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2019 Melbourne Taranta Festival

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A celebration of Southern Italian and Mediterranean music. 7 events over 5 days including the Canzionere Grecanico Salentino exclusive concert in Melbourne.
March 13 to 17, 2019
Festival Main Event:
Canzionere Grecanico Salentino in Concert
with special guests Vardos Trio and more
Friday, March 15 from 7pm
Thornbury Theatre
Festival Closing Event:
Incontro Mediterraneo
An afternoon of music from across the Mediterranean featuring The Rustica Project, Santa Taranta, the Melbourne School or Tarantella and Sanacori Ensemble, Dora and Angelo Marchese, George El-Azar, Byron Triandafyllidis, the Lewis Florez Duo, Rayan Aridi and Jihad Harba...
Sunday, March 17 from 12:00pm
Brunswick Neighbourhood House, 43A DeCarle St. Brunswick
Workshops:
Contemporary Italian Folk Singing 
with Alessia Tondo (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 5:30pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Pizzica Pizzica Dance Today with Silvia Perrone (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 7:00pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Free conference and live performance
History and Significance of Tarantism

Dr. Massimiliano Morabito (ITA)
Wednesday March 13, 6:00pm
Co.As.It, 199 Faraday St, Carlton
Uniti in Australia Birthday Party
featuring Vardos and DJ Set
Saturday March 16, 8:00pm

Al Metro, 342 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Tickets through eventbrite.com.au
Concert After-Party
Friday, March 15 from 10:30pm
Joanie's Baretto, 832A High St, Thornbury
Pugliese-style Breakfast with Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
Friday March 15 from 9:00am
iPugliesi Bar, 134 Elizabeth St. Coburg North

LocationS

Thornbury Theatre, 859 High St Thornbury
Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday St Carlton
CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Al Metro, 342 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Brunswick Neighbourhood House, 43A DeCarle St Brunswick

PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

 

MAIN SPONSORS

Puglia Sounds, Regione Puglia

SPONSORS

Nixora Group Pty Ltd
GAIA - Global Association of International Artists
iPugliesi
Il Panzerotto Taste of Puglia - Melbourne
Commonwealth Bank Australia

PARTNERS

Federazione Pugliese d'Australia
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Melbourne School of Tarantella
Casa Cultura
RadicalPuglia
Alkantara Fest - Festival internazionale di musica folk e world
Co∙As∙It - Museo Italiano, Language & Cultural Centre
Uniti in Australia
Victorian Multicultural Commission

Supporters

Joanie's Baretto
Segmento Magazine - Australia
The Rustica Project

Contact Details

Map

Sessions

Sessions Description Status

The Taranta Festival pass includes entry to all festival events:

2019 Melbourne Taranta Festival Pass: $130/$115
* Festival pass includes standing ticket. Additional charge for seating.

 

2019 Taranta Festival Pass Melbourne Taranta Festival Pass Closed

Conference & live performance by Dr. Massimiliano Morabito (ITA)
Wednesday March 13, 6:00pm
Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday St, Carlton
Free

Conference, 13 March 2019 6:00 PM History and Significance of Tarantism Sold Out

Singing workshop by Alessia Tondo (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 5:30pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Tickets $20/$15

Singing Workshop 14 March 2019 5:30 PM Contemporary Italian Folk Singing Workshop Sold Out

Dance workshop by Silvia Perrone (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 7:00pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Tickets $20/$15

Dance Workshop 14 March 2019 7:00 PM Pizzica Pizzica Dance Today Workshop Sold Out

Festival Main Event
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino in Concert
with special guests Vardos
Friday March 15, 7:00pm
Thornbury Theatre, 859 High St, Thornbury 
Ticket prices:
Standing $40/$35
Seating $55/$50
Table Seating: $500 (Full-table bookings only: 10 seats/table)

CGS in Concert 15 March 2019 7:00 PM Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino in Concert Closed

Festival closing concert featuring The Rustica Project, Santa Taranta, Sanacori Ensemble and more...
Sunday March 17, 12:00pm
Brunswick Neighbourhood House, 43A DeCarle St Brunswick
Tickets $30/$25 (entry includes buffet lunch and a glass of wine)

Incontro Mediterraneo - 17/03/19 12:00pm Big Jam and Lunch: Incontro Mediterraneo Sold Out

The Taranta Festival pass includes entry to all festival events:

2019 Melbourne Taranta Festival Pass: $130/$115
* Festival pass includes standing ticket. Additional charge for seating.

 

2019 Taranta Festival Pass
Melbourne Taranta Festival Pass
Closed

Conference & live performance by Dr. Massimiliano Morabito (ITA)
Wednesday March 13, 6:00pm
Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday St, Carlton
Free

Conference, 13 March 2019 6:00 PM
History and Significance of Tarantism
Sold Out

Singing workshop by Alessia Tondo (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 5:30pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Tickets $20/$15

Singing Workshop 14 March 2019 5:30 PM
Contemporary Italian Folk Singing Workshop
Sold Out

Dance workshop by Silvia Perrone (ITA)
Thursday March 14, 7:00pm
Ceres Environmental Park, Brunswick East
Tickets $20/$15

Dance Workshop 14 March 2019 7:00 PM
Pizzica Pizzica Dance Today Workshop
Sold Out

Festival Main Event
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino in Concert
with special guests Vardos
Friday March 15, 7:00pm
Thornbury Theatre, 859 High St, Thornbury 
Ticket prices:
Standing $40/$35
Seating $55/$50
Table Seating: $500 (Full-table bookings only: 10 seats/table)

CGS in Concert 15 March 2019 7:00 PM
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino in Concert
Closed

Festival closing concert featuring The Rustica Project, Santa Taranta, Sanacori Ensemble and more...
Sunday March 17, 12:00pm
Brunswick Neighbourhood House, 43A DeCarle St Brunswick
Tickets $30/$25 (entry includes buffet lunch and a glass of wine)

Incontro Mediterraneo - 17/03/19 12:00pm
Big Jam and Lunch: Incontro Mediterraneo
Sold Out
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