A unique event in its specificity, the one that will see Antonello Venditti protagonist the December 7 to Castellammare di Stabia. Promoted by Municipality of Castellammare, in synergy with the MiC Ministry of Culture and with the Pompeii Archaeological Park, the concert of the great Roman artist was born from the need to enhance the archaeological area of the Excavations of Stabia. A wide-ranging cultural operation, which is part of theIMAGinACTION Tour – International Videoclip Festival, which has always been in support of the cultural and environmental heritage of our country. “Through the shooting of images that starting from the Museum of Quisisana reach the excavations of Stabiae to finish at those of Pompeii, we will enhance the cultural and architectural beauties of this extraordinary landscape” declares the director Stefano Salvati, artistic director of IMAGinACTION.
Antonello Venditti has always shown a notable sensitivity to issues related to the enhancement of cultural and landscape heritage. In 2017 he was awarded the title of Ambassador of the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve (MAB UNESCO), on the occasion of the historic live on the Comacchio beach. With the concert a Castellammare di Stabia , the two cultural areas (Archaeological Excavations of Stabia and the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve) and the values underlying them, are symbolically united in a twinning in the name of great music.
An event in tune with the extraordinary cultural value that covers the area that belongs to the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, with its immense riches that characterize the entire complex of sites included in the archaeological area and, in particular, in the extraordinary one of the ancient Stabiae (the current Castellammare di Stabia), and the cultural value that today its exceptional vestiges cover. Preserving and enhancing environmental and cultural resources as an extraordinary opportunity to conceive a sustainable future from an environmental, social and economic point of view.
“A cultural event that is part of a wider circuit of enhancement and marketing of the territory, because it will also involve the archaeological site of Stabia and the Libero D’Orsi Museum, to project our riches across the border” declares the Mayor of Castellammare di Stabia Gaetano Cimmino “Castellammare will become the center of a cultural journey that begins today and will continue in the future, in the sign of a continuity of high-profile events that will see our city at the center of a national and international project. A potential hub of events with artists of national caliber that will start with an artist of the caliber of Antonello Venditti and will continue in the coming years in the wake of culture and territorial marketing “.
The concert on December 7 will be free. Antonello Venditti (piano and voice) will be accompanied by Alessandro Canini (drums), Danilo Cherni (keyboards), Angelo Abate (piano) and Amedeo bianchi (sax). Considered one of the most popular and beloved Italian songwriters, in his 50-year career Antonello Venditti has sold over 30 million records. In the concert in Castellammare di Stabia he will retrace his greatest hits and the most significant pieces of his vast repertoire, including songs of love and social commitment.