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BeBlind, presenting Debora Petrina - DC Jazz Festival - Jazz in the 'Hoods®

  • Embassy of Italy 3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

BeBlind, presenting Debora Petrina - DC Jazz Festival - Jazz in the 'Hoods®

Date: 06/16/2017


The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC, in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival, invite you to attend the concert BeBlind, presenting Debora Petrina.

BeBlind is the new album by Petrina, published by AlaBianca/Warner.

In BeBlind Petrina focuses on her progress as a songwriter and composer, orchestrating a compact and cohesive opera in which pop-rock is declined in a personal way, putting together suggestions from psychedelia, funky, prog, electronics, classical and choral music; an intense and restless opera, often dark, whose expressive strength resides in the fusion of research and immediacy, density and simplicity.

BeBlind is a provocative exhortation to be blind in the comprehension of a reality always more complex, both in the relationships mediated by tools/screens/barriers, and in the confused or distorted reading of the social and political events which determine our life.

But it is also a possible escape route, a visionary blindness which allows to see beyond.

Petrina will present BeBlind in a unique and unreleased version, only for voice, piano and drums, at the DC Jazz Festival in Washington.

She will present also Roses of the Day, the song published by Edition Peters with John Cage, and other pieces from the eponymous album, together with new songs she is currently writing.

Singer, pianist, composer and dancer, Petrina represents an unicum in the Italian panorama, synthetizing in a visionary style her oblique and sensual songwriting with the experimentations of pop-rock, electronics, avant-guarde and jazz.


Embassy of Italy - Auditorium
3000 Whitehaven St, NW
Washington, DC 20008