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  • New York’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò hosted singer-songwriter and storyteller Peppe Voltarelli for an intriguing presentation of his new record project “Voltarelli canta Profazio.” The Calabrese singer rediscovers both his ethnic origins and the work of Otello Profazio, one of the most important folk singer-songwriters in southern Italy. Stefano Albertini, director of Casa Italiana, presented the event alongside with Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY)
  • La Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò di New York ha ospitato il cantautore Peppe Voltarelli per una suggestiva presentazione del suo nuovo progetto discografico "Voltarelli canta Profazio" nel quale il cantante calabrese riscopre le sue origini etniche e l'opera musicale di Otello Profazio, uno dei più importanti cantautori folk del Sud Italia. L'evento è stato presentato da Stefano Albertini, direttore della Casa Italiana, in conversazione con Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs al John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, (CUNY)
  • Peppe Voltarelli
    Italian singer­songwriter Peppe Voltarelli collaborates with American film director John Cardiff in the realization of the video for his song “Io tu loro noi.” The video is a true homage to Westerns, Cardiff used sequences from classics of the genre and paired them with scenes shot by him featuring Voltarelli.
  • Interview. He is a troubadour, singing and telling stories with a distinctly Calabrian point of view and dialect, pointing out the hypocrisy and deep political corruption in one of Italy’s most troubled regions, but balancing that with a dash of humor and catchy melodies often delivered on acoustic guitar. He will play at SubCulture New York.
  • Peppe Voltarelli - "Scarpe rosse impolverate" official clip di Tony Gutierres
    Events: Reports
    (November 06, 2012)
    Southern Italian singer-songwriter, composer and actor Peppe Voltarelli makes his New York City concert return in the form of a 4 week Saturday residency at Brooklyn's Barbès and a final Saturday show Manhattan's Drom running 5 weeks from November 10th through December 8th
  • Calabrian singer, composer, writer and actor, Peppe Voltarelli will perfom at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC on November 11. On the previous day, a screening of his movie "The real legend of Tony Vilar" will take place at Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò. Peppe told us about his land of origin, Calabria, and about how his music was influenced by its cultural values, melodies, and dialect. Defined an "emigrant singer", Peppe talked with us about the perception of Italian music abroad and his personal approach to a job that "must be put to the service of the people". Finally, he revealed more about the scheduled outline for his concert and the special guests he will have
  • Art & Culture
    Joey Skee(February 28, 2009)
    Giuseppe Gagliardi’s film La vera leggenda di Tony Vilar is a musical journey tracing the circuitous routes of the Italian diaspora.