Bellissima Italia
Saturday 20 Jun. 2020
· Cancelled
Vézelay, Cité de la Voix, cour et jardin

2 p.m. Vorrei una canzon’!

Aurélie Bouglé mezzo-soprano
Simon Waddell lute and theorbo

A celebration of music in Renaissance Italy?
Frottole, villanelles, madrigals… Let’s go here for a roaming in various Italian lands, between songs of popular inspiration imbued with vivacity and virtuoso writing at the dawn of the Baroque era.

3 p.m. Pure nice alfin viola

Eugenie Lefèbvre soprano
Patrick Oliva rapes love, artistic direction
Nicolas Verhoeven cello
Thomas Taquet-Fabre harpsichord

As a soloist, sonata, duo or associated with the human voice, the viola d’amour aroused admiration and curiosity as soon as it appeared in the 17th century. Attilio Ariosti, a composer from Italy, helped to export the instrument all over Europe, notably to London, via, among other things, the sublime cantata Pur alfin gentil viola.

5 p.m. Canta Italia

Arioso Choir
singers of the ensemble
ZENE Bruno Kele-Baujard

Founded in 1995, the Arioso Mixed Choir based in Is-sur-Tille and conducted by Pierre-Jean Yème for ten years has collaborated on many projects region and beyond. From Monteverdi to Verdi, they capture some of the hits from the Italian repertoire in collaboration with the ZENE ensemble. Come and sing with them!

7 p.m. Una Festa Tascabillissima

Marta Dell’Anno voice and violin
Victoria Delarozière voice and accordion

Crazy tarantellas and mischievous tarantulas will animate an energetic Antipasti! Popular Italian and world music and compositions that speak of love, freedom, galleys and the joys of life… to be enjoyed without moderation!

9:30 p.m. La Serva Padrona

Pocket opera after Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Bruno Kele-Baujard director
Adele Carlier Serpina
Igor Bouin Uberto
Loïc Morbihan Vespone
Benoît Bénichou directed

Composed in 1733 by Pergolese, La Serva Padrona remained famous for triggering the famous buffoon quarrel. An entertainment updated in a modern staging, where tyranny, marriage, dependence and greed, have inspired the synopsis of a film…

Co-production Cité de la Voix – ZENE Ensemble

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Free entry within the limit of available places.