ALMAKANTICA – Italy
Travesio – Piazza XX Settembre, Sunday 24 June, time 21.15
Almakàntica is the union of much words: Alma to emphasize the Soul in his most poetic and creative form; Cantica as a musical composition; Ancient in memory of the Origins and of the past Time. Almakàntica is the union of several regions that compare themselves with pizziche , tammurriate and tarantelle and from this comparison they start to create a new musical language.
Training: Alberto Valenti (Sicily) – voice, guitar, marranzano and friscalettu , Andrea Formentin (Veneto) – bass, Chiara Patronella (Puglia) – voice, guitar and accordion, Dario Stincone (Puglia) – voice and tambourine, Federico Torrisi (Sicily) ) – clarinet and friscalettu , Giovanni Formentin (Veneto) – tambourine, cajon and dance, Letizia Cutri (Campania) – voice, violin, castagnette and dance; Maria Francesca Francioso (Puglia) – voice, harpsichord, castagnette and dance, Salvatore Alessi (Sicily) – guitar, violin and tambourine.