“Le Verdi Note” (“the green notes”) is a choir founded within Antoniano, in Bologna, Italy, in 1989 thanks to Mariele Ventre.
Currently, consists of 30 members, between 15 and 30, this choir has been active since 1989 to give the children of the “Piccolo Coro Mariele Ventre dell’Antoniano” (little choir Mariele Ventre of Antoniano) the chance to keep on singing.
The choral director is Stefano Nanni while Fabiola Ricci is engaged as Vocal Coach and stage director thanks to her long experience in Musical Theatre as a Performer and Director of “Accademia del Musical di Castrocaro” (Castrocaro Musical Academy). The Artistic Direction and the project management are in charge to Alessio Zini and Sara Casali, authors and producers of pop music for youngs and former students of Mariele Ventre.
Antoniano is one of the major producers of children’s music in the world, with millions of discs sold, and is actively involved in many solidarity and charity events throughout Italy and all over the world. The most famous tv show produced by Antoniano, since when all started in 1961, is “Zecchino d’Oro”, the Italian children contest, recognized as the “Sanremo Festival” of the children.
“Le Verdi Note” has their own discography and since 1989 participates in Antoniano tv shows, such as “Zecchino d’Oro”, “Festa della Mamma”, “Lo Zecchino di Natale”, generally on Raiuno (RAI), the first TV channel of the Country.
In its long experience, the choir have worked with important artists, such as Biagio Antonacci, Nomadi, Cristina D’Avena, Massimo Ranieri, Heather Parisi and many others.
In 2016 the choir appears in the national music chart (FIMI/GFK) in the third place with “Il segreto (per Mariele)” sang by Cristina D’Avena, italian TV themes star.
The last single is “A un passo da te”, launched on Raiuno during the TV show “Lo Zecchino di Natale” in 2016.
In 2018 “Traccia la tua rotta” is the event-song of “Estate Ragazzi”, the Summer Camps that engage every year over 20.000 children and youngs all over Italy.
The official videoclip, shot in the famous “Riviera Romagnola” beaches, is availale in “Antoniano di Bologna” Youtube channel, the most viewed in Italy.
On December 8, 2017, Antoniano was received in audience by the Italian President of Republic Sergio Mattarella who recognized the cultural value of Zecchino d’Oro and the social, cultural and charity activities carried out by the Antoniano in the history of Italy. Le Verdi Note of the Antoniano were present at the meeting represented by their managers Sara Casali and Alessio Zini.
Le Verdi Note: photo story
Following a list of some of the best photographs from 1989 to present.
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