Vesuvius Ensemble – Quanno Nascette Ninno: Christmas In Southern Italy
Thursday, December 12 at 7:00pm
Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery at the Columbus Centre
Francesco Pellegrino – voice, chitarra battente
Marco Cera – chitarra barocca, ciaramella
Tommaso Sollazzo – zampogne, guitar
Romina Di Gasbarro – voice, guitar
The Messiah was born in humble conditions familiar to the peasants of the Southern Italian countryside, who continue even now to mark the season with special music for the zampogna and ciaramella. Vesuvius Ensemble’s Christmas program offers Toronto audiences a way to experience this special cultural heritage here in Canada.