Scirocco Project- Street Music from the Kingdom of Naples
Sat 4 Mar @ 8:00 pm
The rhythms and melodies of SCIROCCO echo from Africa to Sicily, Calabria and Campania before arriving in Spain. Known as the “Kingdom of Naples” the period between the C14th-C19th included long periods of Spanish, Moorish and Greek rule.
Director, Vincenzo Andreacchio, draws upon his Calabrian cultural heritage, research in Neapolitan music and Flamenco experience to merge and re-interpret these musical traditions. Program premieres original compositions using period instruments.
Vincenzo (SA Music Industry award winning “Aire Flamenco” and “Due Voci”) and Franco Parrella (Giri – Italian Café Lounge Songs) are joined by renowned musicians Amelia Monaghan (recorders), Shaun Doddy (percussion) and Gao Hong (guitar)to present this musical journey.
Special guest artists: Emma Horwood (harpist/singer) and Arash Mir (Persian Tar instrumentalist)
At Diverse-City, Meal & Show -OR- Show Only Tix available. Meal served from 6.15pm to 7.30pm.
At Altavilla Irpina Sports & Social Club, Show Only Tix available. Meal order on the night from 6.30pm.