Fri 9 Feb 2024

Marco Polo alla corte di Kublai Kan

From 18:00 to 19:00
Location: The Home of Human Safety Net
Address: Venezia, Italia (Directions)

Reading with music taken from “Le città invisibili” by Italo Calvino.

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 700th anniversary of Marco Polo’s death, a reading with music, a reading accompanied by sounds and suggestions, by the music and instruments of the Silk Road. Gerardo Balestrieri interprets Italo Calvino’s text.
A tribute between two important anniversaries: the 100 years of the writer and above all the 700 years since the death of Marco Polo.
The dialogues between the Venetian explorer and the emperor Kublai Khan, the descriptions, the travels, the cities, the combinatorial literary technique, the music and above all Venice

Gerardo Balestrieri voice- daf- darbouka- soundtrack
Alvise Seggi cello-oud- live effect

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