NEXA + EXPO... When food meets art, music and cinema
July 10th, July 24th and September 4th, 2015 - Tesa 105, Arsenal of Venice
The cycle of conferences organized within the project VENICE TO EXPO 2015.
In Venice, with Venice and for Venice, we talked about music, food, films and literature in the unique setting of the Arsenal of Venice, a location that is one of a kind!
Friday, July 10 was the date of the first meeting of Metti l’Italia a cena (Putting Italy on the table): When food meets art, music and cinema An event created around the booklet by Lucia Toso on the flavors and aromas of our cuisine seasoned with interesting tidbits about local composers, literature and movies filmed in the same region. A sparkling tête-à-tête between the author, and journalist Claudia Mazzega on the cultural heritage of our country ... ..because food is culture!
Friday, July 24 was the turn of Dining with Gioachino Rossini: the marriage of music and food. A conference with guided listening, a journey through the exuberant pages of the great operatic composer, highlighted by his culinary inspiration that was just as full of joie de vivre. Maestro Mario Merigo, the renowned conductor and musicologist, held the baton in this interview with Claudia Mazzega.
On Friday, September 4 the spotlight was on Verdi with Music and water: the seduction of water in the music of Giuseppe Verdi. Mario Merigo walked the audience through the career of the greatest Italian opera composer focusing on the melodramas in which water dominates with its cathartic power and its magnificent allusions.