The thousand and one nights of
DRUSILLA FOER and IAIA FORTE
Three evenings in Florence and Sesto Fiorentino
Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 July 2018 - 9.30 pm
Ximeniano Observatory - Piazza San Lorenzo 26 - Florence
One thousand and one nights
The journeys of Sindbad
Musical contribution by Claudia Bombardella
The guided tour of the Ximeniano Observatory can be combined
Thursday 26 July 2018 - 9.15 pm
Ernesto Ragionieri Library - Piazza della Biblioteca, 4 - Sesto Fiorentino
One thousand and one nights
History of Ali Ibn Bakkar with Shams An-Nadar
Carlotta Vectors to the flute
In collaboration with the Bruno Bartoletti School of Music
Iaia Forte and Drusilla Foer protagonists of "The Thousand and One Nights", the itinerant festival created by Riccardo Massai and cultural association Archètipo - with the artistic advice of Valentina Grazzini - that brings the novels of Shahrazād in places with a magical and suggestive atmosphere Florentine district.
Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 July (9.30 pm) in the centuries-old spaces of the Ximenes Observatory in Florence, the actress, author and style icon Drusilla Foer takes us through the pages of "I viaggi di Sindbad", one of the best known stories of literary masterpiece, seafaring adventures that unravel between shipwrecks, rescues and fantastic characters. The words are combined with the music of Claudia Bombardella, multi-instrumentalist devoted to the re-reading of popular tradition.
For those who wish, the show can be combined with a guided tour of the Ximenian Observatory.
Thursday 26 July (9.15 pm) the exhibition returns to the Ernesto Ragionieri Library of Sesto Fiorentino. On the stage is Iaia Forte, the prestigious name of the Italian theater - already alongside Toni Servillo, Leo De Berardinis, Mario Martone, Carlo Cecchi, Federico Tiezzi - while at the center of the evening is "History of Ali Ibn Bakkar with Shams An- Nadar ", a text of love and death from which it seems that Shakespeare was inspired by" Romeo and Juliet ".
The musical commentary is entrusted to Carlotta Vettori flute, in collaboration with the Bruno Bartoletti School of Music.
Tickets: 10 euros in whole; reduced 7 euros for Coop Firenze members and members of the E. Ragionieri Library. Booking required. Info and reservations: tel. 055 621894 (from 09.00 to 13.00) - email@example.com .
The review The Thousand and One Nights is realized with the contribution of the Municipality of Sesto Fiorentino as part of Sesto d'Estate 2018 - A stage in the library; Metropolitan City, in the context of Passages - The paths of history; Municipality of Florence, within the framework of Estate Fiorentina 2018; Municipality of Scandicci, as part of the Open City - Scandicci Estate 2018. With the support of Unicoop Firenze, sponsor Elyasy Tappeti and La via del tè.
- Milena Vukotic and Sandra Garuglieri close on Saturday 8 September at the Castello dell'Acciaiolo with "History of Abu Qir and Abu Sir". Diana Colosi all'arpa, in collaboration with the Scandicci Music School - Florence Music Academy.
A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHT
Curated by Riccardo Massai - artistic consultancy by Valentina Grazzini
With the contribution of
Municipality of Sesto Fiorentino - Sesto d'Estate 2018 - A stage in the library
Metropolitan City - Steps - The paths of history
Municipality of Florence - Florentine Summer 2018
Municipality of Scandicci - Open City - Scandicci Estate 2018
Elyasy Rugs and The Tea Route
Cultural Association Archètipo
Tickets, info and reservations
Full € 10 | reduced € 7
Tel. 055 621894 (from 09.00 to 13.00)