Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai

Performing Arts
Music
Performances
Friday, 15th December 2023
From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (IST)
300

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Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai, Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Mumbai, Furtados, The Royal Opera House, Mumbai, and Avid Learning present Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai.

Get ready to witness a never-before-seen spectacle as the Italian Singer-songwriter Niccolò Fabi, takes center stage to bring together pop, acoustic folk, and poetical lyrics.

On this musical odyssey, Niccolò on Vocals and Guitar will be joined by Roberto Angelini on Guitar and Pier Cortese on Keyboard. The evening will also feature guest performer Singer and Musician Nush Lewis on Vocals, Piano, and Harp adding an ethereal touch to the performance. These extraordinary artists will weave a tapestry of sounds that transcends boundaries and celebrates the universal language of music.

Join us for an evening of unforgettable fusion that will linger in your heart long after the final note.


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Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai
Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai
Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai
Niccolò Fabi - Live in Mumbai

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Niccolò Fabi

Niccolò Fabi

Vocals and Guitar

Niccol Fabi is one of the most respected Italian singer-songwriters for the quality of his songs, with a career spanning more than 25 years. He made his debut in 1997 at the Festival della Canzone Italiana di Sanremo where he won the Critics' Award, and has published 9 albums of unreleased tracks, several collections and live albums. He has performed on the stages of the most prestigious Italian theatres and at some of the most important festivals in the country, with tours that have been sold out, as well as playing in internationally renowned clubs during two European tours. A multi-instrumentalist and author of all his songs, he has to his credit many different formations with which he offers his live performances.

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Nush Lewis

Nush Lewis

Singer and Musician

Nush Lewis is a singer/songwriter that makes pensive, acoustic and minimal compositions from a beautifully complicated musical instrument.She sings about experiences as her Harp makes the listener a part of her journey. On the 21st her acoustic performance will include the soulful vocal stylings of Meghana Bhogle and the very young Aaron Pereira on percussion.

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Collaborations

Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai
Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai
Italian Cultural Centre Mumbai
Italian Cultural Centre Mumbai
Furtados
Furtados
Royal Opera House, Mumbai
Royal Opera House, Mumbai

Press Coverage

This Sounds Fabi-ulous

This Sounds Fabi-ulous

Sunday, December 10, 2023 Mid-Day
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Sonic Collage

Sonic Collage

Sunday, December 10, 2023 Sunday Mumbai Mirror
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Italian Musical Maestro Niccolo Fabi in the house

Italian Musical Maestro Niccolo Fabi in the house

Thursday, December 14, 2023 The Indian Express
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Music in Italy

The rich Italian music culture stems from diverse folk traditions some also adopted from neighboring countries. The folk styles include monophonic, polyphonic, responsorial songs, choral, instrumental and vocal music, and various other styles. Italy is the birthplace of opera, and it has numerous functioning historic Opera houses even today. Opera Music became a significant part of Italian music in the 1800s. The invention of instruments like the violin and piano was seen in Italy. The 16th-17th century Italian symphonies, concertos, and sonatas formed the foundation of multiple European classical music forms.


Acoustic music and instruments

Acoustic is the term that refers to the type of music or instrument that does not require electrical supplementation. Any sound produced naturally without plugging into electrical components is considered acoustic. Most of the instruments used are acoustic and classified into four major types. The first is string instruments, they produce sound by striking, plucking, or bowing the strings. These instruments are mostly made of wood and plastic. Guitar, violin, harp, banjo, and cello are a few of the stringed instruments. The woodwind family has long slender pipes, a mouthpiece on top, and an open end at the bottom. The combination of blowing air into the body and simultaneously covering the surrounding holes with the fingers produces sound. They include flute, clarinet, and saxophone. The Brass family instruments are made with brass and work on similar mechanisms to woodwind instruments of breathing air through the cup-shaped embouchure. Trumpet, trombone, and tuba are some examples. Lastly, the percussion family includes the instruments that create sounds when hit, scraped, or shaken. The percussion family includes piano, castanets, acoustic drums, maracas, and triangles.



Pop Music

Pop music, short for "popular music," traces its roots back to the early 20th century when it emerged as a genre that aimed to appeal to a wide audience. It gained popularity through radio broadcasts and record sales, becoming a cultural phenomenon that influenced generations to come. Icons like Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Elvis Presley revolutionized pop music with their unique styles and electrifying performances. Modern-day superstars like Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber continue to dominate the charts. While traditional instruments such as guitars, pianos, drums, and bass are commonly used, modern production techniques have introduced electronic elements like synthesizers and drum machines into the mix.



Best of Niccolò Fabi

Niccolò Fabi started his career with Capelli 25 years back for which he won the Critics' Award in New Proposals at the Sanremo Festival. The same year he also released his album Il Giardiniere. In 2006 he published Novo Mesto which contained Costruire,  which became one of his most identifying and loved songs over the years. Ecco, a record that won Targa Tenco as the best record was released in 2012. The years 2014 and 2015 were bustling with multiple events including FabiSilvestriGazzè, 1 album of unreleased songs, 1 live album, 1 European tour, 1 arena tour, 1 Verona Arena, and a great final concert in Rome in front of more than 20,000 people. The Verona Arena concert was a grand celebration of 25 years of Niccolò’s musical journey.



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