Above: Image of Cristina Fontanelli, who will be performing at the Christmas in Italy on December 9th, 2012.
Direct from New York, award-winning singer and PBS Host Cristina Fontanelli brings her “Christmas in Italy” to San Diego for one performance only, Sunday December 9th at 3:00 pm, at the Joan Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at USD. Cristina sings the great songs of Italy accompanied by mandolin, guitar and accordion.
This great Holiday show will take you on a vocal journey through Italy's best loved songs and arias, as well as Neapolitan and Christmas classics written by Italian greats including Donizetti, Rossini, Tosti, and Puccini along with such classic Neapolitan songs as "Torna A Surriento," "Christo Paese d'o Sole" and the Italian Christmas classic "Tu Scendi dalle Stelle" ("You Came Down From The Stars.")
Meet and greet Cristina after the show - she'll be happy to tell you about her Italian roots linked directly to Little Italy in NYC where her family owned an Italian deli called "Fontanelli's"!
Feel free to read more about Cristina's activities and performances all over the country and world at www.cristinafontanelli.com
For this special event, Ms. Fontanelli will be accompanied by piano, mandolins, guitar,accordion and "I bambini" from the I.C.C./Washington School. Local master musicians such as Chris Aquavella (mandolin), Experience the joy of Christmas Italian style! Preserve the great Italian heritage for all ages! Bring your Nonna's, Zia's, cugini, amici, and "tutta la famiglia"! See you at U.S.D.!! Buon Natale!!!!
Regular - $40.00
Student - $25.00
Senior - $38.00
Premium - $48.00
Purchase tickets online today!
Location: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at USD, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA Google Map