The Ensemble “Umberto Giordano” will make his debut in New York on 30 April, on the glamorous stage of the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, within the Velia Festival. The ensemble, composed for the occasion by Antonio Amenduni, flute, Dino De Palma, violin, Giovanna D’Amato, cello, Gianna Fratta, piano, Ida Fratta, soprano, Cüneyt Ünsal, baritone, and Sarah Rulli, narrator, will propose to the public a program entirely dedicated to the European opera of the XIX century, performed in a chamber version, with music by Bizet and Rossini.
The ensemble will propose two paraphrases from Bizet’s Carmen
and from Rossini’s Barber of Seville
, through a path of vocal and instrumental performances: virtuoso transcriptions for flute, violin, cello and piano will be alternated with the performance of the most famous opera arias and duets for soprano and baritone.
The ensemble dedicates his activity, from his birth, to spread salon opera all around the world with appreciated tours in India, Korea, Lithuania, Turkey, Israel, Sweden, Italy and Spain, always receiving wide consents from the public as well as from the critics in Europe and in Eastern Europe. Now, for the first time, the ensemble will perform in one of the most important halls of all the world.
Special guest: Sarah Rulli, narrator