'And yet it moves': Galileo between light and shadow
Deda Cristina Colonna, reciter, stage direction
Massimiliano Toni, harpsichord, keyboards
Serkan Massoud Khalili, law
alTretracce (Massimo Arbarello, Fabio Bellitti, Mario Sebastiano Di Bella), plant shadow
The famous phrase 'And yet it moves', attributed to Galileo Galilei by Joseph Baretti (1719-1789) It evokes the vicissitudes dell’homo novus, who with his discoveries eclipsed the dogmatic thinking and opened the way to modern science. The musical dialogue between the harpsichord, ancient tool of the Western tradition, and the kanun, traditional Arabic instrument, He accompanies a portrait of the great Galileo, made from original texts, movement and a striking mass in theater scene d'ombre.
The association Novara 'The Third Prattica, specializing in Baroque theater, He collaborated on this project with 'Pera Ensemble', famous interpreter of the strong links between the musical traditions of East and West.