The Multicultural Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio Tours the USA

Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio (Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio)
Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio (Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio)

The Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio will be touring the United states in October. Formed by immigrants living in Rome, the unlikely success of this wildly ambitious effort is a modern fairy tale. 250 European concerts and 2 CD recordings later, the Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio is still bringing its unique style of music and message of unity to audiences around the world.
 The touring orchestra includes: Houcine Ataa (Tunisia, vocals); Evandro Cesar Dos Reis (Brazil, vocals, classical guitar, cavaquinho); Omar Lopez Valle (Cuba, trumpet, flugelhorn); Awalys Ernesto "El Kiri" Lopez Maturell (Cuba, drums, congas, background vocals); Eszter Nagypal, (Hungary, cello); Carlos Manuel Duque Paz (Ecuador, vocals, Andean flute); Giuseppe Pecorelli (Italy, double bass, electric bass); El Hadji "Pap" Yeri Samb (Senegal, vocals, djembe, dumdum, sabar); Dialy Mady Sissoko (Senegal, vocals, kora), Mohamed Ziad Trabelsi (Tunisa, vocals, oud); Mario Tronco (Italy, artistic director, Fender Rhodes).

A documentary about the orchestra will be screened in New York City.

U.S. Engagements:

  • 10/4, 7:30 PM New York, NY – IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue, at W. 3rd Street)
  • 10/5, 7:00 PM PM Astoria, NY – Museum of the Moving Image (35th Avenue at 36th Street)
  • 10/7, 6:30 PM Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre for Performing Arts (1205 Soquel Avenue)
  • 10/9, 7:30 PM San Francisco, CA – Clay Theatre (2261 Fillmore Street)
  • 10/11, 7:30 PM Los Angeles, CA – Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard)

Buy the group’s two CDs, Suite Ninderli and Sona.

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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