Posted on: Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:15 By: michael.cross

St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization Christmas Concert - Concerto di Natale

The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization invites you to its very first CHRISTMAS CONCERT (Concerto di Natale) on Saturday, 01 December 2018 at 7PM starring Benedetta Orsi, a native of Bologna, and many more famed international musicians.

A special thanks goes out to Grace UMC Church for so generously offering their space. The church is a magnificent space and is located at 6199 Waterman Blvd, just a block from Washington University. It holds over 500 people and a sold out crowd is expected. This will be the very first time the Italian Community of St Louis has organized a Christmas concert of this calibre in St Louis. Proceeds from ticket sales will help support Italian Medical Foundation FANEP ONLUS in Bologna. Along with purchase of ticket, you will receive a copy of Benedetta Orsi's CD "Christmas around the World".

Benedetta Orsi will be joined by Greek soprano Stella Markou and Russian pianist Alla Voskoboynikova. Musical excerpts will be taken from: Lakmè, Les Contes D'Hoffman, Così fan tutte, Samson et Dalila and much more. After the intermission, the artists will perform classical Christmas and holiday songs. A free reception will follow where you will be able to interact with the artists.

President of the St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization, Michael J Cross, would like to thank Mr. Nunzio Sardo with Piva Group SpA and Mr. Giorgio Bucci with Arteco Global who both have given the Sister Cities Organization a generous donation for this event. A special thanks also goes to the World Trade Center St. Louis and the St Louis Economic Development Partnership who have given the organization another generous donation.

Please follow the link to purchase tickets on eventbrite: