“All good things come in triplets at the behest of the Campania Region, President De Luca and Skabek. It is a festival born from four events, now 13, and is recognized by the Ministry of Culture, has various sponsors and is supported by the Municipality of Capri and Anacapri.” This was announced by Geppi Gleieses, Artistic Director of the third International Festival of Capri “Il Canto delle Sirene”, which takes place from 13 to 24 September in various places on the island and is organized by the International Association of Capri Festivals.
The festival provides for the participation of talented artists who will give life to high-level performances, combining the demand for a profile with a high quality offer. “A visit to Capri,” added Gleijeses, who presented the overview today at the Campania office with Governor Vincenzo De Luca, “in a cultural dimension that is not only in the presence of Jennifer Lopez or Victoria Beckham, is of fundamental importance. It is a festival that celebrates cultures, the only or the largest and most expressive festival of arts and entertainment that takes place in Capri.”
A review that grows as Gov. De Luca highlights: “I am grateful to Geppi Gleicheses,” he said, “for inventing this festival. We immediately found it intriguing because of the chosen location, Capri, and because it offers high quality events open to the public. free of charge. A very interesting idea from a cultural point of view, in terms of tourist attraction and talent development. An exhibition of extraordinary beauty. Therefore, we decided to support it, knowing that we live in difficult times, when you decide to support it, you do it out of conviction” .
The program will mix such genres as theatre, music, photography and cinema, and the opening of the festival on September 13 at 18.30 under the vaults of the small monastery of Certosa di San Giacomo di Capri will host a photo exhibition. dedicated to Franco Zeffirelli on the 100th anniversary of his birth: “Stars and Stars of Zeffirelli”. The dedication will continue at 21:00 in Chiostro Grande Certosa di San Giacomo di Capri with the screening of the film “Franco Zeffirelli, Conformist Rebel”. On Thursday, September 14 at 21:00, Iaia Forte will make his debut at the Terrace of Caesar Augustus in Anacapri in Michele Masneri’s Arbazino Show, and the next day at 21:00 Alessio Boni will make his world premiere with Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière “. On Saturday, September 16, the national debut of the Barcelona Flamenco Ballet again in the performance “Renaissance of Flamenco” with the Barcelona Flamenco Ballet about jazz, modern dance and flamenco. On 17 September at 18.30 at Chiostro Piccolo Certosa di San Giacomo di Capri, Marilu Prati with “Rainer Maria Rilke” and at 21 o’clock at the Villa San Michele in Anacapri, the Titina De Filippo and Luigi De Filippo Prize will be presented. From September 20, the second part of the festival will open “La grande storia della Sceneggiata” to the Neapolitan music of Ciro Capano and Lalla Esposito, and on September 21 in Anacapri Isa Danieli and Patrizio Trampetti will hold the national premiere with “False chance”. Friday, September 22, on stage Marisa Laurito in “Donna Lucia Morgano and Zum Kater Hiddigeigei” with Geppi Gleicheses and the following evening, starting at 15, the concert returns to the Blue Grotto with Fiorenza Calogero and three half-hour concerts each in the natural cave of the Grotto.Pianists Ramin Bahrami and Danilo Rea will conclude the festival with the concert “Bach in the Moonlight” on Sunday 24 September at 21:00 on the terrace of Canzone del Mare in Capri.