TORONTO, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - On April 3, 1077 the Patriarch Sieghard of Beilstein gave King Henry IV of Germany safe passage through the Alps and was awarded the status of Prince-Bishop and granted the lush lands of Verona. Over 935 years later, the Friulan people continue to proudly celebrate their extraordinary heritage as one of the largest states in Italy.
The Columbus Concert Band joins forces with Famèe Furlane Culture to play for its people some centuries-old favorites.
|Who:||Columbus Concert Band and Famèe Furlane|
|What:||Come and share a slice of Friulan culture as we recognize the Friuli Independence of 1077. Join in watching folk dancing and enjoy a tremendous Furlan meal for a unique, joyful, cultural event|
|Performance by the Columbus Concert Band, conducted by Maestro, Livio Leonardelli with volunteer musicians from professional and amateur backgrounds. Launched in late 2011 it has quickly become an important community partner in cultural events across the GTA with its smooth tones, varied repertoire and diverse players. For this event, the Maestro's program will include The Phantom of the Opera Medley and Sinatra in Concert arranged by Hal Leonard.|
|When:||Sunday, April 14th, 2013, 3pm.|
|Where:||7065 Islington Avenue, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1V9|
|Photo Ops:||The Columbus Concert Band and folk dancing|
SOURCE: Columbus Performing Arts Council
For further information:
Public Relations Manager
Columbus Concert Band
Culture Committee of Famèe Furlane