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Garda Jazz Festival - Modern Saxophone Quartet “Peter and the Wolf”

“A wolf, four saxophonists, percussion, and other animals”. Tales retold and replayed.“

“A wolf, four saxophonists, percussion, and other animals”. Tales retold and replayed.

Four saxophonists, a drummer, and an actor offer up an intriguing interpretation of Sergej Prokof’ev’s famous fable. Listen to their enchanting twist on the tale as we delve into “two fairy tales” that blend “classical” interpretation with a fresh “jazz” rendition. Through the symphony of six voices, immerse yourself in a captivating story that unfolds seamlessly, demanding unwavering attention. Eager ears will discover that music takes centre stage, not merely as a backdrop, but as a vibrant force personified by the five talented musicians, who breathe life into the diverse characters, embodying them through their instruments. 
The tale we tell is the renowned “Peter and the Wolf” by Sergei Prokofiev. This whimsical and somewhat surreal story, originally written for children, is an auditory delight for listeners of all ages. It promises to captivate not only young hearts but also the discerning ears of adults. Prepare for a collective improvisation where the text dances playfully between instruments, transforming into a JAZZ-infused story!

Silvio Barbiero - voce recitante 
Enrico Dellantonio - sax soprano
Giorgio Beberi - sax contralto
Stefano Menato - sax tenore
Davide Salata - sax baritono 
Filippo Tonini - drums/percussioni

At the end, the family-run farm La Quadra awaits you with sandwiches, platters and bowls of yogurt with small fruits.

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In case of bad weather: Sala Polivalente - Drena
All dates
Parco del Municipio - Drena
Drena - Via Roma
Smag scuola musicale - Garda Jazz festival
Viale Guella 6 - 38066 Riva del Garda
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