"THE LATIN SPIRIT" - Roberto Porroni & Marta Pettoni - Guitar and Harp Concert - FREE EVENT
Wednesday, 8 October 2014 from 20:00 to 22:00 (HKT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
One of the best known Italian concert musicians, Roberto Porroni has won a number of youth competitions and completed his advanced studies with distinguished classical guitaristsJulian Bream and greatest film composers John Williams. Roberto recorded his first LP in 1977. In 1978, Roberto was invited by Andrés Segovia, one of the greatest guitarists of all time to Spain. He has then started his brilliant international performing career throughout Europe, America, Asia and South Africa. Roberto also participated in major festivals like Dubrovnik Summer Festival. Besides, He often collaborates with the Italian Radio Television, for whom he prepares programmes on guitar music. In 1996, he founded the "Ensemble Duomo", with whom he is performing in many countries "A guitar for Vivaldi". He recorded many CDs from 1999 to 2004 such as “Music & Film” with Ensemble Duomo in 2004.
Marta Pettoni studied harp in Pavia where she got a diploma in 2011. She won a number of National and International competition. She has an intense musical activity in chamber music all through Europe, collaborating with renowned musicians, such as Italian operatic baritone Leo Nucci. Also, she is the first harp of the famous Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma and collaborates with orchestras such as Teatro alla Scala and “Verdi Orchestra” in Milan.
E. GRANADOS Five Spanish Dances
M. DE FALLA
Cancion del fuego fatuo - El circulo magico Danza del Corregidor - Danza del molinero Danza ritual del fuego
E. GRANADOS Valses poeticos
E. MORRICONE Cinema Suite
L. BOCCHERINI Fandango
Transcriptions by Roberto Porroni
When & Where
Italian Cultural Institute Hong Kong
The Italian Cultural Institute in Hong Kong is the Cultural Office of the Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and (with Beijing and Shanghai) one of the three cultural agencies of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China. The Institute serves as a source of information about Italian life and culture, showcasing Italy’s classic and contemporary heritage. The Institute works alongside the Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong in organizing cultural events and establishing relationships with local cultural institutions.