The Docu - Concert of Musical Testimonials that tells the story of the Small Choir of Antoniano among songs, unpublished videos, interviews, vintage photos.
The evocative setting of the Antoniano television studio hosts the Docu-Concerto: «ZUM ZUM ZUM. Zooming from the Small Choir to the Elders of Mariele "with the Choir of the ex-children of the Piccolo Coro dell'Antoniano in Bologna, Sunday 16 June at 5.00 pm, with the original set design of the film" The boys of the Zecchino d'Oro "by Ambrogio Lo Giudice , which will be broadcast in conjunction with the next Zecchino d'Oro.
The Docu-Concerto ZUM ZUM ZUM, conceived and produced by Testimonials Music (the site that collects and tells the history and stories of the Antoniano) takes the name of the initials of the famous television program Canzonissima which also the Piccolo Coro participated, in 1968; the historical song will open the concert, which will continue with thirteen other cult songs that have made the history of the Piccolo Coro dell'Antoniano (among these, two from the repertoire of the Zecchino d'Oro interpreted by the original soloists), interspersed with news, photos of era, interviews and historical films. "Vecchioni" is the name that Mariele Ventre used to give to children who came out of the choir due to their age limit: the singers of that time chose to call themselves "Vele di Mariele" with the desire to keep the memory and repertoire alive, handing down so a musical history that is not only part of their personal story, but which also belongs to all the Bolognese, and not only to them. The Piccolo Coro dell'Antoniano, founded in Bologna at the end of 1963 by Mariele Ventre together with Father Berardo Rossi, and subsequently entrusted to Sabrina Simoni since 1995, represents the international musical history of childhood.
The event is sponsored by the Municipality of Bologna, by the Antoniano of Bologna, by the Mariele Ventre Foundation by the Bologna Museum Services, by the National Diary Archive and by Covili Arte.