Twenty years after the poet’s passing Izet Sarajlić, the Sarajevo cantor who witnessed the tragedy of Bosnia, who more than any other poet of the twentieth century succeeded in recounting the great wound of war, Erri De Luca his friend and brother in poetry, Cosimo Damiano Damato and Giovanni Seneca ‘s Minuscola Orchestra Balcanica ensemble with Anissa Gouizi and Gabriele Pesaresi pay tribute to him by bringing “The Roses of Sarajevo” to the stage. The show made its sold-out debut at Ancona’s Teatro delle Muse in the opening of the Adriatico Mediterraneo Festival.
ERRI DE LUCA
COSIMO DAMIANO DAMATO
With Giovanni Seneca’s Tiny Balkan Orchestra.
Erri de Luca, narrator
Cosimo Damiano Damato, narrative voice
Tiny Balkan Orchestra
John Seneca, classical guitar
Gabrile Pesaresi, double bass
Anissa Gouizi, voice and percussion (darabouka and frame drums)