English Presentation

      Barbapedana Band

Balkan, klezmer & gipsy Music

 

Barbapedana is an italian music group founded in 1978 and performs in various ways with theatre companies, multivision and dance groups. The group performed in Italy (Venice Biennale, Music in the Venice Ghetto, Ancona Klezmer Festival, Oy oy oy Festival, Ferrara Festival of the Jews Book in Italy ecc.) and abroad in Mexico, Tunisia, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Cabo Verde Islands, Romania, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland.

In 2008 performed in the European Parliament in Bruxelles.

Barbapedana introduces us to the rich world of klezmer & gypsy music of Eastern Europe.

Togheter with traditional folk instruments ( including bagpipes, panpipes, tamburitza and derbuka) the group also performs on violin, piano accordion, guitar, mandolin, clarinet and a rhythm section with electric bass and drums.

Exciting rhythms and yearning melodies intermingle with one another giving life to a performance that also aims at involving the audience…

The group has produced 6  CD, last of which, entitled “Ghetto Klezmorim” (Evolution Music) is dedicated to the Venice Ghetto.

  The group

Francesco Bernardi         violin, mandòla, tamburitza, voice

Pia Coppe                        lead voice

Mauro Gatto                   drums, derbuka, frame drums

Corrado Menegon           electric bass

Christian Tonello           piano accordion, rhythmic voices

Renato Tapino      clarinet, sax, gajda, panflute, shawms,  mandolin, voice

 More Info: tel. +39 423 858069   mobile +39 349 5621311      www.barbapedana.it

OUR CDS:

 Lautareasca                             1989,  balkan & klezmer music

Cuore di cane                       1995, gipsy & russian music and songs

Sherele                               1997, balkan, klezmer & gipsy music

Yol                                              2000, balkan, klezmer & gipsy music

Just married                         2000, World Music  (cd compilation)

Ziveli!                                        2004, balkan, klezmer & gipsy music

Ghetto Klezmorim           2008  klezmer & gipsy music   (Evolution Music)

MAIN EVENTS & FESTIVALS:

 Sete Sois, Sete Luas” (Italy, Portugal / Spain / Cabo Verde/ Greece); “Sf. Gheorghe Napok” (Romania); “Apeldoorn International Festival ” (NL); “Festival du Desert” (Tunisia); “Tournèe Mexico 2008”; “Centovalli in musica” di Intragna (CH);  “Ittiritmi” di Ittiri (Ss) ; “FOLKEST” (Italy); “Biennale di Venezia”; “Festival Klezmer 1997“ e “Festival del Mediterraneo 2009” di Ancona; “Festa Nazionale di Legambiente”,  Grosseto; “Terra Madre” DI TORINO 2010; “FESTA DEL LIBRO EBRAICO” DI FERRARA; “OY, OY, OY FESTIVAL EBRAICO” DI CASALE MONFERRATO; “CONCERTI AL GHETTO” di venezia 2009; “Folkermesse” di Casale Monferrato (AL); “Civitella alfedena folk festival”;  “Mercantia”  di Certaldo (FI) ; “Estate all’Arsenale” di  Verona;  “Musica nomade ” – Torino  Teatro Alfa; “Colorno Folk Festival ” (PR); “Blù sconfini”, Gorizia); “Diversamente” Teatro Comunale di Belluno; “Festival della Mitteleuropa ”, Cormons (GO; “Isola folk” di Suisio (Bg); “Tacabanda” rassegna musicale in Val Pellice  (TO); “Festival di Multivisione di Brà” (CN); spettacolo di chiusura della mostra nazionale d’arte “Da Van Gogh a Bacon” al Teatro Edison di Treviso;  “Fantadìa 1999, 2001, 2007”, festival internazionale di multivisione di Asolo (TV); “Trieste incontra la mutivisione” di trieste; “La forza delle cose” di Saluzzo (Cn); “Volkxfestival” di Bolzano;

 

 

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