Filippo il fisarmonicista (the Accordionist)
Roving Minstrel available for hire, based in Victoria
Filippo plays fisarmonica (accordion) and sings canzones and plays dances of Italy.
He plays great favourites such as Volare, Thats Amore, Finiculi, Marina ,Santa Lucia, Tinterella di Luna etc.
Filippo roves around the crowd getting people to join in and also has a rhythm backing and amplifier for dancing etc.
Filippo and friends have played Italian music for many years in clubs restaurants and parties around Australia. He co-conducts the choir "La Voce Della Luna" and musically directed the classic Italian musical "Emma Celebrazione" , the Lygon Festa and The Crown Italian Festival. He has accompanied the silent movie’Dall’Italia All Australia’ and has run over 500 Italian music shows in schools all around Australia.