera arias, duets, and piano pieces with commentary in English.
The concert begins at 7:30PM and ends around 8:45PM without interval. Join the artists after the performance for an aperitivo (wine and snacks)!
Artists include Giovanni Velluti, Alessandro Fantini and Elisabetta Braga.
WHERE: Methodist Church, Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo (across the bridge from Castel Sant'Angelo).
Save the date! 7 July 2017.
GIOVANNI VELLUTI (pianist)
The Italian pianist Giovanni Velluti has forged a distinguished international career as soloist, chamber musician and accompanist. He has enjoyed a particularly important close association with Katia Ricciarelli, whom he has partnered since 1994 in many tours and television broadcasts throughout Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East, and in many television broadcastings. Other leading singers with whom he has worked regularly are Andrea Bocelli, Gianfranco Cecchele, Manuela Custer, Daniela Dessì, Kristian Johansson, Daniela Barcellona, Carlo Lepore, Giacomo Prestia, Enrico Salvadori, Gianluca Terranova.
Giovanni was decisively influenced by his encounter with the teacher Rodolpho Caporali, a direct pianistic descendant of Chopin and Thalberg. He has performed in the most important Italian concert halls and in more than 30 foreign countries.
ALESSANDRO FANTINI (tenor)
The Italian tenor Alessandro Fantini performed, in the course of his career, on numerous Italian and foreign stages, including some very prestigious, such as the Parco della Musica in Rome, the Teatro Comunale in Florence, the Teatro Regio in Turin, the Opéra-Comique in Paris. This in leading roles, such as Radamès in "Aida", Manrico in "Il Trovatore", Cavaradossi in "Tosca", Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly", Calaf in "Turandot", Canio in "Pagliacci", Turiddu in "Cavalleria rusticana".
He has worked with conductors, directors and singers of international renown: Evelyne Aiello, Walter Attanasi, Massimo de Bernart, Stefania Bonfadelli, Maria Luigia Borsi, Micaela Carosi, Francesco Ellero d'Artegna, Claudio Desderi, Nicola Luisotti, Paolo Miccichè, Stuart Mounder.
ELISABETTA BRAGA (soprano)
Elisabetta Braga was graduated in Singing, with highest honour, at Santa Cecilia Conservatory, in Rome.
She attended masterclasses with Sumi Jo and Ines Salazar. She attended also the Opera Studio of the Teatro Verdi in Pisa.
She sang the role of Mimì in "La Bohème", by Giacomo Puccini, of Gilda in "Rigoletto", by Giuseppe Verdi, of Adina in "Lelisir damore" by Gaetano Donizetti.
Elisabetta won the 1st Prize at International Music Competition for youth "Dinu Lipari" and at International Singing Competition "Il Belcanto".
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Methodist Church of Ponte Sant'Angelo (View)
Piazza di Ponte Sant'Angelo
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