Music Villa Manin 2014: Summer concerts in Friuli Venezia Giulia is enriched today with an innovative proposal, which will see the main courtyard of the Villa Manin accommodate a large number of musical performers in a sort of "Festival of Festivals" a showcase of the most interesting offers regional music scene in terms of research, contamination of planning.
"In this sense, ranging from the choices we made," says Superintendent Piero Colussi, "to finally overcome the perhaps too peremptory terms of the debate in recent months about" concerts yes / no concerts "and instead revive this new conception of Villa Manin 'House of Culture' capable of hosting musical events and extremely respectful of the prestigious setting for qualifying the level of cultural offerings. "
"Finding Beauty" could be defined this summer musical, which also makes use of the cooperation of TURISMOFVG and then that will be enriched also by many other cultural events, in an era in which the theme of "beauty" does win an Oscar at the cinema Italian, and the appointment of opening with the Pat Metheny Unity Group, in collaboration with Udin & Jazz 2014 national premiere of the tour one of the icons of the jazz world, winner of 20 Grammy Awards, the equivalent of the Oscar for the music, the 'last one just with the Unity Band, will surely be a confirmation of this trend.
During more than three decades, guitarist Pat Metheny has dominated the international jazz scene, recording important works in various formations and hugely successful solo albums, recording soundtracks for major Hollywood films and collaborating with artists such as Ornette Coleman, Steve Reich, Charlie Haden, Brad Mehldau, and many others.
An all-round artist, engaged here for the first time solo, Pierpaolo Capovilla, singer, bass player, leader and founder of two of the groups that have marked the history of independent music of the last 10 years: "One Dimensional Man" and "Little Shop of Horrors." On the stage of Villa Manin Pierpaolo Capovilla present his first solo album, "Where are you going."
In collaboration with Folkest, it will be the turn of Vinicio Capossela and the Band of the Post, one of the few concerts in the summer of 2014 on a journey back in time to (re) discovery of rites and soundscapes that are threatened with oblivion. Capossela, dressed to the nines, it is sometimes ceremonies, instigator of dance, singing up the microphone stand, and especially companion Supervisor and foreman of the Banda della Posta, brilliant glue of a show by the bright tones.
"SYMPHONIKA" however, is the proposal developed in collaboration with "Music in Villa" Integrated Project Culture Middle Friuli, made on the occasion of the 20 years of the CIP. The idea is the composer and jazz musician Glauco Venier assisted by the arranger Michael Corcella orchestration and teacher Walter Themel direction: thirty musicians on stage, to which they are joined renowned musicians as trumpeter and saxophonist Matthias Uli Beckerhoff Nadolny, supported by the British singer Norma Winstone, among the most popular jazz voices on the international scene, in a fascinating journey through the most popular and well known melodies from Friuli.
Jack's Mannequin, "the Lady of Italian songwriters," retrace nearly thirty-year career with her band, giving voice, with great class and sophistication of his personal interpretations, with many songs that made her famous , a collaboration with the most important Italian singers, including Fossati, Bubola, Ruggeri, Battiato, De Gregori, who composed for her some of the most beautiful pages of Italian music, further enhancing the quality of this great artist.
Another prestigious event with three stars of the world music scene will be the one with the "Paolo Fresu - Trilok Gurtu - Omar Sosa Trio" Three unique and different performers together for a special project that unifies traditional and modern elements, highlighting the diverse backgrounds of the three famous musicians: Italy, India and Cuba Three teachers with distinguished careers, with a particular predilection to expand musical boundaries and explore new cultures. Three extraordinary performers who seek inspiration and challenge each other, with the intent to transmit and share this experience with the audience.
Closing surprise for this "Festival of Festivals" with the "Jimi Hendrix of the desert", Bombino.
A rising star of the desert blues, Goumar Almoctar (his real name), who was born and raised in Agadez, Niger, a Tuareg true repeatedly forced to flee with his family to avoid bloody repression, became known only after 2009 thanks to a chance meeting with director Ron Wyman, who appreciates and produces the first disc. Then the fame of the young talent grows up to be known all over the world and playing in the most important music festivals with prestigious collaborations, such as the one with Keith Richards, proposing a version of the blues and dense magma, with the typical sounds of 60-70 years , placing them in a blues-rock matrix enriched by American vocalism in Tamasheq, the language of the Tuareg.
Here is the schedule of events:
Saturday, June 14th:
Pat Metheny Unity Group
in collaboration with Udin & Jazz 2014
Saturday, June 21:
Monday 'June 30:
Vinicio Capossela and the Gang Post
in collaboration with Folkest
Saturday, July 5:
Glauco Venier / Michele Corcella SYMPHONIKA
in collaboration with Music in Villa del Friuli Integrated Project Culture in the Middle
Friday, July 11th:
Monday, July 14th:
Paolo Fresu - Trilok Gurtu - Omar Sosa Trio
Wednesday 'July 16: