The Festival “Aurora d’autunno 2015” has been presented at the Theatre Apollo in Crotone. The initiative, which is part of a programme co-financed by the European Union, is promoted by the Foundation Odyssea with the collaboration of private subjects. Among the guests present at the inauguration: the president of Odyssea Giovanni Lentini, the Crotone councillor in charge of cultural events Antonella Giungata, the artistic director Franco Eco and the organizer Cristiano De Masi. The Festival will officially start on October 22, with a concert of Oscar winner Luis Bacalov, Rita Marcotulli and Alberto Pizzo. On October 23, Chiara Ranieri will present his new album “Tra cielo e mare”, whereas during the following four days the festival will host Antonella Ruggiero with her “Sacrarmonia”, Simone Cristicchi, Cristiano De Andrè and Mario Venuti. On October 28 at the civic museum insde Castle Carlo V, there will be a restrospective of Vittorio De Seta’s work titled “Vittorio De Seta: a Calabrian director’s perspective”. On the same day, the Raimondi Salon will host the national preview of documentary “Radio Migrante”, produced with funds allocated by the Festival Organization and directed by Gaetano Crivaro and Emanuele Milasi. On October 29, Francesca Fornabaio will hold the concert “Piano Idylls and other stories” at the Main Cathedral of Crotone. The writer Dacia Maraini will be a guest of the festival on October 30, for a night event also featuring a reading session by Sara Pallini. On October 31, the Cathedral will host yet another event: the execution of Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater”. On November 1, the theatre ply “La fenice e la tortora”, directed by Franco Eco (who also wrote the musical score), will be on stage at the Auditorium of the Institute “Sandro Pertini”. On November 2, the castle Carlo V will host an homage to Pier Paolo Pasolini 40 years after his death, followed by the violinist Luca Renzato’s execution of pieces by Bach. The festival will be closed by a concert of quintet Cuerdas at the Auditorium of the Institute Sandro Pertini on November 3.
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