“Daughter and granddaughter of immigrants, Nadia Fabrizio likes to present herself as an actress who sings”, as indicated by the Dijon Opera. October 7 at the Grand Théâtre.
7 October 20:00 at the Grand Théâtre de Dijon
“Singing your language” by Nadia Fabrizio
Carnia is the mountainous part of Friuli, a region located in northern Italy, above Venice, in the province of Udine. The first time Nadia saw her father’s native land, there was nothing left, just vast desolation. The earth had shaken and her father was taking her and her sister to see their grandparents for the first time since their return home, after a life of emigrants in Switzerland. She was just emerging from childhood. That evening, the choir of Ovaro, his village, was singing. Everything was shattered, but they were up and singing.
Daughter and granddaughter of immigrants, Nadia Fabrizio likes to present herself as an actress who sings, because it’s a lot of stories in question, short fables, sung stories, intimate and universal at the same time. They bear witness in their own way to an emigration, an uprooting. They also carry the voice of those, women and children, who have remained in the country. She sings with what is in her that is unalterably attached to this valley, to these mountains, and to her “popolo duro”.
Texts Giorgo Ferigo
Based on the music of the Povolar Ensemble
Conception, stories and songs Nadia Fabrizio
Accordion Maryll Abbas
Guitarist Leonard Sanchez
Double bass Patrice Caratini
Lighting Christophe Pitoiset
Duration 1h10 – In Friulian language with surtitles
Rates from 5.5€ to 25€
To go further: conversation with Nadia Fabrizio
Emigrant – Photography Mirco Magliocca