LUCIO DALLA AND SAN MARTINO VALLE CAUDINA: THIS EVENING ON TGR CAMPANIA AT 7.30 PM

12-08-2015
This evening, TGR CAMPANIA, at 7.30 pm, will broadcast a television report on the presentation of the novel by Raffaele Lauro, “Caruso The Song - Lucio Dalla and Sorrento”, held in San Martino Valle Caudina, organized by the Town Council, with a special participation of Gianni Raviele and Matteo Piantedosi. Lucio Dalla loved Sorrento, where he composed his masterpiece, as well as San Martino Valle Caudina, where, for the first time, [..]

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SAN MARTINO VALLE CAUDINA. GIANNI RAVIELE: “THE BOOK ON LUCIO DALLA BY RAFFAELE LAURO, ALTHOUGH REVEALING ALL THE TRACES OF A NOVEL, IS NOT JUST A NOVEL AS MANY OTHERS, BUT A GREAT AND ACCOMPLISHED ROMANCE.” MAYOR RICCI WELCOMES THE IDEA OF RAISING A COMMEMORATIVE STAR AS A MONUMENT FOR LUCIO DALLA AND PROPOSES TO AWARD AN HONORARY CITIZENSHIP TO THE SORRENTINE PREFECT AND WRITER.

08-08-2015
A prolonged standing ovation from the audience of San Martino Valle Caudina, gathered in the small Council Chamber of the Town Hall, after the speech by 84-year-old Gianni Raviele, the “lectio magistralis” of deep culture, refined literary criticism and solid knowledge of history of Italian music, both light and lyrical, at the presentation of the biographical novel by Raffaele Lauro “Caruso The Song - Lucio Dalla and [..]

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THE CONCLUDING SPEECH OF GIANNI RAVIELE DURING THE PRESENTATION OF THE BIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL BY RAFFAELE LAURO, “CARUSO THE SONG - LUCIO DALLA AND SORRENTO” AT SAN MARTINO VALLE CAUDINA ON 7TH AUGUST 2015

08-08-2015
Dear Mr. Mayor, dear councillors, dear Councillor for Culture, dear President of the Pro Loco, dear Mr. Prefect, Senator, a long speech or a short speech? The great English writer, George Bernard Shaw, was asked by the present during a ceremony, a bit like me this evening (and George Bernard Shaw was a miser, a miser of words, a miser of contacts, he dodged the public and did not have many relations): “Give us a short speech”. [..]

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RAVIELE: "LUCIO DALLA, A MAN OF MANY TALENTS, WHO LOVED THE OLD IRPINIAN PROVERB OF THE HUNGRY SOUTHERNERS: LUNA, LUN, DAMM NU PIATT DI MACCARUN... SE NIN CI MITT LU CASCE, TI ROMP LA RATTACASCE!”* TOMORROW: A TRIBUTE EVENING TO THE GREAT ARTIST FROM BOLOGNA IN SAN MARTINO VALLE CAUDINA

07-08-2015
"Lucio was unspeakably curious. Thanks to his Emilian nature, he never avoided people. He got involved in conversations with others, asked them what they did for a living, what hopes they nurtured. He was intrigued by simple stories. Walking with him was like a continuous stop and go, but it was based on profound tenderness and modesty. He hated vulgarity. He had a unique way of looking at you and sniff out the situation: his face swelled [..]

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SENATOR RAFFAELE LAURO GIVES HIS CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF MASSIMO BRATTO

06-08-2015
Lauro: Massimo Bratto was a courageous person, an irreplaceable friend, a professional of integrity, who honoured Capri and Anacapri. The death of Massimo Bratto hurts me and tears me apart to the depths of my soul, because with him I lose an irreplaceable, loyal, intelligent and brave friend, who was close to me, uninterruptedly, from the high school years in Sorrento, up until today, with the affection of a son and with the grace of a [..]

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A TRIUMPHANT TOUR OF LUCIO DALLA AND RAFFAELE LAURO IN APULIA, IN THE PERFECT LINK BETWEEN SORRENTO, BARLETTA, THE TREMITI ISLANDS AND MANFREDONIA

03-08-2015
Two memorable and unprecedented evenings gathered the public in Barletta and in Manfredonia, in the sign of Lucio Dalla's great love for Sorrento, Barletta, the Tremiti Islands and Manfredonia. Yesterday evening in the breathtaking scenery of the tourist port of Manfredonia, under the dominating full moon, in the presence of the Under Secretary of State, Sandro Gozi, the Prefect of Foggia, Maria Tirone, and all the civil and military [..]

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LUCIO DALLA RETURNS TO THE NATURAL CHARM OF SAN MARTINO VALLE CAUDINA. A TRIBUTE EVENING TO THE GREAT ARTIST, ORGANISED BY THE MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION, ON FRIDAY, 7TH AUGUST 2015

03-08-2015
Lucio Dalla returns to the natural charm of San Martino Valle Caudina twenty-nine years after the historic visit of 19 August 1986, when, at the San Martino Art event, organized by Gianni Raviele, he sang his masterpiece “Caruso” for the first time in public, after composing it in the previous weeks spent in Sorrento. In that magical evening in Irpinia, Lucio Dalla, with his face burned by the sun and salt, with the usual white panama on his [..]

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LUCIO DALLA RETURNS TO THE BELOVED APULIA: FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015, AT THE GOVRNMENT HOUSE, THE PRESENTATION OF THE BIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL BY RAFFAELE LAURO, “CARUSO THE SONG – LUCIO DALLA AND SORRENTO”

31-07-2015
Lucio Dalla returns to the beloved Apulia. The bond of the singer from Bologna with the Apulian land and the lands of the South had old roots: the childhood summers spent in Manfredonia; the maturity stays at the Tremiti Islands, where he had a house and where he composed many of his successful albums; the knowledge of local dialects, which he didn't have a habit to reveal at the end of his concerts, but it was congenial to his poetry; his way [..]

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PREFECT-WRITER RAFFAELE LAURO RECEIVES THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AWARD “RE MANFREDI” 2015 - FOR LEGALITY

31-07-2015
Prefect and writer, Raffaele Lauro will be awarded the International Culture Award “Re Manfredi” 2015 for Legality, by the Mayor of Manfredonia, Hon. Angelo Riccardi, in the presence of HE the Prefect of Foggia, Maria Tirone. The ceremony will take place in Manfredonia on Saturday, 1st August 2015 at 8pm, at the Tourist Port “Marina del Gargano”, 1 Lungomare del Sole. The International Culture Award “Re [..]

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RAFFAELE LAURO’S PORTRAIT IN THE TELEVISION PROGRAMME "NEAPOLITANS, A FACE, A STORY" ON VG21, CHANNEL 21, TODAY, JULY 28TH 2015, AT 2.00 PM, 7.30 PM AND 11:00 PM.

28-07-2015
Raffaele Lauro’s human, institutional and cultural profile, in the exclusive interview by Brunella Chiozzini, for the television programme "Neapolitans, a face, a story" on VG21, Channel 21, today, July 28th 2015, at 2.00 pm, 7.30 pm and 11.00 pm. [..]

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