Quartetto Indaco treats Kuwaiti and foreign audiences with classical music


KOWET: Musicians perform at a Quartetto Indaco concert held at the Yarmouk Cultural Club on Sunday. – Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat

By Ben Garcia

KUWAIT: Italian Ambassador to Kuwait Carlo Baldocci welcomed guests to a Quartetto Indaco concert held at the Yarmouk Cultural Club on Sunday. The concert is the first in a series of concerts and festivities marking the 60th anniversary of Italo-Kuwaiti relations. “Thank you for hosting the concert of our famous group Quartetto Indaco here. Myself and my wife Cristiana Turchetti arrived in Kuwait on September 15, 2019 and on September 17, 2019 attended my first Kuwait event here in this venue – a very memorable time indeed. For us, live music is the Yarmouk Center, ”he said.

The envoy said the Quartetto’s concert will be the first in a series of events marking Italy’s friendship with Kuwait. “This will continue from January to December 2022. This is just the start,” Baldocci said. He explained that the week includes several events, including the opening of the exhibition “Islamic Art of Bargello from Florence in Kuwait” at the Amricani Cultural Center and the exhibition “Italy and Urbanism in Kuwait” at the Italian Embassy.

Italian Ambassador to Kuwait Carlo Baldocci addresses the audience.

The Quartetto Indaco was presented to a full audience led by Eleonora Matsuno, violin, Ida di Vita, also violin, Jamiang Santi, viola and Cosimo Carovani, cello. The concert included several pieces of classical music, focusing on the string instruments used in this genre of music. The group performed pieces by great composers such as Boccherini, an Italian author of the classical era, also known as the Cellist. His pieces were famous for their cheerful and expressive melodies.

The group also played Italian composer Nino Rota, who won the Oscar for Best Soundtrack, as well as Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini, who lived between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century – his love and passion for music. came through his family.

The performance of the Quartetto Indaco group was characterized by harmony and was a journey of beautiful feelings and sensations that showed the professionalism of the group and its diversity in the musical method, which impressed the audience. The Quartetto Indaco group was founded in 2007. The group has participated in international festivals and events and won numerous awards. In 2020, he released his first album.


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