Teatro Comunale of Modena’s review of “Music Under the Sky” continues Thursday, July 21 at 9 p.m. at Cortile del Melograno, Via dei Servi 21. A concert called The Willows – An Irish NightThe stage will feature violinist Stephanie Martin, singer Fiona King, Lorenzo Del Grande on Irish flute, Luca Mercurio on folk guitar, Irish bouzouki, Giulio Putti on Irish drums and Massimo Giuntini on Irish bagpipes.
The show features traditional and original Irish music; Songs, words and dance music characteristic of the Celtic culture of Ulster, a crossroads between Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. This collection is the result of careful research from a number of sources, including original poems, Irish Gaelic collections, the Scottish Lowlands, and a late 19th-century ballad found in a drawer in an Irish college in Rome. The project was born from the collaboration of the author of the show, Stephanie Martin, born in Belfast but settled in Siena for years, together with some Tuscan musicians, she carries this original interpretation of Irish music in Italy and Europe since 2001. The band has over 600 concerts in Italy, Switzerland, Ireland and France and has recorded several albums. Kin Caslach (2003), Working men (2005), Dirt tracks (2010), and the latest album from now on (2022) presented in the Modena area of the tour. The show reinterprets the most familiar sounds of Celtic music with an informal approach that provides an exciting atmosphere for the audience to listen to and dance to. Massimo Giundini collaborated with Lorena McKennitt, The Chieftains, Vinicio Capocella, Modena City Ramblers, Lou Dolphin and many more. His music appears on popular soundtracks Gangs of New York Written by Martin Scorsese.
Tickets, €15 full, €10 reduced. Tickets online and at the theater box office or by calling 059 2033010.
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