Tuesday 10 October 2023 – Roncole Verdi
A day of events in Roncole Verdi organized by Verdi 10/10 – Verdi 27/01, network of associations in the Busseto area (Doremiusic APS, Amici di Verdi, Associazione Nicolas Comati, Associazione Margherita Barezzi, Archivio Guareschi) and individual volunteers committed to making the figure of Giuseppe Verdi known, in particular to the new generations, and to enhancing his artistic legacy and moral stature. In partnership with: Municipality of Busseto, IAT of Busseto, Istituto Comprensivo of Busseto and Scuola Libera il Seme of Roncole Verdi.
GIUSEPPE VERDI BIRTH HOUSE – 10.00 am
The charm of the story of little Peppino’s birth in the place where it happened.
By the IAT of Busseto
CIVIC ROOM – 11.00 am
The tale is set in Paradise, where Verdi’s music is performed by the “Coro delle Anime” directed by Nicolas who, from Roncolese like him, breathed the same air in his brief but intense youth.
A fairy tale by Sonia Mezzadri (Nicolas Comati Association)
A dancing game and an animated reading to discover together.
Edited by Sabina Borelli and Pato Valderrama
A meeting between Peppino, son of the Roncole innkeeper, and Falstaff, King of the taverns.
Fable by Giancarlo Zanasi read by Simona Colombi (Associazione Margherita Barezzi)
GUARESCHI MUSEUM – 12.15 pm
Antonia Guareschi invites us to Giovannino Guareschi’s house museum.
With Antonia Guareschi and Angelica Guareschi
ON THE STREETS OF RONCOLE – 2.30 pm
With musical interventions by the students of Doremiusic APS and the classes of the Musical Course of the Busseto Comprehensive Institute
PIAZZA GUARESCHI – 4.00 pm
With Sara Piceni, pianist, and Riccardo Certi, baritone
With the Doremiusic APS Ensemble and the classes of the Musical Course of the Busseto Comprehensive Institute
PIAZZA GUARESCHI – 6.00 pm
Grand musical finale with Giuseppe Verdi’s melodies and arias declined in a jazz, soul and pop key, on his birthday celebration.
Alessandro Bertozzi, alto sax – Andrea Pollione, keyboards – Alex Carreri, double bass – Marco Orsi, drums – Miriam de Luca, pop singer – Paolo Airoldi, soul singer, Rino Matafù, tenor
In case of bad weather the concert will take place at 9.00 pm in Busseto at the Sala delle Carrozze of Villa Pallavicino.
During the day there will be take-away anolini, tastings and Verdian aperitifs
Ufficio Informazioni e Accoglienza Turistica
Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 10 – 43011 Busseto (PR)