Press Area
9/24/2019 - Autumn at the Odeon: four concerts from 26th to 29th September
The Autumn program at the Odeon is enhanced by the Taormina Arte Sicilia Foundation. After the success of the inauguration with the show Points of View directed by Monica Felloni and with the exciting performance of the company Nèon is the turn of four concerts ranging from classic to jazz, from the arias of well-known operas to the contemporary music. A week in the name of music and excellence for the Odeon, a historic space in the heart of Taormina that returns to its natural destination of musical, theatrical and literary representations thanks to the Archaeological Park Naxos-Taormina. Thursday, September 26th Carmen Avellone & Vito Giordano Quintet guests: Brass Talents. A concert dedicated to mainstream jazz, with two exceptional performers, Avellone and Giordano, accompanied by a rhythm formed by some high level executive and artistic masters of The Brass Group Foundation. To complete the exhibition, some young talents Gaetano Castiglia (Trumpet) and Alessandro Laura (Sax). Friday, September 27 Bepi Garsia "Music of our time", a very fascinating program, original in the adaptations and in the part proposed in the recital by the pianist Bepi Garsia is also largely unpublished.The repertoire, in fact, draws an exciting journey that starts from themes little frequented, and for the first time performed in Palermo, written by the Roman composer Pino Marcucci and, touching the famous Rapsodia in blue by George Gershwin, in the rare version for solo piano, it reaches Debussy.Other gem of the program is the execution of Pour le piano by Claude Debussy, a suite that the great French author ended and published in 1901. Saturday 28 September the originality and originality of Maestro Maurizio Mastrini will enchant the audience, ten years after his debut one of the most appreciated pianists in Italy will play on the piano some of his most important pieces written and performed during his piano activity with the inclusion of some previously unpublished pieces of great musical interest including the acrobatic Excellence in which the pianist mixes passion and virtuosity. Sunday 29 September The soloists of Operalaboratorio, a group of young soloists from Palermo known in many theaters of the world with the most famous opera arias including those of Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini, Mascagni and Bellini. To accompany the singers Natasha Katai Ciappa, Floriana Cicio, Luisa Filizzola, Lorena Scarlata Rizzo, Gianmarco Randazzo, Christian Rimasti, Andrea Ciacio, Davide Romeo, Antonino Tranchina and Rosolino Galioto on the piano Beatrice Cerami and Danilo Lombardini.The Autumn season at the Odeon is supported by the Regional Departments of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment, Cultural Heritage and the Municipality of Taormina.