Wednesday 22. 11.
Peppe Voltarelli is a Calabrian singer, songwriter, actor and writer. He has been active since 1990 as the founding voice and leader of Il parto delle nuvole pesanti, a cult Italian new folk band. As a solo artist, he has released seven studio albums, four soundtracks, and two concerts. He won the Targa Tenco three times, with “Ultima notte a Malá Strana” in 2010 as best album in dialect, with “Voltarelli canta Profazio” in 2016, and with “Planetario” in 2021, both as best performer album. He was the lead actor and co-writer of the film “The true legend of Tony Vilar” by Giuseppe Gagliardi, the first Italian mokumentary. He boasts collaborations with Claudio Lolli, Teresa De Sio, Sergio Cammariere, Otello Profazio, Roy Paci, Carmen Consoli, Bandabardò, and Amy Denio. His intense concert activity has led him to play in 23 countries around the world and his records have been released in Europe, Argentina, Canada, and the United States. His latest work, the album “La grande corsa verso Lupionòpolis”, was recorded in New York and published by Visage Music in 2023.