Naples that Chants and Enchants: a dinner party in honor of Luigi De Magistris

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On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo's, and the San Francisco Opera's choirs and orchestra at the San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House in Verdi's Requiem under the direction of Maestro Nicola Luisotti, musical director of both Opera Houses, and Naples' and San Francisco's beloved orchestra leader.

Who are the Monzu'?
The earliest experience of deliberate fusion cuisine in history? It was probably the Neapolitan Noble Cuisine. It was the 17th century; Marie Caroline of Austria is betrothed to Ferdinand IV of Bourbon, King of Naples. The refined and gentle Queen finds that even though based on fresh fruit and vegetables as well as poultry, fresh meat, and fish the Neapolitan cuisine is rather rough, lacking the levity, the flavors and the colors of the haute cuisine to which Marie Caroline is used.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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