A Stradivarius For The People:
World-renowned violinist, Mateo Fedeli, "Man of the Stradivarius," will play priceless instrument at the Civic Theatre located at 510 O'Keefe Street, New Orleans on June 21st at 7:00 p.m.
This special once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the unparalleled sound of a "Grand Stradivarius" violin – one of only five or six known to exist today – played with eloquence by Fedeli is presented by the American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) of New Orleans.
The concert event will feature a diverse, captivating musical program chosen by Fedeli to showcase the Stradivarius' unique timbre and acoustical versatility. The Maestro will share his insights about the program and the history of this precious violin throughout the evening’s repertoire.
A reception will be held in the musician’s honor following the performance at the American Italian Cultural Center located at 537 South Peters Street, New Orleans.
A career soloist, Fedeli has performed in the most prestigious Italian concert halls, among them La Scala (Milan) and La Fenice (Venice), as well as Italy's most exquisite churches and basilicas. He has performed for Pope Benedict XVI and has also been a featured guest on several notable programs for Italian television. Fedeli created the project "A Stradivarius for the People," which aims to share these extremely rare and special instruments with the world. New Orleans is the southernmost stop in the project's historic 12-city North American tour.
For tickets, please go to the Civic Theatre box office at 510 O'Keefe Street.
*VIP Seating includes admission to the Post Performance Reception with Matteo Fedeli at the American Italian Cultural Center 537 South Peters, New Orleans, Lousiana 70130.
*Tickets will be mailed within 24 hours of purchase. Any tickets purchased on website after midnight on June 13, 2013, will be available for pick up at will call in the box office before the performance on June 21, 2013.
*Parking for the venue includes two pay lots located across the street from The Civic Theatre 510 O'Keefe Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.