Great Success of David Gilmour at Verona Arena

  • Published in News

Gilmour opens the locks of the heart at the Arena

This was the title of Verona Arena newspaper. David Gilmour's official site published a long post, which tells of "a triumphal concert, electric atmosphere and vibrant crowd for the songs played". The evening at the Verona Arena is one that it will remain in the history of concerts in Italy and surely it will remain in the minds and hearts of more than 14,000 fans, who have been lucky enough to attend at the concert of high artistic and musical, and emotional involvement.

The songs played were a good mix among the songs of the album "Rattle That Lock" and the classic Pink Floyd songs,in a lineup that was exactly the same as already presented in Brighton and Pula. Lights and special effects at will, as well as evocative images projected within the circular Floyd screen. The tour will go to Florence and then continue in France, Germany and for several consecutive dates at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London; in December, it will reach Brazil, Chile and Argentina, and, next year, the US and then back to Europe .

(following a series of Floydseum shots)

David Gilmour Arena Verona 2015 David Gilmour Arena Verona 2015 David Gilmour Arena Verona 2015 David Gilmour Arena Verona 2015

Read more...

Rattle That Lock tour by David Gilmour

  • Published in News

David Gilmour's tour in Italy!

After the tour rehearsal held in Brighton on September 5th, which pictures are reported below and kindly sent to us by Ina Wagner, the tour starts officially on Saturday, September 12th in Pula, Croatia: the new "Rattle That Lock" tour by David Gilmour. The Italian fans are obviously focused on the dates of September 14th and September 15th in Verona and in Florence, in the hope that, as in the previous tour, every night David could invent at least some novelty to be included in the lineup of the songs. This is the set list performed in Brighton in front of 4,500 lucky few (including us!) viewers:

First Half

  • 5am
  • Rattle That Lock
  • Faces of Stone
  • Wish You Were
  • Here A Boat Lies Waiting
  • The Blue
  • Money
  • Us And Them
  • In Any Tongue
  • High Hopes

Second Half

  • Astronomy Domine
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  • Fat Old Sun
  • On An Island
  • The Girl In The Yellow Dress
  • Today
  • Sorrow
  • Run Like Hell

Bis

  • Time / Breathe Reprise
  • Comfortably Numb

On Friday September 18th, the new album "Rattle That Lock" will be released, in which you can listen to new some songs performed live. The first feedback on international newspapers and magazines is very mixed, who speaks very well, who sufficiently bad. As always, the feedback is subjective, though we are confident that, for the vast majority of the fans, this new album will only strengthen the love towards the famous Pink Floyd guitarist!

David Gilmour's tour in Brighton David Gilmour's tour in Brighton David Gilmour's tour in Brighton David Gilmour's tour in Brighton David Gilmour's tour in Brighton David Gilmour's tour in Brighton

Read more...

The Night of Wonders book presentation at shopping centre Panorama, Marghera

  • Published in News

The Night of Wonders, book presentation in Marghera

Floydseum Cultural Association announces the book presentation of "The Night of Wonders, Pink Floyd in Venice, 15 July 1989" at Panorama shopping centre, Marghera.

We will wait for you on Monday 13, July 2015 at 9.30pm. At 10.00pm there will be the concert of the tribute band "Gambler".

Read more...

The Night of Wonders book presentation at Ubik, Trieste

  • Published in News

The Night of Wonders, book presentation in Trieste

The Cultural Association Floydseum announces the book presentation of "The Night of Wonders, Pink Floyd in Venice, 15 July 1989" at Ubik bookshop, Trieste.

We will wait for you on Friday 22, May 2015 at 6.00pm.

Ubik bookshop is located in Galleria Tergesteo, Trieste. 

 

Read more...

Magnets and miracles by Jacopo Caneva

  • Published in News

Loneliness and longing in the lyrics of Pink Floyd

The Cultural Association Floydseum presents an event for all fans: we wait for you on January 31, 2015 at Fondazione Collegio Marconi, Sala delle Colonne, Portogruaro from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.

  • 5:00pm to 5:30pm Presentation of the book "Magnets and Miracles. Solitudine e nostalgia nei testi dei Pink Floyd" by Jacopo Caneva; Moderators: Sergio Amurri and Stefano Montello (writer, musician, founder of the group FLK).
  • 5:30pm to 6:00pm Floydian break with the music of the band"DIFFERENT TUNES".
  • 6:00pm to 6.30pm Presentation of the book "The Night Of Wonders, Pink Floyd a Venezia – 15 luglio 1989, Luci, suoni e memorie" by the Cultural Association Floydseum; Moderator: Giovanni Mulato (President of Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia).

"Magnets and Miracles" is a book written by the young and talented author Jacopo Caneva, which offers a brief, but thorough analysis of these concepts in the lyrics of Pink Floyd, from Dark Side of the Moon at The Wall. The common point between the lyrics so different is the memory of Syd Barrett. A tribute to the legendary British band to celebrate the release of the new album, "The Endless River".

Jacopo Caneva, born in Latisana (UD) June 29, 1998 and lives in Portogruaro (VE), attends the third year of highschool  "XXV Aprile" of his city. He studies harp, harmony, composition and reading of the score. His favorite directors are Tim Burton, Hayao Miyazaki and Takeshi Kitano; he loves music by Modest Mussorskij, Danny Elfman, Claude Debussy and Joe Hisaishi and he reads with passion Haruki Murakami and Lewis Carroll. He wants to be a director.

His book is available online

Read more...

The Night of Wonders becomes a book!

  • Published in News

The Cultural Association Floydseum presents the first book "The Night of Wonders", lights, sounds, memories

 

The spectacular exhibition "The Night of Wonders" located in Venice from July to October 2014 in the charming former church of Santa Marta, currently in Portogruaro at the Foundation Collegio Marconi, and soon around Italy, it has become a book!

The project "The Night of Wonders", organized by the Cultural Association Floydseum, made ​​up by some of the greatest collectors of the band in the world, is now also a book. This is the result of a long and valuable work of search and selection of photos and written testimonies, collected in more than two years of research. The book is cleverly harmonized within a visual story and wrote that let you relive the excitement of that famous July 15, 1989, when over 300,000 people came to Venice to see and listen to Pink Floyd playing on a floating stage located in the basin of San Marco.

Fascinating glimpse of wonderful photos provided by some of the most famous photographers of the Italian Rock Music: Guido Harari, Andrea Pattaro, Marco Sabadin, Alcide Boaretto, Fran Tomasi and Bob Hassall.

The book also collects the written evidence of that incredible day in the memories of the band, the singers Durga and Lorely Mc Broom, the experts and the ordinary fans who have lived intensely that memorable day. A single document of the highest historical and cultural value that testifies to a page of the '900 that will remain in the history of music and entertainment, as well as in the ancient history of Venice. The elegant format and professional graphics makes it the perfect gift for any fan of the band and not, for all those who love music, photography and Venice!

You can find it in bookstores from January 17, 2015 or it can be ordered immediately by writing to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more...

Louder than words

The new album of Pink Floyd, "The Endless River", almost entirely instrumental, Gilmour's voice appears in the last song "Louder Than Words", a reflection over the 50 years of the group written by David Gilmour's wife, Polly Sampson.

Read more...

The endless...Floydseum!

  • Published in News

"The Night Of Wonders" is back with a new project titled "Pink in Porto"

 

Together with the release of the highly anticipated new album of Pink Floyd's "The Endless River", the Cultural Association Floydseum managed to make "infinite" the experience of the exhibition "The Night of Wonders".

The unanimous chorus of rave reviews and critical (RAI TV, RadioVeneto1, Il Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, just to name a few of them) has led to contact with the Department of Culture of the City of Portogruaro, inspiring something even larger than an exhibition, a real journey without limits.

it will be called "PINK in Porto" stunning new cultural festival of exhibitions and events dedicated to music and art of Pink Floyd to be held in the beautiful setting of the City of Portogruaro from late November 2014 to early spring 2015.

And that's where "The Night of Wonders" will find its new size from 29 November 2014 to 31 January 2015 at the Sala delle Colonne, in the prestigious Fondazione Collegio Marconi, Via Seminario 34, Portogruaro.

After the venetian "showcase" lasted from 12 July to 26 October 2014, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Pink Floyd concert in Venice, it will be the beautiful city of Portogruaro to become the new destination of the exhibition, allowing all lovers of the British band to relive the excitement of that unforgettable July 15, 1989 remained in the history of music, entertainment and the city of Venice.

The exhibition, made with shots of the beautiful concert in the lagoon expertly crafted by some of the most famous photographers of rock music (Guido Harari, Andrea Pattaro, Marco Sabadin, Alcide Boaretto), resurfaces what has been seen in Venice with the integration of new photos meanwhile emerged from the oblivion.

Many organizations participated to carry out this review: the City of Portogruaro, Fondazione Musicale di Santa Cecilia, Fondazione collegio Marconi, Associazione Culturale of Portogruaro "Il Portico", the Music Association Woodstock Music Village, the Cultural Association Cinemazero of Pordenone, Bejaflor Arts and the Cultural Association Floydseum, all bound together by their passion for culture and music.

We currently do not want to reveal the "dark side" of this ambitious project, but you can learn more by participating in the inauguration of the exhibition " The Night Of Wonders " scheduled November 29, 2014 at 12 am at the Collegio Marconi, Sala delle colonne in Portogruaro.

Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed