World On Stage presents NEWPOLI (www.WorldOnStage.com)
Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 9:00 PM (EDT)
“Newpoli puts a fresh spin on Italian folk tunes!” - Bob Young, Boston Herald
“Neapolitan folk roots played with gusto...” - Stanford University Music Review
Newpoli is a group of exceptionally talented musicians, professionally trained at prestigious schools in Italy, Europe, and the US. who perform an exciting and joyful mix of traditional folk music and dance from southern Italy.
The group has been enthusiastically received in theaters and concert halls throughout the United States and Europe, with audiences mesmerized by the vitality, energy and spice of their music. The group’s debut CD “Newpoli”has been heard across the U.S. through radio play and TV broadcasting. The eight-piece ensemble has been nominated four times since 2008 by the Boston Phoenix Music Poll in the category "Best World Music Act".
Founded in 2003, Newpoli has been enthusiastically received at prestigious venues and festivals throughout the United States and Europe and made their European debut at Diacetum Festival in Tuscany, Italy. Other recent performances in the U.S. include Northeastern University (MA), Hofstra University (NY), Stanford University (CA), Regattabar (MA), DROM (New York), Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts (AZ), Rhythm and Roots (AZ), Berks Jazz Fest (PA), Berklee Performance Center (MA), Middletown Concert Series (CT), ), and Colby-Sawyer College (NH) and many others.
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World on Stage presents life-enriching concerts, theatres from around the world which are affordable, and delivered in nice venues.
Though World on Stage has presented such major talent as the multi grammy winner Tito Puente and his Latin band, Israel’s most famous female musician in Israel’s history Chava Alberstein , and Europe’s king of brass bands the famous gypsy band Boban Markovic Orchestra, the focus of World on Stage is to showcase and promote new and exciting performers on the world music stage.
We invite you to come and experience what is happening in the new and exciting world of international music. And if you have come across a unique and exciting talent that can light up the stage with voice or instruments, we would be delighted to know about it.