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Art, History & Politics, Literature, Music, Theater & Dance

Healing Music from Southern Italy [Day 3 of 3]

The Black Madonna & the Taranta with I Giullari di Piazza

February 16, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

3-Day Workshop / Lecture series on Zoom
In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with invitation links
to the 3 workshops by February 9

If you don’t receive the e-mail by then, contact us at


I Giullari di Piazza

Alessandra Belloni
Singer, percussionist, teacher
Author of Healing Journeys with the Black Madonna

John La Barbera, composer, guitarist
Joe Deninzon, violin, vocals
Francesca Silvano, dancer

And guest speakers

Day 3 of 3:

Introduction by Alessandra Belloni and John La Barbera:
Tarantella in pre-christian times
the Myth of Aracne

Francesca Silvano teaches the steps of the Pizzicarella

Ritual dances


Participants in the dance workshops should be barefoot, or wear comfortable shoes,
and if possible everyone should wear white and red clothes, also use red ribbons.
The sessions are held in a way that gives students the feeling of being part of the ritual