Musicastoria’s concert brings delight to Sanaa [Archives:2003/641/Last Page]

June 12 2003

The Italian musical group “Musicastoria” brought great delight to guests who attended a musical night on Friday June 6, when the group gave a concert in the Sanaa Cultural Center. The concert, organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Italian Embassy marked a spectacular conclusion for the third “Italian Week in Yemen”, which was held in Sanaa and Aden from 31st May to 6th of June.
Established in 1996, the “Musicastoria” music group seeks to renovate and promote the musical heritage of Southern Italy by applying modern technology and instruments to traditional folk songs. The group, at its first tour outside Europe, has performed o a number of national and international scenes, such as R.A.I., the State Television, and two Austrian tours in 1999 and 2001. This is their first tour out of Europe.
Musicastoria group consists of Antonella Citro (singer), Grancesco Granozi, Angelo Santucci, Gaetano Troisi, Danilo Gloriante and Pietro Pisano.