This year at Emilia Romagna Festival literature takes the stage with the monumental presence of Dante Alighieri, seven hundred years after his death. The first stage of this long and complex work on the cantiche is in Hell starring the actress, director and author Elena Bucci, accompanied by the flute of Massimo Mercelli at the Bosco di Fusignano, Wednesday, July 14 (21 hours).

In this evening dedicated to Dante, Elena Bucci and Massimo Mercelli celebrate with the audience the rite of reading in music to rediscover, through some songs, the journey to Hell that has always fascinated humans since antiquity.

Actress, director, author, Elena Bucci founded with Marco Sgrosso the company Le Belle Bandiere for which she created projects and shows. Over the course of his career, she has won several awards, mainly devoting herself to theatre, but also working with some of the most innovative and appreciated film directors.

Artistic director and founder of the Emilia Romagna Festival, Massimo Mercelli at only nineteen years becomes the first flute at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. In addition to playing regularly in the major concert venues of the world, he collaborates with the likes of Yuri Bashmet, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Krzsystoff Penderecki, Philip Glass, Massimo Quarta, Ennio Morricone, Ramin Bahrami, and with orchestras of great fame.