Patti Smith’s Italian tour starts from Torre del Lago

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June 15, 2021 – 7:12 pm

First stop in Torre del Lago Puccini on 9 July in the Giacomo Puccini outdoor Grand Theater

of Corriere Fiorentino editorial staff

“An important name, the poet of Rock who has chosen our city to open the Italian tour – comments the commissioner Sandra Mei -: a new appointment that adds to the extraordinary cultural program of the summer of Viareggio: a rich program of events that ranges between music, art, cinema and shows that sees our city as an exclusive location for major events : after the Puccini Festival, the Gran Teatro di Torre del Lago opens to a special event that sees internationally renowned artists on the program, whom we are really happy to host. A billboard different from the usual, unpublished for the place, which marks a new beginning for a summer of restart, which sees the city and the whole of Italy finally emerge from a difficult period. Lightness then, at the Gran Teatro: very light indeed ».

After the cancellation of the Italian tour scheduled for July 2020, due to the provisions to deal with the epidemiological emergency from Covid-19, Patti Smith does not hesitate to regain possession of his own space and time, challenging the many difficulties that still dot the path of the artists, and is ready to return to Italy for five concerts in July, accompanied on stage by his son Jackson Smith on guitar, longtime friend Tony Shanahan on bass and drummer Seb Rochford.

The show Musicall completes the program of «Summer Leggerissima» on 17 August: protagonists Giò di Tonno, Vittorio Matteucci, Graziano Galatone, veterans of the success of Notre Dame de Paris, who accompanied by the Italian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Diego Basso show that features all the best of the most famous musicals and soundtracks of all time.
August 24 also in the Gran Teatro Giacomo Puccini Alice sings Battiato: a tribute that traces the partnership between the two songwriters, and that wants to be a tribute to one of the most significant artists of the last century.
August 25 Fiorella Mannoia arrives on the stage by the lake in concert with “Padroni di niente Tour”, the show that will hit the stages of the main outdoor venues throughout Italy: accompanied by her band, Mannoia will perform live the songs from her latest album of unreleased songs and the most loved songs of his repertoire.

June 15, 2021 | 19:12



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