The Sicilian singer and poet Giuseppe Di Bella will be performing live at the Piazza Della Vittoria on Wednesday 29 May.
Starts at 20.00 and entrance is free.
An evening of music reflecting the mix of cultural and ethnic identities to be found throughout Sicily.
Giuseppe Di Bella – Voice and Guitar
Salverico Cutuli – Contemporary accordion
Riccardo Gerbino – Multi-ethnic percussions
(11 May to 9 June)
The SyArt Sorrento Festival is dedicated to contemporary artists from all over the world and is located at the Villa Fiorentino. Other works will be exhibited during the year in the Syart-space, a gallery linked to the event, located at the entrance of the Villa Comunale di Sorrento.
For more details visit the official website
The band 29&30 (ventinove e trenta) will be playing at the Teatro Tasso in the Piazza Sant’Antonino on Thursday 25 April.
Starts at 19.00 and entrance is free.
Twenty-nine and Thirties started in 2015 in Naples with their songs written in the Neapolitan language. They capture the challenges and joy of life with a cheerful sound, combining the liveliness of reggae with the influences of other genres such as funk, dance and swing.
Since then the band has played in various festivals and presented rearrangements of classic Neapolitan songs. In 2018 the group began collaborating with Massimiliano and Valerio Jovine and Alessandro Aspide (Jovine Studio 3) for the artistic production of his first EP. Its release is scheduled for May 2019 and will include the participation of important artists of the Neapolitan music scene Neapolitan such as Ciccio Merolla, Brunella Selo, Fabiana Martone and Simona Boo. To date, the 29&30 has had over 50 live shows during which they shared the stage with the likes of Lelio Morra, Piotta, Tony Tammaro, Gigi Finizio, Pepp Oh, Jovine, Ultimo, ‘O Zulù, Valentina Stella , Oyoshe.
Carlo de Rosa – Vocal
Pasquale Di Marino – Drums
Dario Di Pietro – Guitar
Francesco Verrone – Bass
Antonio Di Mauro – Keyboard
Alessandro Zinno – Saxaphone
(1 to 4 Nov)
Magnificent machines from the Napoli Classic Car Club touring the beautiful Amalfi Coast and beyond. An opportunity to see a unique collection of classic cars as they tour the Sorrento Peninsula with visits to Sorrento, Positano and Capri. They will be based at the Exclesior Vittoria Hotel in the centre of Sorrento so there should be opportunities to see them arrive and depart on a number of occasions.
For details view the official programme.
(12 Aug to 16 Sept)
An exhibition that combines culture and fun for everyone in the wonderful setting of Villa Fiorentino. Concerts of Neapolitan music, Italian and jazz music and a concert dedicated to the history of the musical. Theatrical evenings for those who like listening to readings and recited passages from texts by great authors and more.
(July 7 & 8)
The Intricanti Music Festival 2018 brings two concerts to the Residenza Cerulli in Sant’Agata sui due Golfi, Massa Lubrense. We have provided a rough translation of the two groups of performers but think the videos will speak louder than words. They are well worth viewing.
Start at 9.30 pm. Free admission subject to availability.
Musica Da Ripostiglio
Saturday 7 July
Luca Pirozzi – voice, guitar, banjo
Luca Giacomelli – guitar, choirs
Raffaele Toninelli – double bass, choirs
Emanuele Pellegrini – drums, percussions, choirs
The aspiration of the group, nominated for Grammy Awards 2018, would have been to arrange the songs of singer-songwriter Luca Pirozzi in a chamber music, but given the times they run, they preferred to change the trend and their music has become from “Ripostiglio”.
A musical reality born from the twenty-year artistic association of Luca Pirozzi and guitarist Luca Giacomelli, to which were later added by Raffaele Toninelli on double bass and Emanuele Pellegrini on drums. There are four of them and show, making the audience entertain with a repertoire halfway between the light-hearted and the busy, between the unpublished and the cited, a unique act able to involve viewers of all ages in an original and exciting.
Virtuosi Di S.Martino in Rumors
Sunday 8 July
Roberto Del Gaudio Dramaturgy
Music development Federico Odling
with Roberto Del Gaudio – voice
Federico Odling – cello
Vittorio Ricciardi – flute
Francesco Solombrino – violin
Carmine Terracciano – guitar
With Rumors, the chamber ensemble founded in Napol inel 1994 presents a playful and irreverent journey in the world of 60-70s song.
Decades of great revolutionary drive, of great promises of change, of great utopian prophecies, accompanied by a variegated and almost obsessive soundtrack made of songs, rock, disco, “commitment”. And just around the most famous songs of those years the Virtuosi develop a surgical treatment in style Dr. Frankenstein, grafting musical and text shreds on scores of others: Rino Gaetano meets Erik Satie, John Lennon who marries Squallor, Bob Dylan summoned to Zecchino d’Or, not to mention Pink Floyd in 007 sauce and the hymn to Abba’s militant feminism. To present this concert-show is a new character of invention, the manager of Virtuosi, in a daring series of stories and curiosities related to those mythical years, groups, stories. A paradoxical reinterpretation proposed by flute, piccolo, violin, viola, cello, classical guitar, with voices and sensations addressed to the parody of some icons of contemporary music, from Patty Pravo to the Beatles.
(June to Sept)
Massa Lubrense, also known as the legendary Land of Sirens, is only a 20 minute bus ride from Sorrento so a day out to this beautiful area is easy and well worth the trip.
Massa Lubrense is an area with 18 beautiful villages each offering different and unique landscapes. Sant’Agata sui due Golfi, set on the hill overlooking the bays of Naples and Salerno, the Bay of Jeranto and the Punta Campanella, directly opposite the island of Capri, are typical examples. The countryside is criss-crossed with sign posted paths through ancient hamlets, lemon orchards, olive groves, oak woods and sunny coasts. The perfect picnic scenario.
Take a look at their excellent Summer Events programme to see if you can combine a visit to coincide with a concert, festival, walk or arts and craft displays.
For those interested in guided walks there is a list of Summer Excursions starting from Massa Lubrense on the back page. More information on the many walking trails in this area, including map sources, can be found in our Walks feature.
(May and June)
Archeo Aperi Musica.
Free concerts at the Villa Fondi Museum in Piano di Sorrento (3.5 km from Sorrento).
Sunday 13 May at 11.30 am
Flute and guitar
Sunday 27 May at 11.30 am
Sunday 10 June at 21.00 pm
Soprano and piano
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(May to Aug)
A wonderful opportunity to watch the sunset with live music in the beautiful romantic setting of the Piazza della Vittoria, just behind the Tramontano Hotel.
Concerti al Tramonto (Concerts at Sunset) start at 8.00 pm and you could enjoy the experience before a romantic dinner in the picturesque fishing harbour of Marina Grande. Make a note of the dates and listen to the performers.Return to Events page