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Italian organist Matteo Galli will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at St. James Church, 1275 B St. Courtesy photo


Symphonic Duo team up for benefit concert

By From page A9 | January 21, 2014

Italian artists Francesco Attesti and Matteo Galli bring their Symphonic Duo tour to Davis at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at St. James Church, 1275 B St.

Tickets are $30 general and $15 for students. The event is a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines.

Attesti started playing the piano at age 6 and gave his first concert at 11. He is noted as one of the top interpreters of the romantic and early 20th century repertoire. He has performed at various concert halls throughout Europe.

Galli released a CD of Verdi’s “Requiem” in 2007 with his friend Attesti. Galli, who honed his skills on the organ in Europe, is the chief organist and artistic supervisor at the St. Maria presso St. Satiro Basilica in Milan.

Tickets are available at the Davis Farmers Market on Saturdays in Central Park; De Luna Jewelers, 521 Second St.; Watermelon Music, 207 E St.; Little Friends Montessori School, 1101 F St.; Konditorei, 2710 Fifth St.; and at the door. They are also available by emailing at [email protected].

The event is jointly sponsored by the Rotary Club of Davis and the city of Davis Friends of Los Banos Committee. Donations are welcome.

Enterprise staff

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