PACE University Presents a Night of Southern Italian Music and Dance featuring Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino.

CGS are leaders in a new wave of Southern Italy’s beloved pizzica tarantata an ancient ritual said to cure the taranta spider’s bite with its frenzied, trance dances brought to life by the tamburello drum, which pulsates like a beating heart. Drawing on the unique heritage found on Salento, Italy’s isolated peninsula, CGS use lush vocals, percussion, recorder, accordion, and dance to transport listeners to a state of altered consciousness. Experience this music live!


Friday February 1st  2013 – 7:30pm

Ticket Price: $35

Discount Code: PACE5

Tickets to all events are available for purchase now:

Online at

By phone via The Ovation Tix Call Center at (866) 811-4111

In person in advance at The Michael Schimmel Center Box Office, open Mon-Fri from 1pm-6pm.

Day of Show at The Michael Schimmel Center starting two hours before curtain.  :

  4, 5 & 6 Subway to Brooklyn Bridge City Hall

  2 & 3 Subway to Fulton Street

 A & C Subway to Fulton Street

 J & Z Subway to Fulton Street

 N & R Subway to City Hall

 PATH Train to World Trade Center

 M1 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street

 M6 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street  /  Fulton Street

 M9 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge/ City Hall

 M15 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge / City Hall

 M22 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street  /  Fulton Street

 M103 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street  /  Fulton Street

 B51 Bus to City Hall/Broadway

     Located one block east of City Hall and immediately adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge, The Schimmel Center’s 670-seat theatre regularly hosts academic and community events in addition to its yearly schedule of the world’s finest music, theatre and dance.  Over the past twelve years, The Schimmel Center has served as a founding venue for The River-to-River Festival (2002), hosted both The Tribeca Film Festival and The Tribeca Theatre Festival (2001), provided a headquarters for The National Actors Theatre (2002 to 2004), presented the only Democratic Presidential Debate to present all ten candidates for the 2004 election, and actively hosts James Lipton’s award-winning Bravo series Inside the Actors Studio,  taped on the Schimmel Theatre’s stage since 2005.

      For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.





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