La Cantata Di Natale: A Neapolitan Renaissance Christmas Concert

I Giullari Di Piazza
Italian Folk Music, Theatre and Dance

Proudly Present

A Neapolitan Renaissance Christmas Concert

Based on the Christmas Production


Written and directed by Alessandra Belloni

Music composed and arranged by John La Barbera

Featuring Neapolitan Singer/Actor Giuseppe De Falco as Pulcinella

Artistic director, Alessandra Belloni as Mary – mezzo soprano, percussion

Enrico Granafei – mandolin, guitar

Wilson Montuori – guitar

Joe Deninzon as the devil, violin

Special Guest, Gianni De Gennaro – bagpipe, voice percussion, flutes and accordion

Please join I Giullari Di Piazza and the commedia dell'arte characters at the Italian American Museum on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday December 14th as they enact the beloved story of the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem, and the triumph of good over evil.

The music – tarantellas, villanellas and pastorales – comes from traditional sources, with original music by John La Barbera. Adaption and direction by Alessandra Belloni.

The concert features special participation by children and will end with a performance of the oldest known Neapolitan Christmas song.

Saturday, December 13th, 8:00 P.M.
Sunday, December 14th, 3:00 P.M.

Italian American Museum
155 Mulberry Street
(Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets)
New York, NY 10013

$25 per person
For reservations, please call the

Italian American Museum at (212) 965-9000



* Please specify which evening performance you will attend *

For information on the Museum's Travel Program, please call Jeannie Russo-Winner at (718) 597-1414
or email:
The IAM is chartered by the University of the State of New York and has a 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS.

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