Christmas In Southern Italy

December 22 clock 08:00 PM


Heliconian Hall
Toronto, ON

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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