The 10th of August is a special evening in Castelvecchio: it is the musical evening that Giovanni Pascoli (who spent here the last years of his life) describes in the intense poem “X Agosto”.
The enchanting atmosphere of the beautiful gardens of the house-museum is the accomplice of this Homage evening dedicated to the Poet in the past 30 years. Every year the event is enriched by the participation of great interpreters and excellent musicians that blend music and poetry in an unforgettable evening.
This year the famous Italian actor Luca Ward will accompany the audience in the enchantment of the Homage evening to Pascoli by narrating the most important Pascoli poems.
But the Pascoli poetry will not be the only protagonist of this year’s edition as the evening will also be dedicated to Gabriele d’Annunzio. On the occasion of the exhibition dedicated to the two Poets on at Casa Pascoli and described on another page.
The 2017 edition will be dedicated to the people of Italy that will inspire the music that will accompany the readings: an excursus in the immortal and most beautiful music of the most important Italian composers: Puccini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Rossini, Mascagni. Everything proposed by the Ensemble “ Le Muse “ directed by Maestro Andrea Albertini on the piano and the participation of the sopranos Linda Campanella and Alida Berti and the tenor Oreste Cosimo.
As always this unforgettable event has been organised by the Pascoli Foundation and Misericordia di Castelvecchio and sponsored by the Town Hall. Caprona will be transformed into a suggestive starlit stage accompanied by the sound of nature, musical notes and the voices of the interpreters.