The San Patrizio Livorno Festival 2023, organized by Creative HQ, Italish Magazine (italish.eu), Q-ROB, is set to captivate audiences with an impressive lineup of guests. This festival dedicated to Irish culture, which will take place from June 16-18 at the ex Cinema Aurora in Livorno, is thrilled to present a roster of internationally renowned artists and intellectuals who will be showcasing their talents in exclusive performances and events.
Among the featured guests at this year’s festival are Peter “Cursed” Murphy, Stephen James Smith, Catherine Dunne, Catherine Fitzgerald, Federico Platania, Enrico Reggiani, Claudio Monteleone, and Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Each of them brings a unique talent and a deep connection to Irish culture.
Peter “Cursed” Murphy is a well-known writer from Wexford, Ireland, recognized for his literary works and performances. A true story-teller who seamlessly mixes genres and media. https://cursedmurphy.com/
Stephen James Smith is a renowned Irish poet, writer, and performer, known for his powerful and thought-provoking poems that tackle social and cultural themes. His ability to transform words into visceral and engaging poetry has earned him international acclaim.https://www.stephenjamessmith.com/
Catherine Dunne is a celebrated Irish author, known for her captivating storytelling and compelling characters. Her novels explore themes of family, identity, resilience. https://www.catherinedunneauthor.com/
Catherine Fitzgerald is an accomplished pianist who has collaborated with Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Their performances are sure to enchant the audience with their musical talent and passion. https://www.nationalgallery.ie/national-gallery-ireland-at-home/other-voices-courage
Federico Platania is a writer and a renowned Italian expert on Samuel Beckett, the Nobel Prize Irish playwright and author. His in-depth knowledge and research on Beckett’s works and legacy make him a valuable contributor to the festival, shedding light on the profound impact of Beckett’s writing on Irish culture. https://www.samuelbeckett.it/
Enrico Reggiani is a distinguished Italian academic who has extensively studied and taught Irish literature. His expertise in Irish studies and his passion for Irish culture make him a valuable addition to the festival, bringing a unique perspective on the connections between Ireland and Italy. https://docenti.unicatt.it/ppd2/it/docenti/03272/enrico-reggiani/profilo
Claudio Monteleone is a respected Italian actor, performer and a brilliant illustrator as well. His contributions to the festival are sure to captivate audiences with his artistic prowess and performance skills. Claudio will stage the premiere of the monologue ‘Lo sai cosa voglio dire’, by Max O’Rover. https://www.claudiomonteleone.it/pagina/biografia-claudio-monteleone
Colm Mac Con Iomaire is a renowned Irish musician and composer known for his evocative melodies and soul-stirring performances. As a prominent figure in the Irish music scene, his participation in the festival is sure to be a highlight, showcasing the beauty and richness of Irish music. https://www.colmmacconiomaire.com/
Max O’Rover, the creative personality of Massimiliano Roveri, will be at the festival as a jack of all trades and playwright.
The San Patrizio Livorno Festival and Italish Magazine are thrilled to have these esteemed guests as part of the festival, bringing their unique talents and perspectives to celebrate the richness of Irish culture. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience their performances and insights at this year’s festival, promising to be a truly unforgettable event.