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Christmas In Southern Italy

April 23 clock 02:36 PM

Venue

Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON

plus Radar

Ticket Booth

Performers

Presented by:

Vesuvius Ensemble

Event Details

There is no more moving way to celebrate the Messiah’s miraculous birth than through traditional folk songs accompanied by instruments typical of the Italian countryside.  This magical evening will be made complete with a pastorale played on the zampogne, special bagpipes traditionally played by shepherds on Christmas Eve.

 

Special Guests;

Tommaso Zollazzo, Zampogna, Chitarra Barocca

Romina Di Gasbarro; Voice, Chitarra Battente

Ben Grossman; Percussion

 

Mattia Preti – Adorazione dei Pastori (olio su tela 2,980 x 2,274 m.) , 1660 – 1699 – Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK | Image source: Wikipedia – public domain