"FREE" ITALIAN FILM + PIANO CONCERT @ ICS

               "FREE" ITALIAN FILM + PIANO RECITAL @ ICS 




 

The Italian Cultural Society of DC

Presents:

"FREE" ITALIAN FILM
and PIANO CONCERT

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013 (Film @ 1:00 pm)
PIANO CONCERT  by Dr. ALESSANDRA GAROSI (3:00 pm)

ITALIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY
FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE CENTER

4433 S Park Ave | Chevy Chase, MD 20815
FREE ADMISSION
Phone: (301)[masked]
METRO RAIL: RED line - Friendship Heights Stop.
ICS Web site > http://italianculturalsociety.org/

*** FREE Food, Wines, and Beverages follow the CONCERT ***




 


PROGRAM


 

 

1:00 PM
“FREE” Italian Movie of the Month

 

 

The White Sheik
(In Italian with English subtitles)


A FILM with music by composer Nino ROTA


2:00 PM
“FREE” Italian Language Conversation & Practice

 



With Prof. Silvana De Luca of ICS Italian Language School


3:00 PM
PIANO RECITAL BY DR. ALESSANDRA GAROSI from ITALY

 





Pianist Alessandra GAROSI will perform music by Nino Rota, Frank Zappa, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Giorgio Gaslini and George Gershwin and show a video on the life and music by Italian composer Nino ROTA.


PIANO RECITAL

Part I “G&G”

FRANK ZAPPA
What's New in Baltimore.

HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS
O' Boisinho de Chumbo, O’Loboisinho de vidro.

GEORGE GERSHWIN  - Extract by the
"Rhapsody In Blue".


The program will continue with a twenty-minute video with special unpublished images of Italian music composer Nino ROTA’s life and musical career. Nino Rota's works became famous all over the world because of his fantastic adventure in Italian Cinema with Federico Fellini. There will be some musical excerpts from famous movie works, such as The Godfather, La Strada, Orchestra Rehearsal, I Vitelloni, 8 1/2, Amarcord and less famous films like “Il Treno Popolare” -  the first work with Rota’s music.


Part II ”NINO ROTA”
NINO ROTA's various Compositions.

 


ABOUT Dr. ALESSANDRA GAROSI


 


Alessandra GAROSI is a very versatile contemporary pianist. She was born in Siena has graduated  in Music in Florence, and has trained  in Italy, Australia, and the USA at Indiana University and presently lives in Tuscany.  Working since 1985, GAROSI has performed in three continents, often with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Union and several international music managements.  She also performed for international radio broadcasts aired by RAI 1, RAI 2 and RAI3, Channel Five (The Netherlands), and Australia's 2MBS/FM.

She has been involved in music festivals and music theaters both as a chamber member and soloist in Latin America,  European , and Australian cities.  Despite her classical training, Alessandra has always been interested in popular, folk and cross-over music.  She has described herself as "a classical musician with a jazz soul".

 

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  • Anthony G.

    EXCELLENT/SUPERB/standing-ovation concert by pianist Alessandra GAROSI from Siena, Italia !!!

    October 20, 2013

  • George H.

    Pianoforte concerto era eccellente e mi sono piaciuto il film.

    October 20, 2013

  • audrey e.

    It's to pretty outside to be inside today!

    October 20, 2013

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