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FESTIVAL ILLICA 2019

2019, 30 July

Colour interacts with emotion.

Lighting project by Davide Groppi in occasion of the VI Illica Festival and XXXI Luigi Illica Award Gala
City Hall Square Castell’Arquato, Piacenza

Festival Illica takes place every year at Castell’Arquato, the town where Luigi Illica – creator of librettos for Giacomo Puccini, Umberto Giordano, Pietro Mascagni, Alfredo Catalani, author of Tosca, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Andrea Chénier, Iris, Le Maschere and La Wally – was born in 1857.
The medieval town celebreted the centenary of Illica’s death (1919-2019) with a Gala d’Opera. The evening also featured the assignment of the XXXI Luigi Illica Award for personalities in the field of opera and cultural life.