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Madison World Music Festival: Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

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Madison World Music Festival: Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

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Thursday, September 29
7 - 8:30 pm
Rain: Shannon Hall
Cost: Free
The band returns for a performance of Greek-Italian music and dance on the Terrace. Don’t miss the fun!

Italy’s leading and longest-standing traditional music ensemble hails from Salento, the heel of the Italian boot, in Puglia. The seven piece band and dancer are the leading exponents in a new wave of young performers re-inventing Southern Italy’s Pizzica musical and dance traditions for today’s global audience. It is said that Bandleader, fiddler, and drummer Mauro Durante and the company can make an audience shimmy with the energy of the ancient ritual of pizzica tarantata, said to cure the taranta spider’s bite with its frenzied trance dances.


 Interested in world music? Check out the other amazing musicians performing at the Madison World Music Festival!


 

   

Italy’s leading and longest-standing traditional music ensemble hails from Salento, the heel of the Italian boot, in Puglia. The seven piece band and dancer are the leading exponents in a new wave of young performers re-inventing Southern Italy’s Pizzica musical and dance traditions for today’s global audience. It is said that Bandleader, fiddler, and drummer Mauro Durante and the company can make an audience shimmy with the energy of the ancient ritual of pizzica tarantata, said to cure the taranta spider’s bite with its frenzied trance dances.


 Interested in world music? Check out the other amazing musicians performing at the Madison World Music Festival!


 

   

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