October 21, 2022
Sixteenth-century compositions and popular Irish music meet in the Row for a very special event. On the occasion of the “Music and excess” review, a “conversation” between the Philobaroco ensemble and Rachel O’Brien on the topic of “Dances and Follies” will take place on Friday, November 4 at 21.00. The event was initially announced in Villa Burba, but for organizational reasons it will be held in Piazza San Vittore 24 Le Cento.
The revue, musically conceived by Equivozzi with artistic direction by Rachel O’Brien, takes place in collaboration with the Historic Gardens Network of Northern Milan and Brianza, with the support of the Northern Milan Foundation and the host municipalities.
The concert will make it possible to rediscover ancestral links between “court” music and “traditional” music. “The idea— Organizers explain- Born out of the group’s encounter with Rachel O’Brien, a versatile singer of Anglo-Irish descent who accompanies the audience on this journey through the musical traditions of Northern Europe. To grace the event, in addition to historical costumes created by Stefania Parisini O’Brien, some readings curated by Andrea Saniboni introduced pieces by reciting contemporary Irish poetry and texts featuring composers such as John Dowland and Henry Purcell. Authors “.
“Historic Gardens and Villas – Confirms mezzo-soprano Rachel O’Brien – They tell and bear witness to a legacy that comes from the past to remind us and pass on to us a beauty that we cannot ignore to imagine our future. We want to contribute to this process with this concert.
On Nov. 4, Ensemble Filobaroco will play recorders Maria Luisa Montano; Francesco Facchini, violin; Carlo Maria Paulesu, cello. Narrated by Andrea Saniboni.
On October 26 at 21.00 the concert will be preceded by a lesson-conference by maestro Alberto Saniboni in the Centerho, Piazza San Vittore 24.
For more information: www.equivocimusicali.com.