A Music Experience that will have you experience being a Neapolitan singer.
The classic Neapolitan song has, over the years, has become a symbol of italian musical excellence. World renowned, it belongs to popular music and has its origins in oral tradition. For this very special repertoire, a specialized soprano will engage with tourists, over the course of two hours, to uncover the Neapolitan song tradition, giving you the musical experience of becoming a Neapolitan singer for a day.
There will be an introduction to the Neapolitan language and diction, a UNESCO heritage language, followed by the recita of typical Neapolitan melodies accompanied by piano. All in the suggestive setting of the glorious Palazzo Venezia Napoli, a unique location where the Neapolitan sounds will blend with the perfect acoustics of the Casina Pompeiana, combining to make a magical acoustic experience. In addition to the song, illustrations related to the meaning of the sonnets help you to interpret, in first person, the experiences based in Neapolitan culture and tradition, allowing tourists to have, in this laboratory, a 360° sensory encounter.
Tourists will be welcomed with coffee in the beautiful rooms of the Palazzo Venezia.
The score of the songs sung and a parchment with the certificate of 'Neapolitan Singer' will be given, at close of the experience, as a gift that you can share with your friends, allowing you to revive the typical Neapolitan song together.
The Location: Palazzo Venezia Naples
Palazzo Venezia, the former seat of the 'Venetian Embassy of 400' , is one of the most important buildings in the heart of the city, unique in its kind. It is located along the lower Decumano, a few meters from the prestigious Church of Santa Chiara and the new Piazza del Gesù. Palazzo Venezia, with its scenic position, its 'Casina Pompeiana', and its splendid and historic gardens, stands out with its intensity and the strength of its history.
- Neapolitan welcome and introduction coffee
- Introduction to the Neapolitan dialect
- Performances of Neapolitan song
- Interpretations of the sung text
- Delivery of the scores of the songs, and a parchment with the certificate of 'Neapolitan singer'
- The local speaks: english, italian