Some of the most beautiful churches and theaters of the Umbria will host, from December 8th, 2012 to January 1st, 2013, the “winter version” of Trasimeno Blues, the Umbria Gospel Festival.
Città della Pieve, Gubbio, Panicale, Ellera di Corciano, Passignano sul Trasimeno, Castiglione del Lago and Paciano will experience the intense emotions that only the best Gospel chorals can give, in a blend of culture and tradition, spirituality and music, art and pleasure.
6 scheduled appointments, plus a preview: on the day of the Immaculate Conception, Saturday, December 8th, 2012, in Paciano, at 21:30 Church of Santa Maria Assunta, will perform The Soul of Gospel, accompanied by one of the best Italian pianists of the genre, Michele Bonivento. Free admission.
1st “real” concert Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 with the Spirit of New Orleans Gospel Choir, an ensemble of 10 elements with some of the best Gospel singers of New Orleans and Louisiana that will perform in an engaging and exciting show. At the church of S. Francesco of Gubbio, 21:30, and in collaboration with 2012 Concerto sotto l’Albero.
Wednesday, December 26th at the Teatro Caporali of Panicale will be the turn of the Joyful Gospel Singers, 7 elements again from New Orleans. At 21:30.
Friday, December 28th, 2012 space to Mildred Daniels Gospel Singers, formation of 7 elements led by singer and songwriter “The songbird” Mildred Daniels, a former member of the “Dr. Bobby Jones and the Nashville Super Choir”. Teatro degli Avvaloranti of Città della Pieve, 21:30.
The South Carolina Mass Choir, 13 singers from Charleston, will bring his style somewhere between the traditional African-American gospel and modern rhythms, with Soul and R’n’B veins, in Passignano sul Trasimeno. To be precise at the Auditorium Urbani Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 21:30.
Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at the Auditorium Vannucci of Ellera di Corciano, Perugia, from 21:30 space to the explosive voice of Monica Lisa Stevenson and his ensemble of 9 elements.
The grand finale on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 in Castiglione del Lago, Church of Santa Maria Maddalena and starting from 21:15, with the Followers of Christ, a young ensemble coming from the Baptist churches of South Carolina. Free Admission.
With the exception of the opening and closing concerts of 2012-2013 Umbria Gospel Festival which, as already mentioned, will be free admission, the ticket price will be € 10,00, € 5,00 for under 12.
For more information and tickets please visit umbriagospelfestival.it.