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19th November: "Christmas For You" out today!

THE NEW ALBUM FOR CHRISTMAS 2013 WITH AN INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MELODIES OF INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS TRADITION ENRICHED BY AN UNPUBLISHED TRACK OF THE COMPOSER

The most evocative traditional Christmas melodies rearranged for piano solo: on 19th November “Christmas For You” (Bizart/Sony Music) is released worldwide. Giovani Allevi’s long waited-for album is coming for Christmas 2013 and it will also be distributed in Japan, Australia, and Europe and available online in the US. The artist is back with an international project after the great success won by his last symphonic project “Sunrise” and a world tour which led him as far as Japan. His new project gathers the warm melodies that have marked Christmas festivities in European countries and overseas, enriched by an unpublished track which titles the album, the sweet melody of “Christmas For You”.

Classics like "White Christmas""Silent night""Santa Claus is comin’ to town""Oh Happy Days" and "Jingle Bells" bring us back to the magic of Christmas. The “Ave Maria” by Bach/Gounod could not be missing, here in a version that Allevi first performed live in front of His Holiness Pope Francis in St Peter’s Square in occasion of Family Day at the end of October 2013.

15 timeless tracks performed on piano with that melodic and rhythmic intensity peculiar to Allevi, one of the most famous names in today’s international panorama, an eclectic artist who continuously mixes tradition with innovation.

“Christmas For You” will be available also in digital version on iTunes, Amazon.it, LaFeltrinelli, IBS, Trovacd.it, InMondadori  read more »

Giovanni Allevi in the 21st Christmas Concert cast

Giovanni Allevi is going to be part of the rich cast of Italian and international artists of the 21st edition of the CHRISTMAS CONCERT.

The concert is held on Saturday 7th December at the Auditorium Conciliazione in Rome and, as usual, it will be broadcast on Christmas’s Eve in the evening on Rai 2 and alongside on radio RTL 102.5.

Like every year, the Christmas Concert Tv programme will make a plea for solidarity. Through a text or a landline phone call, you could donate 2 EUROS to Don Bosco in the World Foundation. This year project, named "A drop for Life", is destined to build new wells and new health facilities in some villages in the Kandi region, in Benin.

You can buy tickets either online on www.ticketone.it and www.concertodinatale.it or in the usual outlets (info: Prime Time Promotions tel. no. 06/68136738).

GIOVANNI ALLEVI PLAYS THE AVE MARIA FOR POPE FRANCIS

The composer is performing also one of his compositions in St. Peter’s Square on 26th October on Family Day.

Giovanni Allevi is playing for Pope Francis.
On 26th October, Family Day, the composer is performing in St. Peter’s Square in front of several generations expected to come from every corner of the world for the event organized and run by the Papal Council for the Family.

In front of Pope Francis I Allevi is playing the Ave Maria by Bach/Gounod adapted for piano solo by the artist himself, along with one of his most beloved compositions Downtown.
“FAMILY, LIVE THE JOY OF FAITH! Pilgrimage of the Family to St. Peter’s Tomb in the Year of Faith” is one of the many events proposed for the Year of Faith called by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and in succession with the actual Pope Francis and the Holy See.

With the notes of the Ave Maria, Allevi is opening the most awaited moment of the day, the Pope’s speech.

The event will be broadcast worldwide on Rai Uno from 5 p.m.

Giovanni’s live gigs go on

After the great success of his tour in Japan, the summer sold outs all around Italy, and the Venice  première of the animated short film Symphony of Life,Giovanni will lead us to the end of 2013 with other four live gigs, two with the Italian Symphonic Orchestra (Milan and Cremona) and two piano solo. Here are the dates  read more »

Giovanni in Venice for "Symphony of Life"!

Giovanni arrives at Venice Lido tomorrow, 5th September, for the presentation of the first animated short movie created on his composition "Symphony of Life".

The video premieres at Terrazza Maserati in presence of the composer and of the director Marco Pavone, cartoonist, graduated from the Disney Academy and drawer for “Topolino” (“Mickey Mouse”).

With story and music by Giovanni, the video, evoking a gothic and surreal atmosphere,  features the cartoon of the composer himself crushed in an endless conflict/love relationship with his Capricious Witch, i.e. Music.

Pavone has directed animated clips for stars such as Coolio, Ekow and Snoop Dogg.  read more »

VENICE: GIOVANNI ALLEVI’S AVATAR AT VENICE FILM FESTIVAL IN AN ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Drawn from his last success album Sunrise, Giovanni Allevi’s composition Symphony of Life comes to life with an animated short film evoking a gothic and surreal atmosphere directed by Marco Pavone.

Director and cartoonist, graduated from the Disney Academy, he draws for Mickey Mouse and has directed animated clips for stars such as Daniele Silvestri, Caparezza, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, Subsonica, La Crus, Edoardo Bennato, Luca Carboni, Coolio, Ekow and Snoop Dogg.

The short premieres at the 70th Venice Film Festival. With story and music by Giovanni Allevi, Symphony of Life – the Short Film features the animated doppelganger of the composer himself crushed in an endless conflict/love relationship with his Capricious Witch, i.e. Music.  read more »

VOTE YOUR FAVOURITE TRACK! GIOVANNI WILL PERFORM IT FOR YOU DURING THE SUNRISE TOUR

Just a few days to go and the Sunrise Tour is starting again from Piazza della Loggia in Brescia, but from today all Giovanni’s fans could be a ‘live’ part of his concerts with orchestra.
How?
By voting your favourite track on facebook!

Every day you can vote one track from a selection of all the compositions for orchestra released by Giovanni, from the very beginning to Sunrise.
The most voted track will be included in the musical programme of upcoming dates.
Join immediately!

LISTEN TO, VOTE and SHARE Giovanni’s pieces on Facebook and Twitter… and you’ll be part of the Sunrise Tour!
VOTE YOUR FAVOURITE TRACK!
 

 

Here we go again with Giovanni’s ‘Sunrise Tour’ in July!

After the great success of his tour in spring and back from Japan, where he was welcomed by an unbelievable enthusiasm by Asian audience, by popular demand Giovanni will be back this summer with his ‘SUNRISE TOUR’. He will be playing in the most stunning squares, arenas and outdoor venues around Italy. Here are the dates:

- 9th July Brescia, Piazza della Loggia
- 12th July Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD), Alpe Adria Arena
- 16th July Sordevolo (BI), Giovanni Paolo II Amphitheatre
- 19th July Venaria (TO), The Royal Venaria
- 29th July Marina di Pietrasanta (LU), La Versiliana Theatre
- 30th July Rome, Cavea, Parco della Musica Auditorium
- 1st August Paestum (SA), Temples Theatre
- 23rd August Trapani, Giuseppe Di Stefano Theatre
- 24th August Taormina (ME), Ancient Theatre
- 25th August Palermo, Cloister, Modern Art Gallery.

CHECK ALL THE DETAILS ABOUT THE DATES

While waiting for the summer tour to start, you could take part in a contest which is going to be activated on all official platforms of the artist. After being registered in Facebook, any user will then be able to choose his/her favourite composition among Giovanni’s symphonic production for orchestra and for piano and orchestra. The most voted track will be performed by M° Allevi and the orchestra during the tour.  read more »

Here we go with Giovanni's tour in Japan!

Here we go with Giovanni's tour in Japan!
The first date in the Land of the Rising Sun is on Sunday, 2nd June at
Akabane Hall in Kanazawa.

Meanwhile Giovanni is flying to Japan!
Good luck!

Check all the dates in the live section!

GIOVANNI IS BACK IN JAPAN WITH A NEW PIANO SOLO TOUR

Giovanni Allevi is back in Japan!

Three years ago the trip to Osaka, which inspired Allevi his first Concerto for Violin and Orchestra included in his last album Sunrise, and now the artist is back to the Land of the Rising Sun not just for the release of Sunrise but also for a new tour.

After the great success in 2008 and 2010, Allevi is long-waited in Japan as he had to cancel a previous tour in 2001 due to the tragedy of the Tsunami.

The PIANO SOLO JAPAN TOUR 2013 lands at the prestigious Blue Note in Tokyo on 15th June, after the unforgettable concert in 2008. The tour will also hit Kanazawa on 2nd June (Akabane Hall), Kagoshima on 4th June (Kenmin Coryu Center), Ibusuki on 8th  and 9th June (Satsuma Denshokan), and Yokohama on 13th June (Motion Blue)  read more »

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