Lillo & Greg with "Sketch and Music" tour in Puglia and Basilicata with Magna Grecia Orchestra.
Once upon a time "Lillo & Greg" were still Pasquale Petrolo and Claudio Gregori, employed in a publishing house as a satirical comic book writers; In 1991, the company went bankrupt firing all employees, and then they decided to continue their creative work in a whole new dimension, creating the crazy rock band "Milk & His Derivatives" ...
Since then, the music has always been present in the career of Lillo & Greg, in February 2011, I even got on the stage of the Ariston Sanremo to sing, along with Max Pezzali, his song "My second time" rearranged version of Swing.
Versatile artists characterized by a surreal comedy, always with a hint a little 'retro, Lillo & Greg led television broadcasts of success, alternating between RAI and Mediaset, their memorable three years "Reservoir Dogs", and actors are theater and cinema.
These two artists in the round will be the protagonists of "sketches and music," a tour that will see them, along with Magna Grecia Orchestra conducted by Antonio Palace, engaged in three concerts in Puglia and Basilicata.
It starts Monday, May 5, at the Orpheum Theatre in Taranto for the concert season "XXII Musical Events" Magna Grecia Orchestra (21.00 - 099.7304422), then Tuesday, May 6 at the Theatre Duni in Matera for the season "Matera in Musica" Duni Festival Orchestra and Magna Grecia (21.00 - 0835/333 411 or 0835.335970) and, finally, Wednesday, May 7 at the Auditorium "Regina Pacis" at the Parish of Our Lady of Peace of Molfetta (20.30 - 080.9143919) for the season of events organized Valente Foundation and the Municipality of Molfetta.
On stage, the ICO of Magna Grecia Orchestra, masterfully directed by Antonio Palace, which will accompany the "singer" Greg "helped" by Lillo execution of famous American evergreen hits like "Cheek to cheek", "Just in time" " The tender trap "," Mambo Italian "," Sway "," The Lady is a Tramp, "" Come fly with me "," I've got you under my skin "," That's Life "and" Cry me a river ".
A program with a very popular American songs, performed in unusual arrangements for symphony orchestra edited by Antonio Palace, alternating with sketch comedians Lillo & Greg.
The social and cultural partner of Magna Grecia Orchestra for the 2013-2014 season is Ubi Banca Carime; the Concert Season "XXII Musical Events" is supported by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture and Tourism, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Puglia, Chamber of Commerce of Taranto, Puglia Region, the Province of Taranto, Taranto Confindustria, the Municipality of Taranto, Italy Shell E & P SpA, Program Development, I & S Group and the Foundation for Social Gold 6.