The Cultural Association “Gli Amici di Fritz” believes that:
MUSIC is an invaluable cultural heritage capable of transmitting and incarnating important values.
Music, especially the operatic heritage, is of historical and cultural, educational and formative, and social value.
Often, in small local Italian – and other – communities, excluded from the network of major concert events, the operatic musical heritage is barely accessible to the public and so remains, in part, unfamiliar.
The Opera Company “Gli Amici di Fritz” organises events, exhibitions, festivals, congresses and formative and informational workshops to contribute to the circulation of opera and operetta.
Our Opera Company takes inspiration from the splendour of the famous “Carro di Tespi”, a travelling open-air theatre show which, from the late 19th century, took companies and sets to all areas of Italy on long tours, involving hundreds of thousands of spectators. The “Carro di Tespi” reached even the most remote places, normally cut off from important theatrical events.
So the principle of our activity is to be as “travelling” as possible, with the show going to the audience rather than the other way round.
The Cultural Association “Gli Amici di Fritz” aims to pursue this end with maximum openness, professionalism and top quality, both in producing events and in its educational and formative activities.