Relatives of Rita Borsellino, sister of Judge Paolo Borsellino murdered on July 19 on Via D’Amelio with the escort men organized a march from San Domenico Square to Via D’Amelio. The appointment is for July 18 at 4.30 pm in Piazza San Domenico. “We, the relatives of Rita Borsellino – they say – renew our common commitment by returning the relief that Paolo Borsellino gave to the Scouts of Agesci on June 20, 1992 for the poor, in spirit, the afflicted, for the meek, for those hunger and thirst for justice, for the merciful, for the pure in heart, for peacemakers, for those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake.
Two initiatives to remember him in Marsala
In Marsala, next Tuesday and Wednesday (July 19 and 20) there will be two moments dedicated to Paolo Borsellino, who was the head of the Marsala Prosecutor’s Office from autumn 1986 to early 1992. These are two days of initiatives organized by the association. “Red Head Sicily” in collaboration with the associations “Ciuri” and “Giva” and the patronage of the Municipality, in the framework of the review “Art Carmine”.
On Tuesday, at 7.30 pm, in Piazza Carmine, the conversation with various voices on the subject “The testimony of Paolo Borsellino 30 years after the massacre of the Via D’Amelio”. Journalists Max Firreri and Chiara Putaggio, Franco Gambino, a former schoolmate of Borsellino, the lawyer Marco Campagna and Francesca Incandela, president of the anti-missile association, will talk about it. In the evening, in the square, there will also be “The journey to art”, an improvised painting created by the children of the three municipal kindergartens “Sappusi”, “Amabilina” and “Sant’Anna”. Wednesday, however, always at 7.30 pm, talk on the methods and contents of the training workshop “The journey to art” and at 9.30 pm concert “Theme for Borsellino”, with the quartet “Quartango”, formed by Gino De Vita , Nino Oddo, Niko Valenti and Dario Li Votes.
“The legacy of the righteous” on the 19th at the Teatre Verdura
On the 30th anniversary of the Capaci and Via d’Amelio massacres, the Teatro Massimo in Palermo presents Falcone and Borsellino on Tuesday 19 July at the Teatro di Verdura. The legacy of the righteous, the long-awaited epilogue of the season of operas, concerts and shows, this year dedicated to commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the mafia massacres that shook the community of the city and the country. Composer Marco Tutino is the author of the original music, Emanuela Giordano signs the direction and the dramaturgy. On the podium of the Orchestra and Choir of the Teatro Massimo he conducts the maestro Alessandro Cadario among the most charismatic young Italian conductors. The choirmaster is Ciro Visco. On stage with the very young and already appreciated soprano Maria Teresa Leva, the actors of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano: Jonathan Lazzini, Anna Manella, Marco Mavaracchio, Francesca Osso, Simone Tudda. The video and images are edited by Pierfrancesco Le Donni and Matteo Gherardini. Falcone and Borsellino. The Legacy of the Righteous is a co-production of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Teatro Regio in Turin, the Teatro Piccolo in Milan, the Teatro d’Europa, the Cultural Foundation in Turin.
“The absence of education and culture makes people slaves, while education, school and cultural, makes them free – says Roberto Lagalla, president of the Teatro Massimo Foundation and mayor of Palermo. From this point The opera season of the Teatro Massimo, dedicated to the thirtieth anniversary of the massacres, of which the production with the music of Marco Tutino and the direction of Emanuela Giordano is part, is a witness to a memory. a memory that tools such as art, music and theater certainly help to nurture. “” Art, music, theater contribute to the civil progress of society, awaken the consciences, Marco Betta, superintendent of the Teatro Massimo-, Marco Tutino’s play is a very important moment of reflection, awareness and opposition thirty years after the massacres, against the violence of the mafia ”. “I tried to write music that was not rhetorical and more complex from the point of view of dimensions,” says composer Marco Tutino. “The legacy of the righteous is a heavy legacy because it forces us to know that against the injustice, violence, abuse and arrogance of crime and the mafia mentality that we can fight, we can say no. This story of music, song and recited words is our way of reaffirming the possibility of rebelling, and of not forgetting those who did it for all of us.
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