International Festival of
Folklore "Baltica ‘99"
Outstanding success of Folk
Rose at the International Festival of "Folklore "Baltica ‘99"
in Vilnius, Lithuania. Folk Rose obtained a widespread success by the
critics and the audience during their participation at the International
Festival of Folklore "Baltica ‘99" in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Festival Celtique, Aosta, 1999
...The Italian band Folk Rose has proposed dances and ballads with
original instruments, mixing with talent the ancient and the new.
The audience danced all the night. (L’Eco della Stampa).
Theatre of St. Médard en Jalles (Bordeaux),
"No Frontier Italian Musicians".
...Folk Rose, the Italian band from Latium, has proposed an original
programme, a sort of musical trip from Italy to Ireland, mixing
sonorities of different countries: a way for the musicians to obliterate
Paolo Capasso, their director, joined together young talented musicians
on the stage of the cultural centre.
Carla Cristofanilli’s voice has the colour of the southern regions of
Italy, together with the charm of her interpretation of French tunes.
Cristiano Lui captured the audience with his outstanding talent.
Valentina Ottaviani, the youngest of the band, lets the string vibrate
The musicians gave the audience the magic of folk dances and melodies...
(Journal Sud Ouest).
"Italienische Nächte", Weimar, 2000
Perfumes of Southern Italy came from the music of the Italian friends of
The band performed their vibrant music at Römischen Haus, despite of
Concert at "Sa Nostra", Palma de Mallorca, 2001
FOLK ROSE, una nota alegre para la mùsica
«Es considerado como uno de los grupos màs importantes de mùsica
tradicional y celta en Italia, ha sido invitado por la comunidad
irlandesa en varias ocasiones par festejar el Dia de San Patricio, un
auténtico orgullo, apuntan...»(Diario de Mallorca)
Spraoi Waterford Festival, 2001
... My favourite band of the Festival was an
Italian folk group FOLK ROSE, they reminded me of the Godfather movies...(Munster
22nd Shetland Folk Festival, 2002
“Something sensual swept through the hall
when the Italian group Folk Rose started up. They were refreshingly
different, seductive and fronted by a bella senorita with a sensational
singing voice and a nice pair of maracas. Must see more.” (The
“Sing Out! Magazine, Summer 2003
…"nice arrangements and playing. Acoustic guitar and
percussion supply the rhythmic pulse; lead melodies are traded
off by accordion, mandolin, and/or violin. Carla Cristofanilli is
an outstanding vocalist - passionate and melodic"...